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Road diversions ahead of Morpeth Bypass opening

With work on the Morpeth Northern Bypass now in its final stages, a few final road closures are required to complete work ahead of the official opening.

Apply now to vote by post

Residents in Northumberland are being asked to consider voting by post at the forthcoming county and parish elections which will be take place on Thursday May 4.

Top attractions to take part in Residents’ Festival

Top attractions in Northumberland will be offering free or discounted entry to people living in the county during the annual Residents' Festival on 1st and 2nd of April

Garden waste collections underway

Garden waste collections have started in Northumberland for the 2017 growing season.

Volunteers needed for school appeals panels

Northumberland County Council are seeking volunteers to serve on the Appeals Panels for the Northumberland Local Authority.

Local elections - Don’t lose your vote

Northumberland County Council and local Parish and Town Council elections are due to take place on Thursday 4th May. In order to vote in these elections you must be registered on the electoral roll.

Preferred bidder announced for new schools and leisure centre in Ponteland

Northumberland County Council (NCC) has announced Willmott Dixon as the preferred bidder for the landmark project to create a combined schools and leisure campus in Ponteland.

Residents flock to launch of community project

Residents from Newsham flocked to a family fun day on Saturday to celebrate the launch of a community project.

iNorthumberland to invest a further £6.4m in Superfast Broadband

iNorthumberland today announced that 3,200 more homes and businesses will get access to superfast broadband thanks to a further multi million pound investment in the programme.

Coach park to open ahead of tourist season

Work is progressing well on the new town centre coach park for Berwick.

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Tree Tots

Tue 28 Mar 2017


Tue 28 Mar 2017

Alnwick Farmers Market

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Morpeth Farmers Market

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Proud to Protest

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Open day and building launch for families

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Proud to Protest

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Proud to Protest

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Blyth Artisan Market

Tue 28 Mar 2017

Hexham Farmers Market

Tue 28 Mar 2017

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Care and Well-being Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue 28 Mar 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

Planning Committee

Tue 28 Mar 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Audit Committee

Wed 29 Mar 2017, 10:15am, Confirmed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub-committee

Thu 30 Mar 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

Primary Care Applications Working Party

Thu 30 Mar 2017, 01:00pm, Confirmed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 31 Mar 2017, 09:30am, Confirmed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 04 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

County Council

Wed 05 Apr 2017, 03:00pm, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub-committee

Thu 06 Apr 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Licensing Hearing

Thu 06 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Corporate Resources and Regional Affairs OSC

Thu 06 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed


Tue 11 Apr 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Chairmen's Group

Tue 11 Apr 2017, 01:00pm, Proposed

Corporate Parenting Panel

Wed 12 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Health and Wellbeing Board

Thu 13 Apr 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Capital Works Programme Working Group

Thu 13 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Arts, Leisure and Culture Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Wed 19 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Tenants' Voice

Thu 20 Apr 2017, 05:30pm, Proposed

LGPS Local Pension Board

Mon 24 Apr 2017, 09:30am, Proposed

Economic Growth and Strategic Transport Overview and Scrutiny

Tue 25 Apr 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Planning Committee

Tue 25 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Communities and Local Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Wed 26 Apr 2017, 10:30am, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Committee

Wed 26 Apr 2017, 01:30pm, Proposed

Licensing Committee

Wed 26 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Petitions Committee

Wed 26 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Corporate Performance Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Thu 27 Apr 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Firefighters Pension Scheme Local Pension Board

Thu 27 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

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Key Stage 2 Leader and Year 5 Class Teacher, Heddon on the Wall St Andrew's CE First School


Full Time

Class teacher: Acomb First School

Permanent Variable hours 0.8-FT

Class Teacher, Ponteland First School

Permanent, Full Time


Required from 1st September 2017

Teacher of Food Technology and Health and Social Care - Berwick Academy

Salary: MPS - UPS

Start Date: September 2017

Contract Type: Full time

Contract Term: Permanent

Teaching Assistant – Slaley First School

We are seeking an experienced and resourceful teaching assistant to work in our Key Stage 1 class.


Commencing: September 2017 (or earlier)

Permanent, Full Time

Nursery Assistant – 2 Year Olds - Ashington Learning Partnership

Variable hours, initially 15 hours per week, up to 32.5.

Term time plus 2 days

Initially a temporary role.

Building Control Surveyor

To assist the Area Building Control Manager in the fulfilment of the Council’s statutory duties.

Monitoring and Enforcement Officer Minerals and Waste

Looking to appoint a Monitoring and Enforcement Officer Minerals and Waste to commence asap.

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