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New campaign to answer frequently asked vaccine questions

14 Jun 2021

A new campaign has launched today (Monday 14 June) aimed at answering some of the most frequently asked questions North East residents have about the Covid-19 vaccines.

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New technology aims to cut spine road crashes

11 Jun 2021

New technology is being introduced on one of the county’s busiest roads in a bid to cut accidents. 

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Full-fibre broadband coming to Cambois

11 Jun 2021

Work has begun in Cambois to build a full-fibre network, dramatically increasing connectivity for residents and businesses in the area. 

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Stakeford road improvements at crash site

10 Jun 2021

A stretch of road in Stakeford where a car crashed through a house is undergoing safety improvements. 

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Parkrun events return to North East

10 Jun 2021

Following discussions with organisers and thorough reviews of risk assessments, Directors of Public Health in the region are pleased to be able to support the return of Parkrun events.

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Have your say on proposed modifications to Local Plan

09 Jun 2021

Consultation starts today on some proposed modifications to the Northumberland Local Plan.

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Latest news on new Berwick Leisure Centre

09 Jun 2021

Residents and tourists in Berwick are being reassured that the existing Swan Leisure Centre remains very much open for business while work to the new sports centre on the same site, progresses at pace. 

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  Community grant scheme open for applications 

09 Jun 2021

Community and voluntary groups in need of financial assistance to deliver local projects are being invited to apply for funding from Northumberland County Council’s community chest fund. 

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Funding approved for Lynemouth beach clean-up

08 Jun 2021

The release of major funding has been agreed to tackle the historic pollution at the coast in Lynemouth.  

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Boost to on-street EV infrastructure for residents

08 Jun 2021

Councillors have formally agreed on an expected external funding of £115,337 to be used to install on-street residential charge points for electric vehicles.

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Road, footpath and cycling improvements lined up for Cramlington

08 Jun 2021

The Beaconhill and Beacon Lane areas of Cramlington are set to have improvements to roads, paths and cycleways as funding from housing developers is released to Northumberland County Council.

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We have worked too hard to fall at the final hurdle

04 Jun 2021

North East leaders have issued a joint statement today, thanking everyone for their hard work and efforts, and encouraging us to remember hands, face, space and fresh air, getting jabs and self isolating where required.

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Bridge team forging community links

04 Jun 2021

The team responsible for restoring the world-famous Union Chain Bridge have found themselves playing an extra role in the local community. 

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Latest on restoration of Berwick Old Bridge

04 Jun 2021

The council has provided an update on timescales for the reopening of the historic Berwick Old Bridge, following a major part of its restoration and refurbishment. 

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Fire at Kyloe Woods, North Northumberland

04 Jun 2021

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service has been dealing with a wildfire in Kyloe Woods, just off the C18 road, in North Northumberland. 

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Foster supporters recognised by award

02 Jun 2021

Two Northumberland foster care supporters have been awarded a Foster Talk award for their ongoing commitment to foster carers in Northumberland. 

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Fire Service using education to help reduce deliberate fires

01 Jun 2021

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has seen a sharp rise in deliberate fires over recent months and are now urging youth groups and schools to talk about the dangers of fire setting.

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Ashington Town Board launches its first Community Consultation

01 Jun 2021

A new partnership is aiming to bring transformative change to Ashington – and is seeking the public’s views. 

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May Bank Holiday adjusted bin collections

28 May 2021

Bin collections in Northumberland will be one day later than usual from Monday 31 May.

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Rail scheme enters next stage of development

28 May 2021

The next stage towards the re-opening of passenger rail services on the Northumberland Line is underway. 

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Haltwhistle Primary School project makes progress

28 May 2021

A £2.65m school project in Haltwhistle is another step closer to welcoming pupils.

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Strategy outlines vision for SEND services in Northumberland

28 May 2021

SEND Strategy for 2021/24 launched following consultation with the children, young people and families it is prepared for.   

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Wildfire warning as weather warms up

28 May 2021

Northumberland County Council is warning visitors of the risks of wildfires as the visitor season begins to warm up.

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Council unveils new Cabinet

27 May 2021

Northumberland County Council’s new Cabinet have taken their seats at the first Full Council meeting following this month’s local elections.

Volunteers Week

Northumberland says "Thank You" to its volunteers

27 May 2021

Volunteers across Northumberland are being celebrated as part of the national Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June).