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.

10 April 2021Parish Council Meeting

The next Elsdon Parish Council meeting will be on Thursday 20 May, 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.

The meeting will begin with the Annual Parish Meeting followed by the Ordinary Meeting.

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.

20 March 2021Police & Crime Commissioner and Local Government Elections - Thursday 6th May 2021

Message from Northumberland County Council regarding local election jobs. For job descriptions see 'Document Library' - Other matters, local elections 2021


Dear Parish Clerk


Further to the email regarding Polling Station Marshalls, we still accepting applications for the jobs listed below.


We would be grateful if you could advertise these roles on your local website and share with family and friends.


Local Electoral Roles


Northumberland County Council’s Elections Office is recruiting for the elections that take place on 6 May. Available roles include.  

Polling Station Staff across Northumberland. 

Postal Vote Opening Staff, with all sessions taking place at Blyth Sports Centre on;  

Tuesday 27th April, 10am till finish

Wednesday 28th April, 10am till finish

Friday 30th April, 10am till finish

Tuesday 4th May, 10am till finish

Wednesday 5th May, 10am till finish

Thursday 6th May, day 12noon till 6pm & evening 7pm till finish.


Above time are subject to change.


Verification and Count Staff, with all sessions taking place at Blyth Sports Centre on;
Thursday 6th May, commencing at 10pm till finish
Friday 7th May, day. Time to be confirmed
Saturday 8th May, day. Time to be confirmed


Job descriptions for available roles are attached to this email. If you wish to apply, please complete the electronic application form which can be found by link below.  Alternatively, paper applications are available on request by contacting the Elections Office. Following the submission of the electronic application form, you will receive a confirmation email and you may be required to provide right to work documentation if you have not already done so.


We will contact successful applicants to give details of the role(s) to which they have been appointed. 


Please note that Public Health for England guidance on Covid 19 will be adhered to at this election and you may be required to use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) which will be provided where it is deemed necessary. 


If you have any queries please contact the elections team on 01670 624811, or email electionstaff@northumberland.gov.uk


Kind regards

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