A carnival atmosphere

27 Aug 2016

Thousands enjoy the second day of Northumberland's biggest event - the UK's only North Seas Tall Ships Regatta

Visitors share their excitement on Tall Ships Regatta

26 Aug 2016

Ships ahoy! There's just hours to go until the Tall Ships berth in Blyth - and the excitement is rising.

Tall Ships Regatta sets sail!

26 Aug 2016

After months of planning the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016 is finally underway in Blyth.

Scam callers switch tactics

26 Aug 2016

Criminals trying to defraud Northumberland residents by phone have begun concocting new false stories, county trading standards chiefs have warned

10 fascinating facts about Blyth

26 Aug 2016

With the prestigious Tall Ships Regatta now underway in Blyth we’ve drawn up a list of 10 fascinating facts about the history of this coastal town - once one of the busiest ports in England.

Blyth Tall Ships Regatta - Oh Buoy what a day !

26 Aug 2016

The coastal town of Blyth was a hive of activity and excitement today as thousands of residents and visitors flocked into the town for the first day of the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016.

First day of Tall Ships finishes with a bang

26 Aug 2016

The sky over Blyth lit up in a blaze of explosive colour during a stunning pyrotechnic display to mark the end of the first day of festivities at the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016.

Tall Ships inspire competition winners

25 Aug 2016

Writers Christine and Ciara take first place in our Ship Shape poetry contest.

Successful results for Northumberland schools as millions invested in new schools

25 Aug 2016

Students in Northumberland are celebrating a successful set of GCSE results as the Council is investing millions in new schools and school buildings across the county.

New marine research centre to launch at Tall Ships Regatta

24 Aug 2016

Newcastle University is expanding its world-renowned Marine Science and Technology School with a new research centre being unveiled in Blyth during the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta.

Tynedale youngsters get on board for free transport to Tall Ships

24 Aug 2016

More than 100 Tynedale residents will be provided free transport to take them straight to the Tall Ships Regatta – thanks to the help of their local councillor.

Full steam ahead in Northumberland for devolution

24 Aug 2016

More money is heading to the region as council leader welcomes Minister's support for local decision-making

Summer Reading Challenge: Still Time to Get Involved

24 Aug 2016

The sun has not yet gone down on the biggest success story of the summer.

Blyth artists make waves ahead of Tall Ships arrival

24 Aug 2016

A group of artists from Blyth have set sail on a community art project, drawing up on the arrival of the Tall Ships Regatta.

Assurances over event noise at Druridge Bay Country Park

24 Aug 2016

Police and Northumberland County Council officers have moved to reassure local residents after noise from an event last weekend reached unacceptable levels.

Finalise your Tall Ships travel plans

23 Aug 2016

Residents and visitors travelling to the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta are being urged to finalise their travel plans and pre-book their Park and Ride tickets if travelling in a vehicle.

New checks will prevent misuse of the ‘bus pass’

23 Aug 2016

New checks are being introduced on buses in the North East to prevent the misuse of concessionary bus passes meant for older and disabled people.

Sleekburn's September Sizzler

22 Aug 2016

A sizzling BBQ, fresh organic vegetables, and a live jazz band are all on offer at the Sleekburn Horticultural Training Unit's September open day.

Grab a Tall Ships taste of Northumberland

22 Aug 2016

Visitors to the Tall Ships are invited to join a celebration of all things Northumbrian at a special pop-up village in Ridley Park, Blyth.

Road safety improvements for the A196

22 Aug 2016

Road safety improvements are set to be introduced after a new scheme has been agreed by Northumberland County Council for the A196.

Newbiggins new entrepreneurs set up their stalls

19 Aug 2016

Visitors to Newbiggin sea front on August bank holiday Sunday will be able to enjoy live street performances and purchase goods produced locally by the area's teenagers.

Call for candidates in the Youth Elections

19 Aug 2016

Young people in Northumberland can put themselves forward to represent their peers in the Youth Parliament and Youth Cabinet elections.

Sixth Formers Celebrate Across Northumberland

19 Aug 2016

Early indications are that that it’s been a really good year for A Levels taken by Northumberland students.

Shipshape for Tall Ships

19 Aug 2016

With a week to go until the Tall Ships Regatta, Northumberland county council leader has made sure his own home is shipshape.

Community groups urged to apply for cash boosts

17 Aug 2016

There's only a few weeks left for community groups to apply for funding from Northumberland County Council's Community Chest scheme.