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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





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





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





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





ST GEORGE’S SAINTLY WINDOWS

As St George’s day has come and gone, and the St George’s day parade was a huge success with hundreds turning up on Ashington main street, we have had some of the local shops decorate their windows in celebration for the patron saint of England.


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ST GEORGE’S SAINTLY WINDOWS





Royal Regiment of Fusiliers to march through Ashington for St George’s Day Parade

5 FUSILIERS will celebrate St George’s Day 2024 whilst also exercising their freedom of Northumberland with a special church service and parade through the streets of Ashington on Saturday 20th April 2024.


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Royal Regiment of Fusiliers to march through Ashington for St George’s Day Parade





Ashington's Civic Head Witnesses Homecoming of HMS Blyth's Historic Bell

What a historic and emotional day it was as I witnessed the Royal Navy officially hand over the ship’s bell and other artefacts from HMS Blyth to Blyth Town Council.


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Ashington's Civic Head Witnesses Homecoming of HMS Blyth's Historic Bell





Ashington Civic Head Travels on the Northumberland Rail Line

A special train journey, along the new Northumberland passenger rail line, took place today (21st February 2024).


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Ashington Civic Head Travels on the Northumberland Rail Line





Civic Head Attends Veterans and Elders Institute's Volunteer Celebration

The Civic Head, Cllr Victor Bridges was delighted to be invited to the recent Volunteer Celebration Night at the Ashington Veterans and Elders Institute. It was a pleasure for the Civic Head to attend along with his wife for a night of games and entertainment. 


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Civic Head Attends Veterans and Elders Institute's Volunteer Celebration





Civic Head Attends Readley Christmas Afternoon Tea

Civic Head Cllr Victor Bridges attends the Readley Christmas Afternoon Tea event in support of the Readley Charity.


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Civic Head Attends Readley Christmas Afternoon Tea





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