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Improved Community Chest scheme is relaunched

09 Aug 2017

A much valued community funding scheme has been improved and relaunched by Northumberland County Council.

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Summer craft events for Blyth children

09 Aug 2017

Parents with young children in Newsham who are stuck for something to do over the summer holidays are being invited to a series of family craft events.

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Summer archaeology reveals more tantalising insights into Holy Island’s past

08 Aug 2017

The second summer season of the Peregrini Lindisfarne Community Archaeology project on Holy Island has been successfully concluded with spectacular results.

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Sleekburn’s summer open day

08 Aug 2017

A sizzling BBQ, fresh organic vegetables, and a live jazz band are all on offer at the Sleekburn Horticultural Training Unit’s August open day.

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Alnwick and Denwick neighbourhood plan is ‘made’

08 Aug 2017

Following an overwhelming ‘yes’ vote at a local referendum in June, the Alnwick and Denwick Neighbourhood Plan has now been ‘made’ by the County Council, bringing it into legal force.

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Coach park scheme changing after local concerns

07 Aug 2017

Changes are being proposed to a controversial town centre coach park in Berwick in order to provide extra car parking in the town.

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Top teams announced for Tour of Britain

07 Aug 2017

The 20 teams for the 2017 OVO Energy Tour of Britain have today (August 7) been announced, in a line-up that will feature ten UCI WorldTour teams, plus a further three squads that have competed in one of the two Grand Tours so far in 2017.

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Parking studies look to the future

04 Aug 2017

Parking studies will be taking place in the county’s market towns over the summer which will help develop options for future parking needs in Northumberland.

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Empty homes step closer to opening their doors

04 Aug 2017

A number of empty homes are a step closer to re-opening their doors to new tenants, thanks to work by Northumberland County Council.

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Corbridge cycle trial to end

01 Aug 2017

A controversial cycle lane trial in Corbridge is to end, following public feedback.

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Noisy neighbour silenced by council

01 Aug 2017

An Ashington man who made life a misery for nearby residents by playing music throughout the night has had all his sound equipment seized.

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Clamp down on anti-social behaviour in historic Hexham park

01 Aug 2017

Northumberland County Council and Hexham Town Council are working alongside Northumbria Police to help combat anti-social behaviour in Hexham Park’s.

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Council scoops extra £5m for major road repairs

01 Aug 2017

Northumberland County Council has secured £5m in national funding for major road improvements.

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Council praised in housing awards

31 Jul 2017

Northumberland County Council has been praised for its role as a landlord at a regional awards ceremony.

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Community project under national spotlight

26 Jul 2017

A community project helping to improve the lives of people living in Blyth was the focus of attention at a national conference.

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Help needed to decorate Tour route

26 Jul 2017

With less than 50 days to go until the Tour of Britain races through Northumberland, businesses, community groups and local residents are being called upon to help decorate the route and help turn the county red and yellow - the colours of the Northumberland flag.

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Celebrations in full swing for young people of Northumberland

26 Jul 2017

Young people of Northumberland were celebrated at Northumberland’s Finest awards for their range of great work seen throughout the County.

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Funding boost for sculpture trail in Berwick Parks

24 Jul 2017

Northumberland County Council is celebrating a £10,064 funding boost from SUEZ Communities Trust (formerly SITA Trust) which will see the creation of a sculpture trail in Berwick’s parks.

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Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit Summer Fair

24 Jul 2017

All the fun of the fair is promised at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit on Wednesday, 26th July.

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Northumberland Council proud to support PRIDE

24 Jul 2017

Northern Pride has been growing in strength since it began 10 years ago. Northumberland County Council is proud to be part of the movement, helping to break down barriers and creating a more open dialogue with members of the LGBT community.

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Grass cutting programme on verge of completion

21 Jul 2017

An ambitious programme of extra verge cutting has ensured that Northumberland is looking its best ahead of the main tourist season.

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Northumberland visitor attraction is ‘going ape’ over superfast broadband

21 Jul 2017

Staff at a major Northumberland visitor attraction are flying high and whizzing through their workloads thanks to a huge boost in broadband speeds.

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Recycling entry meant prizes for designer Olivia

21 Jul 2017

A lucky student at The Grove School in Berwick was the winner of a competition to design a poster telling people how to recycle their plastic bottles.

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Volunteers needed

20 Jul 2017

Volunteer drivers required for Getabout Access scheme

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Facilities to stay at former school site

20 Jul 2017

A former Alnwick school site being vacated this summer will continue to be used by the community, Northumberland County Council has confirmed.