23 Jan 2021
The news that the green light’s been given to multi-million pound funding towards the Northumberland Line has been welcomed by the council and its partners.
22 Jan 2021
Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service has adapted and responded effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an independent review by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services.
21 Jan 2021
The council’s garden waste kerbside collection service for 2021 will resume in March.
Much-needed digital equipment is being rolled out across the county thanks to funding secured through the North of Tyne Combined Authority.
Northumberland County Council Fostering Team manager is determined to give her Granny Rosie the birthday celebrations she deserves after a most difficult year.
A package of support is now available for businesses in Northumberland which have been required in law to close due to Covid restrictions and the current national lockdown.
An online activity portal has been set up by Northumberland County Council to assist parents with leisure activities for children and teenagers who are being homeschooled.
A new initiative has been launched to help support organisations and freelancers in Northumberland’s creative industry.
15 Jan 2021
Have you been keeping a diary of your time in lockdown, or maybe you have been writing poems about your experiences?
The Council are working with FACTCO to help raise awareness of fibre broadband support in the Stocksfield area.
The County Council has agreed to commit a further £3m towards future improvements in Blyth in a bid being submitted by the end of January 2021 to unlock a new £25m ‘Town Deal’ which is set to be agreed with Government in Spring 2021.
The leader of Northumberland County Council is urging people to “do the right thing” and not travel to the county’s beaches and other beauty spots during the current national lockdown.
14 Jan 2021
Northumberland County Council has agreed to purchase four new houses in Wooler which it will rent out at an affordable rate to local people in housing need.
Schoolchildren in receipt of free school meals are continuing to receive support whilst learning at home and in school.
Recommended websites, apps and resources from Northumberland County Council’s Education and Skills team.
13 Jan 2021
Large parts of North East England, including Northumberland, are expected to see some very wintery weather in the coming hours.
11 Jan 2021
Residents are being urged to do everything they can to limit the spread of coronavirus.
08 Jan 2021
Residents are being asked to take particular care this weekend, following concerns about icy conditions on untreated surfaces.
A new car park for Amble is now all lined up, with the council having secured planning consent and purchased the land required for its development.
05 Jan 2021
The region's leaders have urged people to stay at home to bring soaring infection rates down.
The government has announced £4.6billion in new lockdown grants to support businesses.
04 Jan 2021
The region's leaders have said a national lockdown is required to slow spread of Covid-19.
03 Jan 2021
The health, wellbeing and safety of Northumberland’s students, teaching and support staff remains our number one priority.
31 Dec 2020
Information about returning to school in Northumberland, following announcements made by government yesterday.
30 Dec 2020
The council’s former service director for adult social care has been honoured in the New Year’s Honours List.
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