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

The offices of Blyth Town Council will be closed from the 19th December 2014 - 5th January 2015 for Christmas and New Year.


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

Upcoming Events

December 2014

Fun for all the family in Blyth Market Place inside the family-sized Snow Globe on Saturday 13 December 2014. Come along and have a beautiful festive photograph taken inside the Globe which will be yours to keep, free of charge, as a wonderful Christmas memory for years to come. Snow will be falling in the Globe between 10.00 am and 2.00 pm as you and your family gear up for Santa Claus.

From Monday 15 until Saturday 20 December the Keel Row Shopping Centre will be visited by Santa and his Chief Elf. He will be in his Grotto at various times depending on his busy schedule - posters will be in the Keel Row nearer the time.

Recent Posts

10 December 2014

Barrattiel and Briardale Christmas Dinner

The Barrattiel Women’s Group and the Briardale Community Centre are hosting a Christmas lunch for the elderly, homeless and lonely and are looking for donations of anything to help make someone’s Christmas count this year.

As well as donations of food or gifts, they are also looking for someone willing to provide some form of entertainment for about an hour on the day. If you can help please contact the Briardale Centre.

Any donations can also be left at Blyth Town Council offices, Arms Evertyne House, Quay Road, Blyth, NE24 2AS and we will deliver them to the Briardale Centre. The office is normally open 9.00 – 5.00 Monday – Thursday and 9.00 am – 12.00 noon on Friday.

Thank you for any help you can give.

21 November 2014

Christmas Lights Switch On

We are delighted to announce Joe McElderry will be switching the Christmas Tree Lights on Friday 21st November.

21 October 2014


Blyth Town Council has commissioned a report on Blyth Town Centre conducted by Graham Garnham, Consultant Town Planner.

This document is designed to support and supplement our submission to assist Northumberland County Council in the development of its Local Plan as well a providing useful information and resources for existing and potential businesses within our Town.

Please click on the link to view the report Blyth Town Centre - Planning Provisions and Prospects

Council News

Upcoming Meetings

  • Tuesday, 6th January 2015 6:30 pm

    Planning and Development Committee

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

  • Thursday, 8th January 2015 6:30 pm

    Finance Committee

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