Council acted properly in County Hall move

16 Mar 2016

The leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed an independent audit of plans to relocate the council’s Headquarters.

Nine local schools’ idea for Ponteland to go to consultation

16 Mar 2016

The proposal of nine schools in the Ponteland Partnership to consult on extending their age ranges to form a primary and secondary model of education will go forward for wide public consultation.

Thousands of pupils respond to Northumberland health survey

16 Mar 2016

Thousands of young people have shared their views on issues such as alcohol, depression and bullying as part of a major survey by Northumberland County Council.

Cautious welcome to budget announcements

16 Mar 2016

The leader of Northumberland County Council has given a cautious welcome to announcements made in today’s budget.

Fire and Coast Guard services join forces for rescue operation

15 Mar 2016

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and HM Coastguard (HMCG) joined forces for a practice rescue operation.

Art gallery is a picture of superfast success

14 Mar 2016

A former village pub in Felton has taken on a new lease of life thanks to the hard work of two Northumberland women and a big boost in broadband speeds.

New web tool helps to Find Your Career

14 Mar 2016

Northumberland County Council is rolling out a new web tool to help users find a career.

New development plans announced for Prudhoe

14 Mar 2016

Exciting plans with the potential to vastly improve the retail offer in Prudhoe are being proposed as part of a new scheme which sees Northumberland Estates working in partnership with Arch, The Northumberland Development Company.

Living healthily in midlife can double your chances of being healthy at 70 and beyond

14 Mar 2016

This month marks the launch of ‘One You’, a ground-breaking new campaign to help adults across the country avoid future diseases caused by modern day life.

Views sought on neighbourhood plan area for Ellingham

14 Mar 2016

Plans are underway to develop a neighbourhood plan for Ellingham in North Northumberland.

Flag to be raised on Commonwealth Day

11 Mar 2016

The Commonwealth Flag will be raised in Northumberland on Monday 14 March to mark Commonwealth Day, along with over 750 Commonwealth Flags across 38 Commonwealth countries.

Public exhibition for Bedlington design competition

11 Mar 2016

Local people are being encouraged to take a look at the final competition entries for the former Tesco site in Bedlington.

Council meetings to discuss consultation on proposed fire service changes

11 Mar 2016

Northumberland County Council is due to discuss proposed changes to the fire and rescue service following a 12 week consultation.

Berwick leaders meet to discuss growth and investment

11 Mar 2016

Berwick has played host to a meeting of business, civic and educational leaders - where the development of a new set of proposals to boost the local economy was discussed.

Six months to go…Tall Ships call for trainee sailors

11 Mar 2016

With only six months to go to one of the biggest events in the North East this year, organisers are calling for would-be sailors to take part in the adventure of a lifetime at the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta Blyth 2016.

New day service officially opened

10 Mar 2016

A day service for people with dementia has been officially opened by the leader of Northumberland County Council.

Trade event offers a ’unique opportunity’ for North East buyers

10 Mar 2016

The very best of Northumbrian craftsmanship will go on show, when two popular trade shows come together under one roof.

Council campaign to bring life back to empty properties

09 Mar 2016

Northumberland County Council is launching a campaign this week to bring vacant properties back into use and help ease the county’s housing shortage.

Smokers urged to be quitters on No Smoking Day 2016

09 Mar 2016

Smokers in Northumberland are being urged to take the first step in giving up cigarettes for good on No Smoking Day which takes place today - Wednesday 9 March.

Work continues to improve Hexham town centre for residents

09 Mar 2016

Work is continuing on plans to regenerate Hexham town centre – as the council continues its work to improve services in the county’s market towns.

New and improved community transport scheme

08 Mar 2016

Northumberland communities are set to benefit from a new and improved community transport scheme from April this year.

Council criticises lack of information over flood response

08 Mar 2016

Northumberland County Council has criticised the launch of a new map aimed at showing the county is open for business following the floods – after the government failed to fully brief the council before it went live.

Residents’ Festival offers fantastic free days out

08 Mar 2016

Top attractions in Northumberland will be offering free or discounted entry to people living in the county this weekend (12-13 March).

You are invited to our free wedding fair in Hexham Abbey

07 Mar 2016

Come along on Sunday 20 March and meet 40 of the best wedding suppliers in the area including – registrars, jewellers, florists, cake designers, photographers, car hire and much more.

Council reiterates phone scam warning

07 Mar 2016

Northumberland County Council is reminding residents to stay vigilant, after further attempts to scam people over the phone in Northumberland.