June 2017

June 2017

Help stop the spread of measles

30 Jun 2017
Northumberland County Council is reminding parents of the importance of the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine, as a very effective way to prevent infection and stop measles from spreading.

Exciting archaeological discoveries on Holy Island

29 Jun 2017
Archaeologists working for the National Lottery funded Peregrini Lindisfarne Community Archaeology project have made exciting new discoveries which may well have turned a long held belief about the Holy Island of Lindisfarne on its head.

Play area is shipshape and Newsham fashion

29 Jun 2017
Children in the Newsham area of Blyth are enjoying an exciting new play area thanks to the hard work of Blyth Town Council and funding from Northumberland County Councils housing developers fund.

Investing in Hexham’s Queen’s Hall and local services

28 Jun 2017
Northumberland County Council is about to embark on a major refurbishment within Hexham’s historic Queen’s Hall to create a fantastic new facility that will provide an integrated library, customer and visitor information centre all under one roof.

Putting heads together for positive results

27 Jun 2017
Last week, on Tuesday 20th June, over 90 Headteachers and other education professionals gathered at The Fuse Media Centre, Prudhoe for the 2017 Northumberland County Council Headteachers’ Summer Conference.

Motion to withdraw and review Core Strategy

27 Jun 2017
At its meeting on 5th July Northumberland County Council will consider a motion to withdraw the Northumberland Local Plan Core Strategy from Government and to carry out a review of some aspects of the document.

Council issues ‘Grenfell Tower’ Fridge Freezer safety advice

26 Jun 2017
Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards service is urging owners of Hotpoint fridge-freezers to check their model numbers for safety reasons after one was identified as the initial cause of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London.

County Council ready to respond

23 Jun 2017
Northumberland County Council is providing reassurance to residents that it is fully prepared to respond should a major incident occur within the county.

Thousands to see the Tour on their doorstep

22 Jun 2017
Scores of the county’s communities are to get a grandstand view of some of the world’s top cyclists after route details of the UK’s largest and most prestigious cycle race were revealed.

Making the county greener and cleaner

20 Jun 2017
An ambitious programme of extra verge cutting and weed spraying is getting underway as the county gears up for the main tourist season.

Duchess views final plans for LOVE Awards

20 Jun 2017
Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland has been hearing about the final plans for the seventh annual LOVE Northumberland awards, which she is due to present to winning groups and individuals on Wednesday 5th July.

Northumberland Live @Blyth this weekend

20 Jun 2017
The Undertones will be headlining ​The Northumberland Live Festival at Blyth this weekend June 24th, playing timeless classics including; ‘Here Comes the Summer’, ‘Jimmy Jimmy’, “My Perfect Cousin” and the power pop anthem “Teenage Kicks.”

Young tenants' guide launched

20 Jun 2017
Northumberland County Council in partnership with Silx Youth Project, a Blyth based organisation has launched a guidebook aimed at helping first time housing tenants.

Learning Disability Week

19 Jun 2017
This year Learning Disability Week will be taking place from 19 – 25 June 2017 to celebrate and raise awareness of people with a learning disability and their families. In recognition of Learning Disability Week The Pottergate Centre will be hosting an information day in the Northumberland Hall, situated in the Market Place Alnwick on Wednesday June 21st 2017.