Work continues to improve the Hirst

18 Apr 2016

A state-of-the-art mobile CCTV system is the latest tool being used to improve residents’ quality of life in Ashington.

LOVE Awards 2016 - entries declared open - underneath the arches

18 Apr 2016

A brush with the past has helped to launch the call for entries for the 2016 LOVE Northumberland awards.

Future of Alnwick Playhouse secured

15 Apr 2016

Agreement has been reached to secure the future of Alnwick Playhouse for both residents and visitors to the town.

New friends group planning its first conservation project

15 Apr 2016

Local people were inspired to carry out environmental improvements on the reserve.

Ofsted inspection praises adoption and safeguarding services

14 Apr 2016

The council’s adoption service and children’s safeguarding board have been praised by government inspectors.

Duchess to light Blyth beacon to mark Queen’s birthday

13 Apr 2016

Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland, accompanied by Councillor Kath Nisbet, Civic Head of Northumberland County Council, will light a beacon in Blyth on Thursday 21 April to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday.

Council request information after fly-tipping incident

13 Apr 2016

Northumberland County Council is calling on the help of the public in identifying the people responsible for fly-tipping a significant number of car tyres near Stocksfield.

New coach parking facility for Berwick

13 Apr 2016

Berwick is to get a new town centre coach park – after in-depth studies of a number of proposals.

A new walking and cycling strategy for Northumberland

13 Apr 2016

The wheels are in motion on an ambitious new active travel plan for the county.

Battle of the Somme - Centenary Appeal

12 Apr 2016

Local families asked to share their memories, 100 years on from the Somme.

Community Week of Action on Blyth Estate

12 Apr 2016

Hodgsons Road Estate in Blyth was the centre of attention last week as Northumberland County Council and Northumbria Police joined forces in a community week of action.

Love is in the Air - Modern Romance added to line up of "Northumberland Live at Bedlington"

12 Apr 2016

The 80s party is now complete with the announcement that chart-topping legends Johnny Hates Jazz will be joined on Saturday July 16th at Gallagher Park by the one and only, Modern Romance.

New parking spaces open at Alnmouth Station

12 Apr 2016

Work has almost finished on development of a much needed extension to the car parking at Alnmouth Railway Station.

Significant improvement in planning performance

12 Apr 2016

Northumberland has seen a significant improvement in the performance of its planning service, following a major review last year.

Applications for Portas pilots now closed

11 Apr 2016

Funds for Northumberland’s Portas pilots in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea and Berwick-upon-Tweed have now been fully committed and no new applications can be received.

Local crime writer to lead World Book Night celebration

06 Apr 2016

Crime writer Mari Hannah will be one of several bestselling authors to headline World Book Night celebrations in Northumberland.

Northumberland Careers Event

05 Apr 2016

Young people across the county aged 16 - 19 have been invited to attend the Northumberland Careers Event on Thursday 14 April.

County welcomes new flood insurance scheme

05 Apr 2016

Northumberland County Council has reiterated its commitment to helping the victims of the winter storms – as a new flood insurance scheme for affected households is launched.

New Council HQ gets planning go-ahead

05 Apr 2016

Plans for a smaller, more cost-effective County headquarters have been granted planning permission.

Authors on tour in Northumberland

01 Apr 2016

Book-lovers are being offered the chance to meet authors from all over the north, as part of a series of events at Northumberland libraries.

Residents reassured over Berwick bathing water quality

01 Apr 2016

Northumberland County Council has moved to reassure residents and visitors about the water quality off one of the county’s designated bathing beaches.

Northumberland received over £108m in European funding, says new report

01 Apr 2016

Northumberland received an estimated £108m of EU funding over the last nine years, according to a new report by the county council.

Appeal for friends to protect nature reserve

31 Mar 2016

Visitors to the East Cramlington nature reserve are being asked to help improve, protect and promote it.

Don't be duped on your doorstep

31 Mar 2016

Northumberland County Council is urging the local community to be on guard against bogus callers and rogue traders.

Free gardening workshop for families

31 Mar 2016

Families with young children are invited to take part in a free gardening workshop, at Hepscott Park, near Morpeth.