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Asbestos disposal warning after fly-tipping incidents soar

Northumberland County Council is urging residents and businesses to ensure they dispose of potentially harmful asbestos through a licensed operator following a surge of asbestos fly-tipping incidents in the county.

The sky's the limit for rocket project

A rare feature of Northumberland’s maritime heritage is set to be restored to its former glory following support from Northumberland County Council.

Headline act shows commitment to Bedlington

Classic soul songs such as Mustang Sally, Destination Anywhere and In the Midnight Hour will echo around Bedlington this summer as The Commitments are announced as the latest headline act to be featured in the Northumberland Live series of festivals.

Home movers reminded not to lose their vote

Often things can get lost or forgotten when moving house, but with the county and parish elections due to take place on Thursday May 4 , Northumberland County Council is urging home movers to make sure their vote isn’t one of them.

Get tough approach continues against litter louts

The council is pledging to continue its tough line on people who drop litter or let their dog foul in the county.

Morpeth in line for new cycleway

A new cycleway and other improvements for pedestrians and road users are proposed for the approach to Morpeth through the Stobhill area.

Concerns over rural bus service change

Concerns have been expressed after a bus route serving a number of remote communities in Northumberland was changed.

Council calls out for cleaning champions

Northumberland County Council is backing a flagship campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March.

Amble improvement works gather pace

A scheme to improve the roads in Amble town centre is well on-track.

Northumberland to share expertise on integrated care with China through collaboration with Xiangya Hospital

A unique memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between health and care leaders in Northumberland and one of the best hospitals in China to share NHS expertise on providing integrated patient care.

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Planning Committee

Tue 24 Jan 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Audit Committee

Wed 25 Jan 2017, 10:15am, Confirmed

Petitions Committee

Wed 25 Jan 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Corporate Resources and Regional Affairs OSC

Thu 26 Jan 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 27 Jan 2017, 09:30am, Confirmed

Corporate Resources and Regional Affairs OSC

Thu 02 Feb 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed


Tue 07 Feb 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Chairmen's Group

Tue 07 Feb 2017, 01:00pm, Proposed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 07 Feb 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Funding for Arts Support in Northumberland Task and Finish Group

Wed 08 Feb 2017, 11:00am, Confirmed

Corporate Parenting Panel

Wed 08 Feb 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Health and Wellbeing Board

Thu 09 Feb 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Economic Growth and Strategic Transport Overview and Scrutiny

Tue 14 Feb 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Communities and Local Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Wed 15 Feb 2017, 10:30am, Proposed

Schools' Forum

Thu 16 Feb 2017, 09:30am, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub-committee

Thu 16 Feb 2017, 10:00am, Proposed


Thu 16 Feb 2017, 01:00pm, Proposed

Capital Works Programme Working Group

Thu 16 Feb 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Tenants' Voice

Thu 16 Feb 2017, 05:30pm, Proposed

Family and Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue 21 Feb 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

County Council

Wed 22 Feb 2017, 03:00pm, Proposed

Corporate Performance Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Thu 23 Feb 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Cabinet Advisory Group

Thu 23 Feb 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Arts, Leisure and Culture Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Thu 23 Feb 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 24 Feb 2017, 09:30am, Proposed

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Physics Teacher - Ashington High School (Partnership)

Physics Teacher - September 2017

Science Teacher - Ashington High (Partnership)

Science Teacher - September 2017

Transport Network Officer

Permanent, full time position based at County Hall, Morpeth.

Teaching Assistant - Seaton Sluice Middle School

Fixed-term contract until the end of Summer Term 2017

20 hours per week Monday to Thursday, term-time

Teaching and Learning Assistant – 2 posts Astley Community High School and Whytrig Middle School

28.35 hours per week, term-time plus one training day

Assistant Subject Leader in Mathematics - Prudhoe Community High School

MPS/UPS+ TLR 2/2 currently £4,399

Permanent full time starting September 2017

Emergency Foster Carer

Emergency foster care for children 0 to 18


Permanent Contract. Part time – term time only.

Variable Hours 15 - 22.5 hpw - 22.5 hpw initially..

Teacher of Mathematics - Atkinson House School - Required April 2017

You must have empathy with boys who exhibit SEMH, have high attainment aspirations and work as part of a strong team.

Housing Officer

You will be responsible for delivering and developing a high quality, responsive Estate management service

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