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Helping communities be flood resilient

31 Aug 2017

The Environment Agency has appointed a new team of engagement officers to help communities be more resilient to flooding in the North East.

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Community events celebrate arrival of the Tour

31 Aug 2017

A fantastic range of free events and activities will be taking place in communities along the route of the Ovo Energy Tour of Britain cycle race to celebrate its day in the county.

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Mark Cavendish to race through Northumberland during Tour of Britain

31 Aug 2017

Cycling legend Mark Cavendish has confirmed that he will ride in next week’s Ovo Energy Tour of Britain, which has a stage in Northumberland on Monday 4 September.

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Arrive in plenty of travel time on Tour day

30 Aug 2017

With just days to go until Northumberland is alive with the sights and sounds of the Ovo Energy Tour of Britain, spectators are being urged to arrive in plenty of time to catch the action.

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Blyth youngsters encouraged to join Army led activities

29 Aug 2017

Youngsters living in the Blyth area aged between 11 and 18 are being encouraged to sign up to a free programme being led by the British Army.

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New multi million pound scheme will bring superfast broadband to more Northumberland communities

29 Aug 2017

New multi million pound scheme will bring superfast broadband to more Northumberland communities

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Taking up the baton to promote mental health awareness

29 Aug 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is to take up the baton of promoting mental health awareness across the county.

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Public asked to help combat under-age sales

29 Aug 2017

Residents are being asked to play their part in tackling under-age sales in the county.

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Memorial held to mark 100th anniversary of tragedy at Blyth Beach

24 Aug 2017

A memorial service was held at Blyth beach today (Thurs) to commemorate the 100th anniversary of a tragic accident which took the lives of nine soldiers.

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Final preparations underway for first marriage in Hexham House

23 Aug 2017

The final preparations are underway for the first wedding to take place in the newly refurbished Hexham House, which is set to be one of the finest register offices in the North of England.

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Outstanding service helping people regain their independence

23 Aug 2017

The quality of a short-term care and support service in Berwick has been rated as Outstanding by the independent regulator of health and social care services in England.

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Get cycling on the cheap with bike loan scheme

22 Aug 2017

If you are over 18, live or work in Northumberland and would like to cycle more but don't have a bike - you can borrow one for just £25 a month.

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Flood committee to spend £22million to protect communities

22 Aug 2017

A flood and coastal group will oversee spending of more almost £22million to protect hundreds of homes across the north east as it sets out its objectives for the next year.

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Extra measures in place to secure Alnwick school site

22 Aug 2017

Residents are being reassured of extra measures the council is taking to secure a school site once it closes after the summer.

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Get the inside track by joining VIP club

21 Aug 2017

A new, FREE online VIP club has been launched for people who want to get the inside track on the Tour of Britain cycle race which will be speeding through Northumberland in just two weeks time.

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New look St Cuthbert's Way website launched

18 Aug 2017

A new-look website has been launched this week promoting the cross-border St Cuthbert’s Way long distance walking route.

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Fundraising Fun at the Tynedale Centre

18 Aug 2017

A sponsored walk and coffee morning took place last month at The Tynedale Centre to raise funds for a local charity.

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Flying the flag for Northumberland

18 Aug 2017

Hundreds of flags will soon be flying over the streets and roads of Northumberland as the countdown continues to Britain’s biggest cycle race.

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Extra parking secured for Berwick

16 Aug 2017

Northumberland County Council has solved a local parking issue in Berwick.

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Autumn works planned for historic bridge

15 Aug 2017

Drivers and residents are being advised of works planned this autumn to one of Northumberland’s historic bridges.

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Volunteers sought for community allotment

15 Aug 2017

Volunteers are being sought to help develop a community allotment in Newsham, Blyth.

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‘Exceptional’ service helping people with learning disabilities

14 Aug 2017

The quality of community learning disabilities services in Northumberland have been rated as Outstanding by the independent regulator of health and social care services in England.

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Blue light service to go greener

11 Aug 2017

Solar panels are set to be installed on two of the county’s main community fire stations to make them more energy efficient.

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Charity doesn’t always begin at home, residents warned

11 Aug 2017

Residents in Northumberland are being urged to be wary when approached by charity collectors following information that potential fraudsters have been calling at houses in Blyth.

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Improved Community Chest scheme is relaunched

09 Aug 2017

A much valued community funding scheme has been improved and relaunched by Northumberland County Council.