Publicity

The community partnership has found the best way of informing residents on our achievements and “what is going on” is through the Pont News & Views and this website.
To access to articles in past publications view below after “How Pont News & Views Started”

How Pont News & Views Started

Pont News & Views is a monthly community magazine for the civil parish of Ponteland. The first issue was in October 2005 and it has been published monthly since then. It is delivered without charge to households and businesses in Ponteland, Medburn, Kirkley, Prestwick, and Milbourne all these communities make up the civil parish of Ponteland.

2051490_Pont News Issue 1Ponteland had previously received some community news via the Neighbourhood Watch magazine. This was produced and delivered by volunteers but many households did not receive it. Eventually, Neighbourhood Watch was unsustainable and ceased. This loss left a local news vacuum as we did not have a local newspaper which concentrated principally on this area. Various ideas were floated to fill this gap.

The then Ponteland Parish Council (now Town Council) was working to achieve Quality Status. An essential requirement was to produce a newsletter about the Parish Council’s activities four times a year. This they were doing. The Ponteland Community Partnership (PCP) was also keen to communicate with residents… Read more


To view the past articles on projects see the listings below:

2018

September Page 7
August Page 18
June Pages 23 and 26
March Page 15
February Page 16
January Page 19

2017


2016


2015

September Page 14
November  Page 15