Our town centre office is located at 76 Front Street. The office will be open to the public between 11:00 am and noon Monday to Friday.
If you are an unpaid Carer who would like to return to employment, education or training, Carers Northumberland can support you in achieving your goals. Working with Newcastle Carers and North Tyneside Carers Centre, we provide an online training package, as well as tailored individual support that suits your needs. This is a voluntary programme […]
During September and October 2020, we asked for feedback on the draft vision and objectives for our neighbourhood plan and also on possible planning policy themes and community actions. Background to the neighbourhood planning process is available on our website newbiggintowncouncil.gov.uk/neighbourhood-plan/. Thank you to everyone that responded to the consultation. We are currently considering all […]
Our last working day of 2020 will be Wednesday 23rd December and we will re-open on Monday 4th January 2021 Please note that our office remains closed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
Newbiggin is set to benefit from a £1.5 million upgrade which will provide modern, flexible leisure, library and community space, with Northumberland County Council committing the funds to see the works happen. The designs and proposals can be viewed here or hard copy versions can be viewed in the Town Council Office windows. Residents can give their […]
We’re starting to get the festive feel this week as Newbiggin’s Christmas Tree has arrived and was installed in the early hours of this morning on Bridge Street, near the bandstand. The Town Christmas Lights are also due to be installed this week. Due to the cancellation of the this years official Christmas Event as […]
Following guidance from Skateboard England, the Newbiggin Skatepark will unfortunately be closed with immediate effect and for the duration of the 4-week national lockdown. We are working with Northumberland County Council to put signage in place and the Floodlights have been switched off. The full guidance from Skateboard England is available via the following link: […]
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, and more specifically the recently announced 4-week national lockdown Newbiggin Veterans Association, in consultation with the Town Council, have reluctantly taken the decision to postpone the formal public Remembrance Day Service and wreath laying due to be held, at the Newbiggin Colliery Memorial and Newbiggin Memorial Park, on Sunday 8 November […]
Last year we asked you for your help to identify the ‘big issues’ for our neighbourhood plan. We have reviewed all the valuable feedback and prepared a draft vision for our town, as well as identifying planning policy themes and other actions that could address the big issues. Now we need your views on our […]
Northumberland residents are facing new measures as part of a combined North East effort to help fight COVID-19. County Council Interim Leader Councillor Glen Sanderson has stressed the measures are firmly about protecting the county and the wider region but are not a local lockdown. The measures were requested earlier this week in response to rising infection rates. The leaders of Northumberland […]