Hive of activity for Alnwick community project

08 Nov 2017

Alnwick Community Centre was a buzz with the launch of new project led by Northumberland County Council.

Make a date with Hexham Wedding Fair

07 Nov 2017

A special wedding fair is to be held in Hexham next weekend , providing the perfect opportunity for couples planning their big day, to meet local wedding suppliers and find everything they need for their perfect day, all under one roof.

Busy bonfire night for Northumberland fire crews

06 Nov 2017

Firefighters across Northumberland were faced with a steady stream of Bonfire Night call-outs on their busiest night of the year.

Corby bridge work will protect important rural route

06 Nov 2017

Work has started on the refurbishment of Corby Bridge - on the B6341 between Alnwick and Edlingham in North Northumberland.

Old library site set to provide new parking for Christmas shoppers

02 Nov 2017

Morpeth’s old library site is set to provide some festive cheer for people visiting the town in the run up to Christmas.

Residents to be consulted on Morpeth Masterplan

02 Nov 2017

Morpeth residents are being given the opportunity to have their say on how the town develops over the next few years.

Ensure your bonfire night goes with a sparkle

02 Nov 2017

Organised bonfire and firework displays can be a lot of fun and are the best way to see some great fireworks.

Ask the Expert LIVE

01 Nov 2017

Don't get caught out this Christmas, find out more about consumer rights with our Trading Standards expert Q&A

Woodhorn’s Weeping Window Poppy on display at County Hall

01 Nov 2017

An original ceramic poppy from the stunning Weeping Window art installation that was commissioned to mark the centenary of the outbreak of war, will be on display at County Hall in Morpeth next week.

Road improvements to make Morpeth safer

01 Nov 2017

Improvements are being made to two main Morpeth roads - improving safety and making speed limits clearer for drivers.

Remembrance Day Service Invite

01 Nov 2017

An invite has been extended to members of the public to join staff, councillors and ex servicemen for a Remembrance Service at County Hall in Morpeth on Friday November 10.

Council appoints new Chief Executive

01 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council’s new Chief Executive has been confirmed as Daljit Lally OBE.

Star authors visit county for children’s book festival

01 Nov 2017

Hundreds of Northumberland children will have the chance to meet their favourite authors over the next two weeks, as the 34th Northern Children’s Book Festival gets underway.

Response group work is supporting Coty staff

31 Oct 2017

Work is underway to support the workforce at a factory in Seaton Delaval which is due to close next year.

Issac's Tea Trail is back on track

30 Oct 2017

Part of a popular Allen Valley walking route has re-opened following repair work by Northumberland County Council’s countryside team.

The heat is on for county's buildings

27 Oct 2017

New renewable energy systems are being installed in more of the county’s fire stations - using natural warmth from under the earth’s surface.

Officers get on their bikes in Blyth

27 Oct 2017

Officers from Blyth have got extra pedal power thanks to a donation of mountain bikes.

Timely reminder to test your smoke alarm

26 Oct 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) are reminding you to change the batteries and test your smoke alarms when the clocks go back this weekend and to also take the time to check smoke alarms for your nearest and dearest.

Could you benefit from Wheels to Work?

26 Oct 2017

People who are wanting to start a new job but don’t have the transport to get there could be on the road to a brighter future with the help of Northumberland County Council’s Wheels to Work scheme.

Council given RSPCA gold stamp of approval for work with stray dogs

26 Oct 2017

Animal Welfare Officers in Northumberland have been given the gold stamp of approval by the RSPCA for their work with stray dogs.

Works starts on Multi-million pound housing project

26 Oct 2017

Work has started on a multi-million pound project to upgrade homes on a Cramlington estate.

Thropton Village First School rated ‘Good’

26 Oct 2017

Thropton Village First School has been rated ‘good’ in all areas, following a recent Ofsted inspection.

A successful start for the Firefighters Plus project

25 Oct 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) are proud to announce their partnership in the Firefighters Plus project, an EU co-financed project helping firefighters use their position as role models to promote social inclusion within their community.

Clean sweep for 12 Streets

25 Oct 2017

Police and partners in Blyth are helping to clean up the 12 Streets by tackling crime, disorder and even rubbish.

Make sure you Stay Well This Winter

25 Oct 2017

Northumberland County Council, alongside NHS England, Public Health England and the Department for Health are encouraging residents of Northumberland to ward off common winter illnesses and make sure they stay well this winter.