2017

2017

A better car park for Craster

20 Feb 2017
Work to improve the quality of the car park in the coastal village of Craster is set to get underway next week (week beginning 27 February).

Work starts on £32m Council Headquarters

16 Feb 2017
The development of the new £32m Northumberland County Council Headquarters has reached a major milestone where construction work has now begun, following a ground breaking ceremony on the site.

Council welcomes apology after planning slur

16 Feb 2017
The leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed a letter of apology which followed independent audit findings into unfounded allegations about a Morpeth planning application.

Bypass a key road to future investment

16 Feb 2017
The new £30 million Morpeth Bypass, part of Northumberland County Council’s ongoing investment programme, is set to benefit businesses across the county, including Port of Blyth.

Business booming in the county

14 Feb 2017
Northumberland County Council has welcomed new figures which show the county is well and truly open for business.

Hadston Community Park Plans take major step forward

08 Feb 2017
Exciting plans to transform the site of the old Druridge Bay Middle School into a community park have taken a major step forward. Northumberland County Council appointed landscape architects have drafted up a proposal for the park incorporating many of the ideas put forward by the local community.

Investment in learning at Swansfield Park Primary School

08 Feb 2017
The new extension at Swansfield Park Primary School in Alnwick was officially opened on 7th February. The building comprising of a new learning hub, a studio and 4 classrooms comes as a result of investment by the school and local authority to enhance existing facilities.

Council offers support on school-led closure plans

08 Feb 2017
The Governing Body of St Mary’s Church of England Voluntary Aided Middle School has launched a consultation on the future of the school, with options including its possible closure at the end of August 2017, as a result of falling pupil numbers and concerns about its ability to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum.

Changing rooms refurbished at Morpeth Common

08 Feb 2017
As part of its programme of investment in sports facilities across the county, Northumberland County Council has recently completed the refurbishment of the football changing rooms at Morpeth Common.