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Ashington Leisure Centre wins RIBA Award

The new Ashington Leisure Centre has won a prestigious RIBA North East Award at last week’s 2016 Awards ceremony.

Bin collections one day late – early May bank holiday

All bin collections across Northumberland will be one day late during the week beginning 2nd May.

New BMX track for school obsessed with cycling

The track has been unveiled at Morpeth Road Primary, in Blyth, where pupils are cycle-mad

Everybody Active comes to Northumberland

A month of walking activities at locations across the county

Roads to close temporarily for Saturday's freedom parade

Roads will be closed temporarily in Blyth this Saturday, 30 April, as troops march into town to receive the Freedom of Northumberland.

Top Crime Writer to Visit Ashington

Novelist Helen Cadbury will meet with readers in new library setting

Streetlighting scheme enters its second year

An ambitious three-year scheme to replace over 40,000 streetlights in the county with modern, energy-efficient LED lamps has entered its second year.

Council’s Youth Service celebrate student success

Twenty young people have been celebrated at a ceremony for taking part in a Northumberland initiative to develop their skills for the future.

Businesses urged to hang up on cold-call scams

Northumberland County Council is urging small businesses to hang up on cold callers selling advertising in publications that claim to support the emergency services.

Regiment granted Freedom of Northumberland in Blyth

The 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery will march through the streets of Blyth on 30th April to receive the Freedom of Northumberland.

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Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 03 May 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

County Council

Wed 04 May 2016, 03:00pm, Confirmed

Family and Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Mon 09 May 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed


Tue 10 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Chairmen's Group

Tue 10 May 2016, 01:00pm, Proposed

Planning and Rights of Way Committee

Tue 10 May 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Local Services (Rural) Cabinet Advisory Group

Wed 11 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Local Services (Urban) Cabinet Advisory Group

Wed 11 May 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Health and Wellbeing Board

Thu 12 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Capital Works Programme Working Group

Thu 12 May 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Housing and Economic Growth Cabinet Advisory Group

Tue 17 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Schools' Forum

Wed 18 May 2016, 09:30am, Proposed

Cabinet/Area Chairs Working Group

Wed 18 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Area Chairs' Briefing

Wed 18 May 2016, 10:30am, Proposed

Family and Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue 24 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed


Tue 24 May 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Planning and Performance Committee

Tue 24 May 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Audit Committee

Wed 25 May 2016, 10:15am, Proposed

Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education

Wed 25 May 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 27 May 2016, 09:30am, Proposed

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Senior Practitioner (Children's Centre West)

Provide supervision for a specified group of social work staff and assist the team manager in managing budgets.

Teacher of Art and Photography- THE DUCHESS’S COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

Required for September 2016

Teaching Assistant Level 2 – Hexham Priory Special School

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with our special needs pupils aged 2-19 with effect from September 2016.

Teaching Assistant Level 2- St Michael’s CE First School

We are seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to support learning in Key Stage 2 to individuals and small groups.

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER - St Joseph’s RC Middle School

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER Group 3 NOR 337 L11-15 (£49,481 – £54,503)

Required for September 2016


Maternity Cover 0.4 fte. Required from September 2016

Specialist Teacher for Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Northumebrland County Council: Specialist Teacher for ASD with List Central

Early Years Practitioner

Working directly with children and their families offering high quality experiences in Children’s Centre's and outreach.

Assistant Admin. Clerical Officer- Wylam First School

Required for September 2016 (or sooner)

Music Teacher- Prudhoe Community High School

There may be a 2/1 TLR up to £2,613 available for a suitable candidate. September 2016 start.

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