2017

2017

Thousands to see the Tour on their doorstep

22 Jun 2017
Scores of the county’s communities are to get a grandstand view of some of the world’s top cyclists after route details of the UK’s largest and most prestigious cycle race were revealed.

Making the county greener and cleaner

20 Jun 2017
An ambitious programme of extra verge cutting and weed spraying is getting underway as the county gears up for the main tourist season.

Duchess views final plans for LOVE Awards

20 Jun 2017
Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland has been hearing about the final plans for the seventh annual LOVE Northumberland awards, which she is due to present to winning groups and individuals on Wednesday 5th July.

Northumberland Live @Blyth this weekend

20 Jun 2017
The Undertones will be headlining ​The Northumberland Live Festival at Blyth this weekend June 24th, playing timeless classics including; ‘Here Comes the Summer’, ‘Jimmy Jimmy’, “My Perfect Cousin” and the power pop anthem “Teenage Kicks.”

Young tenants' guide launched

20 Jun 2017
Northumberland County Council in partnership with Silx Youth Project, a Blyth based organisation has launched a guidebook aimed at helping first time housing tenants.

Learning Disability Week

19 Jun 2017
This year Learning Disability Week will be taking place from 19 – 25 June 2017 to celebrate and raise awareness of people with a learning disability and their families. In recognition of Learning Disability Week The Pottergate Centre will be hosting an information day in the Northumberland Hall, situated in the Market Place Alnwick on Wednesday June 21st 2017.

Chalking up a success in Prudhoe

16 Jun 2017
Wildlife is blooming in a corner of Prudhoe thanks to a group being supported by Northumberland County Council and Northumberland Wildlife Trust.

Happy couple first to be married at Alnwick’s new wedding venue

15 Jun 2017
It was the start of a new chapter – not only for the bride and groom, but also for the building where their wedding took place. Simon and Heather Doherty’s 'big day’ was the first wedding to be held inside Alnwick’s historic Northumberland Hall which has recently undergone a full internal refurbishment.