Northumberland Hall restored to its former glory

28 Jul 2016

One of Alnwick’s most iconic buildings has been brought back to its former glory thanks to a £328,000 investment from Northumberland County Council.

Environmental champion joins litter campaign

28 Jul 2016

A Morpeth Environmental Champion has pledged his support to the Love Northumberland, Hate Litter campaign.

Two summer fairs to plant in your diary

27 Jul 2016

Two horticultural units in Northumberland are hosting summer fairs selling produce grown by their green-thumbed centre users.

Fire and Rescue Service supports Prince's Trust youngsters

27 Jul 2016

Eleven young people are better equipped for work after completing a twelve week Prince's Trust Team programme, delivered by Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service.

Local produce scheme continues to grow

27 Jul 2016

A scheme to celebrate food and drink produced entirely in the county continues to flourish.

Ponteland leisure users invited to take part in consultation

27 Jul 2016

Leisure users in Ponteland are invited to ‘have their say’ on plans for the new leisure centre facilities.

Fire officers urge Pokémon Go users to play responsibly

27 Jul 2016

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service is urging Pokémon Go players to stay safe after growing numbers of accidents are reported across the world.

Next phase of plans to regenerate county’s market towns

26 Jul 2016

Plans to protect frontline council services in Northumberland and regenerate the county’s market towns are continuing as the sale of a further number of council buildings and sites are market tested.

Northumberland eateries ranked amongst the best

26 Jul 2016

Statistics released this week show that a higher-than-average number of food establishments in Northumberland are rated 'good' or 'very good'.

Ambitious plans to revitalise Berwick’s Swan Centre

25 Jul 2016

Proposals for a £3.5m redevelopment are now taking shape.

Northumberland parks named as some of the best in Britain

25 Jul 2016

Northumberland has some of the best parks in Britain – and that’s official.

Northumberland demonstrates natural disaster e-learning resource

22 Jul 2016

A new e-learning resource on natural disasters has been demonstrated in Northumberland ahead of its launch.

Partnership Work Winners

22 Jul 2016

The partnership work of Northumberland County Council’s Health and Wellbeing team, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Northumbria Police and Northumberland Domestic Abuse Service was recognised, when they were announced winners of the Partnership Working Award at a recent ceremony.

Council's charity cheque for RVI research project

20 Jul 2016

A north east based research project that is studying the causes and treatment of pulmonary fibrosis was the beneficiary of a £5,154 donation from Northumberland County Council’s civic head who raised the money during her term in office.

Refurbishment of Alnwick's King Street is complete

20 Jul 2016

A major £700,000 scheme to refurbish some of Alnwick’s oldest council houses in the heart of the town has been completed by Northumberland County Council.

New Deputy Chief Fire Officer for Northumberland

19 Jul 2016

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service has appointed a new Deputy Chief Fire Officer.

Council welcomes flood defence investment

19 Jul 2016

Plans to invest millions improving flood defences in the region have been welcomed by Northumberland County Council.

New affordable housing for Shilbottle

19 Jul 2016

Local residents have recently moved into a new affordable housing development in Shilbottle which has been funded and developed by Northumberland County Council.

Hexham Railway Bridge re-opens

16 Jul 2016

Hexham railway bridge and the A6079 road have now reopened following extensive improvement work by Network Rail.

Northumberland Live comes to Bedlington

14 Jul 2016

Thousands enjoyed a free family event at Blyth Beach - now it's Bedlington's turn to party.

£57 million investment approved for Ponteland

14 Jul 2016

At a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday (12 July), Northumberland County Council has approved proposals for a £57 million injection into local schools and leisure facilities in Ponteland.

Another record breaking year for Northumberland weddings

13 Jul 2016

Northumberland is currently experiencing a wedding boom, with a record breaking number of couples tying the knot in the county over the past year.

Last chance for Northumberland teens to sign up for summer youth programme

13 Jul 2016

Young people and parents across Northumberland, interested in seeing their teenager build in confidence, make new friends, and develop life skills, are being reminded to encourage their child to sign up for the National Citizen Service Summer (NCS) 2016 programme before it’s too late.

Local fire and rescue services and police to engage in greater collaborative working

13 Jul 2016

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS), Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) and Northumbria Police, with their three governance bodies, have pledged to work even closer together to provide enhanced services to the public.

Council calls for ‘fair funding’ in government review

12 Jul 2016

Northumberland County Council has called on the government to recognise the county’s rural challenges as it launches its review into the future of council funding.