Thousands Flock to Residents’ Festival

04 Apr 2017

The 2017 Northumberland Residents’ Festival has been hailed a great success with thousands of residents taking advantage of the weekend sunshine and the free and discounted entry to visit many of the county’s top attractions.

Easter fun at Hepscott Park

03 Apr 2017

Green fingered youngsters are invited to take part in eggs-tra special Easter events at the Horticultural Skills Unit, Hepscott Park, near Morpeth.

New bus service for Morpeth

31 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council have worked in partnership with PCL Travel to deliver a new Morpeth Town ‘T1’ bus service, which will begin on Monday 3rd April.

Blyth teenagers given help with Life Skills

30 Mar 2017

A group of teenagers in Blyth are being offered an opportunity to develop personal life skills through a joint project between Northumberland County Council and the British Army.

New super sweeper to hit streets of Ashington

29 Mar 2017

A new mechanical street sweeper is now out in force in Ashington keeping the town centre clean and tidy, every day of the week.

Road diversions ahead of Morpeth Bypass opening

27 Mar 2017

With work on the Morpeth Northern Bypass now in its final stages, a few final road closures are required to complete work ahead of the official opening.

Top attractions to take part in Residents’ Festival

27 Mar 2017

Top attractions in Northumberland will be offering free or discounted entry to people living in the county during the annual Residents' Festival on 1st and 2nd of April

Volunteers needed for school appeals panels

23 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council are seeking volunteers to serve on the Appeals Panels for the Northumberland Local Authority.

Garden waste collections underway

23 Mar 2017

Garden waste collections have started in Northumberland for the 2017 growing season.

Preferred bidder announced for new schools and leisure centre in Ponteland

22 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council (NCC) has announced Willmott Dixon as the preferred bidder for the landmark project to create a combined schools and leisure campus in Ponteland.

Local elections - Don’t lose your vote

22 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council and local Parish and Town Council elections are due to take place on Thursday 4th May. In order to vote in these elections you must be registered on the electoral roll.

Residents flock to launch of community project

21 Mar 2017

Residents from Newsham flocked to a family fun day on Saturday to celebrate the launch of a community project.

Northumberland County Council supports latest One You campaign

20 Mar 2017

As the days are getting longer and we enter spring, Northumberland County Council and One You are encouraging adults to enjoy the outdoors and move more

Pupils in Northumberland are benefitting from multi million pound investment in schools

20 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council has committed huge capital investment in education for young people across the county with several projects to provide new school buildings and state of the art facilities.

Berwick residents back council leisure plans

20 Mar 2017

Hundreds of residents are having their say on initial plans for a new Berwick Leisure Centre - with a preference for the new building to be built on the current site.

Fresh school meals are just a click away

20 Mar 2017

An initiative that enables parents to pre-order their child’s school meals on-line has been introduced into two schools in Northumberland and is already proving a big hit with both parents and pupils.

Revitalisation project underway at Blyth Market

20 Mar 2017

Blyth Town Council and Northumberland County Council have joined forces in a unique project to revitalise the town’s market - bringing more traders with quality goods on offer for shoppers and visitors.

Coach park to open ahead of tourist season

20 Mar 2017

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

iNorthumberland to invest a further £6.4m in Superfast Broadband

20 Mar 2017

iNorthumberland today announced that 3,200 more homes and businesses will get access to superfast broadband thanks to a further multi million pound investment in the programme.

Have your say on town centre improvement funding

17 Mar 2017

Businesses and residents in Ashington have another opportunity to influence the detailed options for how £250,000 investment will be used to improve the town's Station Road.

Major works completing on new county bypass

17 Mar 2017

Major works are now approaching completion on the brand new £30m bypass linking the A1 to south east Northumberland.

Morpeth tree planting means a greener future for the town

17 Mar 2017

Work is underway on a new scheme in Morpeth that will see hundreds of new trees planted over the coming months.

Councillors hit back at CCG funding slur

17 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council has hit back furiously at accusations made by Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan that the council could take control of the finances of the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and drive the funds to the south east of the county.

Berwick bridge to be given makeover for Autism Awareness Week

17 Mar 2017

Over 700,000 people in the UK live with autism, and Berwick’s Royal Border Bridge will be turning blue for a week.

Lionheart gets ready to roar

16 Mar 2017

A flagship community fire station and expanded council depot on the outskirts of Alnwick is almost complete.