Image demonstrating Man fined after rubbish he had collected was fly tipped 

Man fined after rubbish he had collected was fly tipped 

30 Nov 2021

A Newcastle man who claimed he gave his rubbish to a man in a white van to dispose of has ended up in court and fined after the waste was fly tipped in Northumberland. 

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Berwick Border bridge to be lit up red for World AIDS Day

30 Nov 2021

The Royal Border Bridge in Berwick is to be lit up red on December 1 to mark World AIDS Day and remind the county that HIV and AIDS have not gone away.

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Beware of rogue roofers and repair men 

30 Nov 2021

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards Service is warning people to be on their guard against rogue traders cold calling at their home offering roofing or building services, following the recent Storm Arwen.  

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Leader praises community spirit after Storm Arwen

30 Nov 2021

The situation following Storm Arwen continues to be fast moving with all agencies working to restore services and help communities. 

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Storm Arwen - Community Hubs

30 Nov 2021

A number of Community Hubs are currently in Northumberland for people needing support after Storm Arwen.

Image demonstrating Update on Storm Arwen 2.30pm 29/11

Update on Storm Arwen 2.30pm 29/11

29 Nov 2021

Teams are continuing to work round the clock to support residents affected by Storm Arwen. 

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Covid update - Statement from LA7 Directors of Public Health

29 Nov 2021

It has been the case throughout the pandemic that new variants could emerge at any time. The Omicron variant, as it has been named by the World Health Organisation, was first identified in South Africa, and has since been found in several countries, including the United Kingdom.

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Update on Storm Arwen 1.40pm 28/11

28 Nov 2021

The Council is continuing to support residents and keep the county moving as it tackles the after effects of Storm Arwen. 

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Update on Storm Arwen 11.45am 27/11

27 Nov 2021

The County Council is working round the clock as part of its response to Storm Arwen. 

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Outstanding report for Corbridge Middle School

26 Nov 2021

Corbridge Middle School has been rated ‘outstanding’ in all areas following a recent Ofsted inspection. 

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Northumberland’s zero-tolerance approach accredited

25 Nov 2021

Northumberland County Council has received White Ribbon accreditation following approval by the organisation of its three-year plan and zero-tolerance approach to domestic abuse and sexual violence. 

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Leisure Centre drop-off points for Christmas gift appeal 

24 Nov 2021

Active Northumberland Leisure Centres are nominated drop off points for Metro Radio’s Mission Christmas appeal which is collecting presents for sick and disadvantaged children across the north-east. 

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Northumberland fly-tipper is fined

23 Nov 2021

  A Northumberland man who fly tipped illegally on two occasions has been brought to justice following an investigation by  Northumberland County Council. 

Supplier Incentive Programme

Cashflow boost for businesses with new Supplier Incentive Programme

23 Nov 2021

Northumberland County Council has announced it is working with Oxygen Finance to introduce a new early payment initiative to improve cash flow for its suppliers.

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Rothbury road repairs taking place this month

18 Nov 2021

Repairs are to take place on the stretch of road between Weldon Bridge and Rothbury after more cracking was found on the surface. 

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Bridge team scoops national award for partnership approach

17 Nov 2021

The partnership approach to restoring the famous Union Chain Bridge has been recognised by a prestigious national award. 

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Could you be a fitness or swimming instructor?

17 Nov 2021

Active Northumberland is looking to recruit new fitness instructors and swimming instructors to join its team. 

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Bridge repair scheme making good progress

17 Nov 2021

A £5million project to repair bridges in the county is making good progress. 

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Local resident receives keys to new affordable home

16 Nov 2021

People have started to move in to the new affordable homes that have been built in the rural town of Wooler.  

National Safeguarding Adults Week

National Safeguarding Adults Week 2021

15 Nov 2021

Northumberland and North Tyneside are this week joining in a nationwide conversation to raise awareness on safeguarding adults.

Let us know

Have your say on school consultations in Northumberland

15 Nov 2021

Northumberland County Council is asking parents, carers and local residents to have their say on the things that matter most to them as part of two ongoing school consultations.

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Christmas shopping tips: How to stay safe when buying online

15 Nov 2021

With hundreds of independent retailers in Northumberland we’re sure you’ll be sure to find everything you need and more for the festive season. We always recommend buying locally wherever possible, either in local shops or through their websites, to look after our small businesses and protect local jobs. 

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Glass recycling trial to be extended

12 Nov 2021

A successful glass recycling trial in the county is being extended until 2023. 

Image demonstrating New Discovery Duckling swimming lessons for babies 3 – 36 months  

New Discovery Duckling swimming lessons for babies 3 – 36 months  

11 Nov 2021

Active Northumberland is starting introductory swimming lessons for babies and young children which are the perfect way to gently introduce your child to swimming and begin a lifelong love of water

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Website launched to help kickstart careers in Northumberland

11 Nov 2021

New website www.northumberlandskills.co.uk for those looking to learn, discover and grow their careers.