Improved training facilities for adult learners in Berwick

17 Aug 2015

Adult learners in Berwick will benefit from improved facilities when they enrol this September.

Blyth saddles up for cycling spectacular

17 Aug 2015

Blyth will be a hub of cycling activity when the 225km stage 4 of the Aviva Tour of Britain race comes to Northumberland next month.

County hosts Euro fire teams for life-saving project

14 Aug 2015

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) staff playing a key role in an ambitious project to save lives during natural disasters have hosted their EU counterparts.

Students celebrate exam success

13 Aug 2015

Sixth form students in schools and academies across Northumberland are celebrating after collecting their A-level and vocational results.

Superfast broadband reaches homes and businesses in Kielder

12 Aug 2015

The Government has announced that three million UK premises can now surf superfast as a result of the Broadband Delivery UK roll-out, and a Minister has hailed the achievement of reaching the remote community at Kielder.

New patrol vessel to become a familiar sight along the coast

11 Aug 2015

A new fisheries patrol vessel named after one of Northumberland’s most famous residents is set to become a familiar sight on the region’s coastline.

Prudhoe paints the town red and yellow

07 Aug 2015

A Northumberland town is decking its streets, flower pots and bus shelters in red and yellow to welcome the UK’s largest cycle race.

Local heroes receive their awards

07 Aug 2015

Three Northumberland residents have been honoured as Local Heroes for the contribution they make to their community.

Council’s push for clean sweep across county

07 Aug 2015

Northumberland County Council is continuing its campaign to raise awareness of the damaging and costly effects of fly-tipping and littering.

Memorial stone for Pegswood

06 Aug 2015

A memorial stone has been unveiled in Pegswood in recognition of those from the village who lost their lives or suffered greatly in wars.

Leisure centre set for £3.5 million refurbishment

06 Aug 2015

One of the region’s largest leisure centres is getting a major refit as part of ongoing plans to improve leisure facilities across Northumberland.

It’s a bug’s life! Youngsters build luxury hotel for mini beasts

05 Aug 2015

Creepy-crawlies in Rothbury have been given the five star treatment this summer - thanks to a group of young people aiming to learn more about nature.

**Please note event now delayed** Award-winning tall ship to visit Blyth

05 Aug 2015

Active Northumberland and the Port of Blyth are planning to welcome an award-winning tall ship ahead of next year’s North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016.

Join the north conversation and help your community

04 Aug 2015

People living in north Northumberland are being invited to join in a big health conversation, the first of its kind in the county, which aims to help others living in their community.

Fresh vegetables for sale at Sleekburn Open Day

04 Aug 2015

A community scheme that helps adults with learning disabilities acquire horticultural skills is holding a public open day where residents can come along, join in a BBQ, have a look around and buy some fantastic fresh vegetables.

Newbiggin’s bid to become Dementia Friendly

04 Aug 2015

Newbiggin by the Sea has taken its first steps to becoming one of the UK’s Dementia Friendly Communities.

There’s still time for the Record Breakers Summer Reading Challenge

03 Aug 2015

Over 1,500 children have signed up to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge at libraries in Northumberland and there’s still plenty of time to join in.

£8.3million funding boost for NHS in Northumberland

03 Aug 2015

The NHS in Northumberland is set to benefit from an £8.3million cash injection over the next two years as local NHS organisations work together, with wider health and social care partners, to pioneer new models of care shaped around patient needs.

New meningococcal vaccination programme expected to save lives

03 Aug 2015

Public Health England (PHE) is welcoming the start of the new MenACWY vaccination programme that will offer teenagers protection against meningitis (inflammation of the brain) and septicaemia (blood poisoning) caused by four meningococcal strains including MenW.