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Ashington Gears Up for The Great Big Green Week

As the world continues its fight against climate change, Ashington Town Council is joining forces with local organisations to raise awareness and inspire action during The Great Big Green Week.


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Ashington Gears Up for The Great Big Green Week





Northumberland Miners' Picnic Returns with Nostalgic Flair on 8th June

Mark your calendars! The highly anticipated Northumberland Miners’ Picnic is making a grand comeback at the Woodhorn Museum on Saturday, 8th June, 2024.


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Northumberland Miners' Picnic Returns with Nostalgic Flair on 8th June





Full Council Meeting (Annual Meeting of the Council)

Ashington Town Council will hold its Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 6:00pm in the Council Chamber.


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Full Council Meeting (Annual Meeting of the Council)





Civic Head Attends Ashington Male Voice Choir Concert

The Ashington Male Voice Choir held their annual concert this past Saturday, May 18th at the Holy Sepulchre Church. The prestigious event was attended by the Civic Head of Ashington, Cllr Victor Bridges.


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Civic Head Attends Ashington Male Voice Choir Concert





Ashington Regeneration Programme Drop In Events

Ashington Town Council urges members of the community and residents to attend the upcoming Ashington Regeneration Programme Drop-In events to find out the plans for Ashington’s future and share their views.

Northumberland County Council will host two drop-in sessions this month for residents and businesses to explore the proposed plans for the town centre.

Event Dates: Saturday 18th May from 10am to 1pm AND Wednesday 22nd May from 4pm to 7pm. Both sessions will be held in the Arts Room at YMCA, North View.

Attendees can interact with County Council officers, Advance Northumberland representatives, and the project design consultants to discuss details on Wansbeck Square, Portland Park’s upcoming cinema and restaurants, and the Grand Corner development.


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Ashington Regeneration Programme Drop In Events





Local Councillors Attend Army Engagement Reception

I was recently invited along with Councillors Marjorie Chambers and Caroline Ball to attend a special Reception and briefing hosted by The Army Engagement Team at NCEA Duke’s Secondary School.


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Local Councillors Attend Army Engagement Reception





Ashington Town Council to Hold Finance & General Services Committee Meeting

Ashington Town Council will hold its monthly Finance & General Services Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 14th at 6:00pm in the Council Chamber.


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Ashington Town Council to Hold Finance & General Services Committee Meeting





"Bright Red Expands Community Outreach and Support for Blood Cancer Patients in the North East"

‘Bright Red improves the lives and treatment of people in the North East who are dealing with blood cancer.


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Ashington Climate and Nature Initiatives

Ashington Town Council is taking major strides in climate action and protecting local wildlife and habitats through several new initiatives announced at their Climate Change and Environment Committee meeting last night.


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Ashington Climate and Nature Initiatives





ASHINGTON TOWN COUNCIL INVESTS £180K IN CUTTING-EDGE CCTV FOR A SAFER COMMUNITY

Ashington Town Council has invested £180,000 over five years to significantly upgrade CCTV coverage with powerful new cameras on Station Road, Woodhorn Road, and Station Road West.

“This boost to community safety underscores the Council’s priority and commitment to improving the environment by providing a pleasant and safe place to live,” said Cllr John Tully, Leader of Ashington Town Council.

The project features cutting-edge technology including 24/7 monitored pan-tilt-zoom cameras providing comprehensive visibility of the area. Local contractor Asset Watch has been selected to deploy the high-tech system, cementing this initiative as a community partnership supporting local jobs.


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ASHINGTON TOWN COUNCIL INVESTS £180K IN CUTTING-EDGE CCTV FOR A SAFER COMMUNITY





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Upcoming Meetings & Events



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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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