On this page you will find Notices of forthcoming Parish Council meetings and other local news. If you have items of news you would like to have included on this page, please contact Martin Chilvers, Elsdon Parish Clerk (details on the Contact Us page) or send a message using the Guestbook.
16 September 2018Parish Council Meeting
The next Elsdon Parish Council meeting will be on Thursday 11 October, 2018. It will start at 7.00pm and be held at St Cuthberts Church Vestry.
An agenda of the meeting can be found here a few days before as well as on the notice board in the village. This agenda plus previous documents and minutes can also be accessed via the 'Document Library' section of this website.
Please note that unless otherwise advised future meetings will be held on the second Thursday each month.
13 September 2018
Please see attached the details of the opportunity to apply for funding from the Ray Windfarm Community Foundation / Vattenfall small grant fund.
The window for applications is open until 14 October, 2018
13 September 2018Red Squirrel Conservation Meeting
Please see attached the details of the Red Squirrel Conservation Meeting
This will be held on Wednesday 26 September 19:00 - 21:00 in the Otterburn Memorial Hall
11 September 2018Revitalising Redesdale - upcoming events, volunteer specifics & project briefs
Here are details of the various Revitalising Redesdale projects including upcoming events, project briefs, and volunteer specifications
Historic Documents Research Training Workshop – Wednesday 5 September (7.00pm – 8.30pm) @ Otterburn Memorial Hall
Lost Redesdale Community Archaeology project event – Thursday 20 September (7.00pm – 8.30pm) @ Otterburn Memorial Hall
Bioblitz Wildlife recording day - Sunday 16 September, 2018 (9.00am - 4.00pm) @ Shittleheugh Farm, Otterburn
Ridsdale Ironworks - Past, Present & Future Evening - Thursday 27 September (7.00pm - 8.30pm), The Gun Inn, Ridsdale, NE48 2TF
Archaeological Survey of Ancient Settlements - Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th & Monday 8th October (10.00am - 4.00pm), Rattenraw Farm, Otterburn, NE19 1LH
Lost Redesdale - Lidar Landscapes - Wednesday 17 October (7.00pm - 9.00pm), Corsenside Parish Hall, West Woodburn, NE48 2SQ
Battle of Otterburn Conflict in a Landscape
Lost Redesdale Community Archaeology
Heritage at Risk - Ridsdale Ironworks
Heritage at Risk - High Rochester Roman Fort
Rediscovering Natural Redesdale - Recording biological records for Redesdale
Historical Researcher – Battle of Otterburn
Community Heritage Fund
Community Heritage Fund poster
Community Heritage Fund criteria - Details how to apply for grants from £500 to £2,000
Community Heritage Fund guidance notes
Project programme Delivery Highlights
09 September 2018Updated regulations for sewage discharge and water abstractions
09 September 2018Wildlife Trusts - Rothbury branch autumn / winter events
Please see attached the Coquetdale group of Wildlife Trust autumn and winter programme of events.
These events take place on the first Monday of the month (7.30pm start) at the Jubilee Hall, Rothbury.
28 August 2018Ray windfarm Administrator job role vacancy
Please see attached the details of the job role vacancy for an Administrator to the Ray Windfarm Fund Community Interest Company board.
The advert is due to close on 14 September, 2018
25 July 2018County Council library
Did you know that the County Council library visits the Rede Valley and stops at Elsdon?
Please see attached timetable when it visits and the place / time it stops. Unfortunately not many people seem to know about the service and if not used it there is a risk it will be lost.
If you are not a member yet then consider the benefits to you and your family by joining. Please also see the link below that details the services provided.