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A1 Closures - Felton and Thirston Village Traffic Management Mitigation Measures

Costain met with County Councillor Glen Sanderson, who explained to Costain the concerns relating to speeding traffic during Costain's closures of the A1.  Following this, Costain have prepared a short paper to explain how they will aim to reduce the disruption to residents.  

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS 29 APRIL 2022 - Two Councillor Vacancies to be filled by Co-option on 9 May 2022

COUNCILLOR VACANCIES

There are currently two vacancies on the Parish Council. 

These will be filled by co-option (i.e., by councillors voting for candidates) at the next Parish Council meeting on 9 May, at 7:15pm in Felton Village Hall.

The Parish Council’s Co-option Policy (draft)

Notice of Vacancy in Office of Councillor

NOTICE OF VACANCY

IN OFFICE OF A COUNCILLOR

PARISH OF FELTON

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Fiona Thornton formerly a Member of the above named Parish Council, has ceased to be a Member of the Parish Council, and that a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Parish.

Notice of Vacancy in office of a Councillor

NOTICE OF VACANCY

IN OFFICE OF A COUNCILLOR

PARISH OF FELTON

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Northumberland Libraries - Reading Groups - Digital Help Line

Interested in joining a reading group?

"Reading groups bring people together, improve members' wellbeing and help local communities to engage." - The Reading Agency.

NHS Improving Access Survey - Deadline 25 February

NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is starting an extensive piece of research and engagement this month, to gather views on accessing healthcare in General Practices. 

During the pandemic there were changes made to the way GP services were accessed. Many of these changes were national requirements, with a purpose to manage increasing demand, such as greater use of telephone consultations, e-consultations, video calls and SMS texting.

NCC UPDATE - Storm Arwen Damage

UPDATE FROM NCC ON STORM ARWEN DAMAGE:  

Storm Arwen inflicted unprecedented damage on trees and woodlands in the county, this brief update outlines the County Councils response following the storm event.

Overnight Road Closure 11 January 2022 - C111 Felton to Lane Head Farm Junction

C111 Felton To Lane Head Farm Junction Felton

National Highways emergency road closure for safety while carrying out critical patching work on the A1 southbound.  Details of the disruption can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=127009571   

Road closure order valid 11/01/2022 - 15/01/2022

Expected road closure 11/01/2022 - 12/01/2022 between 20:00 -06:00

Resurfacing of A1 between Newton on the Moor and West Cawledge – 16 August to 20 September

The following information has been provided by Highways England: 
 

Highways England are resurfacing about 3 miles of the northbound carriageway of the A1 in Northumberland between Newton‐on‐the‐Moor (approximately 5 miles south of Alnwick) and West Cawledge (approximately 2 miles south of Alnwick).

We are using an innovative and more environmentally friendly method called cold repaving. This re-uses material dug out of the existing surface, mixes it with graphene and other materials giving a new road surface which makes journeys smoother and safer.

Free Cycle Training for Adults resident in Northumberland

Cycle with Jan is offering free cycle training to aduts in Northumberland, funded by NCC.  Please see the attached flyer for contact details.