Chance to nominate inspiring women
On International Women's Day, the organisers of a big event later this month made a renewed call for residents to nominate inspirational Ashington women.
They can put forward females from the past or present who have inspired them – for example, a mam, grandma, wife, neighbour or teacher.
She will have lived or worked in Ashington or is currently living or working in the town, including volunteer work.
The nominations will be featured at a celebration event on Station Road on Saturday, March 25, which forms part of the Ashington 150th Anniversary programme.
Along with some pictures of the town over the years and a video of school pupils and WI members discussing inspirational women, the photos and information for the nominations will be displayed in a pop-up shop that will be set-up for the day.
The Ashington Town Team event will also include live music from a female singer and group and the Youth Harmony Choir, funfair rides, a market and a presentation ceremony for those nominated. It will run from 9am to 3pm.
You need to email the paragraph of information and photograph of your inspirational woman to [email protected] or hand them in to Ashington Town Council at the Town Hall by the end of Monday.