April 2017

April 2017

A clean sweep for the region’s major roads

12 Apr 2017
Tonnes of rubbish are being removed from the county’s major roads during an in-depth clean-up by Northumberland County Council ahead of the main tourist season.

Bank Holiday bin collections

12 Apr 2017
Residents are reminded all bin collections across Northumberland will be one day late after Bank Holiday Mondays.

Deadline looming for postal and proxy votes

12 Apr 2017
Northumberland County Council is calling on people to act now and apply for a postal or proxy vote if they are going to be away on Thursday 4 May for the county council, town and parish elections.

Tyre tipper brought to justice

10 Apr 2017
A fly-tipper who left a trail of waste across the Northumberland countryside was brought to justice when he was prosecuted by Northumberland County Council.

Northumberland tenants bring about change

06 Apr 2017
Northumberland County Council tenants will be given the opportunity to propose improvements on how housing services are delivered with the launch of a bespoke social networking system.

Easter plant sale at Hepscott Park

04 Apr 2017
Hepscott Park is hosting an Easter plant sale on Saturday, 15th April selling a wide range perennials, shrubs, house plants and tomato plants.

Morpeth bypass opens for business

04 Apr 2017
Morpeth’s brand new £30m bypass linking the A1 to south east Northumberland has opened to traffic today (April 4).

Blyth owner fined for failing to micro-chip dog

04 Apr 2017
A Blyth dog owner who failed to comply with the law and update her dog’s micro-chip details has been fined £440 this week by South East Northumberland magistrates after her Staffordshire Bull Terrier was found roaming the streets.

Dissington Garden Village wins national support

04 Apr 2017
Northumberland County Council has been awarded a grant of £75,000 from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to support the development of the Dissington Garden Village project.

Thousands Flock to Residents’ Festival

04 Apr 2017
The 2017 Northumberland Residents’ Festival has been hailed a great success with thousands of residents taking advantage of the weekend sunshine and the free and discounted entry to visit many of the county’s top attractions.

Easter fun at Hepscott Park

03 Apr 2017
Green fingered youngsters are invited to take part in eggs-tra special Easter events at the Horticultural Skills Unit, Hepscott Park, near Morpeth.