The Parish Council has been asked to publicise a petition to Northumberland County Council (NCC) that seeks,

amongst other things, a declaration by NCC of a 'Climate Emergency'. The petition has been instigated by a group called 'Climate Action Northumberland', a group of 'concerned residents', whose email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Parish Council has agreed to publicise the petition locally without expressing support for or opposition to the petition. If you want to view the petition, you can do so by clicking here . This will direct you to the petitions page of NCC's website. Selecting 'View current e-petitions' will display this petition, together with any other open petitions. The pages also provide more information about what happens if the number of signatures on a petition reaches certain thresholds. The petition closes on 26 June 2019.