26 May 2023
A new partnership delivering employment and skills services in Northumberland is changing the way residents are supported into the job market.
Inspired by North East legends past and present - including Lucy Bronze, Ant & Dec and Emily Davidson - pupils and staff at Morpeth First School are celebrating after receiving the highest accolade possible for showing outstanding good character.
Schools across the county are being encouraged to create a new logo for the Northumberland Schools Sustainability Network (NSSN).
25 May 2023
A Northumberland hotelier has pleaded guilty to breaches of fire safety legislation.
A magical children’s play park, the largest of its kind in the world, has opened at the Alnwick Garden.
Eligible homes in the county are set to benefit from funding for low-carbon energy upgrades.
24 May 2023
Bede Academy has been named as the first educational partner at Blyth’s new Energy Central Learning Hub, which is being delivered as part of the £70m Energising Blyth Programme to grow, renew and connect the town.
Schools in Northumberland are backing a campaign to transform support for children’s social and emotional needs in schools and make sure all pupils feel safe, secure and cared for.
23 May 2023
Northumberland County Council is joining scores of other local authorities across the country to tackle fraudulent use of the Blue Badge scheme.
A prominent Grade II Listed building in the centre of Hexham has been awarded a heritage grant aimed at restoring and regenerating the town centre.
Schools across Northumberland celebrated Living Streets’ Walk to School Week in style with events taking place to share the benefits of active travel.
22 May 2023
The County Council has become among the first local authorities in the country to offer vape tube recycling bins at its Household Waste Recovery Centres (tips).
Motorists driving through parts of Northumberland over the next few weeks are being warned to take extra care as the travelling community makes it way to the annual Appleby Horse Fair.
Dame Andrea Leadsom, the Government’s Early Years Advisor, has praised Northumberland’s Family Hubs for their role in giving children the best start in life.
19 May 2023
Scores of new affordable homes are to be built in Berwick.
Plans for an historic devolution deal for the North East of England have received widespread support from across the region.
Sparks are flying at Northumberland’s first specialist welding and fabrication training centre as it launches a recruitment drive to train the next generation of engineers.
18 May 2023
Planning permission for a temporary cinema in Berwick while the town’s current theatre is transformed have been given the go-ahead.
The Council’s new Ceremonial Head for the coming year has been appointed.
17 May 2023
Three outstanding individuals have been awarded the Freedom of Northumberland for their exceptional service to the county.
16 May 2023
An investment of £300,000 into the development of PlayZones across Northumberland has been formally welcomed by the Council.
A new online service for people to report problems on the county’s streets has gone live.
12 May 2023
Have you thought about fostering but aren't sure where to start?
Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 15 to 21 May, and Northumberland County Council is sharing some simple tips to help residents recognise and manage anxiety through improving their general wellbeing.
11 May 2023
Ahead of National Smile Month, which starts on 15 May, the Health and Wellbeing Board today (11 May 2023) approved an updated Oral Health Strategy and Action Plan for Northumberland.