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.

Council urges decision makers to listen over hospital’s future

07 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council is urging NHS decision makers to listen to local views over the future of Rothbury Community Hospital.

Hirst Park revival 'through to the second round'

07 Mar 2017

The next stage of a project that is set to see the ‘revival’ of Hirst Park in Ashington has been completed.

Council welcomes ambitious investment plans for Amble

07 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council has welcomed an ambitious £7m investment scheme to boost employment, tourism, retailing and housing in Amble.

New school, housing and retail approved for County Hall site

07 Mar 2017

A brand new first school is set to be built on land at County Hall, Morpeth, after being given the green light by planners.

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.

Northumberland volunteers join spring clean campaign

06 Mar 2017

Dozens of Northumberland residents gave up their free time over the first weekend of March to clean up their local neighbourhood in support of the national Great British Spring Clean campaign.

Northumberland apprentices secure full-time jobs

06 Mar 2017

Three Northumberland apprentices have successfully secured full-time jobs with Northumberland County Council.

First decision of Interim Executive Board - to close Ridley Hall

02 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council has expressed extreme disappointed in the fact that the first decision of a new Interim Executive Board (IEB) at Haydon Bridge High School is to close Ridley Hall, the school’s boarding wing.

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 in Northumberland create national Child Sexual Exploitation campaign

01 Mar 2017

Northumberland Youth Service have generated a campaign aimed at young people to help raise awareness, improve knowledge and give greater understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation.

Local recreation centre set for improvements thanks to council funding

01 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council have secured funding for Stobswood Welfare Recreation Club in Morpeth towards a much needed refurbishment.

Car park improvement underway in Bamburgh

01 Mar 2017

A car park expansion and improvement is underway in the picturesque coastal village of Bamburgh.

Council urges residents to join the Great British Spring Clean campaign

28 Feb 2017

Northumberland County Council is backing a national campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities this weekend and is calling on volunteers to come along and get involved.

Major investment considered for Seaton Valley Federation

28 Feb 2017

Discussions are being held about a multi-million investment by Northumberland County Council for the Seaton Valley Federation in Seaton Delaval.

Tributes paid following death of county councillor

27 Feb 2017

Tributes have been paid to Lynemouth councillor Milburn Douglas, who died at the weekend.

Dr Therese Coffey MP visited Northumberland childcare provider

24 Feb 2017

Pumpkin Pie Nursery in Felton recently welcomed Rural Minister, Thérèse Coffey, to visit their nursery and discuss the pilot scheme offering 30 hours of free childcare to eligible families.

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.

Northumberland County Council and Emily Inspires! are celebrating International Women’s Day with a service held by all female clergy.

24 Feb 2017

Member’s of the public are warmly welcomed to join the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March 2017 and attend the service held at midday at St Mary’s Church, Highchurch, Morpeth.

£9 million investment at James Calvert Spence College

23 Feb 2017

Planning is underway now for the £9 million investment by Northumberland County Council at James Calvert Spence College in Amble.

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.