Recycle your real Christmas Tree Real Christmas trees can be recycled into good quality compost or soil conditioner, or into chippings. You can take them to your local household waste recovery centre during normal site opening times- 8am to 6pm – where they are collected and recycled along with other items of garden waste. To […]
Newbiggin by the Sea Town Council office will be closed from Thursday 20th December and will re-open on Thursday 3rd January. We wish all a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.
Northumbria Police's Local Neighbourhood team seized a nuisance motorbike on Thursday afternoon in Newbiggin. The police encourage the public to report any disorder in the town by contacting them on telephone number 101. Problems caused by Nuisance Motorbikes: General ASB Noise Danger to themselves Danger to other road users Danger to pedestrians Damage caused to [...]
A primary school in South East Northumberland has joined the mission to save the planet, one piece of plastic at a time. Bothal Primary School in Ashington has launched an ambitious new campaign to reduce the amount of plastic waste the school produces and educate others about the importance of recycling after being inspired by the […]
After a week of darkness and a lot of frustration we are delighted to have our Christmas Tree Lights switched back on. Urgent work has been carried out by Electricians and Northumberland County Council with some advice provided by the Chairman, Malcolm Peden. Unfortunately it is not possible to light the star at the top […]
It was wonderful to see so many turn out in Newbiggin for the Christmas Lights switch-on on Saturday and we congratulate the Traders Association for another successful event. While many of the switches and time clocks for the Christmas street light motifs have been replaced we are aware of some ongoing power supply problems which […]
It's Small Business Saturday on 1st Dec. It's easy to support your local small business, whether you're: buying your fruit and veg looking for gifts for your loved ones or getting your car serviced Find your local small business here: http://socsi.in/XbAok #ShopLocal #SpendLocal #ShopNewbiggin Small Business Saturday
As we are upgrading to fibre broadband and a new telephony system in the office we may experience a disruption to our telephone line and internet access tomorrow (29th November). The office will be open between 11am and 12 noon as normal.
Grant Funding available for local organisations for 'schemes to assist Newbiggin residents suffering hardship as a consequence of the current rollout of Universal Credit in our area'. At a meeting of the Town Council held Wednesday 21st November it was agreed unanimously to ring fence £2,000 of the remaining grant budget for use by local [...]
Senior Citizens at Risk – with 11 accidental electrical fires a day affecting people aged 65 and over, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and Electrical Safety First ask people to check on older neighbours and friends Last year in England, 3,849 accidental electrical fires were reported in the homes of people aged 65 and [...]