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Remembrance Sunday

REMEMBRANCE DAY 2020

The spectre of Covid-19 was instrumental in the ad hoc and improvised and impromptu planning for celebration of Remembrance Sunday. In the event that only added to the success of the occasion.

Word circulated that wreaths would be laid at 11 o’clock and as long as social distancing was observed, the park could be entered and the ceremony observed. The commemoration was started by four ladies singing the hymn, “I vow to thee my country”; which was a fitting beginning.

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Coronavirus Covid -19 Updates

As this situation is ever changing the Council cannot keep up with the advice.

However, the following links will provide the most up to date information.

https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response 

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Haltwistle & District Joint Burial Committee - Clerk Vacancy

HALTWHISTLE AND DISTRICT JOINT BURIAL COMMITTEE

 

The Committee seeks a Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer.

This post is part-time involving 3 hours per week.  

The successful candidate is not required to have local government experience but will be expected to handle the formal minutes, agendas, cemetery administration and correspondence of the committee. Attendance for evening meetings and book-keeping duties will also arise.

The candidate must be computer literate and be available during working hours.

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Haltwhistle Town Council Newsletters 20-21

There is a quarterly newsletter produced. They can be found here as and when they are written.

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Northumberland Community Bank

Please see attached poster for information about the Northumberland Community Bank.

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Flood Alleviation Scheme 2018 - Balfour Beatty

 

Please click for information from Balfour Beatty about the recent flood alleviation scheme.

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Northumbria In Bloom 2019

Haltwhistle

is taking part in this year’s competition and we are looking for volunteers to become involved in sprucing up the town ready for the second judging on 11th July 2019.

There are four Special AWard Categories entered:

  1. Haltwhistle Railway Station.
  2. Haltwhistle Memorial Hospital Gardens
  3. Ashcroft Guesthouse
  4. Haltwhistle Bowing Green.
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Haltwhistle Town Council Newsletter - Autumn 2018

Councillor Vacancy  

 

There are two vacancies at present. If you would like to become a councillor please get in touch with the clerk.

 

Northumberland County Council Report

 

The junction at the Railway and Park Road has now been completed.

 

Westlands Play Area

 

The Council have purchased a couple of small items and will extend the younger children’s area as soon as the ground has recovered from the work undertaken for the Fire station.

 

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