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Warm Spaces

Warm Spaces are places where people can come together in a warm, safe, welcoming place and maybe enjoy a hot drink, a sit down and have a chat with others.

Voluntary groups, community organisations, and others from communities have come together to establish a network of warm spaces this winter. This includes, but is not limited to, community centres, church halls, libraries and community hubs. They are free to visit and they promise a warm welcome when you arrive.


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Useful Links

From our website, you can visit other websites by following links to such external sites. While we strive to provide only quality links to useful and ethical websites, we have no control over the content and nature of these 3rd party websites.

The links to other websites do not imply a recommendation for all the content found on these sites. Site owners and content may change without notice and may occur before we have the opportunity to remove a link which may have gone 'bad'.

To report an issue with any of the links below contact 01670 624520 or email clerk@ashingtontowncouncil.gov.uk


 

Northumberland County Council

Northumberland County Council is the unitary authority for Northumberland.  The County Council is responsible for Business Rates, Council Tax, Housing Benefits, Planning as well as Road, Street, Pavement, Street Lighting & Grass issues. Information and contact details of Ashington's County Councillors is also available via the website.

0345 600 6400 / www.northumberland.gov.uk


 

Advance Northumberland

Advance Northumberland are an arms length company set up by Northumberland County Council.  They aim to create a thriving, attractive and sustainable Northumberland by delivering and supporting regeneration, business growth, housing market renewal and inward investment throughout the area.

https://www.advancenorthumberland.co.uk/


 

age uk Northumberland

Who we help

Our focus, more than ever, is on the older people who need us the most. 

Too many older people are living in poverty or just above the poverty line. Too many find themselves without the care and support they desperately need. Too many have no one to turn to. 

If you would like to find out about all of our services visit What we do | Our work | Age UK


 

Ashington Community Football Club

Ashington Community Football Club play in the Northern League Division 1 and are based at Woodhorn Lane in the town. For information on the 'Colliers' visit the website.

www.ashingtonafc.com


 

Ashington Cricket Club

Ashington Cricket Club welcomes and look forwards to meeting new members who wish to develop their highest cricketing potential.  Function Suite also available for hire.

01670 814 081 / ashingtoncricketclub


 

Ashington Leisure Centre

Ashington Leisure Centre provides a venue for a range of sporting activities including swimming, badminton, gymnastics, football, gym and spa. The town's library is also located at the Centre.  

01670 622 130 / www.activenorthumberland.org.uk


 

Ashington Rugby Club

Ashington Rugby Club are based at the Recreation Ground on Ellington Road.  For more information on the Club, including function facilities.

call: 01670 814 123 for more information



Auto Trader - EV Charging Points

“A stats-driven guide: How many EV charging points are there in the UK?"

Spreading awareness of a guide , which is free and informative. 

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/cars/electric/charging-points/.



Bernicia Housing Group

The Bernicia Group, based in Ashington, provides more than 8,000 homes throughout the North East of England including a significant number in the Ashington area.

0844 800 3800 / www.bernicia.com


 

Business Northumberland

Business Northumberland provides a support service for those thinking of starting a business or want to develop and grow a business in Northumberland.

08451 444 000 / www.businessnorthumberland.co.uk 


 

Citizens Advice Northumberland

Open: Mon 9.30am to 12.30
           Tues 9.30am to 12.30
           Thurs 12noon to 3pm

Appointments available during and outside these hours. Please bring relevant information with you.
Northumberland Adviceline - 03444 111 444 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm)
Advice available on: www.citizensadvice.org.uk/local/northumberland


 

Contact (Morpeth Mental Health Group)

Contact offers support and social contact to those experiencing mental health issues, and their carers. We offer a comprehensive range of services from our centre in the heart of Morpeth.

01670 510652 / https://www.nhs.uk/services/service-directory/contact-morpeth-mental-health-group/N10499960



Cygnus Support

We have been providing mental health and well-being services to people in Northumberland for over 30 years including counselling, psychotherapy, education and training.

We have come a long way since 1984, expanding our services, supporting more people and working in partnership with other organisations. To recognise the progress, we’ve made we changed our name from Women’s Health Advice Centre to Cygnus Support in 2016.

We believe in working with integrity to deliver a valuable service that empowers people in Northumberland to improve and change their lives.

We believe in delivering services where they are most needed and so in addition to our main centre in Ashington we now also work from hubs across the county in Hexham, Berwick, Alnwick or Blyth.

01670 853977 / https://www.cygnussupport.com/


 

Find your nearest Jobcentre

Find your nearest jobcentre. Create a Universal Credit Account / Universal Credit Helpline 0800 328 9344.

https://www.jobcentrejobs.co.uk


 

Full Circle Food Project

The Full Circle Food Project (FCFP) is a registered Charity that educates people living in Northumberland about growing food to eat, healthy cooking on a budget; and supporting people to lead healthier lifestyles. We place community members at the heart of service delivery.

http://www.fullcirclefoodproject.org.uk/



Global Water Wastage 

There are many aspects of daily living that have the power to impact the environment negatively. When taking into account every household, business, and service, these factors then have the power to increase environmental damage on a momentous, global scale.

This helpful guide is about the impact of water waste on the environment. With two-thirds of the global population predicted to live in regions of high water stress by 2025, providing an accurate and deep understanding of this issue is critical.

