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

11 June 2021Adapt weekly bus service to Morpeth

The Ray Windfunds board of directors have been working with Liz Prudhoe of Adapt, North East to arrange an intial 12 month trial bus service that will run from Byrness to Morpeth each week. This scheme will be funded by Vattenfall UK via Ray Windfarm. 

The service will be for those local residents without a vehicle or are unable to drive. Whilst details are still to be confirmed it is proposed the service would run each Wednesday (Morpeth market day), providing a door to door service, and allowing passengers approximately two hours in Morpeth from late morning.

When the service becomes operational those who would wish to use it would initially need to contact Adapt and register their details. Whenever a registered person wished to use the service they would contact Adapt to book a seat.

As the service is being funded by Ray Windfunds it is free to passengers. At the end of the 12 month trial period there would be a review on how it progressed beyond that time.

The bus will be sanitised at the beginning of the service and again in Morpeth before the return trip. Adapt ensure all their services are Covid secure and passengers are asked to wear face masks. Additionally all seats on the bus face forward. There is wheelchair access on the bus.

Please can you contact Martin Chilvers at either 01830 520535 / martin@raywindfund.co.uk if you feel this is a service that you would like to use.

Assuming there is an appetite for this service it is hoped it will be up and running from early July, 2021.

11 June 2021Parish Council Meeting

The next Elsdon Parish Council meeting will be on Thursday 8 July, 2021. It will start at 7.00pm and be held at the Village Hall, Elsdon. This is subject to social distancing restrictions being relaxed in line with the goverment timetable. Should there be any change details will be posted here.  Unfortunately due to continued restrictions the meeting will be closed.

An agenda of the meetings can be found here a few days before as well as on the notice board in the village. This agenda plus previous documents and minutes can also be accessed via the 'Document Library' section of this website.

Please note that unless otherwise advised future meetings will be held on the second Thursday each month apart from August and December when there will be no meeting.

06 June 2021Log Bank

Please see attached poster providing details of the Log Bank

02 June 2021Noticeboard at pinfold

Should anyone have difficulty opening and using the noticeboard at the pinfold in Elsdon please feel free to contact the Parish Clerk at either elsdonpc@hotmail.co.uk or on 520535

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