Teams working round the clock to tackle severe weather

28 Feb 2018

Council teams continue to work around the clock to keep the county moving, as severe winter weather continues to cause disruption.

Teams working round the clock to tackle "the beast"

27 Feb 2018

Staff are working round the clock to keep the county moving, as the “beast from the east” continues to bite.

Whittington neighbourhood plan reaching final stages

27 Feb 2018

A neighbourhood plan for the Whittington Parish of Northumberland is reaching its final stages.

Council prepared for ‘beast from the east’

26 Feb 2018

Northumberland County Council is gearing up for the blast of wintry weather heading to the region this week.

Council helps Active Northumberland following Carillion collapse

23 Feb 2018

Remedial work to go ahead at Ashington Leisure Centre.

Northumberland Libraries to shelve fines during March

23 Feb 2018

If you’ve a long overdue or lost library book at home - it’s fine.

Council stresses no decisions made on schools consultation

23 Feb 2018

The current consultation on schools in the west of the county is an informal one, and no decisions on future systems or closures of schools have been made.

Work behind the scenes continue for Bedlington Town Centre

23 Feb 2018

Progress has continued to be made on the Bedlington town centre scheme.

Grant secured to support Northumberland Community Bank

21 Feb 2018

Grant of £50,000 approved towards the Northumberland Community Bank capital reserve.

Council agrees balanced budget for the future

21 Feb 2018

Northumberland County Council has agreed a budget to save £65m over the next four years while making ambitious plans for the future.

Morpeth BID ballot notice issued

20 Feb 2018

Businesses in Morpeth town centre are set to have their say on whether a Business Improvement District, or BID, should be introduced in the town.

Community groups recognised for work

20 Feb 2018

Community groups in Ashington and Blyth have been recognised for the sterling work they do within the local community.

Free post-16 travel moves closer

20 Feb 2018

The council’s plans to reintroduce free post-16 transport for students have moved a step nearer.

Consultation shows strong support for North of Tyne devo deal

20 Feb 2018

A devolution deal for the North of Tyne received strong support from local people.

Bid to include Union Chain Bridge among 100 most important sites

20 Feb 2018

The Union Chain Bridge has been nominated for a list of 100 most important historic places in England.

Local Plan well on course for 2020 adoption

19 Feb 2018

Northumberland County Council has confirmed its commitment to producing a Local Plan in the shortest timescale possible.

Investment in education is at the heart of West Northumberland.

19 Feb 2018

A consultation exercise enters a new phase.

Firefighters rescue man as they travel to training course

16 Feb 2018

Two Northumberland firefighters found themselves saving a life outside the county as they made their way to a training course.

Council supports residents in a ‘Great British Spring Clean’

16 Feb 2018

Northumberland County Council is backing a flagship campaign to get up to half a million people out and about cleaning up their local communities this March.

Don't make it easy PC for scammers

15 Feb 2018

Northumberland County Council Trading Standards is warning residents to stay on their guard against fraudsters who claim they have identified a fault with their computer.

Masterplanning event attracts hundreds

15 Feb 2018

Around 600 people came to see for themselves the latest stage of Morpeth’s Masterplan - a joint vision for the future redevelopment of the town.

A1 work concerns remain but concessions welcomed

14 Feb 2018

The leader of Northumberland County Council has reiterated his disappointment and concern over Highways England’s handling of consultation over the closure of the A1 next month.

Levy payers views invited on future of Hexham BID

14 Feb 2018

Businesses in Hexham are being invited to have their say on the future of the the Hexham Business Improvement District, or BID.

Landlords invited to training events

14 Feb 2018

Landlords in Northumberland are invited to a series of training events to help them manage their tenancy and property.

Community groups recognised for work

14 Feb 2018

Community groups in Castle Morpeth have been recognised for the work that they do within the local community.