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Time flies for Morpeth's floral clock

One of Morpeth’s most famous timepieces is on the move to allow investigation of its condition and options for its possible restoration.

Cramlington woman receives ten year animal ban

A Cramlington woman who failed to seek medical attention for her dog has been prosecuted for neglect and banned for keeping animals for ten years.

Three neighbourhood plans reach final stages in Northumberland

Public consultation is underway on three new neighbourhood plans for Northumberland.

Tree work marks start of park revival project

Work starts this week on the first stage of a multi-million pound project to restore Hirst Park in Ashington to its former glory.

Otterburn racing yard celebrates expansion following European grant funding

A farm diversification based at Otterburn, Northumberland it is celebrating its successful expansion with the support of a grant from a European rural funding scheme.

Shared services proposal gets the go-ahead

Plans for two North East councils to merge their transactional services have taken a major step forward. Newcastle City Council’s Cabinet today (Mon Jan 15) approved the businesses case to share transactional services with Northumberland County Council subject to call-in by scrutiny. The county council’s cabinet agreed the proposal on Tuesday, January 9.

Wildlife sculpture trail taking shape

Sculptures of wildlife that have been designed by children from Berwick schools have been installed in the town’s Coronation Park.

Council prepared as wintry weather forecast

Northumberland County Council gritting teams will be out across Northumberland tonight as wintry weather is forecast over the coming days.

Queen’s Hall becomes hub for council and cultural services

The doors to the newly refurbished Queen’s Hall in Hexham re-opened to the public on Monday (15th January) marking the beginning of a new era for the historic building which now houses the town’s library, customer and visitor information centre all under one roof.

Work steps forward on local section of England Coast Path

Work is due to start on the Northumberland stretch of the England Coast Path which is set to become the longest managed and way marked coastal path in the world.

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Cramlington, Bedlington and Seaton Valley Local Area Council

Wed 17 Jan 2018, 06:00pm, Confirmed

Family and Children's Services OSC

Thu 18 Jan 2018, 10:00am, Confirmed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub Committee

Thu 18 Jan 2018, 10:00am, Confirmed

Audit Committee

Wed 24 Jan 2018, 10:15am, Confirmed

Communities and Place OSC

Wed 24 Jan 2018, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC

Thu 25 Jan 2018, 10:00am, Confirmed

North Northumberland Local Area Council

Thu 25 Jan 2018, 03:00pm, Confirmed

Local Area Councils’ Chairs Briefing

Wed 31 Jan 2018, 10:00am, Proposed

Petitions Committee

Wed 31 Jan 2018, 02:00pm, Proposed

Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC

Thu 01 Feb 2018, 01:30pm, Proposed

Family and Children's Services OSC

Tue 06 Feb 2018, 10:00am, Proposed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 06 Feb 2018, 06:00pm, Proposed

Health and Well-being Board

Thu 08 Feb 2018, 10:00am, Proposed


Thu 08 Feb 2018, 02:00pm, Proposed

Castle Morpeth Local Area Council

Mon 12 Feb 2018, 04:00pm, Proposed


Tue 13 Feb 2018, 10:00am, Proposed

Tynedale Local Area Council

Tue 13 Feb 2018, 04:00pm, Proposed

Safeguarding and Corporate Parenting Group

Wed 14 Feb 2018, 02:00pm, Proposed

Ashington and Blyth Local Area Council

Wed 14 Feb 2018, 05:30pm, Proposed

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Senior Teacher

Deliver a broad, balanced, relevant, differentiated curriculum for young people and to lead a designated curriculum area.

Teacher (Temp/maternity cover) - Hareside Primary School

KS2 (yr3) Teacher - Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Breakfast and After school club playworker

Required as soon as possible

English/ESOL Lecturer

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

MFL Lecturer

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

SEND Team Manager

To provide effective leadership and management of the SEND Commissioning and Quality Assurance Team

Accounts Payable Assistant

To assist in the process of the accounts payable function for the Council

Teaching Assistant Cleaswell Hill School

Teaching Assistant - Band 2 - 32.5 hpw variable (25-35) - Term Time + 5 days

Part Time Supervisory Assistant - The Sele First School

PTSA - Band 1 - 10.42hpw - Term Time Only

Construction Project Officer

To provide a full architectural service for the council on all house improvement capital work.

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