Cabinet agrees plan modifications for consultation

31 May 2016

Some major modifications to a key planning document for Northumberland have been agreed for public consultation.

Bin collection reminder

31 May 2016

All bin collections across Northumberland will be one day late this week due to the bank holiday.

A chance to learn all about the landslip

26 May 2016

The public are being given the chance to learn more about one of Northumberland’s award winning engineering projects.

Excellent news for Ponteland as £55 million investment is suggested in schools

26 May 2016

At a Cabinet meeting this week (24 May), Northumberland County Council agreed to carry out a four week statutory consultation on proposals regarding the structure of Ponteland schools. This would mean the injection of £55 million into local schools.

Gardening workshops at Hepscott Park

26 May 2016

Activities and expert gardening instructions for both children and grown ups

Community group back litter campaign

25 May 2016

A community group in Ashington is doing its bit to keep an area of the town clean and green, with the support of the LOVE Northumberland, HATE litter campaign.

Hexham pupils tackle anti-social behaviour

25 May 2016

Students from Sele First School in Hexham have been getting creative to help tackle anti-social behaviour in the local community.

Bridge closure traffic plan confirmed

25 May 2016

Work on the Hexham Railway Bridge is due to start on Monday 6 June which will result in closure of the railway bridge to vehicles for six weeks.

Leader stresses benefits of co-location

25 May 2016

The leader of Northumberland County Council has reiterated the benefits of council services being co-located – as work continues to regenerate Hexham town centre.

Fire officers attend final meeting of natural disasters project

24 May 2016

Officers from Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service have attended a final meeting in Denmark prior to the launch of a new e-learning resource which will be used across Europe.

County Councillor donates money to local charity for Motor Neuron Disease

24 May 2016

The former Civic Head of Northumberland County Council, Councillor Kath Nisbet has raised £5,155 for motor neuron disease during her term in office.

Celebrating foster care success

23 May 2016

In celebration of the national Foster Care Fortnight Northumberland County Council is highlighting the positive impact that foster carers and their families can have on the life of a young person.

Northumberland is a county in good health, says report

23 May 2016

Report highlights achievements, challenges, and a new approach for continued health improvements in the county.

Council hails historic Morpeth Town Wembley win

23 May 2016

Northumberland County Council has hailed Morpeth Town’s stunning victory at Wembley this weekend.

Hexham Bandstand back to its former glory

20 May 2016

Hexham’s iconic bandstand is back in place after being restored to its former glory.

Council scoops top engineering award for landslip project

19 May 2016

Northumberland County Council has been honoured for a number of major engineering projects at a glittering awards ceremony.

Seeking out broadband solutions for all

19 May 2016

The iNorthumberland project is demonstrating its commitment to leaving no community behind when delivering superfast broadband, as it launches a new consultation with the hardest to reach rural communities.

One step at a time - coastal walk celebrates recovery from addiction

18 May 2016

The 10-mile challenge will offer support, raise awareness, and inspire others.

Council launches second year of LOVE Northumberland, HATE Litter campaign

18 May 2016

Northumberland County Council has launched the second year of its successful county wide clean-up campaign ‘Love Northumberland, Hate Litter’.

Final modifications to Northumberland’s key planning document

18 May 2016

Northumberland County Council is set to consult on some major modifications to a key planning document – the final stage before it is submitted for review by a Government inspector.

Council welcomes increased rail services announcements

17 May 2016

Northumberland County Council has welcomed news of increased rail services between London and Edinburgh.

Proposals for Ponteland would see £55 million investment in schools

17 May 2016

Northumberland County Council has listened carefully to all views on the structure of Ponteland Schools, and particularly those of each governing body, in making recommendations.

Register if you want to build your own home

17 May 2016

People who would like to build their own home in Northumberland, or own a plot of land suitable for a self-build project, are being urged to sign up to a new online register which could help them to secure a plot of land.

Work to improve Blyth roundabout set to get underway

17 May 2016

Work to improve safety on a new roundabout in Blyth is to get underway in the coming weeks.

Warning over fake Government Grant sheme

17 May 2016

Northumberland County Council is urging residents to be on their guard following complaints about scam phone calls offering large sums of cash.