January 2018

January 2018

Education consultation extended at the request of schools

30 Jan 2018
The first phase of an education consultation exercise that is being carried out by Northumberland County Council in the west of the county has been extended by 5 days until February 2nd, at the request of the Headteachers, and Chairs of Governors.

Croft estate - Week of Action

30 Jan 2018
All this week (Jan 29th - 2nd Feb) Northumberland County Council is working with Northumbria Police to support their Week of Action in the Croft estate, Blyth.

Delight at award win for Blyth youth project

29 Jan 2018
Young people and youth workers a the Silx Teen Bar in Blyth are celebrating after scooping first place for the best youth project in the North East Young People’s Awards.

Alnwick wedding fair this weekend

29 Jan 2018
A special wedding fair is to be held in Alnwick this weekend, providing the perfect opportunity for couples planning their big day to meet local wedding suppliers and find everything they need for their special day, all under one roof.

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.