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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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Christmas Message





Ashington Town Council Welcomes New Town Clerk

Ashington Town Council welcomes our new Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer Sarah Eden.


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Ashington Town Council Welcomes New Town Clerk





Town Council Supports New Play Area At Museum

Woodhorn Museum has successfully raised the funding it needs to create a new fully accessible play area.


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Town Council Supports New Play Area At Museum





Five New Lighting Features To Be Unveiled

Five new Christmas lighting features, designed by Ashington children, will light up the town in the next few days as part of the Christmas lighting display.


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Five New Lighting Features To Be Unveiled





Ashington's Christmas Lights

Ashington’s Christmas Lights and Tree will be installed in the town centre in the next two weeks. However, due to continuing Covid-19 concerns a decision has been taken to cancel this year’s Christmas Lights Switch-On event.


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Ashington's Christmas Lights





New Sensory Garden at Hirst Park

A sensory garden is being developed by the Full Circle Food Project at Hirst Park, with the support of College Ward Councillor Mark Purvis.


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New Sensory Garden at Hirst Park





Ashington’s Great British Spring Clean

Ashington’s effort as part of the Great British Spring Clean Campaign for 2021 took place in June.


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Ashington’s Great British Spring Clean





Ashington Garden Competition 2021

Once again, the Gardeners of Ashington turned out in numbers to hear the winners of this year’s Ashington Gardens Competition.


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Ashington Garden Competition 2021





Litter Pick As Part Of The Great Big Green Week

Activities have taken place as part of the Great Big Green Week last week (18 to the 26 September).


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Litter Pick As Part Of The Great Big Green Week










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