Thursday, 30 July 2015

Blyth Town Council, August 2015

There is only one meeting on the August Calendar for August

Planning and Development Committee, Thursday August 13th, 6:30 pm at Arms Evertyne House


The Events Committee postponed from this week should be re-organised for August, but as yet no date as been set.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Grass Cutting Suspended

Because of the very wet weather, grass cutting in Blyth has been suspended. ( This isn't because of the staff getting wet in the rain, but because of the likely damage caused due to cutting wet grass)

On the plus side, it will give the workforce the opportunity to concentrate on weed killing in the areas that still need it .

I am told that the South Beach area should be done this week, or early next.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

The Liberal Democrats Leadership election

Well, my vote is cast.

It was a difficult choice to make because both candidates are a solid, Liberal choice.

Both have their "High Profile" supporters, and both have had a polite but firm campaign.

Whoever wins will have a hard task to raise the party's profile and to raise the number of votes we receive and seats we win.

Good luck to them both.

Oh , my vote went to ........ one of the candidates, I'm not going to disclose who I voted for. But I did vote.

Monday, 29 June 2015

By-election in Seaton Valley

There is to be a by-election in Seaton Valley, just over the border from Blyth.

The election is in Seghill with Seaton Delaval ward of Seaton Valley (Parish Council) and will be held on 16th July

The vacancy was caused by the resignation of a Labour councillor. The Liberal Democrat candidate is the experienced, and well known, Anita Romer.

If you can help, in any way, please contact Penny Reid , at pennyreid@hotmail.co.uk , or telephone 01670 544113

Blyth Town Council , July Meetings

Blyth Town Council and its Committees have the following meetings scheduled for July:-

Thursday 2nd July, Finance Committee 

Tuesday 7th July , Community Grants Committee 

Thursday 16th July, Full Council ... preceded by Public Question Time 

Thursday 23rd July , Planning & Development Committee 

Tuesday 28th July, Events Committee  

Thursday 30th July , Assets Committee 


All meetings start at 6:30 , at Arms Evertyne House

Monday, 1 June 2015

Liberal Democrats Leadership hustings at Newcastle

The local hustings for the Liberal Democrats leadership candidates will be at the Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle, on 19th June

The meeting opens at 7pm with tea / coffee, the hustings themselves start at 7:30

Any member of the party at 3rd June is entitled to attend the hustings, and to vote in the election

The leadership election is held under the "one member, one vote" principle, and will be held under STV ( single transferable vote ) 

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Blyth Town Council, June meetings

As far as I am aware, the following are the scheduled meetings for June

Allotments Committee, Tuesday June 2nd

Assets Committee, Thursday June 4th 

Planning & Development Committee , Thursday June 11th

Events Committee, Tuesday June 23rd 

Staff Committee Thursday June 25th -- Cancelled 

Planning & Development Committee , Tuesday June 30th -- Cancelled 

All meetings are due to start at 6:30 pm , at Arms Evertyne House

As ever, these are subject to change , check with the council ( 01670 361668 beforehand )