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.

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.

06 June 2021Log Bank

Please see the poster details should you be in need of logs from this source

02 June 2021Parish Council meetings

The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 6 July, 2021 at 7.30pm. This is due to held in the Otterburn Memorial Hall but should restrictions not allow this then it will be held digitally. 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 May 2021Kielder Water & Forest Park free parking

Please see attached for details of the free parking pass for Otterburn residents

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