Call for candidates in youth elections

20 Sep 2017

Young people in Northumberland can put themselves forward over the next month to represent their peers in the Youth Parliament and Youth Cabinet elections.

Young people in Northumberland putting the spotlight on volunteering

20 Sep 2017

A group of young people from Northumberland have been working on a social action project to inspire other young people to get involved with volunteering.

Forum for landlords to be held in Morpeth

20 Sep 2017

Landlords and agents based in Northumberland are invited to an annual forum being organised by Northumberland County Council.

Five year ban for dog neglect woman

20 Sep 2017

An Ashington woman who failed to seek medical attention for her dog has been prosecuted by Northumberland County Council.

Advertisement for Appointment of Independent Persons for Audit Committee

20 Sep 2017

Northumberland County Council is seeking 2 independent persons for Audit Committee. The role is eligible for an annual members allowance of £1000 plus mileage expenses.

Help at hand for farmers

19 Sep 2017

With the onset of autumn, traditional breeding sales are getting underway at livestock markets across the region, making it a busy time for those involved in all aspects of farming.

Application deadline looming for community grants

19 Sep 2017

The deadline is looming for community groups, charities and young people in the county to apply for funding from a much valued community grant scheme.

Could your local park be the nation’s favourite?

19 Sep 2017

Northumberland residents are being asked to vote for their favourite Green Flag park - putting it in the running to be the nation’s favourite in the People’s Choice Awards.

Wooler man receives Queen’s Award for terrorist attack bravery

18 Sep 2017

A Wooler man has been awarded a prestigious bravery award for helping to save fellow tourists during a terrorist attack in Tunisia in 2015, using skills he had learned in the Territorial Army.

Council Apprenticeships Team to join Recruitment Event in Hexham

18 Sep 2017

Following a series of pop up events across Northumberland the Apprenticeships Team are out on the road again.

Residents’ views sought on Ovingham flood scheme

18 Sep 2017

Nearly £900,000 is being invested in Northumberland, as part of an innovative scheme to help manage surface water and reduce flood risk.

Staff's outstanding contribution to county recognised

15 Sep 2017

The outstanding contribution County Council staff make to the lives of people across Northumberland have been recognised at this year’s Excellence Awards.

Fire rescue team at the cutting edge

15 Sep 2017

A team of Northumberland firefighters have proved to be among the best in Britain when it comes to saving lives.

Northumberland is blooming beautiful

14 Sep 2017

Green fingered Northumbrians have done the county proud yet again as they collected a string of awards after impressing judges in this year’s Northumbria in Bloom awards.

Public invited to share views on next phase of Portland Park

13 Sep 2017

The public are being invited to have their say on the next stage of plans for the Portland Park site.

New breathing apparatus training facility opened

13 Sep 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) have unveiled their new breathing apparatus training facility at Pegswood Community Fire Station.

Do you know what’s in your curry?

12 Sep 2017

Residents with food allergies are being urged to double check ingredients when buying takeaway meals.

Next steps for parking studies

11 Sep 2017

Parking studies and survey work has been taking place in the county’s market towns over the summer in order to help develop options for future parking needs in Northumberland, and the first stage has now been completed.

Heritage Open Days offer free family fun

06 Sep 2017

Residents and visitors to Northumberland will be given a rare opportunity to see some of the county’s hidden architectural treasures when the doors to many of its most historic buildings are opened to the public, free of charge.

Happy couple first to be married in historic Hexham House

06 Sep 2017

It was the start of a new chapter - not only for the bride and groom, but also the historic building where their wedding took place.

Views sought on proposed Corbridge Parish Council changes

06 Sep 2017

The electoral arrangements of Corbridge Parish Council are currently being examined with a view to removing its subdivision into wards.

Views sought on proposed changes to Blyth parish boundary

06 Sep 2017

The electoral arrangements of Blyth Town Council are currently being examined with a view to reviewing its administrative boundary with Seaton Valley Parish Council.

Torch relay promotes blue light mental health

05 Sep 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has taken up the baton of promoting mental health awareness across all emergency services in the county.

Warm welcome for A1 dualling route announcement

05 Sep 2017

Northumberland County Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement today of the preferred routes for the A1 Morpeth to Felton and Alnwick to Ellingham dualling upgrade.

Palliative care service shortlisted for a national award

05 Sep 2017

A palliative and end of life care service in Northumberland and North Tyneside has been shortlisted for a national award.