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Gardening workshops at Hepscott Park

Activities and expert gardening instructions for both children and grown ups

Excellent news for Ponteland as £55 million investment is suggested in schools

At a Cabinet meeting this week (24 May), Northumberland County Council agreed to carry out a four week statutory consultation on proposals regarding the structure of Ponteland schools. This would mean the injection of £55 million into local schools.

A chance to learn all about the landslip

The public are being given the chance to learn more about one of Northumberland’s award winning engineering projects.

Leader stresses benefits of co-location

The leader of Northumberland County Council has reiterated the benefits of council services being co-located – as work continues to regenerate Hexham town centre.

Bridge closure traffic plan confirmed

Work on the Hexham Railway Bridge is due to start on Monday 6 June which will result in closure of the railway bridge to vehicles for six weeks.

Hexham pupils tackle anti-social behaviour

Students from Sele First School in Hexham have been getting creative to help tackle anti-social behaviour in the local community.

Community group back litter campaign

A community group in Ashington is doing its bit to keep an area of the town clean and green, with the support of the LOVE Northumberland, HATE litter campaign.

County Councillor donates money to local charity for Motor Neuron Disease

The former Civic Head of Northumberland County Council, Councillor Kath Nisbet has raised £5,155 for motor neuron disease during her term in office.

Council hails historic Morpeth Town Wembley win

Northumberland County Council has hailed Morpeth Town’s stunning victory at Wembley this weekend.

Northumberland is a county in good health, says report

Report highlights achievements, challenges, and a new approach for continued health improvements in the county.

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Tue 31 May 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed

Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Cabinet Advisory Group

Thu 02 Jun 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Armed Forces Forum

Mon 06 Jun 2016, 10:30am, Proposed


Tue 07 Jun 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Chairmen's Group

Tue 07 Jun 2016, 01:00pm, Confirmed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 07 Jun 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Corporate Parenting Panel

Wed 08 Jun 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Capital Works Programme Working Group

Thu 16 Jun 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Tenants' Voice

Thu 16 Jun 2016, 05:30pm, Proposed

Economic Growth and Strategic Transport Overview and Scrutiny

Tue 21 Jun 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Committee

Wed 22 Jun 2016, 01:30pm, Proposed

Licensing Committee

Wed 22 Jun 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Pension Fund Panel

Tue 28 Jun 2016, 09:30am, Proposed

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Teacher of Key Stage 3 Maths - Seahouses Middle School

Required from September 2016 until August 2017

Teacher – Years 3 and 4 - Choppington Primary School

Required from September 2016. Variable contract 0.4 to 1fte – starting 1fte

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER - Prudhoe Castle First School

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER   Required as soon as possible

Salary L1-L5 (NOR:82)

Network Technical Assistant

Northumberland County Council are looking to recruit a Network Technical Assistant to commence asap.

Caretaker - Seaton Delaval First School

Required from: June 2016. 37 hours Permanent Full-time all year

Key Stage 2 Teacher [Year 3 initially] Seaton Delaval First School

Required from September 2016

Admin Apprentice – Lindisfarne Middle School

We are seeking an organised and hard-working individual who can help in our bust school office.

Teacher of Computing - Berwick Academy

Required from 1 September 2016

Teacher of Science - Berwick Academy

Required from 1 September 2016

Teaching Assistant – Slaley First School

Required from September 2016. This post is a maternity cover contract to work within our EYFS unit.

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