Fire crews attend ship fire in Blyth

12 Jul 2016

Fire crews have safely extinguished a fire onboard a ship in Blyth Harbour.

New charges for tipping old ceramic bathroom and kitchen fittings

12 Jul 2016

From Monday 18 July Northumberland residents will have to pay a small charge for tipping old bathroom and kitchen fittings like ceramic sinks, toilets and cisterns at household waste recovery centres in the county.

Councillors back proposals for new garden village

12 Jul 2016

County Councillors have backed proposals for a new garden village in Northumberland.

‘The Big Friendly Read’ – Summer Reading Challenge in Libraries

11 Jul 2016

Libraries across Northumberland are getting ready to welcome children for a fantastic adventure that will keep them reading throughout the summer holidays.

Fire safety boost for Newbiggin

11 Jul 2016

A number of homes in Newbiggin will have improved fire safety thanks to a grant from a local charity.

Northumberland’s Youth Offending Service is doing exceptional work

08 Jul 2016

Northumberland County Council’s Youth Offending Service (YOS) has been praised in a recent inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation (HMIP).

Cabinet to consider a new model for NHS care in Northumberland

08 Jul 2016

Councillors are to discuss plans for a new model for NHS care in Northumberland.

Councillors to discuss proposals for new garden village

08 Jul 2016

County Councillors are to discuss proposals for a new garden village in Northumberland.

Fishing communities - have your say.

07 Jul 2016

The Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) programme is a process for using funding to help to help fishing communities tackle local issues.

Bolam Lake celebrates 200 years

07 Jul 2016

Bolam Lake was filled with anniversary celebrations as park goers celebrated 200 years of the popular country park.

Doorstep walks launched in Cramlington

06 Jul 2016

The new project aims to encourage people to get out and enjoy more of their local area.

Blue Light Emergency Medical Responder Scheme Extends

06 Jul 2016

A six-month trial scheme that has seen North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and the four regional Fire and Rescue Services work together to save more lives, has been extended.

Council reminds residents over hate crime reporting

05 Jul 2016

Residents are being reminded help is available to report and tackle hate crime in the county.

Council backs surface mine plans

05 Jul 2016

Proposals for a surface mine at Highthorn near Widdrington have been given the green light by the county council.

Hirst Park bowling club is 100 up

05 Jul 2016

The bowling club in an Ashington park that is working with the Heritage Lottery Fund on future improvements is celebrating its centenary with a special match this Sunday.

Teenagers lead the way at new market

05 Jul 2016

Berwick’s first teenage market went down a storm on Sunday – as young people from the local area presented products from a range of stalls and provided lively entertainment to shoppers in the town.

Core strategy consultation events

04 Jul 2016

Residents in Hexham and Morpeth will have an opportunity to find out more about proposed major modifications to a key planning document at events in their towns next week.

Popular coastal footpath reopens after partnership work

01 Jul 2016

A popular coastal footpath has been reopened in Alnmouth following repairs by Northumberland County Council and Northumberland Estates.

First phase of iNorthumberland crosses the finishing line, as the second phase moves up a gear

01 Jul 2016

More than 52,500 homes and businesses can now access fibre broadband thanks to the multi-million pound iNorthumberland partnership, and a further 3,700 are set to benefit in the next year.

Highway flood damage repair programme well underway in Northumberland

29 Jun 2016

Northumberland County Council have detailed the extensive repair programme, worth almost £15m, that they are currently undertaking to repair the vast amount of damage inflicted on the county’s highway network by record-breaking wet weather in winter 2015/16.

Hexham House plans get the green light

29 Jun 2016

Major plans for the redevelopment of one of Hexham’s iconic buildings have got the green light.

New Learning and Skills Centre set to open at Berwick

28 Jun 2016

Early July sees an exciting development in Further and Adult Education, with the opening of the new Learning and Skills Centre at Walkergate, Berwick.

Local Author Visits Mystery Writing Winners

28 Jun 2016

Local author and illustrator Anne Curtis has visited the winners of the Year 6 Mystery Writer Competition in Northumberland, to celebrate their achievement.

Creative ideas secure the future of Newbiggin by the Sea

28 Jun 2016

Northumberland County Council remains committed to the improvement of Newbiggin by the Sea and is working hard to develop and support creative and flexible ideas to secure its future.

Planning committee to consider Highthorn application

28 Jun 2016

The application by the Banks Group for a surface mine at Highthorn near Widdrington in Northumberland is set to be considered by the Northumberland County Council’s strategic planning committee on Tuesday 5th July.