December date for Hepscott Park Christmas Fair

22 Nov 2017

A Christmas fair is to be held at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit on Wednesday December 6th providing a great opportunity to purchase some special gifts, while supporting a great local cause.

Christmas trees by order from Hepscott Park

21 Nov 2017

Hepscott Park Horticultural and Skills centre will be selling good quality Christmas trees from the end of November and orders are now being taken.

December date set for Tynedale Centre's Christmas Fair

21 Nov 2017

A community scheme that helps adults with learning difficulties acquire new skills is holding a Christmas Fair on Saturday December 2.

European grants available for fishing communities

20 Nov 2017

Fishing communities stretching from Berwick upon Tweed down to North Shields are being urged to make the most of European funding available to them before we exit the European Union.

Wreath making workshops at Hepscott Park

20 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

Berwick Border bridge to be lit up red for World AIDS Day

20 Nov 2017

The Royal Border Bridge in Berwick is to be lit up red on December 1 to mark World AIDS Day and remind the county that HIV and AIDS have not gone away.

Council’s innovative public health work receives national recognition

20 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council’s public health team has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Local Government Chronicle Awards (LGC), 2018.

Minister Visits Childcare Partnership to See 30 Hours in Action

20 Nov 2017

Children’s Minister Robert Goodwill has met with members of the West Bedlington Early Years Partnership in Northumberland to hear from them about their experience of delivering 30 hours free childcare.

Alcohol Awareness week tackling issues of underage drinking.

17 Nov 2017

The Alnwick and Amble Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP), led by Northumberland County Council, is holding a range of activities throughout Alcohol Awareness Week, highlighting the dangers associated with alcohol.

Education and Benefits Team Bring Over £500,000 into County

17 Nov 2017

A project between education staff and the Benefits Team at Northumberland County Council has brought over £500,000 of pupil premium funding into the county.

Masterplanning events could be rolled out across county

15 Nov 2017

Hundreds of residents have had their say on Morpeth’s future - with the county council now encouraging other towns to come forward.

Raising awareness of the advantages of regular HIV testing

15 Nov 2017

Community health experts are raising awareness of the need for regular testing as part of national HIV testing week which starts on November 18.

New Local Plan will set policies for next 20 years

15 Nov 2017

A new timetable has been laid out for preparation of the Northumberland Local Plan - the key planning policies for the county up to 2036.

Council cracks down on tenancy fraud

14 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council is leading the way in tenancy fraud awareness in the region, following the establishment of the North East Tenancy Fraud Forum (NE-TFF) earlier this year.

Working​ ​Together​ ​to​ ​Reduce​​​ ​Harm​ ​Caused​ ​by​ ​Alcohol​ ​and​ ​Drugs​ ​

14 Nov 2017

Partners from across Northumberland along with Councillors gathered on Tuesday (7th November) at an alcohol and drug forum organised by Northumberland County Council.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Pegswood Waste Management Site

11 Nov 2017

A fire has broken out at Sanders Plant And Waste Management site in Pegswood, near Morpeth.

The County Remembers

10 Nov 2017

Members of the public joined staff, Northumberland County Councillors and ex servicemen for a Remembrance Day Service at County Hall in Morpeth earlier today ( Friday November 10.)

New drop off and pick up point will see safer and healthier travel to school

10 Nov 2017

A project just completed in Cramlington is set to improve parking issues and alleviate traffic congestion at peak times near Shanklea Primary School.

Morpeth Masterplan online survey

10 Nov 2017

Morpeth residents can still have their say on how the town develops over the next few years - by taking part in an online survey.

Car parking boost for Hexham town centre

09 Nov 2017

Hexham town centre is to get extra pre-Christmas parking when new spaces are opened up this week.

12 Streets success for Blyth

09 Nov 2017

Police and partners have hailed the latest 12 Streets initiative for Blyth as a big success.

Rural communities encouraged to build their own homes

09 Nov 2017

Communities in Northumberland are being encouraged to take the lead on developing affordable homes in their area.

Making grittin’ great again

08 Nov 2017

As the county heads into winter, the council’s cutting-edge fleet of salt spreaders are back on the region’s roads.

Berwick health plans take step forward

08 Nov 2017

Councillors and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have come together to feed local insights into the plans to build a new healthcare facility in Berwick.

Morpeth First School Relocation Scheme Approved

08 Nov 2017

At a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday (7 November) Northumberland County Council approved funding for a new school on land of the former fire station.