Northumberland PCF at County Hall

Shape the future of SEND services in Northumberland

08 Jul 2024

Northumberland County Council has launched a six-week consultation on the future of services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). 

A train travelling along the Northumberland Line

Affordable fares for Northumberland Line announced

08 Jul 2024

Northern will offer a range of affordable fares to customers on the new Northumberland Line, ensuring they pay no more than £3 for a single journey along the entire route.

Fly-tipped rubbish in Widdrington

Newcastle man fly-tipped asbestos in Northumberland

08 Jul 2024

A Newcastle man has been fined and ordered to pay the cost of the clean up after he was found guilty of fly-tipping in Northumberland.

Image demonstrating Plea for county tourists to 'Love it Like it's Yours'

Plea for county tourists to 'Love it Like it's Yours'

03 Jul 2024

A responsible tourism campaign is back for a fourth year to welcome summer visitors to picturesque Northumberland - while reminding them to Love it Like it’s Yours.

Tranwell South Bridge

Bridge strengthening works getting underway

03 Jul 2024

Works to strengthen a bridge near Morpeth are getting underway this month. 

Image demonstrating Northumberland man receives MBE for for services to young people  

Northumberland man receives MBE for for services to young people  

01 Jul 2024

A Northumberland gentleman has been awarded the MBE for services to young people in Berwick upon Tweed. 

Image demonstrating Alnwick short term support service rated Outstanding

Alnwick short term support service rated Outstanding

28 Jun 2024

A service that helps people regain their independence after a serious accident or illness has retained its Outstanding rating following the latest inspection.

Image demonstrating Energy upgrade funding for eligible properties in Northumberland

Energy upgrade funding for eligible properties in Northumberland

28 Jun 2024

Eligible homes in the county are set to benefit from funding for low-carbon energy upgrades.

Image demonstrating Lightning-fast full fibre broadband for North Northumberland

Lightning-fast full fibre broadband for North Northumberland

27 Jun 2024

The announcement comes as GoFibre hits the major milestone of 100,000 rural premises now able to connect to its ultra-fast network.

Image demonstrating Be aware of broadband scammers

Be aware of broadband scammers

27 Jun 2024

Northumberland County Council is urging residents to be vigilant as a concerning trend of broadband-related cyber fraud has emerged in the region.

One of the cars used by Telecare mobile wardens

Northumberland Telecare recognised for quality of service

25 Jun 2024

Northumberland Telecare has achieved national recognition for the quality of the service it provides.

Alison Peaden from Northumberland Libraries

Changing - and saving - lives in Northumberland

25 Jun 2024

A special week to mark the ways in which ‘Libraries Change Lives’ is underway in Northumberland.

Image demonstrating Work starts to install soft play for Prudhoe  

Work starts to install soft play for Prudhoe  

25 Jun 2024

Work is underway to install a fantastic new wildlife themed soft play area at Prudhoe Waterworld and provide another great space for children to have fun, let off steam and be active. 

Image demonstrating Blyth fly-tipper caught on CCTV and fined 

Blyth fly-tipper caught on CCTV and fined 

25 Jun 2024

People in Northumberland who use back lanes as a dumping ground are being warned to clean up their act or face a fine. 

Image demonstrating July referendums for Warkworth and Eglingham Neighbourhood Plans 

July referendums for Warkworth and Eglingham Neighbourhood Plans 

25 Jun 2024

Local referendums on both the Warkworth and Eglingham Neighbourhood Plans will take place this July and all residents in the parishes who are registered to vote will be able to have a say.   

Children playing with a ball

Support continues for families this summer

25 Jun 2024

Families in Northumberland will continue to be supported during the school summer holidays. 

Martin and Joe who are part of the Shared Lives scheme.

Celebrating our Shared Lives carers

24 Jun 2024

The Council is celebrating the contribution of our Shared Lives carers as part of Shared Lives Week 2024.

Katie Wright and the Manorial Survey

To the Manor Born?

20 Jun 2024

Northumberland Archives is to host a series of events, inviting the public to explore and celebrate the rich history of the county's Manorial estates.

Image demonstrating June event to support Armed Forces community  

June event to support Armed Forces community  

19 Jun 2024

The county council is hosting an Armed Forces Awareness Day in June to highlight the support that is available in Northumberland for veterans, reservists, serving personnel and their families.   

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Woman fined over blue badge misuse

19 Jun 2024

An Alnwick woman found guilty of misusing a disabled persons blue badge has been ordered to pay more than £2,000.

Award winners at Alnwick Gardens

Awards celebrate the best of the county's green volunteers

18 Jun 2024

The Duchess of Northumberland helped celebrate the very best in community and voluntary environmental work across the county at this year’s LOVE Northumberland awards ceremony. 

Image demonstrating Fly-tipper caught on CCTV and fined 

Fly-tipper caught on CCTV and fined 

17 Jun 2024

  A North Shields man has been fined for fly-tipped household items in Blyth following an investigation by environmental enforcement officers at Northumberland County Council 

Image demonstrating New Vice Lord Lieutenant for Northumberland 

New Vice Lord Lieutenant for Northumberland 

17 Jun 2024

Stuart Birkett from Berwick had been appointed the new Vice Lord Lieutenant of Northumberland 

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New Family Hub Northumberland app launches to support parents 

17 Jun 2024

 Northumberland’s Family Hubs have launched a new free app to help parents give their child the best start in life.  

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Recruitment drive for childminders following rise in demand from families 

14 Jun 2024

Northumberland County Council is offering free support and advice to entrepreneurs seeking to set up their own childminding business.