February 2017

February 2017

Young people pick play equipment for Hadston Park

24 Feb 2017
When trying to decide what sort of play equipment to install in the new Hadston Community Park, Northumberland County Council decided to call in the experts by holding a drop-in session to ask young people for their views.

County crackdown on abandoned vehicles

23 Feb 2017
Northumberland County Council is cracking down on abandoned vehicles following a sharp rise in incidents and is issuing a warning that the perpetrators could face a large fine.

Wheels in motion for new Morpeth cycleway

21 Feb 2017
A new cycleway and other improvements for pedestrians and road users on the Stobhill approach to Morpeth are about to get underway following a successful bid by Northumberland that has secured a £600,000 funding award from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

A better car park for Craster

20 Feb 2017
Work to improve the quality of the car park in the coastal village of Craster is set to get underway next week (week beginning 27 February).

Work starts on £32m Council Headquarters

16 Feb 2017
The development of the new £32m Northumberland County Council Headquarters has reached a major milestone where construction work has now begun, following a ground breaking ceremony on the site.

Council welcomes apology after planning slur

16 Feb 2017
The leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed a letter of apology which followed independent audit findings into unfounded allegations about a Morpeth planning application.

Bypass a key road to future investment

16 Feb 2017
The new £30 million Morpeth Bypass, part of Northumberland County Council’s ongoing investment programme, is set to benefit businesses across the county, including Port of Blyth.