Northumberland County Council

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  • Be inspired and entertained 31 Oct 2014

    If you are feeling tired, stressed or you want to put your feet up and get a pick-me-up, then you can pop down to your local library and boost your mood with a recommended read.

  • Imagining the past: writing historical fiction 30 Oct 2014

    New writers get the opportunity to hone their writing skills at Wooler library. The library, in partnership with Words Across Northumberland and Northumberland Arts Development, are presenting a short writing course led by local author Bea Davenport.

  • Dog owners fall foul of the law 30 Oct 2014

    Residents are enjoying cleaaner and safer neighbourhoods as Northumberland County Council's zero tolerance approach to dog fouling continues.

  • Friends old and new invited to youth service 29 Oct 2014

    Youths past and present are being invited to a special reunion in Cramlington next month. Staff from Northumberland youth service’s Cramlington centre are organising the event for friends, workers, staff and the young people that have worked with the service since 1995.

  • Reminder over fire strike action 27 Oct 2014

    The Fire Brigades Union is staging its latest period of strike action over four days from Friday as part of its ongoing national dispute with the Government over pensions.

  • Construction of the Morpeth Northern Bypass moves a step closer 27 Oct 2014

    The construction of the Morpeth Northern bypass moved a step closer this week as new roadside information boards were installed.

  • Council customer service ask@ mailbox to close 27 Oct 2014

    In order to provide a better overall service to customers, the council’s customer service mailbox ask@northumberland.gov.uk will be decommissioned in early November.

  • Children celebrate park’s new multi-sports space 27 Oct 2014

    Residents of all ages are celebrating the transformation of old tennis courts into a multi-activity area at a Blyth park.

  • Fire Service helping save lives across Europe 27 Oct 2014

    Fireefighters in Northumberland are playing a key role in a Europe-wide project aimed at saving lives during natural disasters.

  • Cloudburst – a young people creative festival 22 Oct 2014

    A free young people’s creative arts festival at Blyth Sports Centre

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