Northumberland Early Years Team presented with Innovation Award

23 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council Early Years Team, in partnership with Information Services, have been awarded with the Childcare Works Innovation award in recognition of their bespoke digital system called ‘The Wizard’.

Detailed study of road network underway

23 Apr 2018

An online study to ensure the county’s roads are properly classified gets underway this week.

Berwick sculpture trail unveiled

23 Apr 2018

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP has officially launched a wooden sculpture trail in Berwick’s Parks.

NFRS partner in multinational social inclusion project

19 Apr 2018

NFRS welcomes international partners to the second workshop of the EU Firefighters Plus project.

Green light for schools and leisure development at Ponteland

19 Apr 2018

Work can now start on construction of the new schools and leisure centre at Ponteland, after confirmation from Government that it will not be ‘calling in’ the planning decision.

Council legal team shortlisted in Northern Law Awards

18 Apr 2018

A team from Northumberland County Council’s legal department has been shortlisted in the prestigious Northern Law Awards 2018 which celebrate the great wealth of legal expertise and excellence within the region.

Action plan to improve Hexham town centre parking

18 Apr 2018

An action plan has been developed to improve car parking in Hexham.

Action plan to improve Alnwick parking

18 Apr 2018

An action plan has been developed to improve car parking in Alnwick.

Action plan to improve Berwick town centre parking

18 Apr 2018

An action plan has been developed to improve car parking in Berwick town centre.

Community Engagement event to be held in Ashington

18 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council are inviting residents to a Community Engagement event in Ashington on Tuesday 24th April.

Young baker rises to the challenge!

18 Apr 2018

NFRS are proud delivery partners of The Prince’s Trust Team Programme.

Hexham schemes shortlisted for building excellence awards

17 Apr 2018

Two flagship building regeneration schemes in Hexham have reached the finals of the Northern Building Excellence Awards.

Major investment in county weed control

17 Apr 2018

The County Council is investing £125,000 in improving the way it tackles weeds in towns and villages in Northumberland.

Entries open for 2018 LOVE Northumberland Awards

17 Apr 2018

Entries have opened for the LOVE Northumberland Awards 2018 - the annual celebration of all that is great about community environmental work in the county.

100% of Northumberland children get a top choice primary school

17 Apr 2018

All children in Northumberland have been allocated a place at one of the top three schools of their choice - with the percentage receiving their first choice the highest in the north east.

Latest on Ponteland schools development

17 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council is working to minimise any impact on students in Ponteland.

Enroll now for education courses for adults

16 Apr 2018

Adults across Northumberland are being offered the chance to improve their job prospects or train in a new discipline, thanks to Northumberland County Council’s Learning and Skills Service.

Discover our land campaign to be launched in Northumberland

16 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council is developing plans to launch a campaign to promote all that’s great about the county.

Berwick Regeneration Commission

16 Apr 2018

REMINDER > the next meeting of the Berwick Regeneration Commission will be held at 3pm on Tuesday, April 17 at Berwick Town Hall.

Smoking. Put it out, right out.

13 Apr 2018

NFRS are reminding residents of the fire risks associated with smoking

Anti-social youngsters targeted in Blyth

12 Apr 2018

Youths causing anti-social in Blyth have been targeted in a multi-agency operation involving Northumberland County Council and Northumbria Police.

Extra school places for county

11 Apr 2018

More school places for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are urgently being created by the county council.

Fire officers from Northumberland completed wildfire training project

11 Apr 2018

NFRS are working to improve planning, preparation and response to wildfires.

Fantastic finds from Festing Fund

11 Apr 2018

Northumberland Archives at Woodhorn have received a donation of two volumes of letters, adding to the important collection of papers from Dickson, Archer & Thorp Solicitors of Alnwick.

Morpeth BID ballot results announced

10 Apr 2018

The results of a ballot to introduce a Business Improvement District (BID) in Morpeth have been announced.