Council Services

Services Provided by the Council:

  • Local Allotments
  • Bus Shelters – 16 replaced last year with the remainder being replaced/refurbished over the next two years
  • Community Information
  • Sponsorship of school sports programme
  • Supporting local residents associations
  • Maintaining local floral displays
  • Financial support for Choppington Welfare’s Horticultural Show
  • Funding of improved grass cutting
  • Litter bin replacement programme
  • Sports coaching for children and a school holiday play programme (see local notice boards).
  • Environmental improvement programme for Cleaswell Park and the Riverside Park
  • Play areas (inspection, maintenance, replacement and repair).
  • Constructing 2 memorial gardens for the Great War Centenary
  • New public seating
  • Sports development programme for all ages.
  • Grants for voluntary bodies
  • Young citizen’s award
  • Youth Services (youth clubs and play activities)
  • Supporting activities for older persons
  • Community advice and drop in sessions
  • Operating a safe crime reporting centre
  • Shopping area improvement schemes