An Introduction to Global Water Wastage



GOV.UK

Welcome to GOV.UK, The best place to find government services and information.

https://www.gov.uk/


 

Hirst Welfare Centre

Hirst Welfare Centre provides a wide range of activities and services including a gym, fitness timetables, children & young peoples activities, football, catering & cafe as well as a venue for business conferences and community activities.

01670 620 000 / www.activenorthumberland.org.uk/Centres/Hirst-Welfare-Ashington


 

How to Help Prevent Theft: A Guide for University Students

The student population is also more likely to be new to living independently. They may take shortcuts when it comes to personal security, or be unaware of the steps needed to keep their stuff secure. Taking the time to educate yourself on practical ways to stay safe at university will stand you in good stead for the next three years and for the rest of your life.

There are lots of precautions you can take to ensure you are protecting yourself and your peers. And, in the case that you do fall prey to theft, we’ve also got tips on how best you can cover yourself and your belongings to manage the impact.

Here is the full version for your reference:

How to Help Prevent Theft: A Guide for University Students

https://www.comparethemarket.com/home-insurance/content/prevent-theft-for-students/



How to Reduce & Dispose of Our PPE Waste More Responsibly

https://www.safetecdirect.co.uk/ppe-personal-protective-equipment/the-impact-of-plastic-ppe-during-covid19



Mind, the mental health charity 

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.  We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

0300 123 3393 / https://www.mind.org.uk/


 

NALC  National Association of Local Councils

Established in 1947, the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) is a membership organisation and the only national body representing the interests of local (parish and town) councils. NALC works in partnership with county associations to support, promote and improve local councils.

National Association of Local Councils (nalc.gov.uk)


 

Northumberland Community Bank 

Northumberland Community Bank provide savings accounts, low interest loans and insurance policies providing a reliable and ethical alternative to other financial institutions.

Opening Hours
Tuesday 10:00am to 2:00pm and Thursday 10:00am to 2:00pm

01670 522779 / www.northumberlandcommunitybank.co.uk


 

Northumberland Business Services Ltd (NBSL)

NBSL is a BIS approved Enterprise Agency and works to assist pre-start, new and existing businesses by providing information, advice and support on running and developing a business.

www.nbsl.org.uk


 

Northumberland College

Northumberland College, based in Ashington, is the largest provider of further & higher education in Northumberland, up to degree level.  The College can also provide training to employers across the North East region.

01670 841200 / www.northumberland.ac.uk


 

Northumberland YMCA

Northumberland YMCA, based in Ashington, provides various activities and a safe place for young people to reach their full potential.

01670 857 167 / www.northumberlandymca.org.uk


 

Post Office Near Me

Find your nearest post office. Get directions and contact details.

www.postofficesnearme.com


 

Real Deal Plus

Real Deal Plus, At Ashington Life Centre, allows local members of the community a warm place of care and refuge, a listening ear, companionship and direct practical help.

01670 462 097 / www.realdealplus.org.uk


 

Salvation Army

We have 650 churches and community centres, as well as charity shops (some of which are run by our churches) which work at the heart of communities, serving the most vulnerable people, across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

North East Division 0191 293 1360 / https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/ashington


 

South East Northumberland Rail Users Group (SENRUG)

SENRUG is a voluntary organisation that promotes rail travel in South East Nortumberland. SENRUG have been at the forefront of the campaign to bring a passenger rail link back to Ashngton via the Ashington, Blyth & Tyne Line.

www.SENRUG.co.uk


 

Talking Matters Northumberland

Talking Matters Northumberland offers free psychological treatment for people aged 16 and over who have a GP in Northumberland. We offer one to one talking therapy for depression, anxiety, stress and other mental health related problems. We also offer Couples Therapy for Depression.

0300 3030 700 / https://www.tmnorthumberland.org.uk/


 

The NHS Website

From NHS Services, current Covid Guidance, a Health A to Z and more all can be found on the NHS website.

https://www.nhs.uk/


 

Wansbeck Centre for Voluntary Service (Northumberland CVA)

Wansbeck CVS provides information, advice and training to volunteers and community & voluntary groups.

01670 858 688 / www.wansbeckcvs.org.uk


 

Wansbeck Valley Food Bank

Wansbeck Valley Food Bank provides a stop gap food bank for individuals and families in the Wansbeck Valley area including Ashington, Morpeth and Newbiggin by the Sea.

www.wansbeckvalleyfoodbank.org


 

Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives

Discover 800 years of history and experience fantastic events and exhibitions at the award winning Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives set in the picturesque surroundings QEII Country Park in Ashington.

https://museumsnorthumberland.org.uk/woodhorn-museum/


 

7th Ashington (St Andrew's) Brownie Unit

The unit offers a wide range of varied programmes for girls with the aim of fulfilling their potential.

01670 814 892



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Warm Spaces

Warm Spaces are places where people can come together in a warm, safe, welcoming place and maybe enjoy a hot drink, a sit down and have a chat with others.

Voluntary groups, community organisations, and others from communities have come together to establish a network of warm spaces this winter. This includes, but is not limited to, community centres, church halls, libraries and community hubs. They are free to visit and they promise a warm welcome when you arrive.


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