2016

2016

Morpeth Neighbourhood Plan is ‘made’

10 May 2016
Following an overwhelming ‘yes’ vote at a local referendum in February, the Morpeth Neighbourhood Plan has now been ‘made’ by the county council, bringing it into legal force.

Council formally backs plans for north east devolution

10 May 2016
Northumberland County Council has agreed to move to the next stage of devolution for the north east – after receiving government assurances on support for rural areas and the need to help grow the county’s economy.

New civic head for Northumberland

09 May 2016
Councillor Alan Sambrook has been elected as the new civic head of Northumberland County Council, succeeding Kath Nisbet who is standing down after her year in office.