New leisure centres for two more Northumberland towns

13 Dec 2016

Two more multi-million pound leisure centres are to be built in key Northumberland locations as part of the council's Market Towns Initiative, under plans revealed today by county council chiefs.

New play equipment unveiled at Cramlington Park

12 Dec 2016

Children in Cramlington were all smiles this week when new play equipment was unveiled in Alexandra Park.

Bedlington regeneration

12 Dec 2016

Plans for the latest stage in the county council regeneration of Bedlington, with nearly 200 new jobs, can now be viewed online.

Council scoops Gold at House of Commons ceremony

12 Dec 2016

Northumberland County Council’s adult learning service is celebrating after picking up a UK Gold Centre award at a special ceremony, held in the House of Commons.

New toddler play equipment installed in Ridley Park

12 Dec 2016

A new piece of play equipment , designed especially for small children, has been installed in Ridley Park, Blyth as part of a £12,000 improvement scheme.

Youth elections results announced as thousands cast their vote

09 Dec 2016

Thousands cast their votes in highest ever turnout of young people across the county.

New testing for protected water

08 Dec 2016

An investigation into important ‘pockets’ of water around the Northumberland coast will look at high levels of nutrients which are affecting nature and wildlife.

Ultrafast broadband planned for groundbreaking Northumberland development

08 Dec 2016

A ground-breaking development in Northumberland, which will regenerate more than 160 acres of underused land in a former mining area, is set to benefit from ultrafast broadband.

New bungalow brings back memories for tenant

08 Dec 2016

For Rita Railton opening the doors to her newly built bungalow, on the site of the former Morpeth Road school, was like stepping back in time.

Residents the winners from County Hall windfall

08 Dec 2016

Residents all across Northumberland will benefit from the sale of the old County Hall in a far bigger windfall than even county council leaders were anticipating, it has been revealed.

Work gets underway on Berwick coach park

07 Dec 2016

Work is now underway on a new town centre coach park for Berwick.

New one-way trial scheme for Alnmouth gets underway

07 Dec 2016

The scheme has been designed to address issues raised by local people over congestion in the village and inconsiderate parking.

Public encouraged to drop-in on plans for new leisure centre

07 Dec 2016

The public are being invited to have their say on plans for a brand new leisure centre in the heart of Morpeth.

30-hour free childcare pilot scheme podcast

07 Dec 2016

Members of Northumberland County Council’s Early Years Team got together recently with partners and service users, to discuss the 30-hour free childcare pilot and what it meant to them.

Northumberland County Council signs the MND Charter

07 Dec 2016

Council's pledge to make a difference to local people with motor neurone disease and their carers in their Northumberland.

National Tree Week marked at Bolam Lake

06 Dec 2016

200 new trees are popping up across Bolam Lake Country Park as special guests continue to help to mark 200 years since the creation of the lake and its surrounding landscape.

New Silver Birch for Stocksfield in National Tree Week

06 Dec 2016

National Tree Week was marked in Northumberland by the planting of new trees in a number of locations across the county, with a new Silver Birch for Birkdene at Stocksfield.

Businesses invited to sign up to Northumberland’s biggest wedding fair

06 Dec 2016

Northeast based businesses involved in the local wedding industry are being invited to exhibit at the first ever Northumberland wide wedding fair which aims to be the biggest and best the county has ever seen.

Station Road improvement scheme complete

05 Dec 2016

A major six-month scheme to improve and re-open Ashington’s main shopping street to traffic is now complete.

Residents warned over email scams

01 Dec 2016

Residents are being urged by Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards to be on their guard over phishing email scams.

Councillor recognised for pension fund work

30 Nov 2016

A Northumberland County Councillor who has spent years supporting and improving local government pension provision has been recognised for his work.

Ringing in the changes at Morpeth’s Clock Tower

30 Nov 2016

Morpeth Clock Tower, one of the town’s most iconic landmarks, has had a modern piece of technology installed in it to keep the ancient tradition of the evening curfew bells alive.

New Teen Shelter Opens in Blyth Play Park

30 Nov 2016

A new teen shelter has been installed in the recently refurbished Axwell Drive play area in Blyth providing a safe meeting place for youths to sit, talk and share time with their friends.

Northumberland Teens Take Over Council Duties

30 Nov 2016

Young people from around the county have been taking over duties at Northumberland County Council as part of the national Takeover Challenge.

New leisure centre for Morpeth announced

30 Nov 2016

A brand new leisure centre is to be built in the heart of Morpeth, county council chiefs revealed today [Wed Nov 30].