Useful contacts

The Town Council collaborates with various statutory bodies on important issues which affect our everyday lives including planning, highways, road safety and health as well as with local voluntary organisations.

This area of the website includes useful information and website links (in green font) for public sector partners, planning, schools, churches, police and leisure services.


Northumberland County Council

The landing page for the Northumberland County Council website, with services including bin collection date checker, report a pot hole, report a street light fault, report a missed bin, school term dates, planning search and find your county councillor.



Planning applications
This link takes you directly to the Northumberland County Council planning portal where you can search for planning applications by reference number, applicant, street name or postcode.

Darras Hall Estate Committee
The Estate Committee manages byelaws and covenants protecting the Darras Hall estate from inappropriate development and advises on planning guidelines.

Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Group
Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan Group has been set up to work on behalf of the Town Council and the wider community to develop a comprehensive Neighbourhood Plan for Ponteland and its surrounding villages. Its principal aim is to encourage appropriate development that meets the needs and priorities of the community including housing, education, healthcare, employment, retail, leisure, transport, car parking, and infrastructure.



Northumbria Police – East Tynedale
News from and contact details for officers on the Northumbria Police local neighbourhood policing team.



St Mary The Virgin Ponteland and Holy Saviour Milbourne

St Matthews

Ponteland Methodist Church

Ponteland United Reformed Church



Ponteland First School

Darras Hall First School

Ponteland Community Middle School

Richard Coates Middle School

Ponteland Community High School


Leisure services

Ponteland Leisure Centre

Ponteland Library

Ponteland Memorial Hall
Ponteland Memorial Hall provides a range of facilities adaptable to suit a wide variety of functions, from small art classes to large receptions. The Memorial Hall site, also the location for Ponteland Bowling Club and Ponteland Lawn Tennis Club, has free parking facilities for over 100 vehicles.


Hexham MP Guy Opperman

Guy Opperman MP
House of Commons

Constituency office:
1 Meal Market, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1NF

Tel: 0207 2197113


Newcastle Airport guide

A guide to Newcastle Airport


Newcastle Airport Guide