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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.

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Northumberland Council flying the flag for PRIDE

20 Jul 2017

Northumberland county council is proud to support PRIDE, taking place this weekend, 21st to 23rd July, at Newcastle Town Moor.

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Northumberland teacher selected to help improve young people’s engagement with democracy

19 Jul 2017

Martin Murphy, a local teacher from Northumberland’s Horton Grange Primary school in Blyth was selected to attend the Teacher’s Institute held in the Houses of Parliament.

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Reality looking good for Northumberland's virtual school

19 Jul 2017

Northumberland’s “Virtual School” for looked after children is celebrating another year of success.

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School children celebrate Ashington’s 150th anniversary

19 Jul 2017

Ashington is celebrating its’ 150th anniversary and school children from Bothal Primary school have marked the occasion with a memorable event celebrating its mining history.

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£27m Morpeth flood scheme complete

18 Jul 2017

The final part of Morpeth’s £27million flood alleviation scheme is complete.

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Northumberland parks are flying the flag as some of the UK’s very best green spaces

18 Jul 2017

Northumberland has some of the best parks in Britain – and that’s official.