Please be #WildfireAware

29 Jun 2018

Due to the continued fine weather we have been enjoying across the UK there is an increased risk of wildfire.

Options Set to be Considered on Education in the West

28 Jun 2018

Following statutory consultation, report provides options for the creation of a sustainable education system in the west.

Report Outlines the Impact of a Healthy Lifestyle

27 Jun 2018

Northumberland’s rurality also has an influence on people’s health, according to report.

Berwick Parks restoration scheme celebrated

27 Jun 2018

A celebration event has marked the culmination of a five year project funded by the National Lottery to restore Berwick-upon-Tweed’s town centre parks.

Work on new Druridge Bay play park swings into action

26 Jun 2018

Work has started this week on a £130,000 upgrade to the children’s play park at Druridge Bay Country Park.

Temporary road closures - 28 June and 1 July

26 Jun 2018

The council is making residents aware of some temporary road closures and restrictions due to cycling events in Northumberland on Thursday 28 June and Sunday 1 July

Great Northumberland puts on a Great North Knees-Up

26 Jun 2018

Great Northumberland launches in Hexham on Saturday 7 July in what promises to be a fun-filled-festival demonstrating exactly what makes Northumberland great.

​Archives Revealed Cataloguing Grants awarded to nine archives

26 Jun 2018

Berwick Record Office, part of Northumberland Archives, has been awarded £31,000 by the Archives Revealed Cataloguing Grants programme.

Cycling elite compete in Tour of Reservoirs road race

20 Jun 2018

British cycling elite will be returning to Northumberland at the end of June for the Tour of the Reservoirs road race, providing a fantastic opportunity for local residents to watch top class cycling in a beautiful location.

Hundreds have their say on proposals to transform the Borderlands’ economy

20 Jun 2018

Hundreds of stakeholders had their say on proposals to transform the Borderlands economy at a special conference in Dumfries on Monday 18th June.

Council to go back out to tender on Ponteland Development

19 Jun 2018

Northumberland County Council is again inviting contractors to tender for the landmark project to create a combined schools and leisure campus in Ponteland.

New Local Plan approved for public consultation

15 Jun 2018

Northumberland County Council’s cabinet has approved a full draft of the new Northumberland Local Plan for public consultation.

Water safety awareness

15 Jun 2018

As part of Drowning Prevention Week, running from 15-25th June, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents of the importance of staying safe when in or near water.

Northumberland fire service honour long service and good conduct

15 Jun 2018

We recently honoured our employees with over 20 years service and those who have shown outstanding achievement and service.

Residents' views sought on Alnmouth Station parking plans

14 Jun 2018

Residents are being invited to a special drop-in event to give their views on plans for new trial parking arrangements at Hipsburn village and Alnmouth Railway Station.

Northumberland landlords invited to South East forum in Blyth

14 Jun 2018

Landlords and agents based in Northumberland are being invited to a forum being organised by Northumberland County Council.

Produced in Northumberland celebrate success after Westminster event

14 Jun 2018

Northumberland’s big day in Westminster drew scores of MPs and peers at a showcase of the county’s finest food and drink producers.

Great Northumberland guarantees a great summer

13 Jun 2018

Great Northumberland 2018 is an eight-week extravaganza of family-friendly events, exhibitions and activities, what’s more at the recent Northumberland County Show organisers lined up competitions with lucky entrants vying to win everything from overnight stays to luxury hampers.

Grab the opportunity of Borderlands, urges business leader as conference grows

13 Jun 2018

Businesses and communities are being urged to grasp the opportunity to drive forward the region’s economy at a special conference.

Morpeth Masterplan's next event announced

13 Jun 2018

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

Virtual School achieves good academic outcomes

13 Jun 2018

There is good news for looked after children in the early years stage of their education in Northumberland.

Council at the cutting edge as verge works start

12 Jun 2018

This year’s programme of verge cutting is getting underway as the county gears up for the main tourist season.

Council to tighten controls on Homes in Multiple Occupation

12 Jun 2018

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) are properties where the occupants do not form a single family and are typically houses divided into bedsits with shared facilities. To be a licensable HMO there has to be five or more people living as more than one family at the property.

​‘Stannington for King and Country’ book series launches at St Mary’s Church

12 Jun 2018

Northumberland Archives have been working closely with a local history group from Stannington to publish a series of books about men from the village who served during the First World War.

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are recruiting for full time firefighters.

12 Jun 2018

If you are interested in helping your community while developing new skills and want to find out more then arrange to come along to a taster session.