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  • Northumberland prepares to raise the flag to mark Commonwealth Day 2 Mar 2015

    The Commonwealth Flag will be raised in Northumberland on Monday 9 March 2015, to mark Commonwealth Day, along with over 750 Commonwealth Flags across 38 Commonwealth countries.

  • Changes to Ponteland Children’s Centre postponed 2 Mar 2015

    Northumberland County Councillors have agreed to postpone changes to the role of the Ponteland Sure Start building for up to a year so that officers can work with local families to find new ways to deliver children’s services in the community.

  • Abbeyfields First School is 'Outstanding' say Ofsted 2 Mar 2015

    The governors, staff, pupils and parents of a Morpeth first school are celebrating after being judged in the highest category by school inspectors.

  • Business booms at Northumberland trade event 2 Mar 2015

    Business was booming for buyers and sellers from around the region who attended a major trade event this week aimed at boosting the sale of locally made goods across the county and beyond.

  • North East devolution – have your say 26 Feb 2015

    A series of meetings will take place across the North East to give business leaders, residents and partner agencies the opportunity to influence ambitious plans for regional devolution.

  • Northumberland’s teenage pregnancy rates halve 26 Feb 2015

    Northumberland has seen its teenage pregnancy rate drop by almost a half over recent years thanks to the work of the county’s Teenage Pregnancy Partnership.

  • Council approves budget focused on investment 25 Feb 2015

    A two-year budget focusing on investment, education and the future was approved today by Northumberland County Council.

  • Road to stay open to protect Amble traders 25 Feb 2015

    Northumberland County Council has announced that access onto Amble’s Coquet Enterprise Park will now remain open while essential highways and service work is carried out.

  • Health services working together for patients 25 Feb 2015

    Health services in Alnwick are pulling together to offer the best joined up care for patients across hospital, the community and home.

  • Northumberland is inspired to remember 24 Feb 2015

    A moving church service is to take place on Friday, 6 March at 12 noon in St Mary’s Church, Morpeth to celebrate International Women’s Day, with a particular focus on the suffragette movement which has great significance for Northumberland.

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