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.
01 May 2020
As we all continue to adjust to Government requirements to Stay at Home unless travel is absolutely necessary, life is very different for many families.
Northumberland County Council is supporting bereaved families in the county by providing free webcasts from funerals at its crematorium in Blyth - with nearly 100 families using the service so far.
At a time when staying healthy is of peak importance, smokers in Northumberland are being urged to take the step and give up cigarettes for good.
30 Apr 2020
It’s a stressful and worrying time for everyone right now which means that when it comes to alcohol, people’s habits around drinking are changing.
Residents in Northumberland are being encouraged to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day with their own stay at home parties.
VE Day dawns on Friday, May 8 which marks 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe.
29 Apr 2020
The tips will initially offer a restricted service in line with Government guidance on reopening HWRCs.
23 Apr 2020
Figures released by Government this week show that Northumberland is in the top four authorities in the country for the amount of grant paid out to small businesses to support them during the Covid-19 crisis.
Local businesses, schools and residents have stepped up to the mark to ensure that Northumberland’s health workers receive the protective equipment needed to continue their vital work in the front line of the coronavirus battle.
Northumberland found reason to celebrate today as the county topped the list of winners at this year’s North East England Tourism Awards.
22 Apr 2020
While tips remain closed across the county residents are being praised for their patience - and asked to hold onto their bulky waste.
With Spring in full swing, work is getting underway on the council's summer planting programme.
Northumberland County Council has praised the outstanding work of staff at its Residential Care Homes for children and young people across the county.
The next step towards completion of Ponteland’s state-of-the-art new school and leisure development is getting underway - with the works to create the new accesses for the school.
17 Apr 2020
A series of overnight weekend road closures will be taking place on the A189 Spine Road to allow for essential maintenance works.
Residents are being urged to stay vigilant when giving to charity during the coronavirus pandemic.
Northumberland County Council and Northumbria Police are working together to urge residents to be extra vigilant to those who might be taking advantage of the current lockdown.
Northumberland County Council is lobbying the Government to bring forward further measures to support businesses across Northumberland.