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.

Otterburn racing yard celebrates expansion following European grant funding

16 Jan 2018

A farm diversification based at Otterburn, Northumberland it is celebrating its successful expansion with the support of a grant from a European rural funding scheme.

Tree work marks start of park revival project

16 Jan 2018

Work starts this week on the first stage of a multi-million pound project to restore Hirst Park in Ashington to its former glory.

Three neighbourhood plans reach final stages in Northumberland

16 Jan 2018

Public consultation is underway on three new neighbourhood plans for Northumberland.

Cramlington woman receives ten year animal ban

16 Jan 2018

A Cramlington woman who failed to seek medical attention for her dog has been prosecuted for neglect and banned for keeping animals for ten years.

Two new Deputy Lieutenants for Northumberland

15 Jan 2018

Colonel Ben Speke from Corbridge and Retired Group Captain Tim Willbond from Longframlington have been appointed as new Deputy Lieutenants of Northumberland.

Work steps forward on local section of England Coast Path

15 Jan 2018

Work is due to start on the Northumberland stretch of the England Coast Path which is set to become the longest managed and way marked coastal path in the world.

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.

Council prepared as wintry weather forecast

15 Jan 2018

Northumberland County Council gritting teams will be out across Northumberland tonight as wintry weather is forecast over the coming days.

Wildlife sculpture trail taking shape

15 Jan 2018

Sculptures of wildlife that have been designed by children from Berwick schools have been installed in the town’s Coronation Park.

Council leader disappointed at Virgin Media broadband withdrawal

12 Jan 2018

The Leader of Northumberland County Council has expressed his disappointment at Virgin Media’s withdrawal from broadband expansion plans into the county.

Planning committee gives green light to schools and leisure scheme for Ponteland

12 Jan 2018

A new schools and leisure complex for Ponteland has come a step closer, after Northumberland County Council’s strategic planning committee agreed that it was ‘minded to approve’ the scheme at its meeting last night (11 January).

Bedlington pedestrian subway closed temporarily following safety concerns

10 Jan 2018

A pedestrian subway adjacent to the Red Lion roundabout in Bedlington is to be temporarily closed following local concerns about its condition and the anti - social behaviour that is taking place within it. A pedestrian subway adjacent to the Red Lion roundabout in Bedlington is to be temporarily closed following local concerns about its condition and the anti - social behaviour that is taking place within it.

Memorial to suffragette Emily agreed for Carlisle Park

10 Jan 2018

A lasting memorial to Northumbrian suffragette Emily Wilding Davison is to be erected in Carlisle Park in Morpeth in 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary since women were granted the right to vote.

Wedding fair at Alnwick’s newly refurbished Northumberland Hall

09 Jan 2018

A special wedding fair is to be held in Alnwick early next month, 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.

New education courses for adults across Northumberland

08 Jan 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.

Essential tree work on Dacre Street, Morpeth

03 Jan 2018

After a review of the health and condition of trees that it is responsible for on Dacre Street in Morpeth, Northumberland County Council is planning to carry out some essential work from Monday 15th January to Friday 19th January.

Next steps for county parking plans

03 Jan 2018

Extra car parking is needed to cope with peak demands in a number of the county’s key towns, comprehensive car parking studies have confirmed.

Council welcomes post-Brexit funding assurances

02 Jan 2018

The leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed government assurances over funding streams post Brexit but will still campaign for fully devolved, local control over crucial structural funding post Brexit - potentially worth hundreds of millions to our region.