Latest Events

  • Tuesday, 28th May 2024 6:00 pm

    Full Council Meeting (Annual Meeting of the Council) 28th May 2024

    The Annual Meeting of the Council (Full Council) will be held on Tuesday 28th May 2024, Town Hall, 65 Station Road, Ashington, NE63 8RX, commencing at 6:00pm.

    The above meeting is open to the public to attend.

    Agenda and papers will be added no less than three clear days’ before the meeting, but usually on the Tuesday in the previous week. 

  • Saturday, 8th June 2024 10:00 am

    Northumberland Miners Picnic 8th June 2024

    Mark your calendars! The highly anticipated Northumberland Miners’ Picnic is making a grand comeback at the Woodhorn Museum on Saturday, 8th June, 2024. Get ready for an unforgettable day filled with excitement, nostalgia, and a touch of modern flair.

    This beloved event pays homage to our rich mining heritage while embracing a fresh, contemporary twist. Immerse yourself in a jam-packed program that promises something for everyone in the family. From captivating performances to delectable culinary delights, the Northumberland Miners’ Picnic is a true celebration of our roots and a testament to our vibrant community spirit.

    Stay tuned as we unveil the full program, brimming with enthralling activities and surprises that will make this year’s edition an experience to cherish. Mark the date and join us in reviving cherished traditions while forging new memories at the Woodhorn Museum!

  • Tuesday, 11th June 2024 10:30 am

    The Great Big Green Week 11th June 2024

    Ashington Town Council is taking part in The Great Big Green Week on Tuesday 11th June 2024 we will be back at Ashington Tuesday Market with lots of information, fun and games to help tackle climate change.

    Ashington Town Council will be there to find out your thoughts on Climate Change, to talk to you about the Council’s Climate Change actions, via our Climate Change Committee, and with some energy saving hints and tips and back for a third year our popular free raffle.

    Joining us on the day will be;

    Groundwork North East
    Environmental charity Groundwork North East and Cumbria are working alongside Northumberland County Council to spread information and awareness about the correct way to recycle and dispose of household waste. Our stall aims to help clarify what does and what doesn’t go in the household recycling bin and places where items can be taken if not. We have resources for residents that further illustrates how to correctly dispose of rubbish and recycling.

    Climate Action Wansbeck
    Will be offering free plants and seeds, encouraging us to all ‘grow our own’

    NCC Climate Change Team
    The Climate Change Team at NCC will be talking about our work towards our climate targets, along with a new soon to be approved action plan covering the main key themes of emissions, environment and society.

    NCC Warmer Homes Team
    We are the Community Retrofit Advisors as part of the Warmer Homes Team within Northumberland County Councils Climate Change division. As dedicated Energy Advisors we strive to make local communities aware of any available home energy improvement schemes and grants that they may be eligible for within Northumberland.

    We would like to attend to raise awareness of the Warmer Homes Scheme, where eligible households can receive help to keep warm, become more energy efficient and reduce their carbon footprint through the installation of:

    • Insulation for walls, lofts, and floors.
    • Ventilation to increase air flow within the property and reduce damp and mould
    • Renewable energy generation, such as solar panels.

    Northumberland Citizens Advice
    Will be offering residents energy saving advice and information on how to save money.


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