Workplace health and wellbeing is everyone’s business

08 Mar 2017

Over 80 employers in Newcastle, Northumberland and North Tyneside received awards for their commitment to workplace health and wellbeing at the North East Better Health at Work Award’s (BHAWA) ceremony which took place on Friday 3 March in Seaton Burn

Making things matter in Newsham

07 Mar 2017

A new community project led by Northumberland County Council and funded by NE Procurement is striving to improve the lives of people living in Newsham, Blyth.

Council urges decision makers to listen over hospital’s future

07 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council is urging NHS decision makers to listen to local views over the future of Rothbury Community Hospital.

Hirst Park revival 'through to the second round'

07 Mar 2017

The next stage of a project that is set to see the ‘revival’ of Hirst Park in Ashington has been completed.

Council welcomes ambitious investment plans for Amble

07 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council has welcomed an ambitious £7m investment scheme to boost employment, tourism, retailing and housing in Amble.

New school, housing and retail approved for County Hall site

07 Mar 2017

A brand new first school is set to be built on land at County Hall, Morpeth, after being given the green light by planners.

Drama helps special needs children find their voices

06 Mar 2017

A Northumberland school is extending its use of drama to help pupils with special educational needs and disabilities to develop confidence and communication skills in preparation for life after school.

Northumberland volunteers join spring clean campaign

06 Mar 2017

Dozens of Northumberland residents gave up their free time over the first weekend of March to clean up their local neighbourhood in support of the national Great British Spring Clean campaign.

Northumberland apprentices secure full-time jobs

06 Mar 2017

Three Northumberland apprentices have successfully secured full-time jobs with Northumberland County Council.

First decision of Interim Executive Board - to close Ridley Hall

02 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council has expressed extreme disappointed in the fact that the first decision of a new Interim Executive Board (IEB) at Haydon Bridge High School is to close Ridley Hall, the school’s boarding wing.

New bus shelter installed on A1

01 Mar 2017

A grateful resident has thanked Councillor Kate Cairns and Ellingham Parish Council for providing a new bus shelter on the A1.

Tenants invited to exhibition

01 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council tenants are being invited to a special exhibition next week to showcase its £31m Capital Works programme.

Young People in Northumberland create national Child Sexual Exploitation campaign

01 Mar 2017

Northumberland Youth Service have generated a campaign aimed at young people to help raise awareness, improve knowledge and give greater understanding of Child Sexual Exploitation.

Local recreation centre set for improvements thanks to council funding

01 Mar 2017

Northumberland County Council have secured funding for Stobswood Welfare Recreation Club in Morpeth towards a much needed refurbishment.

Car park improvement underway in Bamburgh

01 Mar 2017

A car park expansion and improvement is underway in the picturesque coastal village of Bamburgh.