Jan 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


Jan 19

Targeting Anti-social Behaviour

If you suffer from anti-social behaviour (ASB) help is at hand. Northumberland County Council's Community Safety Team can deal with ASB as well as neighbourhood issues & disputes, vehicle disorder and noise problems. For more informatio


Jan 19

Dry January

Dry January is an increasingly popular post-festive trend that sees participants try to forgo booze throughout January. The scheme was first launched in 2013 by charity Alcohol Change to act as a fun challenge in helping people cut down


Dec 18

Schoolchildren Visit AkzoNobel Plant

School children from Ashington and other countries have had a cuddle from the Dulux dog on their visit to the state-of-the-art AkzoNobel facility in the town. Pupils from Bothal Primary School are part of the ERASMUS+ scheme, which is a European f


Dec 18

Support for Ashington Police

Ashington’s Neighbourhood Policing Team now have bicycles to target criminals in the town. The new bicycles have been bought by Ashington Town Council to help local Police respond more quickly than on foot and target areas that are difficult


Dec 18

Ashington Christmas Lights Switch-On 2018

Ashington’s Christmas Lights Switch-On took place on Thursday (29 November) on Station Road. Due to an extreme weather warning of high winds and rain, from the Met Office, the event was regrettably scaled down with the Christmas Market not t

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