Image demonstrating Breathtaking challenge for transplant recipient  

Breathtaking challenge for transplant recipient  

02 Oct 2019

  Just one year after her double lung transplant, a determined Northumberland mother is preparing to take on her first 10K, and she's bringing her family and friends with her along for the ride.

Image demonstrating Blyth drop-in event attracts thousands

Blyth drop-in event attracts thousands

01 Oct 2019

A community event to showcase future plans for Blyth attracted more than 2,000 visitors.

Image demonstrating Popular coastal trail works underway

Popular coastal trail works underway

01 Oct 2019

Work is well underway to refurbish one of Northumberland’s most popular cycling and walking routes.

Image demonstrating Striding into walk to school month

Striding into walk to school month

01 Oct 2019

Young people across the county are pulling on their coats and boots and getting active on the school run during walk to school month.

Image demonstrating Refurbished Wentworth boasts one of the best gyms in the north east

Refurbished Wentworth boasts one of the best gyms in the north east

30 Sep 2019

A fantastic new state-of the art gym installed in Wentworth Leisure Centre in Hexham, is one of the best equipped in the north east and it opens to the public today (Monday 30).

Image demonstrating County strikes gold in green awards

County strikes gold in green awards

27 Sep 2019

The county is once again celebrating Northumberland’s success in this year’s Northumbria in Bloom Awards.

Image demonstrating Council working to bring empty homes back into residential use

Council working to bring empty homes back into residential use

26 Sep 2019

To mark National Empty Homes Week ( 23-29 September), Northumberland County Council is highlighting the work that it is doing to address the problem of empty properties in the county.

Image demonstrating Supporters walking tall to raise awareness during recovery month

Supporters walking tall to raise awareness during recovery month

26 Sep 2019

Berwick will see people in recovery from dependence on drugs and alcohol, supporters, families and friends coming together to walk around the town on Friday 27th September.

Image demonstrating Thousands of young people to benefit from funding award

Thousands of young people to benefit from funding award

26 Sep 2019

An ambitious scheme to transform the way young people transition from education to career has been welcomed by the county council.

Image demonstrating Major milestone for Ponteland schools and leisure development

Major milestone for Ponteland schools and leisure development

25 Sep 2019

A major milestone has been reached in brand-new learning and leisure facilities in Ponteland as the final ‘bolts’ are tightened in the steel frame.

Image demonstrating Development of Morpeth Leisure and Community Services Hub moves forward

Development of Morpeth Leisure and Community Services Hub moves forward

25 Sep 2019

The development of a new state-of-the-art Leisure and Community Services Hub in Morpeth is moving forward at pace.

Image demonstrating Views sought on proposed changes to Amble Town Council

Views sought on proposed changes to Amble Town Council

24 Sep 2019

The electoral arrangements of Amble Town Council are currently being examined with a view to amending its boundaries with Warkworth and Hauxley Parish Councils.  

Image demonstrating Refugee art exhibition to open in Cramlington 

Refugee art exhibition to open in Cramlington 

24 Sep 2019

A free art exhibition showcasing work by refugee families alongside professional North East artists is due to open in Cramlington.

Image demonstrating Don’t waste your waste – GetComposting this autumn 

Don’t waste your waste – GetComposting this autumn 

24 Sep 2019

Its a great time to thing about making your own compost

Image demonstrating Residents warned to be vigilant for scams

Residents warned to be vigilant for scams

23 Sep 2019

Northumberland and North Tyneside Councils are issuing a warning to residents to stay alert to scams.

Image demonstrating Council moves to reassure residents over Rothbury road

Council moves to reassure residents over Rothbury road

20 Sep 2019

Northumberland County Council is reassuring residents of the Coquet Valley that it is closely monitoring the condition of the B6344 Weldon Bridge to Rothbury road at Todstead near Weldon Bridge after further minor cracking recently appeared in the road surface. 

Image demonstrating Northumberland Needs You!

Northumberland Needs You!

19 Sep 2019

There is just over a week left to vote for Northumberland in the 2019 British Travel Awards.

Image demonstrating Lottery funding helps secure future of historic bridge

Lottery funding helps secure future of historic bridge

18 Sep 2019

The future of the oldest operational suspension bridge in the world has been secured.

Image demonstrating Julie is a regional apprentice of the year!

Julie is a regional apprentice of the year!

18 Sep 2019

Northumberland apprentice Julie Mills has beaten off strong competition to win a regional award.

Image demonstrating Blyth residents invited to town showcase

Blyth residents invited to town showcase

17 Sep 2019

  Blyth residents are being invited to find out more about some of the great projects currently underway in the town.

Image demonstrating Holiday parks fail test purchase operation

Holiday parks fail test purchase operation

17 Sep 2019

Northumberland holiday parks have performed disappointingly during a recent holiday time alcohol test purchase exercise carried out by the council.

Image demonstrating Exhibition to showcase refugee artwork

Exhibition to showcase refugee artwork

17 Sep 2019

A free exhibition is to be held in Blyth and Cramlington to showcase artwork created by refugee families and local artists.

Image demonstrating Great turnout for Hexham schools drop-in events

Great turnout for Hexham schools drop-in events

17 Sep 2019

Around 300 people attended two drop-in events last week about plans for two new schools in Hexham.

Image demonstrating A family affair for Morpeth park's anniversary

A family affair for Morpeth park's anniversary

16 Sep 2019

It was a real family occasion for the 90th anniversary celebrations at Carlisle Park in Morpeth. 

Image demonstrating Success for Hexham High Streets Heritage Action Zone bid

Success for Hexham High Streets Heritage Action Zone bid

14 Sep 2019

The council has welcomed the success of its bid for up to £2.4m improvements to boost the town.