Northumberland County Council

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  • 100 days to go until the general election - make sure you secure your vote 27 Jan 2015

    Northumberland voters could be denying themselves the chance to vote in the UK general election on 7 May because they are not on the electoral register.

  • Free Golden Guide for Over 50s is out now 27 Jan 2015

    The Golden Guide, a FREE guide packed with local information for the over 50s is now available across the county

  • Blyth’s first Harry Potter book event 26 Jan 2015

    An evening to make wands twitch and owls quiver has been planned at Blyth Library. They will be joining thousands of libraries and schools around the country who are taking part in the first Harry Potter Book Night.

  • Planning review to support growth in Northumberland 26 Jan 2015

    Northumberland County Councillor Allan Hepple has today announced a fundamental review of the county’s planning service.

  • Allendale - a neighbourhood planning first 26 Jan 2015

    Allendale has become the first area in the North East to have a neighbourhood plan that has passed independent examination.

  • Ongoing heartburn 'can be a sign of cancer' 26 Jan 2015

    Latest data reveals around 750 people in the North East are diagnosed with oesophago-gastric cancers each year.

  • Northumberland personality nominated for an award 26 Jan 2015

    With stars in his eyes Ronnie Scheu, Active Northumberland, is the Northumberland personality who has been nominated for the North East Disability Sports Awards which is due to celebrate the talent and success enjoyed by north east sportsmen and women.

  • Warning over cold call telephone scams 26 Jan 2015

    Northumberland County Council's Public Protection Service is urging consumers to be on their guard following an increasing number of complaints relating to scam telephone calls.

  • Understanding Dementia 26 Jan 2015

    Hexham library will be hosting a talk by Kay Yeo, Health improvement practitioner, at Northumbria Healthcare to raise awareness of problems faced by people with Dementia, Alzheimer’s and their carers.

  • Resident reaches 100 not-out 26 Jan 2015

    It was in 1915 that world war I was underway, having started in the August of the previous year. At around the time that Ivy Marran was born it was the first time that the German Zepplins bombed the towns of Great Yarmouth and Kings Lynn.

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