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December date for Hepscott Park Christmas Fair

A Christmas fair is to be held at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit on Wednesday December 6th providing a great opportunity to purchase some special gifts, while supporting a great local cause.

Car parking boost in Cramlington over Christmas period

Northumberland County Council, alongside Cramlington Town Council and Arch have provided access to 4 car parks to be used as additional public parking ahead of the Cramlington Christmas Lights switch on and busy festive shopping period.

Pledge to develop cultural opportunities for young people

Northumberland County Council has joined dozens of organisations across the region by signing a pledge to support and help deliver arts and heritage opportunities for young people.

December date set for Tynedale Centre's Christmas Fair

A community scheme that helps adults with learning difficulties acquire new skills is holding a Christmas Fair on Saturday December 2.

Christmas trees by order from Hepscott Park

Hepscott Park Horticultural and Skills centre will be selling good quality Christmas trees from the end of November and orders are now being taken.

Minister Visits Childcare Partnership to See 30 Hours in Action

Children’s Minister Robert Goodwill has met with members of the West Bedlington Early Years Partnership in Northumberland to hear from them about their experience of delivering 30 hours free childcare.

Council’s innovative public health work receives national recognition

Northumberland County Council’s public health team has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Local Government Chronicle Awards (LGC), 2018.

Berwick Border bridge to be lit up red for World AIDS Day

The Royal Border Bridge in Berwick is to be lit up red on December 1 to mark World AIDS Day and remind the county that HIV and AIDS have not gone away.

Wreath making workshops at Hepscott Park

If you fancy making an attractive and affordable Christmas wreath to adorn your front door this festive season, why not join one of the workshops at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit near Morpeth

European grants available for fishing communities

Fishing communities stretching from Berwick upon Tweed down to North Shields are being urged to make the most of European funding available to them before we exit the European Union.

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Thu 23 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC

Thu 23 Nov 2017, 11:00am, Confirmed

North Northumberland Local Area Council

Thu 23 Nov 2017, 03:00pm, Confirmed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 24 Nov 2017, 09:30am, Confirmed

Local Development Framework Working Group

Mon 27 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Local Area Councils’ Chairs Briefing

Wed 29 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC

Mon 04 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Armed Forces Forum

Tue 05 Dec 2017, 10:30am, Proposed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 05 Dec 2017, 06:00pm, Proposed

Family and Children's Services OSC

Wed 06 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Audit Committee

Wed 06 Dec 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub Committee

Thu 07 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

LGPS Local Pension Board

Mon 11 Dec 2017, 09:30am, Proposed

Castle Morpeth Local Area Council

Mon 11 Dec 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed


Tue 12 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Tynedale Local Area Council

Tue 12 Dec 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed

Safeguarding and Corporate Parenting Group

Wed 13 Dec 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Ashington and Blyth Local Area Council

Wed 13 Dec 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed

Health and Well-being Board

Thu 14 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Local Development Framework Working Group

Mon 18 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Committee

Wed 20 Dec 2017, 01:30pm, Proposed

Licensing Committee

Wed 20 Dec 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Cramlington, Bedlington and Seaton Valley Local Area Council

Wed 20 Dec 2017, 05:00pm, Proposed

North Northumberland Local Area Council

Thu 21 Dec 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed

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Sessional Lecturer

To carry out teaching and learning activities and participate in the planning

General Catering Assistant

Required as soon as possible. fixed term linked to Universal Meals

Building Control Officer

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

Caretaker - Spittal First School - Required Dec 17 / Jan 18

We are seeking to appoint a Caretaker who will take pride in the presentation and upkeep of our school.

Lunchtime Supervisor - Burnside Primary School - Required as soon as possible

7.5 hours per week, term-time only.


Required at Lindisfarne Centre based at former Lindisfarne Middle School, Alnwick

Executive Director of Place

To provide strategic leadership and operational responsibility for services across the county.

Executive Director of Finance (Section 151 Officer)

To lead all areas of Finance and to fulfil the statutory role of Section 151 Officer.

Service Director - Education and Skills

To lead on change in Education and Skills.

Service Director - Children's Social Care

To provide strong leadership within Children’s Services.

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