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Dear Northumberland County Council,

Freedom of Information Request: Northumberland County Council.

Dear Sir,

Can you please furnish me with the following Risk Assessments and Equality Impact Assessments, including the Policy Impact Assessment, Strategic Environmental Assessment both programme and plan level, and full Environmental Impact Assessment of the Projects involved, with regard to the County Councils work in the Town Centre of Blyth in particular in the following four areas of concern from members of the public:

On the current Cinema offer in the Town on the Phoenix Theatre and the film clubs held in St. Mary’s Church in Blyth Town Centre and St. Bede’s Church in Newsham.

The effects on commercial development, job opportunities, employment losses through the projects being processed in Blyth Town Centre through the purchase of the Keel Row Centre for an undisclosed sum from the Duke of Northumberland’s Estates, its proposed demolition, the risk for current commercial operators and the impact on future trade within the Town of the development of an Energy Academy to include the predicted reduction in commercial footfall into the Town Centre both during normal shop opening hours and evening trade.

Assessments to include the expected reduction of visitor numbers into Blyth Town centre through the reduction in commercial premises and shrinking retail offer via the County Council’s closure of the Keel Row centre both during normal shop trading hours and evening trade.

The effect on current service providers in the Community, Arts and Youth Sector of the

Yours faithfully,

Bill Madderson

Northumberland County Council

FOI and EIR
Our reference: 1087969

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Dear Mr Madderson
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 5 February
2024.
 
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Our reference: 1087969

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Dear Bill Madderson
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 5 February 2024.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours faithfully
 
Helyn Douglas
Economic Development and Growth
Northumberland County Council 
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