September 2017

September 2017

Northumberland is blooming beautiful

14 Sep 2017
Green fingered Northumbrians have done the county proud yet again as they collected a string of awards after impressing judges in this year’s Northumbria in Bloom awards.

Next steps for parking studies

11 Sep 2017
Parking studies and survey work has been taking place in the county’s market towns over the summer in order to help develop options for future parking needs in Northumberland, and the first stage has now been completed.

Heritage Open Days offer free family fun

06 Sep 2017
Residents and visitors to Northumberland will be given a rare opportunity to see some of the county’s hidden architectural treasures when the doors to many of its most historic buildings are opened to the public, free of charge.

Warm welcome for A1 dualling route announcement

05 Sep 2017
Northumberland County Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement today of the preferred routes for the A1 Morpeth to Felton and Alnwick to Ellingham dualling upgrade.

Today is Tour day - where to watch the world class action

04 Sep 2017
Today ( Monday 4th September) is the day that Northumberland will come alive with the sights and sounds of the Ovo Energy Tour of Britain - the UK’s premier cycling race - and there is plenty of opportunity to catch a piece of the action.

Free fire safety advice to businesses

04 Sep 2017
Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and the Council’s Public Protection Teams will be offering businesses safety messages as part of the National Fire Chiefs Council UK Business Safety Week 2017.

Don’t let dodgy spirits haunt you

04 Sep 2017
Residents and shopkeepers are being asked to look out for cheap illicit vodka after it was found on sale in pubs in the Berwick area.

"Our Blue Light" torch handed to NFRS

04 Sep 2017
Northumberland Fire and Rescue was handed the "Our Blue Light" torch on Sunday, 3rd Sept, to help raise mental health awareness across all emergency services.

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017

04 Sep 2017
Northumberland County Council, along with Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) are once again supporting the annual Chimney Fire Safety Week running from 4th to 10th September.

Thousands line streets to welcome Tour of Britain

04 Sep 2017
The county took centre stage in the international spotlight today ( Monday 4th) as the Tour of Britain, the UK’s premier cycle race, rolled through the county giving residents the opportunity to see some of the world's top teams and riders competing on their doorstep.