Wreath making workshops at Hepscott Park

30 Nov 2017

If you fancy making an attractive and affordable Christmas wreath to adorn your front door this festive season, why not join one of the workshops at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit near Morpeth.

Rescue dogs to be stars of 2018 charity calendar

30 Nov 2017

A charity calendar featuring dogs rescued in Northumberland is now for sale with all the proceeds going directly to four local animal charities.

Northumberland named as one the top holiday destinations in the UK

30 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council is celebrating after the county picked up a prestigious award at the 2017 British Travel Awards.

Football club nets funding boost

29 Nov 2017

Cramlington Town Football Club has scored a funding boost from the County Council towards improving its pitches.

Council welcomes government support on rail line

29 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council has welcomed fresh government support to bring back rail passenger services throughout south east Northumberland.

Ponteland neighbourhood plan is ‘made’

27 Nov 2017

Following an overwhelming ‘yes’ vote at a local referendum in September, the Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan has now been ‘made’ by Northumberland County Council, bringing it into legal force.

Leader welcomes devolution deal

24 Nov 2017

The Leader of Northumberland County Council has expressed his delight at the devolution deal secured this week for the North of Tyne - Northumberland, Newcastle and North Tyneside.

Budget delivers devo deal and transport boost for North of Tyne

24 Nov 2017

Those living North of the Tyne will benefit from £600 million of new government investment to spend on local priorities to boost growth after the area agreed a historic devolution deal.

Stay safe this winter against electrical fires.

24 Nov 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents of Northumberland to stay safe in their homes and reduce their risk of electrical fires by following some simple steps.

Duchess presents British Empire Medals to dedicated residents

23 Nov 2017

Two Northumberland residents have been presented with British Empire Medals for their dedicated community and voluntary service.

Claus and Cram team up to launch Kielder Marathon 2018

23 Nov 2017

A very special VIP has started his training early for the 2018 Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon Weekend…and we aren’t talking about Steve Cram!

One hundred Christmas shoe boxes collected for needy children

23 Nov 2017

Needy children around the world will receive a shoe box full of goodies this festive season thanks to Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child and in Hexham, adults with learning difficulties have been making their contribution to the appeal.

Dedicated event to help students with Special Education Needs (SEN) Prepare for Adulthood

23 Nov 2017

The Northumberland County Council Careers Guidance Team arranged a dedicated event for young people with special educational needs (SEN) to enable them to begin planning their future pathways.

Pledge to develop cultural opportunities for young people

22 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council has joined dozens of organisations across the region by signing a pledge to support and help deliver arts and heritage opportunities for young people.

Car parking boost in Cramlington over Christmas period

22 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council, alongside Cramlington Town Council and Arch have provided access to 4 car parks to be used as additional public parking ahead of the Cramlington Christmas Lights switch on and busy festive shopping period.

December date for Hepscott Park Christmas Fair

22 Nov 2017

A Christmas fair is to be held at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit on Wednesday December 6th providing a great opportunity to purchase some special gifts, while supporting a great local cause.

Christmas trees by order from Hepscott Park

21 Nov 2017

Hepscott Park Horticultural and Skills centre will be selling good quality Christmas trees from the end of November and orders are now being taken.

December date set for Tynedale Centre's Christmas Fair

21 Nov 2017

A community scheme that helps adults with learning difficulties acquire new skills is holding a Christmas Fair on Saturday December 2.

European grants available for fishing communities

20 Nov 2017

Fishing communities stretching from Berwick upon Tweed down to North Shields are being urged to make the most of European funding available to them before we exit the European Union.

Wreath making workshops at Hepscott Park

20 Nov 2017

If you fancy making an attractive and affordable Christmas wreath to adorn your front door this festive season, why not join one of the workshops at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit near Morpeth

Berwick Border bridge to be lit up red for World AIDS Day

20 Nov 2017

The Royal Border Bridge in Berwick is to be lit up red on December 1 to mark World AIDS Day and remind the county that HIV and AIDS have not gone away.

Council’s innovative public health work receives national recognition

20 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council’s public health team has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Local Government Chronicle Awards (LGC), 2018.

Minister Visits Childcare Partnership to See 30 Hours in Action

20 Nov 2017

Children’s Minister Robert Goodwill has met with members of the West Bedlington Early Years Partnership in Northumberland to hear from them about their experience of delivering 30 hours free childcare.

Alcohol Awareness week tackling issues of underage drinking.

17 Nov 2017

The Alnwick and Amble Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP), led by Northumberland County Council, is holding a range of activities throughout Alcohol Awareness Week, highlighting the dangers associated with alcohol.

Education and Benefits Team Bring Over £500,000 into County

17 Nov 2017

A project between education staff and the Benefits Team at Northumberland County Council has brought over £500,000 of pupil premium funding into the county.