2015

2015

Council officer receives OBE

31 Dec 2015
Daljit Lally, Northumberland County Council’s deputy chief executive has been honoured in the New Year’s Honour’s List.

Bus service remains unchanged for Stobhill residents

31 Dec 2015
The number 43 bus service which runs through Stobhill in Morpeth will continue to pick up passengers from the cul-de-sac off Shields Road, after discussions were held to consider removing this part of the route to improve punctuality.

Cycle the world from Ashington

29 Dec 2015
Cyclists at the new Ashington Leisure Centre will have the world at their handlebars thanks to a state-of-the-art facility.

Accolade for nature reserve restoration

24 Dec 2015
Branton Quarry, a former Northumberland sand and gravel quarry turned nature reserve, has been highly commended in a national award to recognise restoration and biodiversity.

Fostering - a new year's resolution?

23 Dec 2015
As the New Year approaches and people look to make changes in their lives, we are seeking more than 35 new foster carers to help local children and young people.

Never too late to get online

23 Dec 2015
Sixth form students from King Edward VI School, Morpeth, are helping older people to get online for the first time.

Warning over toxic counterfeit toys

22 Dec 2015
Parents are being warned about dangerous counterfeit toys this Christmas after tests revealed some products contained harmful levels of chemicals.

Button batteries pose fatal risk

18 Dec 2015
Parents are being asked to be cautious over the Christmas period when using button batteries in children’s toys and other household items.

Morpeth library on the move

17 Dec 2015
Details have been announced for the temporary relocation of Morpeth library to a new site in the town centre.

New headquarters call-in rejected

15 Dec 2015
Plans for a new County HQ that will save £16million over 25 years will go forward to full council in February, as part of budget discussions, after a call-in was rejected.

Community Week of Action on Eastfield Lea

15 Dec 2015
Eastfield Estate in Cramlington became the centre of attention last week as Northumbria Police and Northumberland County Council joined forces in a community Week Of Action on the estate.

Warning over unsafe hoverboards

14 Dec 2015
Christmas shoppers are being warned of a number of safety concerns with popular self-balancing scooters, or 'hoverboards', which can pose a serious fire risk.