2016

2016

Could empty homes help solve the housing crisis?

29 Nov 2016
Northumberland County Council is supporting National Empty Homes Week (Nov 28 - Dec 2) by joining forces with council's across the North East to reduce the number of empty homes in the region and help tackle the housing shortage.

Multi-million pound Prudhoe school official opening

23 Nov 2016
The impressive new Prudhoe High School was officially opened on Tuesday 22nd marking the start of an exciting new chapter of education at the school, which was rated ‘good’ in a recent Ofsted inspection.

Road closures in Northumberland

22 Nov 2016
The public are being made aware of some road closures due to adverse weather overnight - including the A189 Spine Road between Moor Farm Roundabout and Ashington.

Dog fines pay for dog rescue charity calendar

22 Nov 2016
A charity calendar featuring dogs that have been rescue by Northumberland County Council's animal welfare team and partner organisations will raise money for four animal charities across the county.

Council prepared for bad weather

21 Nov 2016
Northumberland County Council is well-prepared to tackle any issues caused by the bad weather forecast over the coming days and winter in general.

School introduces ‘buddy benches’ to help develop friendship

16 Nov 2016
Children at Stakeford Primary School are taking a stance against loneliness and bullying - by sitting down! To mark the start of national Anti-Bullying Week, the school has unveiled three ‘buddy benches’ which are designed to eliminate loneliness and promote friendship in the playground.