October 2015

October 2015

Remember, remember a safe 5th of November

30 Oct 2015
With bonfire night fast approaching, The Safer Northumberland Partnership, which brings together Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS), County Council officers and Northumbria Police, is working hard to ensure everyone enjoys a safe November 5.

Event highlights cold-calling issues

30 Oct 2015
A special event highlighting ways to tackle the issue of cold callers targeting vulnerable people is the centrepiece of this year’s Safeguarding Adults for Everyone (SAFE) week in Northumberland.

Fantastic turnout for Bedlington event

28 Oct 2015
More than 600 Bedlington residents attended a drop-in event in the town yesterday, taking the opportunity to consider future proposals and meet representatives of Northumberland County Council, Active Northumberland and ARCH – the council’s development company.

Bedlington design competition launched

28 Oct 2015
Hot on the heels of the drop-in event in the town yesterday (27 October), Arch, The Northumberland Development Company, with support of Northern Architecture, have launched an open design competition to kick-start the regeneration of an important site in Bedlington town centre.

Young people have their voices heard

28 Oct 2015
Youth Work Week is an annual celebration of the achievements and impact of youth work and organisations, providing an opportunity for young people across Northumberland to have their say.

Children’s book festival returns

28 Oct 2015
Youngsters in Northumberland will have the chance to meet their favourite authors as the 32nd Northern Children’s Book Festival gets under way.

Northumberland welcomes devolution agreement

27 Oct 2015
Leader of Northumberland County Council Grant Davey has welcomed the devolution agreement signed by the members of the North East Combined Authority and the Government last week. He believes it will bring real benefits to the people of Northumberland, taking into account the rural needs of the County.

Libraries now have Digital Champions

23 Oct 2015
Lessons to help people learn how to use a computer and to boost their online skills are being offered in Northumberland libraries.

Share your experience about NHS Foundation Trust

21 Oct 2015
England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Schools e-vote for democracy

20 Oct 2015
Students from four Northumberland schools have been taking an active part in politics during European Local Democracy Week.