January 2017

January 2017

County wedding fair this weekend

31 Jan 2017
A major wedding fair is to be held in Northumberland this 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, under one roof.

Holocaust memorial event at County Hall

27 Jan 2017
Northumberland County Council held an event in remembrance of those who died through persecution during the Holocaust and by the hand of genocide since.

Lottery grant will reveal county's First World War heritage

26 Jan 2017
The County Council has received £67,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to deliver a project which will provide access to a little known piece of the Northumberland’s history and increase understanding of the role of local people in the First World War.

Budget looks to promote growth and development

26 Jan 2017
Northumberland County Council’s budget for the next year aims to continue protecting frontline services and promoting growth – despite facing further cuts of £36m over the next three years.

Residents invited to vote by post

25 Jan 2017
Residents in Northumberland are being asked to consider voting by post at the forthcoming county and parish council elections which will take place on May 4.

The sky's the limit for rocket project

24 Jan 2017
A rare feature of Northumberland’s maritime heritage is set to be restored to its former glory following support from Northumberland County Council.

Headline act shows commitment to Bedlington

20 Jan 2017
Classic soul songs such as Mustang Sally, Destination Anywhere and In the Midnight Hour will echo around Bedlington this summer as The Commitments are announced as the latest headline act to be featured in the Northumberland Live series of festivals.

Home movers reminded not to lose their vote

19 Jan 2017
Often things can get lost or forgotten when moving house, but with the county and parish elections due to take place on Thursday May 4 , Northumberland County Council is urging home movers to make sure their vote isn’t one of them.

Council calls out for cleaning champions

18 Jan 2017
Northumberland County Council is backing a flagship campaign to get half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March.

Morpeth in line for new cycleway

18 Jan 2017
A new cycleway and other improvements for pedestrians and road users are proposed for the approach to Morpeth through the Stobhill area.

Cowpen Road work starts

17 Jan 2017
A comprehensive scheme to improve one of Northumberland’s most congested roads has now begun.