26 May 2020
Drivers on the A1 between England and Scotland may notice something a little different now when they cross the border.
Gino, a nervous young dog has been reunited with his very relieved owner who searched for him day and night after he slipped his lead while on a walk in Valley Park, Cramlington.
Work is re-starting on a range of key highway schemes and essential works across the county.
Northumberland County Council’s Public Protection service is warning people to remain extra vigilant following a rise in coronavirus-related scams that seek to benefit from the public’s concern and uncertainty over COVID-19.
22 May 2020
Bin collections for the week beginning Monday (25 May) will take place one day later than your usual collection.
21 May 2020
Active Northumberland has been streaming a range of online activities to help new mums throughout lockdown and is inviting others to join in and take part.
20 May 2020
Survey work has started as progress continues towards re-opening passenger rail services between Northumberland and Newcastle.
The council’s popular garden waste collection scheme has re-opened to new customers.
This Mental Health Awareness Week, Northumberland Communities Together is spreading sunshine through their ‘Walking on Sunshine’ video challenge, and they want residents of all ages to get involved.
Today is National Thank A Teacher Day, and the council is paying tribute to teachers across the county.
The council is taking a phased approach to re-opening its coastal and visitor car parks as public safety remains a top priority.
15 May 2020
Coastal and visitor car parks across Northumberland will remain closed as safety assessments continue.
14 May 2020
Families from 400 households in Northumberland are being given free activity packs to encourage vulnerable and isolated children and young people to keep active.
The council’s music service has launched a series of online resources for the county’s young musicians.
13 May 2020
Three important school improvement projects in Northumberland have come a step closer.
The council’s cabinet has agreed to approve the closure of West Woodburn First School.
The vital role of foster families is being highlighted during this year’s Foster Care Fortnight - as more carers are sought for children in Northumberland.
12 May 2020
Grants for funding to protect homes from flooding have been formally accepted by the council.
Funding to kick-start the clean-up of historic pollution on the coast at Lynemouth has been agreed by the Council’s Cabinet.
The County Council has confirmed that its four country parks will open from Wednesday, May 13 - but the safety of the public remains its absolute priority.
06 May 2020
Work is due to recommence on the construction of Berwick’s new state of the art leisure centre following a halt in building work due to the coronavirus lockdown.
05 May 2020
The Council’s Household Waste Recovery Centres (HWRC) opened this week - with residents thanked for their patience.
04 May 2020
The controversial planning application is set to be decided through a hearing run by The Planning Inspectorate.
The council is reintroducing a reduced bulky waste collection service from Monday 4 May to help residents dispose of excess waste which has accumulated during the current coronavirus lockdown.
The council has welcomed an important step in the creation of a Great Northumberland Forest.
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