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.

18 March 2023Alternative Fuel Payment (AFP)

Living in Redesdale and being of the mains gas grid you are likely to be eligible for the £200 Alternative Fuel Payment.

For most this should have been credited directly to you by your electric provider. If however you have not received the payment or do not have an electric provider you may have to apply.

Please find attached below the link to gov.uk where there are details how to apply.

16 March 2023Vacancy on Parish Council

There is a vacancy on Otterburn Parish Council and NCC has advised the Parish Council is able to co-opt a new member.

Attached are details of the role and should you be interested please contact the Parish Clerk for further information.

12 March 2023Elections - identification required from May 2023

Identification will be required from May 2023 when attending voting booths for elections.

Please see attached for details

08 March 2023Parish Council meetings

The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 11 April, 2023 at 7.30pm. This is due to held in the Otterburn Memorial Hall. Should you wish to participate please contact the Parish Clerk at otterburnpc@hotmail.co.uk .

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

05 February 2023885 Hexham bus service from 6 February 2023

Please note that from Monday 6 February the 885 bus service will no longer be run by the existing operator.

Adapt however have taken the service as the operator. This will be on the same timetable but will run on Monday's instead of Tuesday's, starting from Monday 6 February, 2023.

The timetable is attached


12 January 2023Northern Powergrid - Understanding possible emergency power cuts

Please find attached link from Northern Powergrid that explains the background and process should emergency power cuts need to be implemented this winter.

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