Improving Northumberland Rights of Way

03 May 2017

Three rights of way around Ponteland and Heddon on the Wall that are popular with local walkers, horse riders and cyclists have recently been improved by Northumberland County Council.

County’s summer roads scheme getting underway

03 May 2017

The county's roads will be a smoother place to travel this summer as work gets underway to improve sections of Northumberland’s network.

Create your own hanging basket at Hepscott

02 May 2017

With spring now in full swing, why not pop along to Hepscott Park later this week to create your very own colourful hanging basket.

Thursday is polling day for local elections - make your vote count.

02 May 2017

Polling stations will be open this Thursday 4 May across Northumberland for the county, town and parish council elections.

Recruitment drive to boost County’s future workforce

02 May 2017

Northumberland County Council is set to launch a recruitment drive for 160 apprentices, making a £1.75 million commitment to providing great opportunities for young people in the county.

Council listens to residents over Holy Island plans

28 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council plans to work alongside the local community in Holy Island on the future of a car park after listening to feedback from residents.

£39m housing investment scheme gets underway

27 Apr 2017

A £39m investment scheme to maintain and improve council homes in Northumberland is now underway.

Mickley pupils see gold for their green travel

26 Apr 2017

Northumberland school pupils are seeing stars for their commitment to green travel.

A century of bridge repair work

26 Apr 2017

A three year scheme to repair bridges across Northumberland has reached a major milestone with the completion of repairs to the 100th bridge.

Cramlington man given three year dog ban

26 Apr 2017

A Cramlington man who failed to seek medical attention for his dog has been prosecuted by Northumberland County Council.

Council joins forces for scam awareness event

26 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council has teamed up with partners to alert residents to possible scams.

National roll-out of 30 hours free childcare

26 Apr 2017

This week has seen the national roll-out by Government of the Childcare Service for children up to the age of four.

Cast your vote and make your voice heard

25 Apr 2017

Local residents are being encouraged to exercise their right to vote at the county council, town and parish elections which take place next Thursday 4 May.

Improved path for Craster walkers

25 Apr 2017

Walking enthusiasts visiting the Craster area of the Northumberland Coast can enjoy a newly improved footpath when walking south from the village.

Rothbury residents invited to housing drop-in session

25 Apr 2017

Rothbury residents seeking advice on housing or council tax issues are being invited to a monthly, drop-in session.

County back in the spotlight as Tour of Britain returns

25 Apr 2017

The UK’s biggest and most prestigious cycle race has been confirmed as returning to Northumberland this September.

Spring planting programme in full swing

24 Apr 2017

Business is blooming on the county council’s annual flower planting programme.

New flagpoles for county commemoration service

21 Apr 2017

An annual commemoration service for airmen from the other side of the world takes place in Northumberland this weekend.

Hexham furniture sale to help support adults with learning difficulties

20 Apr 2017

A community scheme that helps adults with learning difficulties acquire new skills is holding a furniture sale, the proceeds from which will be reinvested back into this important service.

Newsham families enjoy day trip to Beamish Museum

20 Apr 2017

Families from Newsham, Blyth enjoyed a fun day out at Beamish Museum thanks to community project.

Armed services support scheme moves into Northumberland

20 Apr 2017

Armed forces personnel, both serving and retired, will now be offered extra support in Northumberland and County Durham, thanks to a successful project which started five years ago in Gateshead.

Carpark improvement work to go ahead at Seahouses

19 Apr 2017

Northumberland County Council will carry out works to improve the car parking facilities at Seahouses later this year.

Ponteland neighbourhood plan reaching final stages

19 Apr 2017

A final draft Ponteland Neighbourhood Plan setting out planning policies for the area has now been submitted to the County Council.

New look website will help people seeking a home in Northumberland

19 Apr 2017

The search for a new home in Northumberland will now be much easier thanks to a re-design of Northumberland County Council’s housing allocation website.

Amble tenants attend advice drop-in session

19 Apr 2017

Housing and support organisations met with Northumberland County Council tenants in Amble last week (April 11) at a drop-in session.