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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. 

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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.

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Artists needed for Hadrian's Wall 1900 installation

10 Nov 2021

A national call out for a landscape intervention intended to enthral, inspire and amaze.

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Hepscott Park Garden Café reopens 

10 Nov 2021

  The Garden Café at Hepscott Park is open for business once more and has a warm welcome waiting for all its customers.   

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Work beginning on new Morpeth carpark

09 Nov 2021

Work is getting underway on the former Morpeth First School site to redevelop it into a car park. 

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Communities encouraged to celebrate Queen's Platinum Jubilee

09 Nov 2021

A Queen’s Jubilee Events fund will be launched by Northumberland County Council to help communities celebrate the historic occasion during 2022.

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New bird flu cases lead to tighter controls across England 

08 Nov 2021

It is now a legal requirement for all bird keepers in Great Britain to follow strict biosecurity measures to help protect their flocks from avian influenza. 

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Health chiefs issue warning as county Covid cases remain high

08 Nov 2021

With cases of Covid remaining high across the region, Northumberland residents are being urged to remain cautious and do all they can to protect themselves.    

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Busy Bonfire Night for fire crews in Northumberland

06 Nov 2021

Firefighters across Northumberland were faced with a busy Bonfire night as their fire control handled 343 calls.

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Vacancy after Hexham councillor resigns

05 Nov 2021

A county councillor vacancy has been created following the resignation of Cllr Cath Homer (Hexham East). 

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Free blood pressure checks and lifestyle advice

04 Nov 2021

Free blood pressure checks and lifestyle advice with Active and Health Trainers  

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Fitness fun for the young

04 Nov 2021

Two new children’s fitness classes are starting at Ashington Leisure Centre and they promise to be great fun! 

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Support for local renewable energy

04 Nov 2021

County Councillors have passed a motion to support renewable energy generation at a local level.

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New Amble town centre carpark moves a step closer

03 Nov 2021

The next stage of work is getting underway on a new car park for Amble town centre  

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Voluntary organisations receive prestigious Queen’s Award 

02 Nov 2021

Three voluntary organisations in Northumberland have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for their service to the community. 

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Two more stations approved for Northumberland Line

02 Nov 2021

Progress is racing ahead on The Northumberland Line rail project - with approval now granted for two more stations. 

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Transport leaders approve region’s Bus Service Improvement Plan

29 Oct 2021

Transport leaders have approved the region’s Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) at a meeting of the North East Joint Transport Committee.

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The Electric Road to COP26 showcases Blyth's Britishvolt Gigaplant site

29 Oct 2021

The Electric Road to COP26 showcases UK companies leading the green industrial revolution; stopping at Britishvolt’s “national treasure” Gigaplant site in Northumberland.

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Region leading the way to a net zero economy

28 Oct 2021

The region's leaders have reiterated their commitment to a greener planet, ahead of the COP26 climate change conference.

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Northumberland social worker shortlisted for national award

28 Oct 2021

A social worker from Northumberland has been selected as a finalist in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2021. 

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Duchess presents British Empire Medals to dedicated residents 

27 Oct 2021

Four Northumberland residents have been presented with British Empire Medals for their dedicated community and voluntary service.  

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Council Leader Welcomes Government’s Budget and Spending Review

27 Oct 2021

  The Leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget and Spending Review statement today, which has set out Government funding and priorities for the next three years.