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.

01 June 2023Parish Council meetings

Parish Council meetings

The next Parish Council meeting will be on Tuesday 25 July, 2023 at 7.00pm.  This is scheduled to be held at Byrness Village Hall.

Should you wish to contribute to the meeting please contact the Parish Clerk at rochesterwithbyrnesspc@gmail.com.

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

26 September, 2023 @ Rochester Village Hall

28 November, 2023 @ Byrness Village Hall

30 January, 2024 @ Rochester Village Hall

26 March, 2024 @ Byrness Village Hall

28 May, 2024@ Rochester Village Hall (to include Annual Parish Meeting)

30 July, 2024 @ Byrness Village Hall

26 April 2023Attempted break in - Byrness


There has been a reported attempted break-in, in Byrness in the past few days

Please be vigilant and to make sure doors and windows are locked.

If you see suspicious activity please report it immediately to the Police.

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.

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