Top tips to keep your kids safe this Halloween

13 Oct 2017

Keep your children safe this Halloween with our top tips.

Networking event promotes family partnership working

12 Oct 2017

Two professional networking events were held in North Northumberland earlier this week with the aim of raising awareness of the services and support available to help young children and families in need.

Make a date with Hexham Wedding Fair

12 Oct 2017

A special wedding fair is to be held in Hexham next month, providing the perfect opportunity for couples planning their big day, to meet local wedding suppliers and find everything they need for their perfect day, all under one roof.

Top award for infrastructure project

12 Oct 2017

The North Morpeth Strategic Sewer project has won a prestigious regional planning award.

Council moves to support local businesses

11 Oct 2017

Northumberland County is backing businesses after agreeing a rates relief scheme for the next four years.

Council works with schools to support trans and non-binary pupils

11 Oct 2017

Supporting the emotional wellbeing of young people throughout the county is a high priority, and led Northumberland County Council to develop a support tool for use in schools to provide guidance when supporting gender diverse children and young people.

Council supports Blyth streets operation

11 Oct 2017

The County Council has once again teamed up with Northumbria Police on the 12 Streets operation in Blyth to improve the quality of life for local residents.

Students get on board to ‘Suss the Bus’

11 Oct 2017

Students from James Calvert Spence College in Amble have taken part in a project to raise awareness of what to expect when using school transport for the first time.

Diggers warned over bottle danger

10 Oct 2017

Bottle diggers targeting a Blyth park are being warned they face putting others, and themselves, in danger.

Palliative Care Northumbria recognised with national award

10 Oct 2017

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s palliative and end of life care service has been recognised with a national award.

Tickets on sale for charity concert in Wooler

10 Oct 2017

Northumberland County Council’s Civic Head, Anthony Murray MBE is hosting a charity concert, An Evening of Song with Ashington and District Male Voice Choir at St Mary's Parish Church, Wooler on the evening of Saturday 28 October.

Northumberland grandfather celebrates a year smokefree

10 Oct 2017

A Northumberland grandfather who is celebrating a year smokefree is encouraging others to quit smoking this Stoptober.

New 20 mph zone outside Stannington First School

10 Oct 2017

Young pupils have also been involved in a competition to design a symbol and slogan to promote slow and safe driving past their school. The winning slogans have been included on a banner which is now proudly displayed outside of the school.

Open day invite to keep active in golden years

10 Oct 2017

A series of free open days are being held in sports centres across the county to showcase the fantastic classes, facilities and support on offer to the more mature residents of Northumberland.

Marathon brings thousands to country's 'most beautiful race'

10 Oct 2017

Thousands of visitors, competitors and spectators descended on Kielder last weekend for the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon.

Exercise tests multi-agency terrorism response

06 Oct 2017

​A major national counter-terrorism exercise spanning Scotland and Northumbria has taken place.

County celebrates Black History Month

06 Oct 2017

Northumberland Archives are celebrating Black History Month throughout October, and have made several fascinating discoveries within their collections.

Hexham House wedding venue is officially opened

06 Oct 2017

Hexham House, the beautiful new wedding venue in Hexham was officially opened today.

Landlords gather at county forum

05 Oct 2017

Landlords and agents from around Northumberland gathered at an annual forum organised by Northumberland County Council.

Town visits to check pavement scheme progress

04 Oct 2017

Businesses are being reminded of new rules brought in this year to make pavements in Northumberland safer and easier to negotiate for pedestrians.

Survey launched on future of Union Chain Bridge

04 Oct 2017

Members of the public are being invited to give their views on the Union Chain Bridge as part of ambitious plans to safeguard its future.

Funding secured to extend Hexham Priory School

04 Oct 2017

Northumberland County Council are pleased to announce capital funding of £1.17m has been approved for Hexham Priory School which will a see a new extension added to the building.

MyStreet app to be rolled out across region

02 Oct 2017

A mobile phone app which makes it easier for residents to report issues affecting their local community is being rolled out across the region.