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, Otterburn Parish Clerk (details on the Contact Us page) or send a message using the Guestbook.
07 April 2021Parish Council meetings
The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 18 May, 2021 at 7.30pm. This will be held either in the Otterburn Memorial Hall or via digital format, confirmation to be provided nearer the time. The meeting will start at 7.30pm with the Annual Parish Meeting followed by the Ordinary Meeting.
The Agenda for each meeting can be found here or in the appropriate section of the 'Document Library' a few days before the meeting as well as the Notice Boards located in Otterburn at the entrance to Willowgreen and at the Memorial Hall.
Should a Parishioner wish to raise a topic for discussion at a Parish Council meeting please see the attached that also details 'surgery' time with the Councillors after each meeting.
Additionally a draft version of the minutes from the previous meeting are available to view within the 'Document Library'.
Should you wish to have a copy of the agenda emailed to you please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
28 March 2021Litter picking - 10 April (volunteers needed)
If you are able to spare a little time on Saturday 10 April how about joining other volunteers to help clear litter from 'hot-spots' in Otterburn?
We are meeting at Joe Carroll's bench near the public toliets at 10:00am.
If you have gloves and a litter picker then please bring this along but otherwise these and rubbish bags will be provided.
Any queries please contact the Clerk at email@example.com
20 March 2021Police & Crime Commissioner and Local Government Elections - Thursday 6th May 2021
Message from Northumberland County Council regarding local election jobs. For job descriptions see 'Document Library' - Other matters, local elections 2021
Dear Parish Clerk
Further to the email regarding Polling Station Marshalls, we still accepting applications for the jobs listed below.
We would be grateful if you could advertise these roles on your local website and share with family and friends.
Local Electoral Roles
Northumberland County Council’s Elections Office is recruiting for the elections that take place on 6 May. Available roles include.
Polling Station Staff across Northumberland.
Postal Vote Opening Staff, with all sessions taking place at Blyth Sports Centre on;
Tuesday 27th April, 10am till finish
Wednesday 28th April, 10am till finish
Friday 30th April, 10am till finish
Tuesday 4th May, 10am till finish
Wednesday 5th May, 10am till finish
Thursday 6th May, day 12noon till 6pm & evening 7pm till finish.
Above time are subject to change.
Verification and Count Staff, with all sessions taking place at Blyth Sports Centre on;
Thursday 6th May, commencing at 10pm till finish
Friday 7th May, day. Time to be confirmed
Saturday 8th May, day. Time to be confirmed
Job descriptions for available roles are attached to this email. If you wish to apply, please complete the electronic application form which can be found by link below. Alternatively, paper applications are available on request by contacting the Elections Office. Following the submission of the electronic application form, you will receive a confirmation email and you may be required to provide right to work documentation if you have not already done so.
We will contact successful applicants to give details of the role(s) to which they have been appointed.
Please note that Public Health for England guidance on Covid 19 will be adhered to at this election and you may be required to use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) which will be provided where it is deemed necessary.
If you have any queries please contact the elections team on 01670 624811, or email firstname.lastname@example.org