Works by water firm to reduce flood risk

Northumbrian Water is carrying out improvement works in a north Northumberland village from next month.

The work, on Villa Lane in Longframlington, is to reduce the risk of flooding at West Lane Caravan Park.

The scheme, which is set to cost £210,000, will involve installing of 155metres of new sewer line in farm fields.

The work will start on Monday, October 6, and will carry on until Friday, November 28.

There will be a road closure for a time on Villa Lane outside the caravan park.

However, this will only be from Monday, November 10, until the end of the works on Friday, November 28.

The water company is also currently carrying out improvement works in a number of locations in Alnwick as well as in Shilbottle and the U3019 Howick to Boulmer road.