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Great Big Green Week a Sustainable Success at Ashington Tuesday Market

Ashington Town Council extends its sincere thanks to all the residents and organisations who participated in the Great Big Green Week event this past Tuesday at the weekly outdoor market on Station Road. The buzzing atmosphere and community enthusiasm for sustainable living was inspiring!

“We’re so grateful to the many fantastic local groups who hosted stalls and shared invaluable information on reducing energy use, increasing recycling and reuse, growing food sustainably, and protecting our regional wildlife and natural habitats,” said Chair of Ashington’s Climate Change Committee, Cllr Sophie Robinson. “The event was a wonderful demonstration of our community’s commitment to taking climate action.”


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Great Big Green Week a Sustainable Success at Ashington Tuesday Market





Reviving Traditions: Northumberland Miners' Picnic 2024 Shines Bright

This past Saturday, the heart of Northumberland beat with pride and joy as the annual Miners’ Picnic made a triumphant return to Woodhorn Museum.


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Reviving Traditions: Northumberland Miners' Picnic 2024 Shines Bright





TOWN COUNCIL SUPPORTS TALKING MARRAS

Talking Marras provides a peer led, safe and supportive environment for adults with mental health issues in Ashington.   The group provide a weekly drop-in session, every Friday, at the Hirst Welfare Centre in Ashington, from 10.00am till 2.00pm.


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TOWN COUNCIL SUPPORTS TALKING MARRAS





Bus Shelter Improvements

Ashington Town Council will carry out improvements to bus shelters across the town during June.


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Bus Shelter Improvements





Temporary Traffic Disruption for Ashington Community Fair

Motorists in Ashington are advised that a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order will be in effect on Institute Road for the annual Ashington Community Fair.


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Temporary Traffic Disruption for Ashington Community Fair





Ashington Town Council Opens Second Round of £500 Small Grants for 2024/25

As part of its approved budget for 2024/25, Ashington Town Council is delighted to announce invitations are being taken for the Small Grant Fund,


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Ashington Town Council Opens Second Round of £500 Small Grants for 2024/25





Ashington Honours 80th Anniversary of D-Day Landings with Commemorative Flag

As the nation prepares to mark the 80th anniversary of the historic Normandy Landings, Ashington Town Council has announced plans to raise a special commemorative flag in tribute to the brave men and women who fought for freedom and peace during World War II.


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Ashington Honours 80th Anniversary of D-Day Landings with Commemorative Flag





Ashington Town Council Welcomes Newly Co-opted Councillor Gemma Hemsley

Ashington Town Council is pleased to announce that Gemma Hemsley has been successfully co-opted as a new Town Councillor for the College Ward. Cllr Hemsley signed her official declaration of acceptance of office this afternoon.


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Ashington Town Council Welcomes Newly Co-opted Councillor Gemma Hemsley





New Civic Head and Deputy for Ashington Town Council

At the Ashington Town Council annual meeting last night, Tuesday 28th May 2024, Cllr Caroline Ball was elected as the new Civic Head, with Cllr Sophie Robinson elected Deputy Civic Head.


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New Civic Head and Deputy for Ashington Town Council





Ashington Town Council Publishes 2023/24 Annual Report

Ashington Town Council has published an Annual Report for 2023/24, detailing progress made across its core priorities of keeping the town clean, taking climate action, supporting the community, and improving the environment.

This annual report is a low-resolution in-house publication aimed at providing information to residents in a cost-effective manner, rather than a glossy promotional brochure. In line with public sector equality duty, the Council aims for accessible information. Residents requiring the report in alternate formats should contact the office.

For inquiries, please email admin@ashingtontowncouncil.gov.uk or call (01670) 624521. Public feedback is welcomed as the Council continues working to better the community.


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Ashington Town Council Publishes 2023/24 Annual Report





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Full Council Meeting - 25th June 2024

The Full Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday 25th June 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. 

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Finance & General Services Committee - 25th June 2024

Finance & General Services Committee on Tuesday 25th June 2024, Town Hall, 65 Station Road, Ashington, NE63 8RX, commencing at 6:30pm.

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. 

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Finance & General Services Committee - 9th July 2024

Finance & General Services Committee on Tuesday 9th July 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. 

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