Have your say on health and care in Northumberland

31 Jul 2018

People living and working across Northumberland are being asked to share their views on future health and care priorities by completing an online survey.

New road arrangements on Ashington market day

31 Jul 2018

Shoppers and drivers are being advised of new arrangements to improve packing up arrangements on Ashington Market day.

Alnwick Pre-school is “good” say inspectors

31 Jul 2018

Little Stars Pre-school in Alnwick has achieved an impressive ‘Good’ rating following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Only days left to have your say on the future of Northumberland

30 Jul 2018

There are now only days left to have your say on a new Local Plan for the whole of Northumberland.

Peanut in a curry costs former takeaway owner £1,100

30 Jul 2018

A former restaurant owner has been fined over £1,000 for selling a curry laced with peanuts even though the buyer specifically asked for one without.

Cramlington commit to high quality standards

27 Jul 2018

Cramlington Town Council and Northumberland County Council have agreed to work together in a new five-year partnership which will bring the highest environmental standards to the town.

Iconic gates back at Morpeth Park

27 Jul 2018

As part of the revamp of Carlisle Park in Morpeth the County Council has restored its iconic gates to their former glory.

Great Northumberland launches 56 days of Summer

26 Jul 2018

Looking for family-friendly, fun-filled-events this summer - then check out Great Northumberland.

Special event for dog lovers this Saturday in Prudhoe

25 Jul 2018

Dog lovers in the Prudhoe and East Tynedale areas are invited to a special canine gathering this Saturday - at Tyne Riverside Country Park.

Community café welcomes visitors

24 Jul 2018

The Adapt Café recently welcomed visitors including Northumberland County Councillor Veronica Jones and Vanessa Bainbridge, Northumberland County Council's executive director of adult social care.

Council Cash for Alnwick Cricket Club

24 Jul 2018

A north Northumberland cricket club is hoping the good times will roll after it took delivery of new equipment thanks to a grant from Northumberland County Council.

Pier refurbishment moving to 2019

24 Jul 2018

The restoration of the main pier in Seahouses will now be taking place next year.

Hexham furniture sale support adults with learning difficulties

24 Jul 2018

A community scheme that helps adults with learning difficulties acquire new skills is holding a furniture sale on Saturday 28 July, the proceeds from which will be reinvested back into this important service.

European grants given to fishing communities

24 Jul 2018

A total of nine Northumberland based fishing projects have received European Maritime and Fisheries Funding (EMFF) which will be used to provide new, or protect existing facilities or infrastructure for fishermen, those in the fishing industry and aquaculture.

Summer Fair hopes to attract visitors to Hepscott Park

24 Jul 2018

HEPSCOTT Park Horticultural Skills Unit is hosting its annual summer fair on Wednesday, 25th July.

North of Tyne’s £600m devolution dream moves closer to reality

23 Jul 2018

The final stage in the process to create a new North of Tyne Combined Authority and unlock a £600m investment fund for the region is set to get underway.

Green scheme leads to big drop in dog fouling complaints

20 Jul 2018

An initiative to promote responsible dog ownership in the county has led to a drop in dog fouling complaints by more than a quarter.

New parking improvements in Berwick

20 Jul 2018

More than 20 new car parking spaces have been created in Berwick ahead of the main tourist season.

Good OFSTED inspection for Northumberland’s Learning and Skills

20 Jul 2018

All is ‘good’ after a recent OFSTED inspection of Northumberland County Council’s Learning and Skills team.

Innovative Cramlington project picks up prestigious housing award

19 Jul 2018

A project to transform “Dorran” style properties on an estate in Cramlington has picked up two awards at a regional awards ceremony.

Remembering precious park memories

18 Jul 2018

Northumberland County Council is joining leading environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, and various parks across the country to celebrate and remember all that is great about our parks and green spaces.

Alnwick RAF parade to mark 100 year anniversary

17 Jul 2018

Over fifty servicemen and women from RAF Boulmer and the RAF Waddington Pipes and Drums Band will march through the streets of Alnwick on Sunday July 22nd to celebrate the centenary year of the RAF.

Council sets date for unveiling of Emily statue

17 Jul 2018

A statue to create a lasting memorial to Northumbrian suffragette Emily Wilding Davison is set to be unveiled in Morpeth’s Carlisle Park on September 11.

Smoking prevalence in Northumberland hits record low

17 Jul 2018

Adult smoking rates in the Northumberland have hit an all time record low according to figures published by the Office of National Statistics.

Parents urged to check eligibility for 30 hours of free childcare

16 Jul 2018

Working parents looking for help with childcare costs are being reminded that they could be entitled to 30 hours of free early education and childcare for their three and four year-olds.