November 2016

November 2016

Remembrance Service

11 Nov 2016
Members of the public, staff, councillors and ex servicemen came together for a Remembrance Service at County Hall in Morpeth.

Beware hiring cowboy rubbish collectors, or you could risk a fine

09 Nov 2016
Don’t trust a ‘white van man’ offering to get rid of your rubbish on the cheap. That’s the message from Northumberland County Council’s Public Health Protection Unit after a string of fly-tipping incidents from unscrupulous waste collectors.

New body cameras for council staff

07 Nov 2016
Enforcement officers in Northumberland have started wearing chest mounted cameras in an attempt to keep them safe while out and about in the county.

Landowners prepared for wildfire risk

04 Nov 2016
Farmers and landowners in Northumberland are better prepared to deal with the risk of wildfire incidents after an information session hosted by Northumberland Fire Group.

Record number of young voters

03 Nov 2016
Record numbers of Northumberland pupils have voted to decide what is debated during the Youth Parliament Commons Debate.

Plan changes agreed for consultation

02 Nov 2016
Consultation will begin next week on final modifications to an important planning document that will see the provision of new schools and leisure, new homes and employment land, and secure key infrastructure investment.

1000 Affordable homes target reached

02 Nov 2016
Northumberland County Council is set to accelerate the delivery of a new era of affordable housing through Arch Homes, reaching its milestone to create 1000 affordable properties across the county.

Council adopts new safety standards to reduce road risk

02 Nov 2016
Northumberland County Council has adopted two new national safety standards which aim to reduce the risk of collisions between HGVs and vulnerable road users such as cyclists, pedestrians and motorcyclists.