Consultation underway on Council Tax Support Scheme

24 Sep 2018

Consultation is underway today (September 24) on proposals to reduce the level of council tax support to some claimants.

Murder Mystery and a Cream Tea!

24 Sep 2018

On Friday 12th October, (3pm-5.30pm) at the RMS Olympic Suite, White Swan, Alnwick, Northumberland Libraries is hosting an afternoon with local author Fiona Veitch Smith.

Superfast fibre broadband now available to local residents in Detchant

21 Sep 2018

iNorthumberland, a partnership between Northumberland County Council and BT Group, have worked with the community of Detchant to provide residents with access to superfast fibre broadband.

​Get on your marks to secure a place

20 Sep 2018

Runners are being urged to get moving, if they're considering entering one of Britain's most beautiful races at the 2018 Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon weekend.

Roadshows to provide support and advice for elderly

20 Sep 2018

A series of Winter Warmer roadshows are to be held across Northumberland in October to help older people to stay active, safe and connected in their communities.

Northumberland Council provided summer of fun for local children

19 Sep 2018

Northumberland County Council ensured over one hundred school children from Blyth and Hadston enjoyed a fantastic summer holiday with a range of activities and entertainment.

Public invited to drop-in session for Berwick plans

19 Sep 2018

People are being invited to a drop-in session next Thursday (27 September) to give their views on plans for hospital and leisure development in Berwick.

‘Launch of the Manor’ - new register documents rural life in Northumberland

19 Sep 2018

A comprehensive register of details about hundreds of ‘Manors’ in Northumberland has been launched this week by Northumberland Archives, part of Northumberland County Council.

Help your local community get digital

18 Sep 2018

Northumberland County Council’s iNorthumberland team and the Learning and Skills Service are encouraging village halls and community centres across the county to host computer training sessions for residents to learn basic digital skills.

Time is running out - Vote Northumberland and turn the county Red and GOLD

18 Sep 2018

There are just days left to vote for Northumberland in the 2018 British Travel Awards.

Northumberland residents' views sought on council services

18 Sep 2018

People living in Northumberland are being asked for their views about a range of issues, including the area where they live, and how satisfied they are with county council services.

Multi-million pound investment proposals heading to Government

17 Sep 2018

An ambitious multi-million-pound proposal supporting a wide range of innovative projects that could provide significant investment to the Borderlands is set to be submitted to UK and Scottish Governments later this month.

Get on your marks to secure a place

14 Sep 2018

Runners are being urged to get moving, if they're considering entering one of Britain's most beautiful races at the 2018 Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon weekend.

Olympic legend Daley Thompson to join Kielder runners

12 Sep 2018

Double Olympic Decathlon champion, Daley Thompson CBE, will be guest of honour at the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon.

Fire safety advice for businesses

12 Sep 2018

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) are supporting NFCC’s Business Safety Week which runs from 10th - 16th September.

HRH samples the cream of Northumberland’s crop in Hexham showcase

12 Sep 2018

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales sampled the very best of Northumberland’s produce on a visit to a special Showcase Market in Hexham today.

Thousands visit Northumberland's summer art and culture programme

12 Sep 2018

Great Northumberland, a summer of free events across the county, finished on Saturday 1 September with a parade through the England’s most northerly town, Berwick-upon-Tweed followed by a concert which celebrated all facets of Northumberland, from the coast, to the hinterland, the people and the spirit.

Suffragette Emily’s statue unveiled in Morpeth

11 Sep 2018

A stunning and thought provoking statue to create a lasting memorial to Northumbrian suffragette Emily Wilding Davison has been unveiled in Morpeth’s Carlisle Park today.

Northumberland special educational needs and disabilities information roadshows

11 Sep 2018

Northumberland Parent Carer Forum, In It Together, is working with Northumberland County Council to raise awareness of local services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.

Public to be consulted on council tax scheme

11 Sep 2018

The council has agreed to carry out consultation on proposals to reduce the level of council tax support to some claimants.

Prince of Wales visiting Northumberland

07 Sep 2018

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is visiting Northumberland next week.

Special showcase market for Hexham

06 Sep 2018

Hexham Market Place is set to host a special market, showcasing all that is great about local produce in Northumberland.

Darras Hall Primary School opening its doors for new school term

06 Sep 2018

Following a £5.8m investment, the new Darras Hall Primary School is set to open its doors for pupils starting the new term in September.

Council issues advice to Wonga customers

06 Sep 2018

Northumberland County Council Trading Standards Service have issued advice to residents to be aware of the need to keep a tight grip on their finances following the collapse of lender Wonga.

Rural housing for elderly saved

06 Sep 2018

Northumberland County Council has reaffirmed its commitment to rural housing and backing for an increase in independent supported living accommodation for older people with the purchase of a sheltered accommodation scheme Allendale, which otherwise would have closed.