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Council tax defaulter sent to prison

A former Northumberland resident who consistently failed to pay her council tax to the County Council has been sent to prison for non-payment.

Residents warned over email scams

Residents are being urged by Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards to be on their guard over phishing email scams.

Drop-in to have your say on Core Strategy

Drop-in events about the Northumberland Core Strategy are taking place in Ponteland and Morpeth on dates during the next two weeks.

New leisure centre for Morpeth announced

A brand new leisure centre is to be built in the heart of Morpeth, county council chiefs revealed today [Wed Nov 30].

Northumberland Teens Take Over Council Duties

Young people from around the county have been taking over duties at Northumberland County Council as part of the national Takeover Challenge.

New Teen Shelter Opens in Blyth Play Park

A new teen shelter has been installed in the recently refurbished Axwell Drive play area in Blyth providing a safe meeting place for youths to sit, talk and share time with their friends.

Road improvement scheme completion date

Ashington’s Station Road improvement scheme will be officially opened next Monday (December 5).

Ringing in the changes at Morpeth’s Clock Tower

Morpeth Clock Tower, one of the town’s most iconic landmarks, has had a modern piece of technology installed in it to keep the ancient tradition of the evening curfew bells alive.

Councillor recognised for pension fund work

A Northumberland County Councillor who has spent years supporting and improving local government pension provision has been recognised for his work.

Ponteland Library move prompts a surge of new members

Positive feedback from residents after library completes leisure centre switch.

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Armed Forces Forum

Mon 05 Dec 2016, 10:30am, Proposed

Transport Asset Management Programme (TAMP) WG

Mon 05 Dec 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed


Tue 06 Dec 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed

Chairmen's Group

Tue 06 Dec 2016, 12:45pm, Confirmed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 06 Dec 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

County Council

Wed 07 Dec 2016, 03:00pm, Confirmed

Health and Wellbeing Board

Thu 08 Dec 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed

Economic Growth and Strategic Transport Overview and Scrutiny

Tue 13 Dec 2016, 10:00am, Confirmed

Communities and Local Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Wed 14 Dec 2016, 10:30am, Proposed

Review of Supported Bus Services

Wed 14 Dec 2016, 01:00pm, Proposed

Arts, Leisure and Culture Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Wed 14 Dec 2016, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Corporate Performance Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Thu 15 Dec 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Licensing and Regulatory Sub-committee

Thu 15 Dec 2016, 10:00am, Proposed

Capital Works Programme Working Group

Thu 15 Dec 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Tenants' Voice

Thu 15 Dec 2016, 05:30pm, Proposed

Planning Committee

Tue 20 Dec 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Corporate Parenting Panel

Wed 21 Dec 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Licensing Hearing

Wed 21 Dec 2016, 02:00pm, Proposed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 03 Jan 2017, 02:00pm, Proposed

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Early Years / Year 1 Teacher- Norham St.Ceolwulf’s C of E First School

To work on a variable hours contract 0.2 to 1 FTE (initially 0.5)

Executive Headteacher, West Tyne Federation

Required from the beginning of the summer term 2017.

HR Adviser (12 Months Fixed Term)

Required at County Hall, Morpeth

Teaching Assistant Linton Primary School

1yr Fixed Term Contract, variable hours between 15 and 30 hours per week initially to start at 30hrs.

Sessional Lecturer

To carry out teaching and learning activities and participate in the planning

Social Workers

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

Deputy Headteacher - St Bede’s RCVA Primary School

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional practising Catholic Deputy Headteacher to work closely with the Headteacher.

Midday Supervisor - Bedlington Station Primary School

Midday Supervisor

5 hours per week term time only

Estate Warden (Valley Care)

Act as first point of contact and respond by home visits for all emergency contact.

Assistant Caretaker - Wooler First School and Glendale Middle Schools

Asst Caretaker - Band 2 - Year round - 16 hpw

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