Northumberland County Council

Northumberland County Council is the unitary authority for Northumberland.  The County Council is responsible for Business Rates, Council Tax, Housing Benefits, Planning as well as Road, Street, Pavement, Street Lighting & Grass issues. Information and contact details of Ashington's County Councillors is also available via the website.

0345 600 6400 /


Advance Northumberland

Advance Northumberland are an arms length company set up by Northumberland County Council.  They aim to create a thriving, attractive and sustainable Northumberland by delivering and supporting regeneration, business growth, housing market renewal and inward investment throughout the area.


Ashington Community Football Club

Ashington Community Football Club play in the Northern League Division 1 and are based at Woodhorn Lane in the town. For information on the 'Colliers' visit the website.


Ashington Cricket Club

Ashington Cricket Club welcomes and look forwards to meeting new members who wish to develop their highest cricketing potential.  Function Suite also available for hire.

01670 814 081 / ashingtoncricketclub


Ashington Leisure Centre

Ashington Leisure Centre provides a venue for a range of sporting activities including swimming, badminton, gymnastics, football, gym and spa. The town's library is also located at the Centre.  

01670 622 130 /


Ashington Rugby Club

Ashington Rugby Club are based at the Recreation Ground on Ellington Road.  For more information on the Club, including function facilities.

01670 814 123


Ashington & Newbiggin by the Sea Town Twinning Association

The Town Twinning Association aims to encourage people to take part in town twinning with Ashington and Newbiggin by the Sea's town twin - the City of Remscheid in Germany. The organisation provides practical support in developing and organising exchange visits between the two areas.

07706 820 099


Bernicia Housing Group

The Bernicia Group, based in Ashington, provides more than 8,000 homes throughout the North East of England including a significant number in the Ashington area.

0344 800 3800 /


Business Northumberland

Business Northumberland provides a support service for those thinking of starting a business or want to develop and grow a business in Northumberland.

08451 444 000 / 


Citizens Advice Northumberland

Citizens Advice Northumberland provide free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems.
Northumberland Advice line - 03444 111 444 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm)


Hirst Welfare Centre

Hirst Welfare Centre provides a wide range of activities and services including a gym, fitness timetables, children & young peoples activities, football, catering & cafe as well as a venue for business conferences and community activities.

01670 620 000 /

Find your nearest Jobcentre

Find your nearest jobcentre. Create a Universal Credit Account / Universal Credit Helpline 0800 328 9344. 

Funding Information North East (FINE)

FINE is a project of Voluntary Organisations Network North East (VONNE)and provides funding opportunities for voluntary & community organisations.


Mental Health and Debt 

A guide is available to understand the impact of debt to mental health with a focus on tax debt. The guide gives advice on dealing with debt such as Debt Management Plans and what to do if debt problems begin to affect mental health. Other useful information is also available including sign posting to applicable debt charities and organisations etc.


Northumberland Community Bank 

Northumberland Community Bank provide savings accounts, low interest loans and insurance policies providing a reliable and ethical alternative to other financial institutions.


Northumberland Business Services Ltd (NBSL)

NBSL is a BIS approved Enterprise Agency and works to assist pre-start, new and existing businesses by providing information, advice and support on running and developing a business.


Northumberland College

Northumberland College, based in Ashington, is the largest provider of further & higher education in Northumberland, up to degree level.  The College can also provide training to employers across the North East region.


Northumberland YMCA

Northumberland YMCA, based in Ashington, provides various activities and a safe place for young people to reach their full potential.

01670 857 167 /


Post Office Near Me

Find your nearest post office. Get directions and contact details.


Release Potential

Release Potential are business learning specialists that offer a wide range of solutions to help maximise performance, from the individual to a whole organisation. Specialists are at hand to get the best performance possible from employees.


Real Deal Plus

Real Deal Plus, At Ashington Life Centre, allows local members of the community a warm place of care and refuge, a listening ear, companionship and direct practical help.

01670 462 097 /


South East Northumberland Rail Users Group (SENRUG)

SENRUG is a voluntary organisation that promotes rail travel in South East Nortumberland. SENRUG have been at the forefront of the campaign to bring a passenger rail link back to Ashngton via the Ashington, Blyth & Tyne Line.


Wansbeck Centre for Voluntary Service (Northumberland CVA)

Wansbeck CVS provides information, advice and training to volunteers and community & voluntary groups.

01670 858 688 /


Wansbeck Valley Food Bank

Wansbeck Valley Food Bank provides a stop gap food bank for individuals and families in the Wansbeck Valley area including Ashington, Morpeth and Newbiggin by the Sea.


Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives

Discover 800 years of history and experience fantastic events and exhibitions at the award winning Woodhorn Museum & Northumberland Archives set in the picturesque surroundings QEII Country Park in Ashington.