Views sought on proposed changes to Longhoughton Parish Council

19 Aug 2019

The electoral arrangements of Longhoughton Parish Council are  currently being examined with a view to changing the distribution of parish councillors between its three wards.

Residents warned over banking scam

19 Aug 2019

Residents are being urged to be on their guard over Visa/Bank activity scams.

Trees damaged in Ashington park attack

16 Aug 2019

Work to restore an historic Ashington park to its former glory has suffered a set back after vandals damaged over £20,000 worth of trees.

Northumberland Libraries get involved in Look for a Book challenge

15 Aug 2019

Northumberland Libraries have joined a new initiative taking the region by storm to encourage children to read.

Explore STEM this summer

15 Aug 2019

Calling all science, technology, engineering and maths enthusiasts!

Northumberland schools improve their A-level figures

15 Aug 2019

Students have been celebrating their achievements today in what has been an extremely good year for A-levels. 

Guidance for A-level and GCSE results days

14 Aug 2019

Some helpful guidance for young people receiving their exam results

County leading the way on keeping horses and riders safe

13 Aug 2019

The County Council has teamed up with The British Horse Society (BHS) and the ‘Horses and Road Safety Awareness’ (HRSA) organisation to highlight the potential safety issues experienced by horses and riders on the county’s roads.

Sleekburn’s summer open day

13 Aug 2019

Come along to Sleekburn Horticultural Training Unit’s open day on August 22nd between 11am and 2pm to enjoy a sizzling BBQ, fresh organic vegetables and a live jazz band, ‘The Jazz Clams’. 

Help at hand for flooding issues

12 Aug 2019

After the recent spell of severe wet weather, a variety of help and information is available about planning, preparing for and dealing with flooding.

Weather update - August 11 at 10.30am

11 Aug 2019

Fire crews and council staff are working with partners as they continue to closely  monitor the weather in Northumberland.

Teams dealing with weather related incidents (7pm 10/8/19)

10 Aug 2019

Fire crews and council staff have been busy working with partners dealing with a number of weather related incidents in Northumberland.

The keys to a new door for education in Morpeth

09 Aug 2019

The new Morpeth First School has moved a step closer to opening its doors - as the keys are handed over to the head teacher.

Residents urged to be on guard against loan sharks

09 Aug 2019

Northumberland County Council is urging residents to be on their guard when borrowing money or being offered credit.

Family fun at Hepscott Summer Fair 

08 Aug 2019

Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit is hosting its annual summer fair on Wednesday, 14th August.

Residents given opportunity to view County Hall plans

07 Aug 2019

Morpeth residents are being invited to see first hand details of a proposed new frontage for County Hall.

Solar farm plan for county HQ gets green light

07 Aug 2019

Ambitious plans to install a high-tech solar farm at the rear of County Hall have been given the go-ahead.

Council’s bold plans for 1,000 affordable homes 

06 Aug 2019

Northumberland County Councillors have rubber stamped a new housing strategy that sets an ambitious target to see up to 1,000 new affordable homes built in the county over the next four years.

World's leading teams announced for Tour

06 Aug 2019

Some of world cycling's biggest teams will be speeding through the region next month.

Council welcomes road funding bid

05 Aug 2019

The County Council has welcomed a decision by Transport for the North (TfN) to put forward a funding bid to government for the proposed Blyth Relief Road.

Stores praised after knife operation

05 Aug 2019

Northumberland shops have been praised once again following Operation Sceptre knife test purchases.

The Continental Street Market is heading to Morpeth this week

05 Aug 2019

The popular Continental Street Market event is on its way to Morpeth this week for its first visit.

Discovering Northumberland’s historic past

02 Aug 2019

Northumberland is full to the brim with hidden gems of historic knowledge if you know where to look.

Haydon Bridge improvement works

01 Aug 2019

Work on one of the Tyne’s crossings will be taking place across the summer holidays.

Hillcrest students transform their Cramlington school garden

01 Aug 2019

Students and staff at Hillcrest special school in Cramlington have been working hard to improve their school grounds and transform them into a beautiful garden  to relax in and enjoy.