A group of residents who started a campaign over what is being dubbed the ‘Ashington Hole’ sent a letter to Northumberland County Council leader Peter Jackson calling for action after a petition received more than 1,000 signatures.
Since the Conservative administration at Northumberland County Council ditched plans to build new headquarters in Ashington after winning the 2017 local elections, concerns have been growing about what will happen to the abandoned site in Lintonville.
I was privileged to attend an event at Morpeth on Saturday linked to International Women’s Day and the centenary of women being allowed to vote for the first time in this country when a focal point of both events was our own Emily Davison.
Youth council to be set-up in town after new report
In response to concerns about ‘gangs’ of young people congregating in large numbers around Manor Walks and other areas, Cramlington Town Council commissioned North East charity NE Youth to look at the issues facing young people in the town.