2017

2017

Plans will double parking spaces at Ponteland car park

08 Mar 2017
Ponteland Town Centre is set to have a significant increase in car parking capacity through plans developed by a local county councillor working with Northumberland County Council and Ponteland Town Council.

Ponteland applications to be heard by planning committee

08 Mar 2017
Three major planning applications for Ponteland are due to be considered by Northumberland County Council’s strategic planning committee at its meeting at 1pm on Wednesday 15 March 2017 at County Hall in Morpeth.

Workplace health and wellbeing is everyone’s business

08 Mar 2017
Over 80 employers in Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside received awards for their commitment to workplace health and wellbeing at the North East Better Health at Work Award’s (BHAWA) ceremony which took place on Friday 3 March in Seaton Burn

Making things matter in Newsham

07 Mar 2017
A new community project led by Northumberland County Council and funded by NE Procurement is striving to improve the lives of people living in Newsham, Blyth.

Drama helps special needs children find their voices

06 Mar 2017
A Northumberland school is extending its use of drama to help pupils with special educational needs and disabilities to develop confidence and communication skills in preparation for life after school.

New bus shelter installed on A1

01 Mar 2017
A grateful resident has thanked Councillor Kate Cairns and Ellingham Parish Council for providing a new bus shelter on the A1.

Tenants invited to exhibition

01 Mar 2017
Northumberland County Council tenants are being invited to a special exhibition next week to showcase its £31m Capital Works programme.

Young people pick play equipment for Hadston Park

24 Feb 2017
When trying to decide what sort of play equipment to install in the new Hadston Community Park, Northumberland County Council decided to call in the experts by holding a drop-in session to ask young people for their views.

County crackdown on abandoned vehicles

23 Feb 2017
Northumberland County Council is cracking down on abandoned vehicles following a sharp rise in incidents and is issuing a warning that the perpetrators could face a large fine.