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Christmas Message

On behalf of Ashington Town Council, Chair, Cllr Mark Purvis would like to take the opportunity to wish the wonderful folk of Ashington a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Like 2020, 2021 has brought with it many challenges. Residents, businesses, and organisations are doing everything they can to overcome the issues faced by COVID-19, and more recently storm Arwen, as we strive to come out stronger.


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Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") took effect in the UK from 25 May 2018. It replaced the existing law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1988) and gives individuals more rights and protection regarding how their personal data is used by councils. Local Council's must comply with its requirements, just like any other organisation. 

GDPR applies to all local councils as public authorities.

Details of the Council’s Data Protection and Retention Policy, General Privacy Notice and Consent Form can be viewed below:





The Council



Council News
Christmas Message

On behalf of Ashington Town Council, Chair, Cllr Mark Purvis would like to take the opportunity to wish the wonderful folk of Ashington a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Like 2020, 2021 has brought with it many challenges. Residents, businesses, and organisations are doing everything they can to overcome the issues faced by COVID-19, and more recently storm Arwen, as we strive to come out stronger.


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Latest News

Storm Arwen Review

Storm Arwen Review

Northumberland County Council Review of Storm Arwen


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The next meeting of Ashington Town Council is the Finance and General...


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Do not miss out on the opportunity to apply for funding to...


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