Monthly Archives: August 2016

Shields Rd Shared Space – a good use of public money?

You may have heard of Stobhill County Councillor Ian Lindley’s planned Shared Space scheme for the Shields Road area from the zebra crossing to the junction with the A192 at Sainburys. A Shared or Civilised Design space is one where … Continue reading

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Lib Dem County Council Candidates

We are delighted to announce our candidates for the County Council elections in May 2017 who are pictured below. From left to right: Andrew Tebbutt (Kirkhill), Alison Byard (Stobhill), Joan Tebbutt (Morpeth North) and David Woodard (Pegswood).

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Planning Decision Deferred

There was considerable surprise when a decision re the second Mitford Estates application to develop on land west of Lancaster Park was deferred. The proposal caused anger as it is contrary to the Neighbourhood Plan. Cllr Joan Tebbutt says, “I … Continue reading

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County Decentralisation not costed!

In their haste to undermine opposition arguments re the future of County Hall, Labour have again mislead residents. In last week’s Herald they claimed that the Peer Review and auditors Ernst Young ” gave the thumbs up to the devolution plans and expressed … Continue reading

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Roadworks! But it’s Business as Usual.

Northumbrian Water (NWL) is working with the County Council and developers to install a new strategic foul sewer to connect current and future housing developments north and west of Morpeth. The last stretch of drainage required is on Dark Lane … Continue reading

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