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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.

12 February 2021Parish Council Meeting

Given the government instructions there will be no face-to-face Parish Council meetings until further notice.

An agenda will still be posted on this website a few days before the next due meeting on 11 March, 2021 and you can comment on any aspect via either 520535 or elsdonpc@hotmail.co.uk

The meeting will be held via zoom and should you wish to join please email the Parish Clerk at elsdonpc@hotmail.co.uk for the invite link.

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The next Elsdon Parish Council meeting will be on Thursday 11 March, 2021. It will start at 7.00pm and be held at the Village Hall, Elsdon.

An agenda of the meetings 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.

18 January 2021Ray Windfarm - Director vacancy position

There is a vacancy on the Ray Windfarm CIC board. If you are interested in becoming part of the board and have a say in the distribution of the funds within the catchment area please have a look at the details and complete the application.

11 December 2020Soppit junction flooding on B6341

If you travel regularly along the road between Elsdon and Otterburn, you will have been aware over the last few years of what some local residents have referred to as Soppit swimming pool. Recently Northumberland County Council has carried out some extensive drainage work at the bottom of Soppit lane, to redirect water down to Soppit Sike, and so far this has proved successful.

The drain was concreted in and the excess soil was spread out so the verge now looks like the remnants of World War I trenches.

Elsdon Parish Council has been assured that the verge will be re-seeded in the Spring, along with the installation of a further drain under the road to ensure there is little chance of any more flooding in that vicinity.

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