County Council offers homes for Grenfell fire survivors

20 Jun 2017

Northumberland County Council has offered emergency accommodation to survivors of the Grenfell fire in London.

Northumberland Live @Blyth this weekend

20 Jun 2017

The Undertones will be headlining ​The Northumberland Live Festival at Blyth this weekend June 24th, playing timeless classics including; ‘Here Comes the Summer’, ‘Jimmy Jimmy’, “My Perfect Cousin” and the power pop anthem “Teenage Kicks.”

Young tenants' guide launched

20 Jun 2017

Northumberland County Council in partnership with Silx Youth Project, a Blyth based organisation has launched a guidebook aimed at helping first time housing tenants.

Garden Party celebrates county’s unsung heroes

19 Jun 2017

Hundreds of volunteers and carers attended a special garden party at the Alnwick Garden, that was laid on to thank them for their hard work, dedication and commitment.

Learning Disability Week

19 Jun 2017

This year Learning Disability Week will be taking place from 19 – 25 June 2017 to celebrate and raise awareness of people with a learning disability and their families. In recognition of Learning Disability Week The Pottergate Centre will be hosting an information day in the Northumberland Hall, situated in the Market Place Alnwick on Wednesday June 21st 2017.

Flag raised to mark Armed Forces Week

19 Jun 2017

A special flag raising ceremony was held today at County Hall in Morpeth to mark national Armed Forces Week.

Chalking up a success in Prudhoe

16 Jun 2017

Wildlife is blooming in a corner of Prudhoe thanks to a group being supported by Northumberland County Council and Northumberland Wildlife Trust.

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service host international virtual reality wildfire training.

16 Jun 2017

The Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service hosted an international training exercise, incorporating virtual reality wildfire training using a simulation tool, involving partners from France, Italy and Portugal.

Happy couple first to be married at Alnwick’s new wedding venue

15 Jun 2017

It was the start of a new chapter – not only for the bride and groom, but also for the building where their wedding took place. Simon and Heather Doherty’s 'big day’ was the first wedding to be held inside Alnwick’s historic Northumberland Hall which has recently undergone a full internal refurbishment.

Hexham’s new wedding venue on track for September opening

15 Jun 2017

Work on a £1.5 m scheme to restore Hexham House and create a new wedding venue for the town is now in its final stages with the venue on track to be opened to the public in September.

30 hours free childcare starting in September 2017

15 Jun 2017

Parents are encouraged to APPLY Now for 30hrs of FREE childcare

Council welcomes expansion of multinational company in county

14 Jun 2017

Northumberland County Council has welcomed the expansion of a major international company in the county.

Tree re-planting continues at County Hall site

13 Jun 2017

Work to re-plant around 150 trees in the grounds of County Hall in Morpeth is continuing - with the help of local young people.

Residents encouraged to have their say on highways

13 Jun 2017

Local people are being asked for their views on the county’s highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities.

Local communities to create ‘their own futures’

12 Jun 2017

A new system of local democracy will allow communities across the county “to create their own futures”, the new administration has pledged.

Bringing decision making closer to communities

12 Jun 2017

The new leadership at Northumberland County Council is putting plans in place to improve communication and engagement with local communities.

General election results for Northumberland

09 Jun 2017

Votes have been counted and MPs declared for the four parliamentary constituencies in Northumberland.

It’s polling day - don’t forget to use your vote

08 Jun 2017

Polling stations across the county are open today, Thursday 8 June, for the UK Parliamentary General Election.

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service support mental health.

08 Jun 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service is running a pilot initiative aimed at offering further support to former students from the Prince's Trust Team programme.

Book of condolence for London.

06 Jun 2017

Northumberland County Council has opened a book of condolence following the terrorist attack in London.

Annual SAFE week looks to raise awareness

06 Jun 2017

A campaign to raise awareness in the North East about protecting vulnerable people from abuse and harm is returning for its fourth year.

Thursday is polling day for parliamentary election - make your vote count

06 Jun 2017

Polling stations will be open on Thursday 8 June across Northumberland for the UK Parliamentary General Election.

Don't forget to post your postal vote

05 Jun 2017

With just a few days to go until the UK Parliamentary General Election, postal voters are being urged to return their ballot papers.

Council issues tumble dryer warning

02 Jun 2017

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards service is warning residents of a new recall on tumble dryers, this time of those sold under the trade names Beko and Blomberg.

Northumberland Council are working to improve safety on roads near schools.

31 May 2017

Northumberland County Council has been utilising their parking enforcement vehicle to help improve road safety outside schools in Northumberland.