2018

2018

Prudhoe woodland walk improved for visitors

24 Jan 2018
Stanley Burn Woods at Prudhoe have been improved for walkers with the recent replacement of four footbridges, making a safer and more enjoyable route for local residents and visitors.

New bird flu cases lead to tighter controls

23 Jan 2018
In light of two recent outbreaks of the bird flu strain H5N6 in Dorset and Warwickshire, a precautionary avian flu prevention zone has been declared across England.

Gritting teams thanked for a job well done

23 Jan 2018
Gritting teams across Northumberland have been praised for doing a sterling job in keeping the county moving during the snap of cold winter weather over the last week.

County congratulations for world record oarsmen

19 Jan 2018
The Leader of the County Council has personally congratulated the two “inspirational” Northumberland oarsmen involved in the record breaking crossing of the Atlantic Ocean.

Time flies for Morpeth's floral clock

17 Jan 2018
One of Morpeth’s most famous timepieces is on the move to allow investigation of its condition and options for its possible restoration.

Letting Agents Foundation event

17 Jan 2018
Landlords and letting agents in Northumberland are being invited to a one-day course covering the main issues facing the industry

Shared services proposal gets the go-ahead

16 Jan 2018
Plans for two North East councils to merge their transactional services have taken a major step forward. Newcastle City Council’s Cabinet today (Mon Jan 15) approved the businesses case to share transactional services with Northumberland County Council subject to call-in by scrutiny. The county council’s cabinet agreed the proposal on Tuesday, January 9.

Queen’s Hall becomes hub for council and cultural services

15 Jan 2018
The doors to the newly refurbished Queen’s Hall in Hexham re-opened to the public on Monday (15th January) marking the beginning of a new era for the historic building which now houses the town’s library, customer and visitor information centre all under one roof.