Northumberland road closures for Tour of Britain cycle race

28 Aug 2015

Details of road closures in Northumberland for the Aviva Tour of Britain cycle race have been announced.

Northumberland residents honoured with British Empire Medals

28 Aug 2015

Three Northumberland residents have been honoured with British Empire Medals (BEM), for their significant contribution to their local communities.

Coast & Castles Cycle Challenge

28 Aug 2015

A group of youngsters have taken on a 170 mile cycle ride to raise money for charity.

Public invited to see plans for the next stage of the Ashington Investment Plan

28 Aug 2015

Local people are being encouraged to take a look at the next stages of £74m Ashington Investment Plan including the options being considered for the pedestrianised area of Station Road.

Prudhoe businesses are window dressing for cycle race

28 Aug 2015

A competition has been set up to encourage businesses in Prudhoe to dress up their shop and office fronts with a cycling theme for the Arriva Tour of Britain cycle race.

Duchess views final plans for LOVE Awards

28 Aug 2015

Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland has been looking over the final plans for the fifth annual LOVE Northumberland awards, which she will be presenting to winning groups and individuals on September 17th.

Local members of youth parliament to take part in UK’s largest youth consultation

27 Aug 2015

Annabelle Cooper of Alnwick and Abjol Miah of Blyth, elected members of the UK youth parliament (MYP) from Northumberland, are taking part in the annual Make your Mark ballot, the largest consultation of young people in the country.

Bank holiday bin day change

27 Aug 2015

All bin collections across Northumberland will be one day late during the week of bank holiday Monday – 31st August 2015.

Spirit revived in Northumberland

27 Aug 2015

Northumberland County Council is stepping in to support a bus service which connects some of the county’s most rural communities.

New charges for tipping rubble, soil and plasterboard

27 Aug 2015

Northumberland residents taking rubble, soil and plasterboard to household waste recovery centres in the county are being advised that a small charge will apply for some items from the week beginning 14th September.

'Bin it for Good' scheme launched in Northumberland

26 Aug 2015

A new anti-litter initiative is being launched in Northumberland, promoting cleaner streets while benefiting local charities.

Residents LOVE Middle Greens but HATE litter

25 Aug 2015

A new community association in Morpeth is doing its bit to keep an area of the town clean and green, with the support of the LOVE Northumberland, HATE Litter campaign.

Outstanding GCSE results for students second time around

25 Aug 2015

Northumberland’s adult learners sitting their GCSE exams this year have excelled in achieving a record number of top grades.

Official opening of Morpeth flood scheme

25 Aug 2015

The official opening of the £26 million Morpeth flood alleviation scheme has taken place.

Tweet the tour through Northumberland

20 Aug 2015

As tour fever grows, people are being encouraged to use social media to share their experiences of the Aviva Tour of Britain as it journeys through Northumberland.

Much improved GCSE results for Northumberland schools

20 Aug 2015

Students across Northumberland have received their GCSE results today and the figures show that the county average has risen significantly.

Get free advice from our Learning and Skills Service

19 Aug 2015

Northumberland County Council’s Learning and Skills Service has set up a special helpline to provide careers advice and support for young people and their parents, open from 7am to 7pm on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 August.

Bradley Wiggins plans to race through Northumberland

19 Aug 2015

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced he will be racing through the county’s streets next month.

E-cigarettes around 95% less harmful than tobacco estimates landmark review

19 Aug 2015

An expert independent evidence review published today by Public Health England (PHE) concludes that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to health than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit smoking.

Free access to ancestry records gives window into Newbiggin’s past

18 Aug 2015

Residents of Newbiggin will be able to trace their family tree at the touch of a screen, as part of a £5,000 investment to develop a kiosk for a local genealogy project.

Young people fire up their career

18 Aug 2015

Young adults in Northumberland are being given the opportunity to get their careers off to a blazing start.

Views sought on Seaton Valley neighbourhood plan area

18 Aug 2015

Plans are underway to develop a neighbourhood plan for Seaton Valley.

Investment in store for the county

17 Aug 2015

Up to 50 new jobs could be coming to Northumberland after a major retailer signalled plans for new investment in the county.

Berwick local heroes receive their awards

17 Aug 2015

Three Berwick residents have been honoured as local heroes for the contribution they make to their community.

New members sought for rural funding scheme

17 Aug 2015

Businesses and communities in the rural coast and lowland areas of Northumberland can still benefit from nearly £2m of European funding to help create jobs and boost the economy.