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.

21 January 2018Ray Windfarm - progress report

Please find attached update on the Ray Windfarm funding process

18 January 2018State of local roads

Please find attached a note on the state of the local roads.

If you wish to see action taken to improve conditions please play your part in reporting problems as detailed.

16 January 2018Support for unemployed people in Redesdale area

Please find attached details of the Bellingham Employment Hub that offers a drop-in support group at Bellingham Town Hall every Tuesday from 10.00 - 1.00.

This project is co-ordinated by Community Action Northumberland (CAN)

12 January 2018Parish Council Meeting

The next Elsdon Parish Council meeting will be on Thursday 8 February, 2018. It will start at 7.00pm and be held at the Village Hall.

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.

12 November 2017Save Rothbury Community Hospital

Katie Scott, Co-ordinator for Save Rothbury Community Hospital Campaign, attended Elsdon Parish Council meeting on 9 November to provide an update on the campaign.

A newsletter is attached providing recent events. Katie is looking to collect data to strengthen the campaign and would like to hear from anyone who has had a stay in hospital. If necessary please contact Katie or one or her colleagues at saverothburyhospital@gmail.com for assistance in completing the form.

Additionally attached is a copy of a letter from the campaign to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel as they consider the matter that has been referred by the Secretary of State.  This letter was presented to the Councillors at the meeting and all were in agreement to support the content. The Chair added his signature to the letter.

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