Last reminder for local businesses over flood funding

28 Jun 2016

Business affected by the winter floods of 2015/16 are being reminded that support funding schemes are now coming to an end, and those that haven’t applied are being urged to register their application without further delay.

Special commemorative service to mark the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme

27 Jun 2016

To mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, St. Cuthbert’s and the Tyneside Scottish Association (in association with Northumberland County Council and West Bedlington Town Council) will be holding a special commemorative service in St Cuthbert’s, Bedlington, at 3:00pm on Sunday, July 10th.

Good progress and a business opportunity at new bus station

27 Jun 2016

Work is progressing well on construction of the £2million new bus station at Loosing Hill – with much of the steel work for the building now in place.

Village fun for Pegswood

27 Jun 2016

Residents are invited to a fun filled village show in Pegswood, courtesy of Pegswood Community Fire Station and Pegswood Parish Council.

Northumberland result in EU Referendum

24 Jun 2016

Voters in Northumberland elected to leave the EU in yesterday’s referendum – by 96,699 votes to 82,022.

Council leader's reaction to EU Referendum result

24 Jun 2016

Following the outcome of the EU Referendum this morning the leader of Northumberland County Council has expressed serious concern for jobs and services and called on the Government to protect Northumberland from any loss of European funding.

Northumberland honours Armed Forces heroes

24 Jun 2016

Northumberland County Council has honoured service personnel during an Armed Forces ceremony.

Scouting for Girls to headline FREE music festival this Saturday in Blyth

22 Jun 2016

This Saturday will see Scouting for Girls topping the bill at Northumberland Live at South Beach in Blyth.

More than a century of family's fire service honoured

22 Jun 2016

A firefighting family who between them have helped keep communities safe for more than a century have been recognised for their work.

Services at Berwick to be brought together under one roof

22 Jun 2016

Access to a range of public services in Berwick will shortly be improved as they are brought together under one roof.

Library and customer services to be brought together under one roof in Morpeth

22 Jun 2016

Library and customer services in Morpeth will shortly have a new home in the recently refurbished Royal Sovereign House in Manchester Street, providing a one-stop shop for customers.

iNorthumberland team coming to a community event near you

22 Jun 2016

The multi million pound iNorthumberland project will be taking its ‘superfast broadband’ message to fairs, events and shows the length and breadth of the county this summer.

Protecting libraries in Northumberland

21 Jun 2016

Despite brutal cuts in Government grant, Northumberland County Council is protecting libraries across the county by combining them with leisure and other front-line services, unlike elsewhere in the UK where they are being closed.

Paying tribute to MP Jo Cox

21 Jun 2016

Morpeth will be giving its own tribute to Jo Cox at 4pm Wednesday 22 June outside Davison House, Sanderson Arcade.

Rewarded for LOVEing Northumberland

21 Jun 2016

The Duchess of Northumberland has helped to celebrate the very best in community and voluntary environmental work across the county at a special LOVE Northumberland awards event.

Survey seeks public's views on highways and transport

21 Jun 2016

Local people are being asked for their views on the county's highways and transport services - from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities.

Northumberland's Local Heroes honoured

20 Jun 2016

Six local residents have been honoured as local heroes for the contribution they've made to their community.

Send postal vote now if you know your vote

20 Jun 2016

Residents who have applied for and received their postal votes for this week’s EU Referendum are urged not to leave it until the last minute before returning their ballot papers.

Councillors to discuss new times for household waste centres

16 Jun 2016

Councillors are to discuss proposals to change the opening times of a small number of Household Waste Recovery Centres (HWRCs).

Multi-million pound investment in new Alnwick facilities

15 Jun 2016

Work is underway on a state-of-the-art community fire station and expanded council depot on the outskirts of Alnwick.

Broadband suppliers to attend South Tynedale event

15 Jun 2016

Work is progressing at pace on plans to roll out superfast broadband to residents and businesses in parts of South Tynedale that will not be reached by BT and Openreach.

Consultation begins on major modifications

15 Jun 2016

Public consultation on some major modifications to a key planning document for Northumberland has started today.

Fire service sign up to mental health pledge

13 Jun 2016

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has signed up to a new initiative aimed at helping emergency services staff cope with mental health issues.

National spotlight shines on tenant involvement

13 Jun 2016

Northumberland County Council’s ground-breaking work around tenant involvement was the focus of attention at the prestigious national tenants conference in Blackpool.

Duchess views final plans for LOVE Awards

13 Jun 2016

Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland has been looking over final plans for the sixth annual LOVE Northumberland awards, which she is due to present to winning groups and individuals next Monday (20th June).