Mar 19

New Play Area for Peoples Park

Work is soon to commence on the development of a new multi-use play area on Ashington’s Peoples Park, to be completed in time for the busy summer months. Following the demolition of the former Ashington Leisure Centre and related premi


Mar 19

YMCA Sleep Easy Event

YMCA Northumberland’s Sleep Easy Event took place on Friday to Saturday (15 & 16 March) to raise awareness of those who are, or at risk of becoming, homeless in this area. Over 20 people took park through sleeping rough, in the gro


Mar 19

Miners' Meadow Created in Woodland

Miners from the North East played an important part in trench warfare in World War I. Miners had specific talents which were pressed into service when the war went underground into tunnels. They were accomplished at mine rescue and used to working in


Mar 19

Can You Help Ashington's Spring Clean?

The Great British Spring Clean Campaign for 2019, organised by Keep Britain Tidy, will take place from the 22 March till the 23 April. Last year, over 370,000 volunteers joined forces at over 13,000 events across the UK to take a stand agains


Mar 19

Oscar Ceremony in Ashington

A worldwide audience may have tuned in to watch the Oscars on Sunday but Ashington held its own Oscar ceremony this week. Woodhorn Park Care Home, on Woodhorn Road, held its own ceremony for residents and staff. Olivia Coleman and Rami Malek


Feb 19

New Road Layout for Ashington Town Centre

Road changes to improve safety and cut congestion in Ashington Town Centre are being introduced in late February. The following press release was issued by Northumberland County Council on the 19 February. “The ne

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