Thousands gather for the Kielder Marathon race weekend

27 Sep 2016

A weekend of fun and fitness accompanies the start of 'Britain's Most Beautiful' marathon.

A new chapter for Newbiggin Library

27 Sep 2016

Move will establish 'a vibrant new community hub' for the town.

New Cramlington railway station could boost local economy

27 Sep 2016

A brand-new railway station for Cramlington would boost the local economy and could see more trains stopping in the town.

Protection for one of England’s most northerly woodlands

27 Sep 2016

One of England’s most northerly woodlands is to be protected by law so it can be enjoyed by current and future generations of the local community.

Work set to start on Blyth’s Malvins Road cutting

27 Sep 2016

A long running saga in reviving and regenerating a former blot on Blyth’s landscape is about to come to an end as work is set to start on infilling the disused Isabella Railway cutting at Malvins Road in the town.

Praise for team who help offenders get back on track

26 Sep 2016

The Northumberland Youth Offending Service has been recognised for its outstanding work to improve the life chances of young people who offend.

Landmark given £100,000 funding boost

26 Sep 2016

Heritage awards bring reopening of Cresswell pele tower a major step closer

Event to boost business for Northumberland food producers

26 Sep 2016

A special trade event to celebrate and promote food and drink produced entirely in Northumberland, is to be held in Morpeth in October.

Forum for Northumberland landlords to be held in Morpeth

26 Sep 2016

Landlords and agents based in Northumberland are being invited to an annual forum being organised by Northumberland County Council.

Tesco bags of help - change in the dates to vote for Mickley Play Area

23 Sep 2016

A play area project in Mickley has been successful in becoming one of only three projects in the North East that is due to be in line for funding from Tesco’s bags of help scheme.

Firefighters scrub up for charity

22 Sep 2016

Retained firefighters and young firefighters are rolling up their sleeves to raise money with a charity car wash at Alnwick Fire Station.

Special recognition for Northumberland’s Tall Ships work

22 Sep 2016

Northumberland County Council has been honoured with an ‘Exceptional Community’ award for its work in bringing the massively successful North Sea Tall Ships Regatta Blyth 2016 to Northumberland.

Community week of action at Blyth estate

21 Sep 2016

Council tenants in the Cowpen Estate, Blyth, were called to action this week to help improve the appearance of their community.

Work begins to reopen flood-damaged road near Ovingham

21 Sep 2016

Engineers will relocate the road a safe distance from the banks of the Tyne.

A knockout success!

21 Sep 2016

Northumberland village boxing club lands national award.

Road surveys to help develop plans for Blyth relief road

20 Sep 2016

Surveys are being carried out across Blyth over the next few weeks as part of future plans for a new relief road for town.

Tenants invited for a “natter”

20 Sep 2016

Elderly and vulnerable tenants in Northumberland enjoyed a coffee and a chat at a new event aimed at bringing people in the community together.

Northumberland is blooming beautiful

20 Sep 2016

Green fingered Northumbrian's have done the county proud yet again as they collected a bunch of awards in this year's Northumbria in Bloom awards.

Prison sentence for council tax defaulter

20 Sep 2016

A Northumberland resident with longstanding Council Tax arrears has been sent to prison for non-payment of the Tax.

£5.7m new Morpeth First School (Goosehill) on County Hall site

19 Sep 2016

A £5.7m state-of-the-art new Morpeth First School ('Goosehill') has been proposed for the current County Hall site - and the head and governors are "delighted".

£650,000 improvements unveiled at Prudhoe Waterworld

19 Sep 2016

Leisure customers give new look leisure centre the thumbs up.

Improvements to begin at Ponteland Leisure Centre

19 Sep 2016

New equipment and decor to be introduced during one week gym closure.

Takeaways caught in 'alcohol for underage drinkers' sting

19 Sep 2016

Youngsters below the legal drinking age were able to order alcohol from takeaway delivery firms in council operation

Mickley children call for votes to bag a share of a £12.5million carrier bag charge fund

15 Sep 2016

Children from Mickley in Northumberland are bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative for some new play equipment.

Council seeks new bus operator for Coquetdale service

14 Sep 2016

Northumberland County Council is working to save a rural bus service following confirmation that Spirit Buses is to cease trading in the Coquet Valley, despite receiving substantial financial support from the authority.