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Visitors share their excitement on Tall Ships Regatta

Ships ahoy! There's just hours to go until the Tall Ships berth in Blyth - and the excitement is rising.

Successful results for Northumberland schools as millions invested in new schools

Students in Northumberland are celebrating a successful set of GCSE results as the Council is investing millions in new schools and school buildings across the county.

Tall Ships inspire competition winners

Writers Christine and Ciara take first place in our Ship Shape poetry contest.

Assurances over event noise at Druridge Bay Country Park

Police and Northumberland County Council officers have moved to reassure local residents after noise from an event last weekend reached unacceptable levels.

Blyth artists make waves ahead of Tall Ships arrival

A group of artists from Blyth have set sail on a community art project, drawing up on the arrival of the Tall Ships Regatta.

Summer Reading Challenge: Still Time to Get Involved

The sun has not yet gone down on the biggest success story of the summer.

Full steam ahead in Northumberland for devolution

More money is heading to the region as council leader welcomes Minister's support for local decision-making

Tynedale youngsters get on board for free transport to Tall Ships

More than 100 Tynedale residents will be provided free transport to take them straight to the Tall Ships Regatta – thanks to the help of their local councillor.

New marine research centre to launch at Tall Ships Regatta

Newcastle University is expanding its world-renowned Marine Science and Technology School with a new research centre being unveiled in Blyth during the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta.

New checks will prevent misuse of the ‘bus pass’

New checks are being introduced on buses in the North East to prevent the misuse of concessionary bus passes meant for older and disabled people.

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Alnwick Farmers Market

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Guided Walk

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Disaster Glass Craft

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Thank Folk its Friday

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Pirate Mask Craft

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Guided Walk

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Dogs Unite!

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Rennington Scarecrows 2016

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Hexham Farmers Market

Fri 26 Aug 2016


Fri 26 Aug 2016

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Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Cabinet Advisory Group

Thu 01 Sep 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 06 Sep 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

County Council

Wed 07 Sep 2016, 03:00pm, Proposed

Area Committee - North

Mon 12 Sep 2016, 06:00pm, Confirmed


Tue 13 Sep 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Chairmen's Group

Tue 13 Sep 2016, 01:00pm, Proposed

Rights of Way

Tue 13 Sep 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Area Committee - West

Tue 13 Sep 2016, 06:00pm, Confirmed

Local Services (Rural) Cabinet Advisory Group

Wed 14 Sep 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Local Services (Urban) Cabinet Advisory Group

Wed 14 Sep 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Area Committee - South

Wed 14 Sep 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Family and Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Thu 15 Sep 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Capital Works Programme Working Group

Thu 15 Sep 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Area Committee - Central

Thu 15 Sep 2016, 06:00pm, Proposed

Pension Fund Panel

Fri 16 Sep 2016, 09:30am, Proposed

Armed Forces Forum

Mon 19 Sep 2016, 10:30am, Proposed

Economic Growth and Strategic Transport Overview and Scrutiny

Tue 20 Sep 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Housing and Economic Growth Cabinet Advisory Group

Tue 20 Sep 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education

Wed 21 Sep 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Communities and Local Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Wed 21 Sep 2016, 10:30am, Proposed

Area Chairs' Briefing

Wed 21 Sep 2016, 02:30pm, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub-committee

Thu 22 Sep 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

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Play Worker

Northumberland County Council are looking to recruit a Play Worker to commence as soon as possible.

Social Worker

This is an exciting time to join Northumberland for those wanting to progress their careers and skills in social work practice.

Wedding Rceptionist

Northumberland County Council: Wedding Receptionist based at Morpeth Town Hall.

Information Services Graduate Developer

Develop wide ranging level of programs and program modifications from supplied specifications.

Digital Design and Delivery Manager

To provide and initiate leadership, management and advice, on the Council’s digital strategy

Cleaner - The Dales Cowpen Road Blyth

A Cleaner is required from October to cover a maternity leave.

Lunchtime Supervisor - The Dales Cowpen Road Blyth

A Lunchtime Supervisor is required from October to cover a maternity leave.

General Kitchen Assistant - The Dales Cowpen Road Blyth

A General Assistant is required from October for a fixed term period until August 2018.

Care Worker - Tynedale House, Blyth

To assist with the provision of physical, personal and emotional care to Service Users

Housing Assistant

To provide administrative support to the Asylum Seekers & Refugee Team

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