Historic bridge restoration moves a step closer

11 Jul 2017

An ambitious £8m project to safeguard the future of the Union Chain Bridge near Berwick has moved a step closer.

Summer Reading Challenge will see children turn detective

10 Jul 2017

Children are being encouraged to turn detective and sign up to this year's Summer Reading challenge at their local library.

Residents have their say on future fire service plans

10 Jul 2017

Residents are being given the chance to have their say on the future plans for Northumberland’s Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS).

Core Strategy to be reviewed to create long term improvements

10 Jul 2017

Northumberland County Council has withdrawn the Northumberland Local Plan Core Strategy from Government and to carry out a review of some aspects of the document.

Award winners have shown their LOVE for Northumberland

06 Jul 2017

The Duchess of Northumberland has helped to celebrate the very best in community and voluntary environmental work across the county at a special LOVE Northumberland awards event

Area councils boundary changes agreed

06 Jul 2017

Boundary changes to Northumberland’s new five local area councils have been agreed.

Disruption to be minimised during bridge work

06 Jul 2017

Restoration work is to start on Hexham Bridge later this month to ensure it remains in good condition for future generations.

Consulting on Community Funding Scheme before relaunch

05 Jul 2017

Plans to revise and re-launch a much valued community funding scheme are currently being considered by Northumberland County Council.

New pothole scheme for local areas

04 Jul 2017

A new pilot scheme is being introduced to give local areas more say on road improvements.

Young drivers encouraged to attend road safety event

03 Jul 2017

Northumbria Police and Northumberland County Council are supporting the Young Drivers Event on Tuesday, 4 July, in Hexham.

New children's safeguarding thresholds launched

03 Jul 2017

A new thresholds document has been launched today, 3rd July 2017, by Northumberland Safeguarding Children Board, providing guidance to assist professionals in identifying the most appropriate level of intervention and support.

Council unleashes green dog walkers

03 Jul 2017

A new initiative has been launched in Northumberland to stop residents and visitors falling foul of their most loyal friends.