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County back in the spotlight as Tour of Britain returns

The UK’s biggest and most prestigious cycle race has been confirmed as returning to Northumberland this September.

Rothbury residents invited to housing drop-in session

Rothbury residents seeking advice on housing or council tax issues are being invited to a monthly, drop-in session.

Improved path for Craster walkers

Walking enthusiasts visiting the Craster area of the Northumberland Coast can enjoy a newly improved footpath when walking south from the village.

Cast your vote and make your voice heard

Local residents are being encouraged to exercise their right to vote at the county council, town and parish elections which take place next Thursday 4 May.

Spring planting programme in full swing

Business is blooming on the county council’s annual flower planting programme.

New flagpoles for county commemoration service

An annual commemoration service for airmen from the other side of the world takes place in Northumberland this weekend.

Armed services support scheme moves into Northumberland

Armed forces personnel, both serving and retired, will now be offered extra support in Northumberland and County Durham, thanks to a successful project which started five years ago in Gateshead.

Newsham families enjoy day trip to Beamish Museum

Families from Newsham, Blyth enjoyed a fun day out at Beamish Museum thanks to community project.

Hexham furniture sale to help support adults with learning difficulties

A community scheme that helps adults with learning difficulties acquire new skills is holding a furniture sale, the proceeds from which will be reinvested back into this important service.

Bamburgh exhibition on village plans

An exhibition is being held next week in Bamburgh around future plans for the village centre.

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Alnwick Farmers Market

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Proud to Protest

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Proud to Protest

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Kirkley Hall Farmers' Market

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Proud to Protest

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Proud to Protest

Fri 28 Apr 2017


Fri 28 Apr 2017

Morpeth Farmers' Market

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Proud to Protest

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Proud to Protest

Fri 28 Apr 2017

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Licensing and Regulatory Committee

Wed 26 Apr 2017, 01:30pm, Confirmed

Licensing Committee

Wed 26 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Firefighters Pension Scheme Local Pension Board

Thu 27 Apr 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

Strategic Planning Committee

Tue 02 May 2017, 02:00pm, Confirmed

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Required at Station Villas, Ashington


Required from September 2017.

Full time (Fixed Term contract – one year)

Teacher of PE and School Sports Programme, Bedlingtonshire Community High School

Fixed Term one year.

Full Time.

Senior teacher, Bellingham Middle School

Required from 1 September 2017

This post is a fixed term variable 0.4fte to 1fte to start at 0.6-0.8fte


Required from September 2017


Required from September 2017

MPR/UPR 0.8 fte fixed term contract (maternity cover)

Teaching Assistant – Slaley First School

Fixed term contract 15 hours initially for one academic year, starting in September 2017.

Highways Development Management Officer

Full time permanent post based at County Hall in Morpeth.

Northumberland ASYE Programme for newly qualified Social Workers

To be part of a team providing a Statutory Social Work Service within Northumberland.

Social Workers (Experienced)

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

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