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Berwick Children’s Centre is “good” say inspectors

Berwick Children’s Centre, a vibrant community venue which offers services for families and children including full day care and early education for young children, has achieved an impressive ‘Good’ rating following a recent daycare Ofsted inspection.

Parking improvements in Berwick

New infrastructure improvements are under way for Berwick to provide extra car and coach parking in the town.

Next stage of North of Tyne devolution begins

The next stage in the exciting plans for a devolution deal for the North of Tyne begin this week with the launch of a public consultation.

Arsonists jailed for sixteen years by crown court

Two arsonists who caused an OAP in Blyth to lose her home and possessions in a bungled attack on her flat have been jailed for a total of 16 years.

Northumberland School wins award for promoting sustainable travel to school

Mickley First School in Stocksfield, Northumberland, were recently awarded Modeshift STARS School of the Region in the North East for their achievements in promoting healthy and sustainable travel to school.

Council plans education consultation

Following clear support from schools to enter into a consultation on education in the west of the county, Northumberland County Council is proposing to carry out an informal consultation to understand what the community sees as a way forward for a sustainable education system in the area.

Driving up highway standards in Northumberland

Northumberland County Council’s highways team has been shortlisted in the most improved performer category of the prestigious annual APSE performance networks awards

Help stop the spread of measles

Northumberland County Council is reminding parents of the importance of the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine, as a very effective way to prevent infection and stop measles from spreading.

New library and information centre set to open in the new year

The refurbished and modernised library area in Hexham’s Queen’s Hall will be opening to the public in the new year, bringing a number of services all under one roof.

Union Chain Bridge Heritage Lottery Fund bid submitted

Local children have helped mark the submission of a Heritage Lottery Fund bid to safeguard the future of the historic Union Chain Bridge.

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Tue 12 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

Tynedale Local Area Council

Tue 12 Dec 2017, 04:00pm, Confirmed

Safeguarding and Corporate Parenting Group

Wed 13 Dec 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Ashington and Blyth Local Area Council

Wed 13 Dec 2017, 05:30pm, Confirmed

Family and Children's Services OSC

Thu 14 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Confirmed

Local Development Framework Working Group

Mon 18 Dec 2017, 10:00am, Proposed


Tue 19 Dec 2017, 01:00pm, Confirmed

Licensing and Regulatory Committee

Wed 20 Dec 2017, 01:30pm, Confirmed

Licensing Committee

Wed 20 Dec 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Cramlington, Bedlington and Seaton Valley Local Area Council

Wed 20 Dec 2017, 05:00pm, Confirmed

North Northumberland Local Area Council

Thu 21 Dec 2017, 03:00pm, Confirmed

County Council

Wed 03 Jan 2018, 03:00pm, Proposed

VCS Liaison Group

Thu 04 Jan 2018, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC

Mon 08 Jan 2018, 10:00am, Proposed

Castle Morpeth Local Area Council

Mon 08 Jan 2018, 04:00pm, Proposed


Tue 09 Jan 2018, 10:00am, Proposed

Rights of Way Committee

Tue 09 Jan 2018, 11:00am, Proposed

Tynedale Local Area Council

Tue 09 Jan 2018, 04:00pm, Proposed

Ashington and Blyth Local Area Council

Wed 10 Jan 2018, 04:00pm, Proposed

Health and Well-being Board

Thu 11 Jan 2018, 10:00am, Proposed

Standards Committee

Thu 11 Jan 2018, 02:00pm, Proposed

Strategic Planning Committee

Thu 11 Jan 2018, 06:00pm, Proposed

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Headteacher - Tweedmouth Prior Park First School

Headteacher required from 16 April 2018

The Federation of Longhorsley and Whalton Church of England Schools 0.4ft Fixed term Class Teacher.

Required from January 2018.

This is a mainscale post.

Caretakers / Handypersons x 2 Morpeth All Saints CE First School


Independent Reviewing Officer/Child Protection Advisor

To provide effective leadership and management

Social Work Assistants

Looking to appoint some Social Work Support Assistants to commence asap.

Development Compliance Officer

Northumberland County Council are looking to recruit a Development Compliance Officer to commence asap.


Required at Foundry House, Bedlington

Customer Service Advisor (Peripatetic)

To provide an efficient and effective front line telephone service for the citizens, businesses and visitors of Northumberland.

Teaching Assistant

Work under an agreed system of supervision and assist training officers to address the needs of students.

Customer Service Advisor Contact Centre

To deliver an efficient, first class, and customer focussed service through the Council’s Contact Centre.

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