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  • Communities get “Get Going” to win funding for better transport 29 Aug 2014

    Communities across Northumberland have another chance to get funding for sustained transport. The ‘Get Going’ fund is open to those communities who think there is an opportunity for a sustained alternative to the loss of bus services or where a new demand has been identified

  • Stop misleading parents over post-16: Leader 28 Aug 2014

    Northumberland County Council's leader today called on post-16 policy protesters to stop misleading people into believing that the new policy can be overturned if they simply keep on complaining.

  • New adult learning courses for autumn 27 Aug 2014

    Northumberland residents can pursue their ambitions, make new friends and learn fresh skills by signing up for the new adult learning courses beginning this autumn.

  • 7 out of 10 smokers say their family worries - Read Dawn's Story 26 Aug 2014

    Seven out of 10 North East smokers admit their family worry about losing them early to smoking and wish they would quit, new figures by Fresh reveal.

  • PHE urges North East freshers to get MenC vaccine 26 Aug 2014

    Public Health England is urging new students in the North East to get vaccinated against meningococcal C (MenC) infection before beginning university in September.

  • Council promotes LGBT equality 26 Aug 2014

    A display of books and resources about the life and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people is opening on 4th September 2014 at Ashington library for two weeks.

  • Fresh veg on sale at Sleekburn Open Day 26 Aug 2014

    A community scheme that helps adults with learning disabilities acquire horticultural skills is holding a public open day where residents can come along, have a look around and buy some fantastic fresh vegetables.

  • Free safety checks for electric blankets 26 Aug 2014

    Free electric blanket safety checks will be available for Northumberland residents from the week beginning Monday 22 September.

  • Changes to household waste permit scheme in Northumberland 26 Aug 2014

    Northumberland County Council is cracking down on unauthorised use of its household waste recovery centres – ensuring that the facilities provide the best possible service to their customers - county residents.

  • Northumberland Live all set to stage fantastic festival 22 Aug 2014

    The stage is being set and there’s less than a day to go before the Northumberland Live free music festival gets underway at Blyth Beach. As with all fun trips, it’s best you do a bit of planning into what you need and how to get there.

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