Young people praised for their participation in local democracy

23 Feb 2017

A group of young people from across Northumberland were praised at a recent Northumberland County Council Health and Wellbeing Board, for their role in the work carried out to raise the voices of young people within the county.

Street improvement work underway at Stobhillgate

23 Feb 2017

Work has started on much-needed improvements to streets and pavements in the Stobhillgate estate in Morpeth.

School repairs bill highlights need for investment

22 Feb 2017

Over £2,000 per pupil is needed to bring school buildings in Northumberland up to a satisfactory condition, new figures have revealed.

Budget approved to promote growth and development

22 Feb 2017

Northumberland County Council has agreed its budget for the next year - with a focus on protecting frontline services and promoting growth.

Wheels in motion for new Morpeth cycleway

21 Feb 2017

A new cycleway and other improvements for pedestrians and road users on the Stobhill approach to Morpeth are about to get underway following a successful bid by Northumberland that has secured a £600,000 funding award from the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

New pavilion opens at popular Bedlington park

21 Feb 2017

A new community pavilion has been opened at a popular park in Bedlington, as part of an ongoing programme of improvements.

A better car park for Craster

20 Feb 2017

Work to improve the quality of the car park in the coastal village of Craster is set to get underway next week (week beginning 27 February).

Blyth school awarded Gold Award Primary Science Quality Mark

17 Feb 2017

A Northumberland school, The Dales in Blyth, is one of just two special educational needs schools nationally to be awarded a Gold Award from the Primary Science Quality Mark in 2016.

Be a smarter parker in Northumberland

17 Feb 2017

Northumberland County Council and Go Smarter have launched a video to promote the council’s parking enforcement camera car.

New fire station among highlights of innovative investment programme

17 Feb 2017

A new £2.2 million community fire station in Hexham is one of many projects benefiting from Northumberland County Council’s £380 million innovative county-wide investment programme.

Northumberland Hall forms part of innovative investment programme

16 Feb 2017

A Grade 1 Listed hall in Alnwick is one of many projects benefiting from Northumberland County Council’s £380 million innovative county-wide investment programme.

Work starts on £32m Council Headquarters

16 Feb 2017

The development of the new £32m Northumberland County Council Headquarters has reached a major milestone where construction work has now begun, following a ground breaking ceremony on the site.

Council welcomes apology after planning slur

16 Feb 2017

The leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed a letter of apology which followed independent audit findings into unfounded allegations about a Morpeth planning application.

Bypass a key road to future investment

16 Feb 2017

The new £30 million Morpeth Bypass, part of Northumberland County Council’s ongoing investment programme, is set to benefit businesses across the county, including Port of Blyth.

Northumberland’s Building Projects Nominated for Awards

16 Feb 2017

Northumberland County Council, local architects and building industry firms are celebrating this week after seven projects in the county were shortlisted in this year’s LABC Regional Building Excellence Awards.

Council explains reasons behind Alnwick Garden investment

15 Feb 2017

Northumberland County Council has stressed the benefits to taxpayers and the wider economy of a planned loan to a world-class tourist attraction.

New parking area for High Newton

15 Feb 2017

A new car park is expected to ease congestion in a picturesque Northumberland village.

Council scoops national award for partnership work

14 Feb 2017

Northumberland County Council has scooped a national award for its partnership work with Town and Parish Councils.

Business booming in the county

14 Feb 2017

Northumberland County Council has welcomed new figures which show the county is well and truly open for business.

All change in Ashington as new community facilities unveiled

14 Feb 2017

A new £560,000 community changing facility and fitness suite was officially opened in Ashington this week.

Recycled trees help to improve recreation areas

14 Feb 2017

Over the last two months Northumberland County Council has collected and recycled over 800 real Christmas trees from residents.

Millions invested in Blyth estate

13 Feb 2017

A multi-million pound scheme to rejuvenate a Blyth estate is nearing completion.

Streetlight scheme more than half complete

10 Feb 2017

An ambitious scheme to replace more than 40,000 streetlamps across the county is now more than half complete.

New digital signs for Morpeth Bus Station

09 Feb 2017

Those who catch the bus from Morpeth Bus Station can now benefit from new digital signs displaying important service information.

‘Wor Jackie’ statue unveiled at its new home

09 Feb 2017

A much loved statue of Jackie Milburn has been moved to its new home in Ashington.