Woolsington Parish Agendas, Reports & Minutes

Meetings are held bi-monthly at 7pm at The Gala Field Community Centre, Newbiggin Hall Estate, Newbiggin Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 1LZ.

 

Any items for the agenda must be submitted 14 days before the date of the meeting. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

About Woolsington

Woolsington is a village in and also a civil parish of the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is north-west of the city centre, and covers a large geographical area. It is one of the city's 26 electoral wards, although the ward is slightly larger than the civil parish, extending slightly further south.

 

The parish also includes Newbiggin Hall, Woolsington village and Newcastle Airport. It has a population of 11,160 as of the 2011 Census

Special Announcement
Woolsington Parish Council Launches Neighbourhood Plan Survey

Wildlife in Woolsington

It is estimated that there is a herd of about 150 roedeer which wonder around all parts of the Parish.

 

You don`t have to try very hard to find them, they can often be seen feeding on open fields. Sadly some are killed on the roads every year so please drive carefully.

Barn Owls

Barn Owls hunting for voles. These pictures were taken from Middle Drive in Woolsington looking north towards the Wheatsheaf.

 

Sadly barn Owls are not as common as they used to be due to loss of natural habitat. But if you are out and about around dusk, then keep your eyes open, you may see one.

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