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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.

New long stay parking for Hexham

A new parking area has been established to help alleviate issues for motorists in Hexham.

Young tenants' guide launched

Northumberland County Council in partnership with Silx Youth Project, a Blyth based organisation has launched a guidebook aimed at helping first time housing tenants.

Northumberland Live @Blyth this weekend

The Undertones will be headlining ​The Northumberland Live Festival at Blyth this weekend June 24th, playing timeless classics including; ‘Here Comes the Summer’, ‘Jimmy Jimmy’, “My Perfect Cousin” and the power pop anthem “Teenage Kicks.”

County Council offers homes for Grenfell fire survivors

Northumberland County Council has offered emergency accommodation to survivors of the Grenfell fire in London.

Cowpen Road improvement scheme complete

A comprehensive scheme to improve one of Northumberland’s most congested roads is now complete.

Duchess views final plans for LOVE Awards

Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland has been hearing about the final plans for the seventh annual LOVE Northumberland awards, which she is due to present to winning groups and individuals on Wednesday 5th July.

Making the county greener and cleaner

An ambitious programme of extra verge cutting and weed spraying is getting underway as the county gears up for the main tourist season.

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Health and Wellbeing OSC

Tue 27 Jun 2017, 11:00am, Confirmed

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, Proposed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 07 Jul 2017, 09:30am, Proposed

Castle Morpeth Local Area Council

Mon 10 Jul 2017, 04:00pm, 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, 04:00pm, 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

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Midday Supervisor - Central Primary School

7.5 hours Term-time only permanent Monday - Friday

Cleaner - Seahouses Primary School - Required September 2017

2 hours per day, Monday to Friday term time only, 3.30 to 5.30pm

Band 1 permanent position, to start 1st September 2017.

Teacher of Maths - Duchess's Community High School - Required January 2018, or sooner if possible.

We are a high achieving 13 – 18 High School, 11 – 18 from September.

“Striving for Success for All”

Teacher of Computing and Design Technology (Resistant Materials) KS2 and KS3 – Highfield Middle School -

An enthusiastic, ambitious and dedicated teacher is required to join us from September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Director of English - James Calvert Spence College federation.

Required for 1 September 2017 if possible, or 1 January 2018

Teacher Spittal Community First School

Fixed Term 1 Year pending restructure

Admin Assistant Seahouses Primary School - Required September 2017

Variable Hours 15 - 37 hours per week + 10 days outside term time

General Catering Assistant Stead Lane Primary School

General Catering Assistant post to work within our school kitchen

Out of School Club Manager- Richard Coates CE School

27.5 hours per week (Full year post)

Teaching Assistant (Level 2)- Richard Coates CE Middle School

31.5 hours per week (Term time plus 5 training days)

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