October 2017

October 2017

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Landlords gather at county forum

05 Oct 2017
Landlords and agents from around Northumberland gathered at an annual forum organised by Northumberland County Council.

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.