Awards for young readers, after completing reading challenge

14 Sep 2016

Prize-giving brings this year's Summer Reading Challenge to a close

New look Northumberland Hall open day

13 Sep 2016

An open day is to be held in the recently refurbished Northumberland Hall in Alnwick in October and members of the public are welcome to come along to take a look at the new look community venue.

Rail scheme set to steam ahead

13 Sep 2016

TENS of thousands of people could be enjoying new direct trains between south-east Northumberland and central Tyneside in just over four years, as the county council presses Whitehall to help fund the line via a devolution deal.

Changes to opening days at five Northumberland HWRCs

12 Sep 2016

Entire network of 12 centres will stay open amidst spending cuts.

Highthorn mine inquiry decision criticised

09 Sep 2016

The government's decision to take away the Highthorn mine project to public inquiry was criticised by Northumberland County Council today.

Windfall for residents from County Hall site

09 Sep 2016

Sale of the old HQ to provide 'bonus' investment for market towns

Flood-damaged road at Whitfield is reopened

08 Sep 2016

A section of road near Hexham has reopened following work to repair the damage caused by Storm Desmond.

Have you got what it takes to become a retained firefighter?

08 Sep 2016

Fire stations in Northumberland are seeking retained firefighters to join their dedicated teams.

Have you got what it takes to become a retained firefighter?

07 Sep 2016

Fire stations in Northumberland are seeking retained firefighters to join their dedicated teams.

New bins spruce up Choppington

07 Sep 2016

Choppington Parish Council has responded to residents requests for more litter bins to beat unwanted rubbish in the area.

Crowds gather for the reopening of Ovingham Bridge

07 Sep 2016

A moment of joy and relief for local people as bridge reopens following £1.4m repair project.

Community Open Day to showcase new Primary School

07 Sep 2016

Yesterday an open day was held so pupils and members of the wider community could see the new developments that have taken place at the school and meet the three new teachers who will be joining the staff team.

Work on schedule for Station Road re-opening scheme

06 Sep 2016

Work is well on track on a major scheme to re-open Ashington's main shopping street to traffic.

New schools open for new term following major investment in education

06 Sep 2016

Thousands of Northumberland pupils are starting the Autumn term this week in state of the art new school buildings thanks to a multi million investment in education by the county council.

Mobile app improving Northumberland streets

06 Sep 2016

A new mobile phone app will make it easier for residents to report issues affecting their local community.

Quicksand warning for some Northumberland beaches

06 Sep 2016

Visitors to the Northumberland Coast are being urged to take extra care around patches of quicksand on some beach areas.

Last chance to sign up for Prince's Trust Programme

05 Sep 2016

Young people aged 16-25 can sign up for the Prince's Trust Team Programme hosted by Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service.

Northumberland leads the way in piloting new 30 hour free childcare offer

05 Sep 2016

A pilot scheme offering 30 hours of free childcare to eligible parents across the county has now been launched.

Newbiggin teens attract local market goers

02 Sep 2016

Newbiggin locals trailed down to the seafront on August bank holiday weekend to support the town's first teenage market.

Ovingham Bridge reopens to traffic after historic floods

02 Sep 2016

Extensive repairs on flood-hit bridge complete.

Derigging the Regatta - Blyth gets back to business

01 Sep 2016

The site of The North Sea Tall Ships Regatta Blyth 2016 has been cleared and reopened a day ahead of schedule.

Time for Northumberland's youth to make their mark

30 Aug 2016

Young people in Northumberland are invited to have their say at the largest consultation of young people's views in the country.

Council passes Food Standards Agency Audit

30 Aug 2016

Auditors from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have confidence in the way that Northumberland County Council administers and enforces the controls on animal feed in the county.

Tall Ships event a huge success

29 Aug 2016

As the North Seas Tall Ships Regatta in Northumberland draws to a close and the ships depart for Gothenburg, organisers are delighted at the success of the event.

Get ready to see the ships to set sail!

28 Aug 2016

The pinnacle of the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta and a fitting finale to the four day nautical extravaganza will be tomorrow’s stunning Parade of Sail which will see the majestic Tall Ships set sail from Blyth Quayside.