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Disturbance in Berwick Town Gaol

New drama production recorded for the Berwick Literary Festival with the help of Northumberland Archives.

Raising the alarm on fire safety

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) are reminding residents in Northumberland to remain fire safe and are using October - Smoke Alarm Testing Month - as a key reminder.

Council rubber stamp Ashington park funds

A multi-million pound cash boost for an historic Ashington park has been rubber stamped by Northumberland County Council.

Drivers advised of Longframlington repair works

Drivers are being advised of essential repair works taking place in Longframlington next week.

Work Starts on Empty Homes

Work has started on a number of empty properties across Northumberland, the county council has announced today as National Empty Homes Week (Oct 16th-22nd) gets underway.

Two Thirds of North East Children Awaiting Adoption are in Sibling Groups

68% of the children in the North East waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters in groups of 2 or more, according to new information published today to mark National Adoption Week (16-22nd October). Figures from national adoption information service, First4Adoption, based on the latest government information*, show that sibling groups wait longer than single children to be placed with a “forever family”.

Northumberland social workers shortlisted for national awards

Social workers from Northumberland have been selected as finalists in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2017.

Free dog waste bag dispensers to stop foul play

The latest weapon in the war on dog fouling has been unleashed by Northumberland County Council.

Emergency Services join forces to launch Bonfire Campaign

Emergency services across Northumberland and Tyne and Wear are joining forces in the hope that this year’s Bonfire period is one of the safest on record.

Top tips to keep your kids safe this Halloween

Keep your children safe this Halloween with our top tips.

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Licensing and Regulatory Committee

Wed 25 Oct 2017, 01:30pm, Confirmed

Licensing Committee

Wed 25 Oct 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Standards Committee

Thu 26 Oct 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

World War 1 Coordination Group

Thu 26 Oct 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub Committee

Mon 30 Oct 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Joint Consultative Committee

Mon 30 Oct 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Local Development Framework Working Group

Tue 31 Oct 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

County Council

Wed 01 Nov 2017, 03:00pm, Proposed

Communities and Place OSC

Thu 02 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Local Development Framework Working Group

Mon 06 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Proposed


Tue 07 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 07 Nov 2017, 06:00pm, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub Committee

Mon 13 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Castle Morpeth Local Area Council

Mon 13 Nov 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed

Rights of Way Committee

Tue 14 Nov 2017, 11:00am, Proposed

Tynedale Local Area Council

Tue 14 Nov 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed

Member Services Working Group

Wed 15 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Ashington and Blyth Local Area Council

Wed 15 Nov 2017, 04:00pm, Proposed

Health and Well-being Board

Thu 16 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Family and Children's Services OSC

Thu 16 Nov 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Health and Wellbeing OSC

Tue 21 Nov 2017, 10:00am, Proposed

Audit Committee

Wed 22 Nov 2017, 10:15am, Proposed

Communities and Place OSC

Wed 22 Nov 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

Cramlington, Bedlington and Seaton Valley Local Area Council

Wed 22 Nov 2017, 05:00pm, Proposed

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A Joiner is required in the Repairs & Maintenance team to work on the Council's housing & buildings stock.

Social Workers

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the experienced supportive Disabled Children statutory social work team.

Employee Services Administrator

Employee Services are responsible for the payment of all Northumberland County Council employees.

KS 2 Teacher required as soon as possible - Choppington Primary School

Teacher – KS 2 Teacher required as soon as possible.

Salary – MPR

KS 1 Teacher - Choppington Primary School

Teacher – KS 1 Teacher required from January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

Salary – MPR

Breakfast Club and After School Club Leader, Ponteland Primary School

Contract type: 27.5 hours per week, term time only and 2 training days

Refuse Loader/HGV Driver

This is a full time permanent post based at Tynemills Depot in Hexham.

Play Worker

Northumberland County Council - Play Worker based at Alnwick Community Centre


Required at Lindisfarne Centre based at former Lindisfarne Middle School, Alnwick

Clerical Assistant

This is a full time post, fixed term for 6 months, based at Northumbria House in Cramlington.

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