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Investing in Hexham’s Queen’s Hall and local services

Northumberland County Council is about to embark on a major refurbishment within Hexham’s historic Queen’s Hall to create a fantastic new facility that will provide an integrated library, customer and visitor information centre all under one roof.

Schools and leisure plans reviewed to ensure community concerns addressed

Northumberland County Council has announced steps to take forward a project that will secure new schools and leisure for Ponteland.

First steps taken to tackle teen travel charges

Extra payment options for post-16 transport are being introduced as the new administration looks to make the charge easier for households to manage.

Motion to withdraw and review Core Strategy

At its meeting on 5th July Northumberland County Council will consider a motion to withdraw the Northumberland Local Plan Core Strategy from Government and to carry out a review of some aspects of the document.

Recruitment drive to boost apprentice numbers

Northumberland County Council has made a £1.75 million commitment to providing great opportunities for young people, with a recruitment drive for 160 apprentices.

Putting heads together for positive results

Last week, on Tuesday 20th June, over 90 Headteachers and other education professionals gathered at The Fuse Media Centre, Prudhoe for the 2017 Northumberland County Council Headteachers’ Summer Conference.

Council issues ‘Grenfell Tower’ Fridge Freezer safety advice

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards service is urging owners of Hotpoint fridge-freezers to check their model numbers for safety reasons after one was identified as the initial cause of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London.

County Council ready to respond

Northumberland County Council is providing reassurance to residents that it is fully prepared to respond should a major incident occur within the county.

Thousands to see the Tour on their doorstep

Scores of the county’s communities are to get a grandstand view of some of the world’s top cyclists after route details of the UK’s largest and most prestigious cycle race were revealed.

Work on world famous bridge ahead of funding bid

Detailed investigation work is getting underway ahead of proposed improvements to a world famous bridge spanning the River Tweed between England and Scotland.

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Cramlington, Bedlington and Seaton Valley Local Area Council

Wed 28 Jun 2017, 06:00pm, Confirmed

Family and Children's Services OSC

Thu 29 Jun 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub Committee

Thu 29 Jun 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

North Northumberland Local Area Council

Thu 29 Jun 2017, 04:00pm, Confirmed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 04 Jul 2017, 06:00pm, Confirmed

County Council

Wed 05 Jul 2017, 03:00pm, Confirmed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 07 Jul 2017, 09:30am, Proposed

Castle Morpeth Local Area Council

Mon 10 Jul 2017, 05:00pm, Proposed


Tue 11 Jul 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Rights of Way Committee

Tue 11 Jul 2017, 11:00am, Proposed

Tynedale Local Area Council

Tue 11 Jul 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed

Ashington and Blyth Local Area Council

Wed 12 Jul 2017, 05:00pm, Proposed

Health and Well-being Board

Thu 13 Jul 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

LGPS Local Pension Board

Mon 17 Jul 2017, 09:30am, Proposed

Joint Consultative Committee

Mon 17 Jul 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Health and Wellbeing OSC

Tue 18 Jul 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Local Area Councils’ Chairs Briefing

Wed 19 Jul 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Petitions Committee

Wed 19 Jul 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Cramlington, Bedlington and Seaton Valley Local Area Council

Wed 19 Jul 2017, 05:00pm, Proposed

Family and Children's Services OSC

Thu 20 Jul 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

North Northumberland Local Area Council

Thu 20 Jul 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed

Audit Committee

Wed 26 Jul 2017, 10:15am, Proposed

Communities and Place OSC

Wed 26 Jul 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC

Thu 27 Jul 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

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Required at Woodlands Lodge, Hexham.

Part Time Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant, Morpeth All Saints CE Aided First School


Control Room Operator

To contribute to the provision of a security/Reception service at Kyloe House.

Deputy Headteacher Tweedmouth Community Middle School

Required for 1 September, or as soon as possible thereafter, we are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher.

Customer Support Assistant

Support the the Work Programme and other employability activities.

Cleaner - St Joseph's RC Middle School Hexham

12 hrs per week

General Kitchen Assistant - Bedlington Station Primary School

Hours per week - 20 Term Time + 4 days

Part-time Boys’ P.E. Teacher (0.52 FTE) Tweedmouth Community Middle School


Part-time (0.52 FTE)

Lunchtime Supervisor x 2 vacancies - Holy Trinity CE First School - Required September 2017

Monday to Friday lunchtimes, 6 hours per week, term-time only

Cleaner - Holy Trinity CE First School - Required September 2017

Monday to Friday, 10 hours per week, term-time only plus 5 days

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