Rio Tinto to hold another public meeting

It will take place from 10am to noon on Thursday, July 18, at Newbiggin Maritime Centre, in Church Point.
John McCabe, regional economic development consultant, said: “I would like to encourage interested parties to join us.

“This will be the fifth meeting we have held since the closure of Lynemouth Smelter.
“We are keen to continue updating the local community and to receive feedback from stakeholders in connection to our ongoing Regional Economic Development Strategy (RED) and legacy activities in south east Northumberland.”

Entry to the meeting is by registration only. To book a place contact Pat McDonald between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, on (01670) 393984 or email
The deadline to register attendance is noon on Wednesday, July 17.