Flood Alert: River Tyne

  A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency. Flood Alert in force: River Tyne. Flooding is possible for: The River Tyne from Hexham to Wylam and its tributaries. Be prepared. River levels are forecast to rise on the River Tyne and its tributaries as a result of persistent heavy rainfall today which […]

Covid-19 Vaccinations – Be Prepared

  Information about the Covid-19 vaccination programme – Healthwatch Northumberland The Department of Health and Social Care advises everyone who is offered the Covid-19 vaccination to take it, as the best way of avoiding potential serious illness from the virus and helping to ease the current situation in the UK. As Covid-19 vaccinations in Northumberland […]

Coronavirus update – New Local Restrictions from 2 December 2020

  The Government has announced that from Wednesday 2 December, the current national restrictions will be replaced with tiered restrictions, where different tiers of restrictions apply in different parts of the country. Northumberland will be in Tier 3: Very High alert. Across all tiers, everyone: must wear a face covering in most indoor public settings, unless they have an exemption should follow the rules on meeting […]