LOCAL ELECTIONS 6th May 20201
If you feel like standing as a Parish Councillor now is your chance.
You will need to complete nomination papers and submit these to Northumberland County Council by 4pm on Thursday April 8th.
Contact the Clerk for the necessary papers on 07775060430 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Polling day is 6th May 2021 but if there are 10 or less nominations received for the Parish Council, everyone will be appointed as being ‘ non contested’ and no vote will take place.
CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY – PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS – Future meetings during emergency to be held on line.
Due to the Coronavirus emergency and government advice meetings are now being held on line, and will be open to the public live, via the internet. The Parish Council is using ‘ZOOM’ as the meeting platform, which is easily available, and simple to use. The joining instructions will be published with the meeting agendas but if you wish to join the meeting you will need a meeting reference and passcode from the Clerk telephone: 07775060430.
Please see the link above for information relating to services and local information during this emergency.
You can contact the Parish Council through our Parish Clerk, Jan Anderson. e: email@example.com telephone: 07775060430
The contact details for all of our Parish Councillors are here.
NEWS! NEWS! NEWS! ANNUAL LITTER PICK POSTPONED
The annual parish litter pick which was planned for Sunday 21st March 2021 has had to be postponed. the event will be rescheduled as soon as possible and details will be on the Parish Council website and on the new facebook page ‘Swarland Residents’ so watch out for details.
NEWS! NEWS!NEWS! PIZZA’S! PIZZA’s! PIZZA’S
Opening Saturday 27th February 2021 in the car park at Vyner Park, Swarland. A PIZZA VAN – Collect your orders between 4PM-8PM.
RING: 07949 698330. The ‘La Cabina’ van will be on site ALTERNATE Saturdays (from 27th Feb). Order by Noon the day before. The van is collection only.
NEWS! NEWS! NEWS! Citizens Advice Northumberland – updated contact details
Citizens Advice Northumberland is a registered local charity which provides the people of Northumberland with free, confidential, and impartial information and advice on a wide range of subjects including welfare benefits, debt, financial capability, fuel poverty, housing and employment matters. For contact details click HERE.
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NEWS! NEWS! NEWS! Red Squirrels The Parish Council has received a letter from the publicity officer of Berwick Save Our Squirrels who are keen to recruit more volunteers to help with monitoring and protection. We have Red Squirrels living in parts of the Parish (see picture below) so if you are interested read Hilary’s article.
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Action to be taken on speeding An issue was raised by a Swarland regarding roads on Nelson Drive, Kenmore Road, and Percy Drive being damaged by builders trucks which are also speeding. It was agreed that more evidence is needed of how widespread the problem is. If any residents have any information please could they contact the Clerk.