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Supporting Blyth


The offices of Blyth Town Council are open from 9am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 9am - 4.30pm on a 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, are 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 or take a look at our Facebook Page by clicking https://www.facebook.com/BlythTC/

Road Closures

Roadworks are also taking place on Bebside Roundabout on Cowpen Road from 15-16 April which will cause an increase in traffic. For more information please see https://roadworks.org/?tm=104644

Roadworks are taking place on Maple Crescent from 12 April - 2 May and could cause delays. See https://roadworks.org/?tm=117150 for more information.

Construction works of the pedestrian crossing on the south bound slip road at Besbside roundabout will be closed from 19:00 to 23:00 on the 4th, 5th and 8th May 2017, see https://roadworks.org/ for more information.

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Please click here to view the Briefing Note for Candidates issued by Northumberland County Council.

The list of nominations for the upcoming elections can be seen here. Don’t forget to vote!

The NOTICE OF POLL is now available, please click here to see the document.

The Mayor

April 2017

Mayor Margaret Parker

Councillor Margaret Parker, Mayor, attended her last Full Council meeting as Mayor on Thursday 23 March 2017 and is retiring as a Councillor at the end of April.

Councillor Parker presented medals to past Mayors - Councillor Alisdair Gibbs-Barton, Councillor Kath Nisbet and Councillor Bob Parker.

She was presented with a bouquet from the officers by Joe Hughes, Town Clerk.

Work in Progress

March/April 2017

Newsham Farm Play Area is under construction, please click here to see the progress.
Work is also in progress at Millfield Play Area to install a swing, Burns Avenue Play Area to install toddler swings and a mini MUGA (multi-use games area) and a net twister has been installed at Briardale.

Work commenced this week (03/04/17) on the stabilisation of the lanes at Beatrice Avenue and Newsham Side Club allotment sites using ecoProactive. Beatrice Avenue is completed and Newsham Side Club should be completed by Friday 7 April. Click here to go to the Allotments page for more information or on the allotment site name to go to the gallery
Beatrice Avenue or Newsham Side Club

Recent Posts

12 April 2017

Election Nominations

The list of nominations for the upcoming elections can be seen here. Don’t forget to vote!

29 March 2017

Bliss - The People's Projects

Bliss One-Stop Shop is in the final of The People’s Projects from The National Lottery. Vote here!. Voting ends 3 April 2017!

22 March 2017

Experimental Traffic Regulation Order

An Experimental Traffic Regulation Order at Blyth Quayside and the surrounding area will be implemented on 7 April 2017. Click here for details and here to view the plan.

This Consulatation has now been revoked, please see the letter here.

Council News

Upcoming Meetings

  • Thursday, 4th May 2017 6:30 pm


    Election of Councillors

  • Thursday, 11th May 2017 6:30 pm

    Annual Meeting and Council

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