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The offices of Blyth Town Council are open from 9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 9am - 12am Friday.


Blyth is a vibrant market town, port and home to some of the world’s greatest innovators in renewable technology.

Situated in the South-East of the county, Blyth Town Council serve over 36,000 inhabitants in this the most densely populated town of Northumberland, which also boasts a fine beach, wonderful parks and a friendly disposition. Don’t just take our word for it though. Visit the BEACH AND PARKS gallery or even more fine buildings, sights and amenities in AROUND BLYTH.

Blyth Town Council is a community council at the most local level of government. We provide an expanding number of services, events and also a voice for the residents of Blyth delivered with local knowledge and commitment. Our activities are detailed on the pages of this website. However, Northumberland County Council, is responsible for most of the services Blyth residents commonly access: Benefits and Council Tax, Housing, Social Care, Tourism, Libraries, Schools, Roads and Transport, Waste and Recycling. More details at www.northumberland.gov.uk

Use the tabs at the top of the page to navigate the site for Blyth information, amenities and what Blyth Town Council is doing on your behalf.

If you have any queries please contact the Town Council office - details are on the ‘Contact Us’ page.

A New Mayor

29th May 2014

Councillor Olga Potts was elected as the mayor of Blyth at the Town’s Council meeting 29th May 2014. She has been a town Councillor since the first elections in 2009, and before that was a Councillor on the Borough Council. In nominating her, her fellow Councillors paid tribute to her years of public service as a teacher, a Councillor and representative on other bodies. Councillor Potts represents the Isabella Ward and will server as Mayor until the next annual meeting in May 2015.

Mayor Olga Potts

Community Grants

January 2015

A reminder that the closing date for applications to be considered by the Community Grants Committee at their next meeting on 12 February 2015 is
31 January 2015.

The Community Grants Committee consider applications three times per financial year and this is the final meeting for this year’s funding so make sure you get your application to us in time.

Check the Community Grants page for details - it’s under ‘The Council’ on the main heading.

Recent Posts

23 January 2015

BRIC Education and Employment Programme

Head down to Blyth Resource & Initiative Centre for workshops to help improve your confidence and skills, and to help you be ready to find a job. These workshops cover all of the fundamental practical skills as well as preparing you mentally for the workplace. These workshops vary from Interview Preparation to Dealing with Stress. Check the poster attached for all dates and times, hope to see you there!

20 January 2015

Level 1 Course - Hospitality and Catering, Office and Business, Retail and Service Enterprise, Employability and Social Development.

A brand new Level 1 course covering Hospitality and Catering, Office and Business, Retail and Service Enterprise, Employability and Social Development is available at Blyth Resource and Initiative Centre. Enrolment day here at BRIC is on 28th January.

Requirements: Minimum age 19yrs Unemployed Commitment to 14 weeks (As there is a week off in the middle)

Feel free to get in touch with BRIC on 01670 353817.

09 January 2015

South East Area Committee

There will be a meeting of Northumberland County Council’s South East Area Committee on Wednesday 14 January 2015 in New Hartley Community Centre, St Michael’s Avenue, New Hartley at 6.00 pm. Click here for details.

Council News

Upcoming Meetings

  • Thursday, 5th February 2015 6:30 pm

    Assets Committee

    6:30 PM – Council Chamber, Arms Evertyne House, Quay Road, Blyth, NE24 2AS

    Download :  Agenda

  • Thursday, 12th February 2015 6:30 pm

    Community Grants Committee

    6:30 PM – Council Chamber, Arms Evertyne House, Quay Road, Blyth, NE24 2AS