Parish News

Cornhill Bus Shelter

Improvements and a new bench installed in the bus shelter.

Pictures and information on our Community Page


The County Council has introduced a new way of reporting potholes.

Information on how you can help by reporting potholes

on our Parish Council page


NCC Local Heroes Awards


Donaldson’s Lodge residents Ann Wood and Tony Adams were presented with their Local Heroes Awards for long service to the local community. Both have recently retired from the Tillmouth Village Hall Committee.


Full details on our Community Page

Planning Notices

Visit the Planning Page via the Menu Link on our Parish Council Page

 Parish Council Accounts

(Year ending March 2016)

Are available on our Parish Council Page


is available via the Community Page menu

 OilCAN Community Oil Buying Scheme

 Run by Affinity and Community Action Northumberland

Not a Member:

Joining details, Current Oil Prices for Members
and full information on our

Community Page


 CPC Meeting

The next Parish Council Meeting

will take place in the Village Hall on:

Thursday 12th January 2017 at 6.00pm

The agenda for the meeting will be available on the Parish Council page.


Minutes of the Parish Council Meetings are available on our archive page

(Drop-down menu on the Parish Council page menu).


 Superfast Broadband now available in Cornhill!

Full details on our Community Page


What's going on with our Ambulances?

Is a protocol on paramedic breaks endangering lives in North Northumberland?

Please share your view on our ambulance cover



Welcome to the Cornhill-on-Tweed Community Website

 The village of Cornhill lies on the Scottish Border, approximately 1½ miles from Coldstream, and so is on the northerly edge of Northumberland. It was in ancient times known as Cornell. The parish carries the same name and incorporates Old and New Heaton and Tillmouth. The river Tweed runs eastward about a mile from the village, where there is an eighteenth century bridge with a span of five arches over the river. Agriculture plays a part here, with a rich soil that supports diverse crops such as turnips, beans, and a variety of grains.

Cornhill was, for political purposes, part of the county of Durham, but in 1844 by act of parliament was separated from it and then joined with Northumberland. The Anglican St. Helen's Church is dedicated to St. Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great, the first Christian Emperor. Legend says that it was erected in 1082AD, because Norham had become the property of Durham Cathedral. It has undergone rebuilding and restoration work both in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with the bell tower being added in 1840. The Church could boast a harmonium by 1856, when the choir was created. In addition to this, the rectory held a lending library of 300 volumes. There have been several gifts bestowed upon this church by the Earls and Countesses of Home, including stained glass windows, an organ, and a new font.

A school was raised in 1837, for the education of both boys and girls following the national system. The master's house was constructed in 1860, the land for both buildings being given by the Collingwoods. The school was enlarged and improved in 1868 at a cost of nearly £200. The school was closed however in 2012.

(Information supplied by Northumberland Communities NCC)



to be held on Thursday, 15th December 2016 in Cornhill Village Hall at 7.00pm

to discuss Planning Application Ref:16/04099/FUL


Proposed erection of 11 one-storey Holiday Home Lodges on land west of The Sidings, Green Lane, Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12 4UG.

The developer will be present to answer questions, and plans will be available to look at

This application may be viewed on line at:

Cornhill Parish Council

Email: Tel: 01890 820501

Northumberland County Council

Household Waste Disposal - new Opening Hours

Berwick, North Road Industrial estate, TD15 1UN

open 7 days a week


Wooler, Brewery Lane, NE71 6QG

open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday

Opening hours


1 November to 31 March 8am until 6pm


1 April to 31 October 8am until 7.30pm



New LED Lamppost Information

for Cornhill-on-Tweed and Donaldson's Lodge


New Lampost Map

Responses to Residents LED Questionnaires for Cornhill & Donaldson's Lodge

Available HERE (Opens as PDF) 

Street Lighting Costs for Additional Items

Available HERE (Opens as PDF)



River Tweed Footpath Re-opens

As long-standing residents of Cornhill may know, the footpath alongside the river on the south side of Coldstream Bridge has been a favourite walk for many years. Some time ago, the access gate was locked and entry forbidden, leading to many walkers questioning why this should be. Due to negotiations by the Parish Council Chairman, Cornhill residents have now been given permission to use this path again, provided they leave no litter and that they pick up after their dogs. The nearest litter bin, which can also be used for bagged dog poo, is situated in the lay-by on the A697 road between Cornhill and Coldstream Bridge.The field gate will continue to be locked, and access to the path may be obtained via the gap in the wall on the opposite side of the road and under the bridge.

Signed:     Angela Hallam-Baker     (Clerk to Cornhill Parish Council)





 Find Us!

Cornhill-on-Tweed Map

View Google Map HERE






Local Events

The Cheviot Centre


For this week's Events Click HERE

Tillmouth Village Hall 

Tillmouth Recreation Club

started up again from:

Monday 10th October 2016 from 8-10pm.

There is billiards,

bar billiards, darts,

table tennis etc.

If you don’t have transport it can be arranged too.

More information:

Phone 01890 882305.







Northumbria Police




Click HERE

for the December Newsletter (PDF)


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