Get on board for a Northumberland trip that’s just the ticket

30 Jun 2015

Catching a bus more often can have huge benefits for the local environment, for the economy of communities, and perhaps most importantly can be an enjoyable and relaxing way to travel.

Northumberland Live has 11,000 reasons to be cheerful

29 Jun 2015

A free music festival at The Links on Blyth seafront attracted around11,000 visitors – who were treated to some of the best music and culture the region could offer.

County plays host to Euro-wide fire project

26 Jun 2015

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) staff playing a key role in an ambitious project to save lives during natural disasters are playing host to their EU counterparts.

Northumberland Supporting Families Partnership success

25 Jun 2015

A Northumberland scheme that helps families to change their lives for the better has been hailed a great success and is to be extended for a further five years.

Join world record attempt by making a reading pledge

25 Jun 2015

Libraries in Northumberland are supporting an official attempt to set a Guinness World Record and they need your help.

Please support our troops during Friday's parade

24 Jun 2015

More than 160 service men and women from the county’s adopted warship, HMS Northumberland, will march through the streets of Morpeth on Friday to re-affirm its Right of Freedom of the County of Northumberland.

New banners promote Ashington’s 'Proud Past and Bright Future'

23 Jun 2015

Northumberland County Council has supported a new campaign to promote Ashington’s ‘Proud Past and Bright Future’.

A free ticket to ride at Northumberland Live

23 Jun 2015

On Saturday June 27th in South East Northumberland, the word of the day is ‘free’.

Northumberland takes centre stage for national cycle race

23 Jun 2015

Route plans for the prestigious Aviva Tour of Britain cycle race have been announced this week, including details of two exciting Northumberland stages – full Northumberland route details can be found at www.nlandtob.com.

Views sought on proposed Berwick neighbourhood plan area

22 Jun 2015

The first steps have been taken to designate a neighbourhood planning area which will cover the parish of Berwick-upon Tweed.

Roads to close temporarily for Friday's Freedom Parade

22 Jun 2015

Roads will be closed temporarily in the centre of Morpeth this Friday , June 26 , as troops march through the town to re-affirm their Freedom of Northumberland.

Rural communities to benefit from £4m funding boost

22 Jun 2015

Rural business and communities in Northumberland are set to benefit from nearly £4m to help create jobs and boost the economy.

Alcohol and the seven cancers

22 Jun 2015

Northumberland County Council is backing a campaign launched by Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, to raise awareness of the link between alcohol and seven types of cancer.

Carers conference takes whole family approach

22 Jun 2015

The importance of the whole family’s experience of caring took centre stage at a conference this month.

World–class Northumberland sports centre on track

19 Jun 2015

A new leisure centre is on track to inspire the next generation of sports stars and has received a significant boost from Sport England.

Council agrees further consultation on Alnwick Partnership proposals

18 Jun 2015

A further consultation has been agreed by Northumberland County Council on proposals to introduce a more sustainable and coherent education system within the Alnwick Partnership.

Community groups to receive Queen's Award

17 Jun 2015

The Duchess of Northumberland will present three local organisations with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service on Thursday, June 18 at 5.30 pm during the Alnwick Garden Party for volunteers and carers.

Duchess to host Garden Party to thank county’s carers

17 Jun 2015

A special garden party is to be hosted by The Duchess of Northumberland on June 18 to thank the county’s carers and volunteers.

Flag to be raised for Armed Forces Day

17 Jun 2015

On Monday June 22, at mid- day the Armed Forces Day flag will be raised at County Hall in Morpeth to mark the build up to Armed Forces Day.

New 0345 council number will cut call costs for residents

16 Jun 2015

Northumberland County Council is introducing a new telephone number which will help cut the cost for those ringing for help and advice

HMS Northumberland Freedom Parade on Friday

16 Jun 2015

More than 160 service men and women from the county’s adopted warship, HMS Northumberland, will march through the streets of Morpeth on Friday to re-affirm its Right of Freedom of the County of Northumberland.

Expand your recycling routine in 2015

15 Jun 2015

Northumberland County Council is lending its support to Recycle Week 2015.

Safety testing at cemeteries

12 Jun 2015

Northumberland County Council is carrying out headstone safety testing in its cemeteries over the coming months.

Have your say on council’s approach to private housing

12 Jun 2015

Northumberland County Council is consulting on its future strategy for private sector housing.

Northumberland mother quits smoking for the sake of her children

11 Jun 2015

A mother of two has said that she quit smoking so that her children don’t grow up without her. Nicola Hansom, 27, has been smoke free since September 2014 after quitting for the sake of her children.