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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



We are looking to appoint a Part-Time Committee Clerk who will work with the Town Clerk (Democratic Services) and the Communications and Committees Officer to provide an effective and efficient service to ensure that the democratic processes of the Council are carried out in accordance with appropriate regulations and the Council’s Standing Orders.

The post is for 18.5 hours per week and includes attendance at evening Committee and Working Group meetings (a timetable of planned meetings is included in the information pack).

Click here for further details and to download the application form.

Recent Posts

27 March 2015

Adult Education Provided by BRIC

BRIC are offering you the chance to learn more with courses in Maths, English and IT! For more information check both page 1 and page 2.

25 March 2015

Mulberry Close Playpark

Work has now commenced on the new play area adjacent to Mulberry Close. The installation of the play area is estimated to take 3-4 weeks. Click here to see the plans!

Council News

Upcoming Meetings

  • Tuesday, 31st March 2015 6:30 pm

    Events Committee

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

  • Tuesday, 7th April 2015 6:30 pm

    Assets Committee

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