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08 December 2021 Council News

Blyth Nativity - St Mary's Church

For your safety and comfort our Town Nativity has moved inside and will be held in St Mary’s Church.



Doors will open at 5:15 and seats given on a first-come, first-served basis.



⭐️⭐️⭐️



Ooo - look what’s coming! on 10th December at 5:30pm Blyth Town Council and Churches together are hosting our first Town Nativity!



Come as a character if you’d like - a tinsel halo or tea-towel shepherd headdress will do! Many local groups are taking part and we hope it will be a real community occasion.



Please spread the word.


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    04 December 2021 Council News

    Santa Tour - Route Maps

    🎅 Santa’s Tour of Blyth returns for another year. We hope you’re ready for a fun filled 4 days! 🎅🏻

     

    ROUTE MAPS NOW AVAILABLE ON OUR SANTA PAGE (Opens in a new window)

     

    📍 LIVE SANTA TRACKER WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE ON EACH NIGHT 📍

     

    Our Facebook elves will continue this year with the up to date Facebook posts - as we know these were very helpful last year.

     

    🎅🏼 Santa will be touring Blyth on his red bus, decked out with Christmas decorations and festive lights .. Listen for his Christmas playlist and his bell ringing HO HO HO 🎅🏼

     

    Santa has some very kind helpers this year from Northumbria Police and Northumberland Fire and Rescue, who are assisting with Santa’s tour.

     

    ⚠️ SAFETY REMINDER ⚠️

    - DO NOT follow Santa’s convoy, it is highly dangerous and will mean the tour is suspended for the safety.

     

    🎄 MONDAY 13TH 🎄

    5pm start - this route is a guide and may be subject to change due to parked cars, obstructions, felled trees

     

    🎄 TUESDAY 14TH 🎄

    5pm start - this route is a guide and may be subject to change due to parked cars, obstructions, felled trees

     

    🎄 WEDNESDAY 15TH 🎄

    5pm start - this route is a guide and may be subject to change due to parked cars, obstructions, felled trees

     

    🎄 THURSDAY 16TH 🎄

    5pm start - this route is a guide and may be subject to change due to parked cars, obstructions, felled trees

     

    Please use the Santa Tracker which will be available on our website/Facebook each night of the tour, this will provide a great guide as to Santa’s current location and movements around the map.


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    03 December 2021 Council News

    RIDLEY PARK - PROCEED WITH CAUTION

    Northumberland County Council have advised that Ridley Park will be reopened at 3.00 pm today (03/12/2021)

     

    The toilets will reopen tomorrow (04/12/2021)

     

    Please be mindful that NCC staff and contractors are still working in Ridley Park cutting up damaged trees and removing debris.

     

    ⚠️ If you are visiting the park, please stick to footpaths and stay cautious throughout your visit ⚠️

     

    There will be safety signage situated throughout Ridley Park reminding visitors to proceed with caution, due to storm damage.


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    03 December 2021 Council News

    Blyth Nativity

    For your safety and comfort our Town Nativity has moved inside and will be held in St Mary’s Church.



    Doors will open at 5:15 and seats given on a first-come, first-served basis.



    ⭐️⭐️⭐️



    Ooo - look what’s coming! on 10th December at 5:30pm Blyth Town Council and Churches together are hosting our first Town Nativity!



    Come as a character if you’d like - a tinsel halo or tea-towel shepherd headdress will do! Many local groups are taking part and we hope it will be a real community occasion.



    Please spread the word


  • © 2021 Blyth Town Council


    03 December 2021 Council News

    Major Incident Declared - Storm Arwen

    A major incident has now been declared in Northumberland due to the devastating impact caused by Storm Arwen last weekend.  
     

    Northumberland County Council called a major incident due to ongoing concerns for those communities in the county worst affected.  
     

    Storm Arwen brought rain and gale force winds of up to 90mph to the area affecting power lines, leaving 3,827 still without power seven days on. 

     

    During emergencies, Northumberland County Council has a responsibility for the care and welfare of its residents, visitors and environment.

     

    Civil Emergency Info Page - https://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Fire/Civil.aspx

     

    There is nothing to suggest that these actions will work.


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