Ageing Well conference to be held in Northumberland

05 Feb 2016

​A new conference to celebrate the positive contribution older people make to their community will be held in Northumberland this month.

Sports centre off to a super start

05 Feb 2016

Thousands of people have visited Ashington Leisure Centre in the first four weeks since it opened on 4 January.

Be a volunteer at the Tall Ships Regatta

04 Feb 2016

Residents are being given the chance to play a key role at the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta Blyth 2016 which is taking place over the August bank holiday.

Pre-registration needed for Highthorn public meeting

02 Feb 2016

Those who wish to go to the public meeting about a proposed surface mine near Widdrington are being asked to pre-register to attend.

Northumberland leading the way in extended childcare scheme

02 Feb 2016

Working parents in Northumberland will be leading the way as they benefit from 30 hours of free childcare for three- and four-year olds a year before it is rolled out nationwide.

Tablet giveaway to celebrate National Libraries Day

01 Feb 2016

Library users could win a Kindle Fire tablet by entering a competition run by Northumberland Libraries.

Golden Guide spreads a little happiness

01 Feb 2016

A magazine has published a ‘Happiness Issue’ to help Northumberland residents aged 50-plus to beat the blues.

New vision for health and care in Northumberland

01 Feb 2016

Health and social care organisations across Northumberland have outlined an ambitious and collective vision for continuing to improve the quality of services for people living across the county.

Football clubs urged to pitch their views

29 Jan 2016

Football clubs across the county are being encouraged to play their part in shaping the future of Northumberland’s soccer pitches.

Pupils get creative for avatar competition

29 Jan 2016

Pupils from across Northumberland have been getting creative with designs to customise a ground breaking learning platform used by schools across the county.

Have you say on preferred plan for Station Road

28 Jan 2016

There is still time to have a say on plans for the future layout of Station Road in Ashington.

Tackling fuel poverty with free central heating

28 Jan 2016

Residents in Northumberland are set to benefit from a new scheme which will see free central heating fitted to a number of homes without, or with only partial, central heating.

Council’s youth team celebrate student graduations

26 Jan 2016

28 young people have been honoured at a graduation ceremony for taking part in a Northumberland initiative to increase their skills for the future.

Council welcomes future of power station

26 Jan 2016

Northumberland County Council has welcomed the news that 130 jobs have been safeguarded at Lynemouth Power Station.

Council calls on MPs for flood funding support

26 Jan 2016

Northumberland County Council is calling on local MPs to help push for extra government support in the wake of recent flooding.

Public meeting on Highthorn application

26 Jan 2016

A public meeting will discuss the proposed surface coal mine at Highthorn near Widdrington.

Tackle condensation before it turns to mould

26 Jan 2016

The average household produces roughly 24 pints of moisture a day,

Views sought on Whittington's proposed neighbourhood

26 Jan 2016

​The first steps have been taken to designate a neighbourhood planning area which will cover the parish of Whittington.

Could you be causing mould or damp in your house?

26 Jan 2016

Top ten tips to prevent moisture and mould developing in your house.

Last chance to vote for Northumberland National Park

25 Jan 2016

Last chance to vote for Northumberland National Park

Walk and run yourself proud for Sport Relief

25 Jan 2016

The Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile is back and coming to a number of scenic locations across Northumberland.

Young people encouraged to reshape their youth service

22 Jan 2016

Northumberland’s Youth Service will be asking its users to help them bring about new and improved changes for the future.

Concordia improvements encourage peak fitness

22 Jan 2016

A state-of-the-art climbing facility in Cramlington is letting residents reach new heights.

Fire Service reminder to check who’s calling

20 Jan 2016

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is reminding residents to check the identity of callers before letting them into their homes. It follows an incident in Blyth where a resident correctly refused to let a caller in who claimed he was there to check her smoke alarm and wanted access to her home.

Council stands firm on decision to develop quayside footpath

20 Jan 2016

​Northumberland County Council has moved to reassure Berwick’s residents that the project to lay a footpath on the town’s quayside was agreed with the town council using public feedback.