Snow wardens wanted for new scheme in Northumberland

Volunteers are being asked to step forward to help clear snow and ice from Northumberland’s pavements and paths this winter.

Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Friday, 6th December 2019, 3:34 pm
Snow wardens in Doncaster. Picture by Chris Lawton

Following its success in other parts of the country, Northumberland County Council is introducing a Snow Warden Scheme where volunteers can sign up to help clear snow and ice from public footpaths in their local area.

While there are residents who get involved, the council want to introduce a more formal scheme where these important volunteers are supported.

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A snowy scene in Alnwick. Picture by Jane Coltman