Bamburgh exhibition on village plans

19 Apr 2017

An exhibition is being held next week in Bamburgh around future plans for the village centre.

Response group formed to help factory workforce

13 Apr 2017

A new response group has been formed to develop plans to help the workforce of a threatened Seaton Delaval factory.

Peter is picked as top driver

13 Apr 2017

New technology that has been installed in Northumberland County Council’s fleet of vans to encourage careful and considerate driving has reaped rewards for one responsible driver who has been awarded the national Lightfoot Driver of the Week.

Berwick coach park complete

13 Apr 2017

Work is complete on the new town centre coach park for Berwick.

Develop your skills through adult learning this summer

12 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council Adult Learning provide a huge range of training, learning and development opportunities across Northumberland.

A clean sweep for the region’s major roads

12 Apr 2017

Tonnes of rubbish are being removed from the county’s major roads during an in-depth clean-up by Northumberland County Council ahead of the main tourist season.

Bank Holiday bin collections

12 Apr 2017

Residents are reminded all bin collections across Northumberland will be one day late after Bank Holiday Mondays.

Deadline looming for postal and proxy votes

12 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council is calling on people to act now and apply for a postal or proxy vote if they are going to be away on Thursday 4 May for the county council, town and parish elections.

Community organisations to benefit from council support

11 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council has agreed to provide loans to two organisations in Alnwick.

School staff in the saddle for new cycle scheme

10 Apr 2017

Staff from two Northumberland schools are now ‘pedalling’ their new skills after signing up to a special cycle maintenance course.

Tyre tipper brought to justice

10 Apr 2017

A fly-tipper who left a trail of waste across the Northumberland countryside was brought to justice when he was prosecuted by Northumberland County Council.

Superbins for some super litter pickers

10 Apr 2017

Commitment to keeping Northumberland clean and green has seen a school and a community group each win a new ‘superbin’.

New play equipment to enjoy this Easter

07 Apr 2017

New play equipment at Riding Dene Play Area in Mickley has been installed and is ready for children to enjoy this Easter.

County bidding to retain its best spaces status

07 Apr 2017

Parks across the county are once again in the running for prestigious Green Flag Awards.

Northumberland tenants bring about change

06 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council tenants will be given the opportunity to propose improvements on how housing services are delivered with the launch of a bespoke social networking system.

Northumberland landlords invited to forum in Blyth

06 Apr 2017

Landlords and agents based in Northumberland are being invited to a forum being organised by Northumberland County Council.

Blyth play area looking fit for the future

05 Apr 2017

A children’s play area in Blyth is now fit for the future after new play equipment was installed.

Morpeth Bypass team scoop national award

05 Apr 2017

Just a day after Morpeth’s brand new £30m bypass opened, the team who built it have scooped a national industry award.

Northumberland boasts best beaches in Britain

04 Apr 2017

As Northumberland gears up for the start of the tourist season, the county council is reminding visitors that its beaches are some of the best in Britain.

Easter plant sale at Hepscott Park

04 Apr 2017

Hepscott Park is hosting an Easter plant sale on Saturday, 15th April selling a wide range perennials, shrubs, house plants and tomato plants.

Last chance to secure your local election vote

04 Apr 2017

Northumberland voters could be denying themselves the chance to vote in the forthcoming local elections on 4 May because they are not on the electoral register.

Council welcomes coastal community funding

04 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council has welcomed funding to two coastal communities totalling nearly £3m.

Morpeth bypass opens for business

04 Apr 2017

Morpeth’s brand new £30m bypass linking the A1 to south east Northumberland has opened to traffic today (April 4).

Blyth owner fined for failing to micro-chip dog

04 Apr 2017

A Blyth dog owner who failed to comply with the law and update her dog’s micro-chip details has been fined £440 this week by South East Northumberland magistrates after her Staffordshire Bull Terrier was found roaming the streets.

Dissington Garden Village wins national support

04 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council has been awarded a grant of £75,000 from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to support the development of the Dissington Garden Village project.