2017

2017

Parking improvements in Berwick

12 Dec 2017
New infrastructure improvements are under way for Berwick to provide extra car and coach parking in the town.

Berwick Children’s Centre is “good” say inspectors

12 Dec 2017
Berwick Children’s Centre, a vibrant community venue which offers services for families and children including full day care and early education for young children, has achieved an impressive ‘Good’ rating following a recent daycare Ofsted inspection.

Council plans education consultation

07 Dec 2017
Following clear support from schools to enter into a consultation on education in the west of the county, Northumberland County Council is proposing to carry out an informal consultation to understand what the community sees as a way forward for a sustainable education system in the area.

Help stop the spread of measles

05 Dec 2017
Northumberland County Council is reminding parents of the importance of the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine, as a very effective way to prevent infection and stop measles from spreading.

Turf Cutting Ceremony Marks Start of School Build

04 Dec 2017
Pupils, staff and councillors joined the team from Galliford Try on Thursday 23rd November,at an official event to to mark the start of building work on the new Darras Hall Primary School.

Wreath making workshops at Hepscott Park

30 Nov 2017
If you fancy making an attractive and affordable Christmas wreath to adorn your front door this festive season, why not join one of the workshops at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit near Morpeth.

Ponteland neighbourhood plan is ‘made’

27 Nov 2017
Following an overwhelming ‘yes’ vote at a local referendum in September, the Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan has now been ‘made’ by Northumberland County Council, bringing it into legal force.

Leader welcomes devolution deal

24 Nov 2017
The Leader of Northumberland County Council has expressed his delight at the devolution deal secured this week for the North of Tyne - Northumberland, Newcastle and North Tyneside.

Stay safe this winter against electrical fires.

24 Nov 2017
Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents of Northumberland to stay safe in their homes and reduce their risk of electrical fires by following some simple steps.

One hundred Christmas shoe boxes collected for needy children

23 Nov 2017
Needy children around the world will receive a shoe box full of goodies this festive season thanks to Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child and in Hexham, adults with learning difficulties have been making their contribution to the appeal.

Car parking boost in Cramlington over Christmas period

22 Nov 2017
Northumberland County Council, alongside Cramlington Town Council and Arch have provided access to 4 car parks to be used as additional public parking ahead of the Cramlington Christmas Lights switch on and busy festive shopping period.