Nov 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 foot and target areas that are difficult to


Nov 18

Ashington Couple Celebrate Diamond Anniversary

Ashington couple Pat and Albert Parmley recently celebrated 60 years of marriage with their Diamond Wedding Anniversary. Albert was a pitman at local collieries and the couple have lived in Ashington all of their married life.  Pat is well kn


Nov 18

Ashington Remembers

Ashington’s Remembrance Day Parade and Service took place yesterday  (Sunday 11 November). This year’s event had added poignancy given the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War I.  The day commenced at 6.00am a


Nov 18

Ashington Christmas Lights Switch-On 2018

Ashington’s Christmas Lights Switch-On & Market will take place on Thursday 29 November. The family event will take place from 1pm till 7pm on the main (one way section) of Station Road.  The event will include musical performa


Nov 18

Ashington Commemorates its VC Recipient and War Time Service

A well-attended service has taken place in the Ashington Memorial Garden today (Thursday 1 November) to unveil two commemorative stones. The stones placed on brick plinths, within the Garden, recognise Hugh Cairns VC & DCM, on the 100th Anniv


Oct 18

Finding Safety & Welcome in Ashington

People seeking asylum and refuge from 14 countries, from some of the worst places in the world, are finding safety and welcome in various communities in Northumberland.  A local voluntary group, Northumberland County of Sanctuary (N

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