Moving to Amble, Northumberland? What you need to know

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Moving to Amble, Northumberland - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Amble in Northumberland? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Amble is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Amble the land of milk and honey or are Alnwick, Ashington and Newbiggin by the Sea a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Amble

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of July 2020 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Amble. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.

Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Broomhill 18
Togston 18
Hadston 13
Acklington 13
Amble 6
High Hauxley 6
Radcliffe 3
North Togston 2
Warkworth 1
High Buston 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Amble. These statitics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Amble. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Amble (Best) 11595/32845
Lynemouth 12235/32845
Bothal 16223/32845
Druridge Bay 17824/32845
Alnwick 17932/32845
Amble West with Warkworth 20879/32845
Ashington Central 2123/32845
Shilbottle 29914/32845
Newbiggin Central and East 6354/32845
Hirst (Worst) 882/32845
Reader Opinion:

Newbiggin-By-The-Sea full of mullet, snapback, tracky bottom wearing idiots

Your Health in Amble

If you are thinking of moving to Amble, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Amble compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Newcastle upon Tyne 1.55% 5.28% 13.57% 31.8% 47.8%
North Tyneside 1.5% 5.3% 15.02% 33.34% 44.84%
South Tyneside 1.91% 6.34% 16% 32.99% 42.76%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Amble. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Amble. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Alnwick (Best) 18812/32845
Hirst 1939/32845
Shilbottle 20106/32845
Amble West with Warkworth 20190/32845
Ashington Central 3734/32845
Newbiggin Central and East 4865/32845
Amble 7754/32845
Bothal 8353/32845
Druridge Bay 8646/32845
Lynemouth (Worst) 9144/32845
Reader Opinion:

Seahouses: they hide the inbred so you see what they want you to see

Deprivation in Amble

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Amble. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
Druridge Bay (Best) 12012/32845
Lynemouth 12538/32845
Hirst 1523/32845
Bothal 16731/32845
Alnwick 20587/32845
Shilbottle 21083/32845
Amble West with Warkworth 22138/32845
Newbiggin Central and East 4417/32845
Ashington Central 4530/32845
Amble (Worst) 9136/32845

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  1. Amble: the population of 6,022 is now almost entirely related

    Amble: the population of 6,022 is now almost entirely related

  2. Seahouses: they hide the ****** so you see what they want you to see

    Seahouses: they hide the ****** so you see what they want you to see

  3. Ashington is now a necrotic ulcer on the nether regions of the North East

    Ashington is now a necrotic ulcer on the nether regions of the North East

  4. Newbiggin-By-The-Sea full of mullet, snapback, tracky bottom wearing idiots

    Newbiggin-By-The-Sea full of mullet, snapback, tracky bottom wearing idiots

  5. Ashington is by far the ********* town in Northumberland

    Ashington is by far the ********* town in Northumberland

  6. Wooler: in the morning it’s a lovely rural town, by midday it changes

    Wooler: in the morning it’s a lovely rural town, by midday it changes

  7. Morpeth: Is it really as posh as the posters make it look? No!

    Morpeth: Is it really as posh as the posters make it look? No!

  8. Blyth, still the **** capital of Northumberland…..but now with a KFC

    Blyth, still the **** capital of Northumberland…..but now with a KFC