Fire officers from Northumberland complete innovative wildfire training project and look towards a virtual reality future

31 Jan 2018

Officers from Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service attended the final conference as part of a European wide wildfire training project, IGNIS, held in France.

Archives searching for volunteers to help connect families

30 Jan 2018

Northumberland Archives is looking for volunteers with a passion for history to digitally log records as part of a new initiative, Reading Room.

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.

Council support for ‘third sector’ in Northumberland

30 Jan 2018

Northumberland County Council is consulting community and voluntary, or ‘third’ sector, organisations in the county about how it will provide support to them in the future.

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.

Local businesses invited to Northumberland Trade Event

29 Jan 2018

Buyers and producers from around the region are being invited to attend a major trade event, aimed at boosting the sale of locally made goods across the county and beyond.

Vital bus service running again in Berwick

29 Jan 2018

A new evening bus service is up and running again in Berwick after the county council responded to local concerns about the route being scrapped.

Northumberland shortlisted for its Love Parks campaign

26 Jan 2018

An online campaign which helped to share Northumberland residents’ love for their local parks has been shortlisted for a national award.

Council proposes prudent budget to balance the books

25 Jan 2018

Northumberland County Council has pledged a prudent and considered budget as it looks to balance the books and save £65m over the next four years.

Improvements for parking in Prudhoe

25 Jan 2018

One of Prudhoe’s main carparks has been spruced up to improve it for shoppers and visitors.

Morpeth residents invited to give views on plans for First School

24 Jan 2018

Residents are invited to have their say on possible plans for a new first school build in Morpeth at a pre-planning consultation event at County Hall on 30 January from 5-8.00pm.

Morpeth Masterplan enters its next stage

24 Jan 2018

The next stage of ambitious plans to create a new future for Morpeth takes place next month.

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.

Social workers mark their first year in the job

23 Jan 2018

Social workers in Northumberland have been awarded certificates to mark their first year in the job.

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.

Council hopes growth deal will breathe new life into county

22 Jan 2018

Northumberland County Council hopes a new growth deal for the Borders will breathe new life into previously ‘neglected’ areas of the county.

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.

Walk your way to health and happiness with new group walks

18 Jan 2018

A new timetable of weekly health walks has been launched by Active Northumberland offering plenty of opportunities to explore Northumberland’s beautiful countryside through the seasons.

Holocaust Memorial event to take place at County Hall

18 Jan 2018

Northumberland County Council are hosting a Holocaust memorial event as part of National Holocaust Memorial Day to remember all those lost in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.

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.

Tackling truancy in Northumberland

17 Jan 2018

Northumberland County Council have been working with Northumbria Police in Northumberland to tackle truancy from school.

Have your say on devolution proposals

17 Jan 2018

Residents, businesses and organisations can have their say on the North of Tyne devolution proposals at a special event in Alnwick.