Jan 18

New Membership & Pricing Structure at Woodhorn Museum

Woodhorn Charitable Trust is launching a new membership scheme and charging policy from the 10 February. From this date entry to Woodhorn Museum will no longer be free. The adult annual membership fee will be £7 but normal parking charg


Jan 18

Work Begins On Hirst Park Restoration

Work starts this week on the first stage of the multi-million pound project to restore Hirst Park to its former glory. Last year Northumberland County Council was successful in securing a £2.29million ‘Parks for People’ grant fro


Jan 18

New Activities for Children in Ashington

YMCA Northumberland, in Ashington, are commencing a new activity programme for children between the ages of 5-12 years in 2018. Starting on Monday 15 January arts and crafts activities will take place as follows: STICK IT 5-8 years&nbs


Jan 18

Election in Ashington Central Ward

A by-election will be held in the Ashington Central Ward on Thursday 1 February 2018. The persons duly nominated for election are as follows: Eleanor Armstrong (Labour Party) Michelle Brannigan (Vote The Person Not The Party) Les Morgan (


Jan 18

Free Courses at Northumberland College

Northumberland College, in Ashington, has put together a programme of short courses and workshops aimed at helping people to develop skills for work or thinking of a career change in 2018. From January, it is offering 26 courses – free to al


Dec 17

Ashington Celebrates its 150th Anniversary

A wide range of events and activities took place in 2017 to mark the 150th Anniversary of Ashington.  The sinking of the Bothal Mine Shaft in 1867 which led to the rapid expansion and development of Ashington and to mark the anniversary a wid

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