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New pavilion opens at popular Bedlington park

A new community pavilion has been opened at a popular park in Bedlington, as part of an ongoing programme of improvements.

Wheels in motion for new Morpeth cycleway

A new cycleway and other improvements for pedestrians and road users on the Stobhill approach to Morpeth are about to get underway following a successful bid by Northumberland that has secured a £600,000 funding award from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

A better car park for Craster

Work to improve the quality of the car park in the coastal village of Craster is set to get underway next week (week beginning 27 February).

New fire station among highlights of innovative investment programme

A new £2.2 million community fire station in Hexham is one of many projects benefiting from Northumberland County Council’s £380 million innovative county-wide investment programme.

Be a smarter parker in Northumberland

Northumberland County Council and Go Smarter have launched a video to promote the council’s parking enforcement camera car.

Blyth school awarded Gold Award Primary Science Quality Mark

A Northumberland school, The Dales in Blyth, is one of just two special educational needs schools nationally to be awarded a Gold Award from the Primary Science Quality Mark in 2016.

Northumberland’s Building Projects Nominated for Awards

Northumberland County Council, local architects and building industry firms are celebrating this week after seven projects in the county were shortlisted in this year’s LABC Regional Building Excellence Awards.

Bypass a key road to future investment

The new £30 million Morpeth Bypass, part of Northumberland County Council’s ongoing investment programme, is set to benefit businesses across the county, including Port of Blyth.

Council welcomes apology after planning slur

The leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed a letter of apology which followed independent audit findings into unfounded allegations about a Morpeth planning application.

Work starts on £32m Council Headquarters

The development of the new £32m Northumberland County Council Headquarters has reached a major milestone where construction work has now begun, following a ground breaking ceremony on the site.

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Family and Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue 21 Feb 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

County Council

Wed 22 Feb 2017, 03:00pm, Confirmed

County Council

Wed 22 Feb 2017, 04:00pm, Confirmed

Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Cabinet Advisory Group

Thu 23 Feb 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 24 Feb 2017, 09:30am, Confirmed

Care and Well-being Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Tue 28 Feb 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

Planning Committee

Tue 28 Feb 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Armed Forces Forum

Mon 06 Mar 2017, 10:30am, Proposed


Tue 07 Mar 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Chairmen's Group

Tue 07 Mar 2017, 01:00pm, Proposed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 07 Mar 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Local Services (Rural) Cabinet Advisory Group

Wed 08 Mar 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Local Services (Urban) Cabinet Advisory Group

Wed 08 Mar 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Area Committee - North

Mon 13 Mar 2017, 06:00pm, Proposed

Housing and Economic Growth Cabinet Advisory Group

Tue 14 Mar 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Rights of Way

Tue 14 Mar 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Area Committee - West

Tue 14 Mar 2017, 06:00pm, Proposed

Strategic Planning Committee

Wed 15 Mar 2017, 01:00pm, Proposed

Area Committee - South

Wed 15 Mar 2017, 06:00pm, Proposed

Firefighters Pension Scheme Local Pension Board

Thu 16 Mar 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Capital Works Programme Working Group

Thu 16 Mar 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Area Committee - Central

Thu 16 Mar 2017, 06:00pm, Proposed

Economic Growth and Strategic Transport Overview and Scrutiny

Tue 21 Mar 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

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Receptionist County Hall Fixed Term for 12 months

Headteacher - Hareside Primary School

Group 3, 4-11 Primary School of approximately 420 pupils

plus a 104 place nursery

Lecturer - Employability and Work Skills

To participate in the planning and development of programmes and to carry out teaching and learning activities

Highways Development Management Technician

Full time permanent post based at County Hall in Morpeth.

Catering Assistant - Highfield Middle School - Required as soon as possible

We are looking to appoint a Catering Assistant to play an integral role in our lunchtime provision for children and staff.

Key Stage 1 Teacher - Hugh Joicey C of E First School, Ford - Required September 2017

We are seeking a highly motivated, capable and flexible teacher to join our team, to be responsible for a mixed Y1/2 class.

Exam Invigilator Haydon Bridge High School

We seek Exam Invigilators to join our friendly team to support pupils during examination periods throughout the academic year.

Deputy Head Teacher- The Dales

Deputy Head Teacher at a progressive SEND school.

Teaching Assistant, Level 1

Required as soon as possible

Teaching Assistant

Required as soon as possible

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