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.

11 November 2017Save Rothbury Community Hospital

Katie Scott, Co-ordinator for Save Rothbury Community Hospital Campaign, has been in contact to provide an update on progress 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. 

11 November 2017Vacancy on Parish Council

A vacancy has occurred on Otterburn Parish Council.

If you have an opinion as to how the annual precept should be spend, how resources should be used to improve life for all in the parish of Otterburn then you may be interested in putting yourself forward for the role of Parish Councillor.

If interested or wish to learn more then please contact the Chair, Peter Tully, one of the existing Councillors or the Parish Clerk, Martin Chilvers on otterburnpc@hotmail.co.uk / 520535.

08 November 2017Northumberland National Park - Local Plan Consultation

Northumberland National park Authority are inviting comments to their local plan.

The consulation period is open until 11 December 2017 and details can be found at the link below


Additionally there are a number of drop in sessions where you can find out more and provide comment. These are detailed below and all will run from 4.30pm to 8.30pm

15 November - Bellingham Town Hall

22 November - Otterburn Memorial Hall

The aim is to produce a new Local Plan that will guide development and land use across Northumberland National park, including how the environment will be conserved and protected, over the next twenty years until 2037.

08 November 2017Parish Council meetings

The next Parish Council meeting (Annual and Ordinary) will be at the Memorial Hall, Otterburn on Tuesday 5 December, 2017 at 7.30pm

The Agenda for the 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 otterburnpc@hotmail.co.uk

26 September 2017RTC Sports & Leisure Centre - Autumn programme

Please find attached details of the autumn programme of adult activities at the Otterburn RTC Sports & Leisure Centre

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