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Minister Visits Childcare Partnership to See 30 Hours in Action

20 Nov 2017

Children’s Minister Robert Goodwill has met with members of the West Bedlington Early Years Partnership in Northumberland to hear from them about their experience of delivering 30 hours free childcare.

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Alcohol Awareness week tackling issues of underage drinking.

17 Nov 2017

The Alnwick and Amble Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP), led by Northumberland County Council, is holding a range of activities throughout Alcohol Awareness Week, highlighting the dangers associated with alcohol.

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Education and Benefits Team Bring Over £500,000 into County

17 Nov 2017

A project between education staff and the Benefits Team at Northumberland County Council has brought over £500,000 of pupil premium funding into the county.

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Masterplanning events could be rolled out across county

15 Nov 2017

Hundreds of residents have had their say on Morpeth’s future - with the county council now encouraging other towns to come forward.

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Raising awareness of the advantages of regular HIV testing

15 Nov 2017

Community health experts are raising awareness of the need for regular testing as part of national HIV testing week which starts on November 18.

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New Local Plan will set policies for next 20 years

15 Nov 2017

A new timetable has been laid out for preparation of the Northumberland Local Plan - the key planning policies for the county up to 2036.

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Council cracks down on tenancy fraud

14 Nov 2017

Northumberland County Council is leading the way in tenancy fraud awareness in the region, following the establishment of the North East Tenancy Fraud Forum (NE-TFF) earlier this year.

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Working​ ​Together​ ​to​ ​Reduce​​​ ​Harm​ ​Caused​ ​by​ ​Alcohol​ ​and​ ​Drugs​ ​

14 Nov 2017

Partners from across Northumberland along with Councillors gathered on Tuesday (7th November) at an alcohol and drug forum organised by Northumberland County Council.

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Firefighters tackle blaze at Pegswood Waste Management Site

11 Nov 2017

A fire has broken out at Sanders Plant And Waste Management site in Pegswood, near Morpeth.

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The County Remembers

10 Nov 2017

Members of the public joined staff, Northumberland County Councillors and ex servicemen for a Remembrance Day Service at County Hall in Morpeth earlier today ( Friday November 10.)

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New drop off and pick up point will see safer and healthier travel to school

10 Nov 2017

A project just completed in Cramlington is set to improve parking issues and alleviate traffic congestion at peak times near Shanklea Primary School.

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Morpeth Masterplan online survey

10 Nov 2017

Morpeth residents can still have their say on how the town develops over the next few years - by taking part in an online survey.

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Car parking boost for Hexham town centre

09 Nov 2017

Hexham town centre is to get extra pre-Christmas parking when new spaces are opened up this week.

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12 Streets success for Blyth

09 Nov 2017

Police and partners have hailed the latest 12 Streets initiative for Blyth as a big success.

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Rural communities encouraged to build their own homes

09 Nov 2017

Communities in Northumberland are being encouraged to take the lead on developing affordable homes in their area.

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Making grittin’ great again

08 Nov 2017

As the county heads into winter, the council’s cutting-edge fleet of salt spreaders are back on the region’s roads.

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Berwick health plans take step forward

08 Nov 2017

Councillors and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have come together to feed local insights into the plans to build a new healthcare facility in Berwick.

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Morpeth First School Relocation Scheme Approved

08 Nov 2017

At a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday (7 November) Northumberland County Council approved funding for a new school on land of the former fire station.

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Hive of activity for Alnwick community project

08 Nov 2017

Alnwick Community Centre was a buzz with the launch of new project led by Northumberland County Council.

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Make a date with Hexham Wedding Fair

07 Nov 2017

A special wedding fair is to be held in Hexham next weekend , providing the perfect opportunity for couples planning their big day, to meet local wedding suppliers and find everything they need for their perfect day, all under one roof.

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Busy bonfire night for Northumberland fire crews

06 Nov 2017

Firefighters across Northumberland were faced with a steady stream of Bonfire Night call-outs on their busiest night of the year.

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Corby bridge work will protect important rural route

06 Nov 2017

Work has started on the refurbishment of Corby Bridge - on the B6341 between Alnwick and Edlingham in North Northumberland.

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Old library site set to provide new parking for Christmas shoppers

02 Nov 2017

Morpeth’s old library site is set to provide some festive cheer for people visiting the town in the run up to Christmas.

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Residents to be consulted on Morpeth Masterplan

02 Nov 2017

Morpeth residents are being given the opportunity to have their say on how the town develops over the next few years.

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Ensure your bonfire night goes with a sparkle

02 Nov 2017

Organised bonfire and firework displays can be a lot of fun and are the best way to see some great fireworks.