Mar 18

Town Council Supports Green Fingered Youngsters

Bothal Primary School has recently purchased a poly-tunnel to support their work with green-fingered schoolchildren. The poly-tunnel was purchased with support from Ashington Town Council and Bothal Ward Councillor Lynne Grimshaw. The poly-tunn


Mar 18

Award for Ashington Sea Cadets

Ashington Sea Cadets came first out of seventy units from across the North East of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The Cadets have won the Stephenson Trophy following their yearly inspection where points are awarded for uniform, hours of t


Mar 18

Volunteers Tidy Town

Ashington Town Council organised a number of community litter picks over the weekend (9-11 March) as part of the 2018 Great British Spring Clean Campaign. The national campaign is organised by Keep Britain Tidy and in Ashington over forty bags of


Mar 18


On March 5 Northumbria Police received a report after a man scammed an 87-year-old woman out of £140 in Ashington. The offender attended the victim’s home and claimed her roof needed repairing and offering to carry out the work for a f


Mar 18

Ashington to Rock on Northumberland Day 2018

Ashington Will Rock on Northumberland Day 2018 with music from top local performers. Tickets are now available for a day of live music will take place on Sunday 27 May (Northumberland Day), at the White House Unique Social Club on High Market (NE6


Feb 18

Chief Economist Visits Ashington

The Bank of England’s chief economist, Mr Andy Haldane, has visited Ashington. Mr Haldane, who was born in the North East, met community groups to hear about how the economy was working in the town. He met children from local schools, toured

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