January 2018

January 2018

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.

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.

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.