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, Rochester with Byrness Parish Clerk (details on the Contact Us page) or send a message using the Guestbook.

09 August 2018Parish Council meetings

Parish Council meetings

The next Parish Council meeting will be at the Village Hall, Rochester on WEDNESDAY 3 October, 2018 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.

Additionally a draft version of the minutes from the previous meeting are available to view within the 'Document Library'.

The Parish Council meet on the last Tuesday of every other month. Below are dates and locations for the next six meetings

WEDNESDAY 3 October, 2018 @ Rochester Village Hall

27 November, 2018 @ Byrness Village Hall

29 January, 2019 @ Rochester Village Hall

26 March, 2019 @ Byrness Village Hall

28 May, 2019 @ Rochester Village Hall (to include Annual Parish Meeting)

30 July, 2019 @ Byrness Village Hall

25 July 2018County Council library

Did you know that the County Council library visits the Rede Valley and stops at both Rochester and Byrness?

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.

13 July 2018Tyneside Stages Rally 2018

Please see attached the details for the 2018 Tyneside Stages Rally on 5 August

26 June 2018Cygnus support for health and wellbeing

Please see attached poster showing dates and locations where Cygnus are running their campervan consultation in the local area.

They will be in Rochester on Monday 16 July from 12.00pm and Byrness same day at 2.00pm

23 May 2018Battle of Otterburn - Projct launch 24 June @ RTC Sports Centre

I am emailing to let you know that we are about to launch our Revitalising Redesdale Battle of Otterburn: Conflict in the Landscape project, which will be exploring the story of the Battle of Otterburn. This project will have lots of volunteering opportunities, including researching historical records and assisting with investigative fieldwork such as metal detecting and excavations. We are holding a launch event on Sunday 24th June, 2.00-4.30pm in Otterburn at the RTC Sports Centre- see attached poster. This is a free event and will include talks about the project and what we hope to uncover as well as a guided walk to the battlefield site. There will also be the opportunity to sign up as a volunteer for this project.

Thanks very much,

Karen Collins, Revitalising Redesdale Heritage and Engagement Officer
Mob: 07741 194309

Learn more: www.revitalisingredesdale.org.uk

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