‘Massive’ leap forward for new Berwick hospital

17 Aug 2018

Health leaders in Northumberland have approved plans for a new state-of-the-art hospital for Berwick.

Northumberland welcomes over 10 million visitors in 2017

16 Aug 2018

The annual North East report on the economic impact of tourism has been released, revealing that Northumberland welcomed 10.3 million visitors during 2017, a 6% increase on 2016.

A Level students celebrate their achievements

16 Aug 2018

Students across Northumberland have been celebrating their achievements today in what has been an extremely good year for A Levels taken in the county.

Come and be part of the Great Northumberland finale event

16 Aug 2018

How would you like to be a part of the closing ceremony of Great Northumberland?

Sleekburn’s summer open day

15 Aug 2018

Come along to Sleekburn Horticultural Training Unit’s open day on August 29th between 11am and 2pm to enjoy a sizzling BBQ, fresh organic vegetables and a live jazz band, ‘The Jazz Clams’.

New parking spaces coming to Ponteland

15 Aug 2018

Extra car parking is coming to Ponteland - with scores of new spaces being created in the town centre.

September deadline for community grant applications

15 Aug 2018

The deadline is looming for community groups, charities and young people in the county to apply for funding from a much valued community grant scheme.

Blyth Beach Huts get a brand-new look for 12 hours only

14 Aug 2018

This Sunday, 600 handmade sailcloth flags created by local people, will be installed around Blyth’s iconic beach huts.

Alnwick restaurant fined thousands over food breaches

13 Aug 2018

An Alnwick Indian restaurant has been hit with an £8,000 fine for selling a curry containing traces of peanuts, even though the buyer specifically asked for one without.

Noisy neighbours silenced in Bedlington

09 Aug 2018

Officers from Northumberland County Council's Housing and Public Protection Service today (August 8) executed a warrant on an address in Bedlington to seize over 20 items including televisions, hifi systems, loudspeakers and musical instruments which were being used to cause a noise nuisance to neighbours both day and night.

Safety warning over deliberate wheelie bin fires

08 Aug 2018

Following a spate of wheelie bin fires in the county, fire chiefs in Northumberland are urging residents to store their wheelie bins in a safe place and to report any suspicious behaviour to the police.

Morpeth Masterplan online survey closes

07 Aug 2018

An online survey to help shape the future of Morpeth has now closed.

Repair work to start on Lady’s Walk landslip

06 Aug 2018

Work is to begin over the next few weeks to repair a section of the river wall and Lady’s Walk footpath in Morpeth that was damaged by a landslip earlier in the year.

Reservoir rescue exercise planned for Northumberlandia

06 Aug 2018

Northumberland Fire and Rescue, Northumbria Water and the North East Ambulance Service will be carrying out an emergency rescue exercise close to a major tourist attraction on Tuesday (August 7).

​A fun and inspirational half term event for Northumberland children this autumn

06 Aug 2018

Is your child aged between eight to 13? Would they like to have a first class insight into the important subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths, while also having fun?

​Northumberland Archives national accreditation

06 Aug 2018

Northumberland Archives has been awarded Archive Service Accreditation.

Council’s gold award for its support of Armed Forces

02 Aug 2018

Northumberland County Council has been recognised as one of the best in the UK for supporting members of the Armed Forces.

Campaign urges residents to check for blood in their pee

02 Aug 2018

Residents are being urged to visit their doctor if they notice blood in their pee, even if it is just once.

Warning over Council Tax call scam

01 Aug 2018

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards Service is again urging residents to be on their guard following another report about a Council Tax telephone scam.

Have your say on health and care in Northumberland

31 Jul 2018

People living and working across Northumberland are being asked to share their views on future health and care priorities by completing an online survey.

New road arrangements on Ashington market day

31 Jul 2018

Shoppers and drivers are being advised of new arrangements to improve packing up arrangements on Ashington Market day.

Alnwick Pre-school is “good” say inspectors

31 Jul 2018

Little Stars Pre-school in Alnwick has achieved an impressive ‘Good’ rating following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Only days left to have your say on the future of Northumberland

30 Jul 2018

There are now only days left to have your say on a new Local Plan for the whole of Northumberland.

Peanut in a curry costs former takeaway owner £1,100

30 Jul 2018

A former restaurant owner has been fined over £1,000 for selling a curry laced with peanuts even though the buyer specifically asked for one without.

Cramlington commit to high quality standards

27 Jul 2018

Cramlington Town Council and Northumberland County Council have agreed to work together in a new five-year partnership which will bring the highest environmental standards to the town.