Parish Council

The council meets in the Women’s Institute Hall at 7pm on the third Monday of every month. This is open to the public. Residents of the Parish are welcome to attend.

The next meeting will be held on Monday 20th December at the WI Hall Ulgham at 7.00 p.m. Members of the public are welcome to attend. here.

Copies of the minutes are kept in the W.I. Hall and the latest minutes will be available to view online here when they have been agreed.

The following are the current Parish councillors:

Mr. Jim Scott (Chairman), Mrs Helen Shaw (Vice Chairman), Mr. George Brown, Mrs. Lesley Newman and Mrs Deb Wilson. Contact details are available on the newsletter and noticeboard.

The present clerk to the council is Mrs. K. Mavin. Contact by email at

Covid-19 and easing of restrictions

England is to move to step 4 of the roadmap from Monday 19th July.  Although most restrictions will be lifted at step 4, the public are asked to be cautious as cases are still rising – see link to Government website here for the full statement:

For full details on how to stay safe and help to prevent the spread see link below:

Further information on the above and many other issues relating to Covid-19 can be found on Northumberland County Council’s website – see link below:

Details of the contacts for Northumberland Citizens Advice Bureau are available via the documents link below. 

Information from Age UK Northumberland

As part of the Covid response we have been fortunate to secure some funding from the Ventient Sisters and North Steads Wind Farm, which will enable Age UK Northumberland to offer more free support and assistance to residents aged 50 and over in your area.

The support that we can provide includes:

·         Information, advice and advocacy support

·         Welfare benefit checks, including help with Attendance Allowance/PIP claims

·         Health and wellbeing advice

·         Befriending services

·         Support accessing food supplies

·         Activity packs (these will be available from mid-November)

Contact Age UK on 01670 784800

Job Centres

Please follow this link to the job centres website to find one near you:

Minutes and other documentation

Follow this link to access all Parish Council documents including meeting agendas, meeting minutes, accounts, governance, audits, monthly updates and general documentation:

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