Staff's outstanding contribution to county recognised

15 Sep 2017

The outstanding contribution County Council staff make to the lives of people across Northumberland have been recognised at this year’s Excellence Awards.

Fire rescue team at the cutting edge

15 Sep 2017

A team of Northumberland firefighters have proved to be among the best in Britain when it comes to saving lives.

Northumberland is blooming beautiful

14 Sep 2017

Green fingered Northumbrians have done the county proud yet again as they collected a string of awards after impressing judges in this year’s Northumbria in Bloom awards.

Public invited to share views on next phase of Portland Park

13 Sep 2017

The public are being invited to have their say on the next stage of plans for the Portland Park site.

New breathing apparatus training facility opened

13 Sep 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) have unveiled their new breathing apparatus training facility at Pegswood Community Fire Station.

Do you know what’s in your curry?

12 Sep 2017

Residents with food allergies are being urged to double check ingredients when buying takeaway meals.

Next steps for parking studies

11 Sep 2017

Parking studies and survey work has been taking place in the county’s market towns over the summer in order to help develop options for future parking needs in Northumberland, and the first stage has now been completed.

Heritage Open Days offer free family fun

06 Sep 2017

Residents and visitors to Northumberland will be given a rare opportunity to see some of the county’s hidden architectural treasures when the doors to many of its most historic buildings are opened to the public, free of charge.

Happy couple first to be married in historic Hexham House

06 Sep 2017

It was the start of a new chapter - not only for the bride and groom, but also the historic building where their wedding took place.

Views sought on proposed Corbridge Parish Council changes

06 Sep 2017

The electoral arrangements of Corbridge Parish Council are currently being examined with a view to removing its subdivision into wards.

Views sought on proposed changes to Blyth parish boundary

06 Sep 2017

The electoral arrangements of Blyth Town Council are currently being examined with a view to reviewing its administrative boundary with Seaton Valley Parish Council.

Torch relay promotes blue light mental health

05 Sep 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has taken up the baton of promoting mental health awareness across all emergency services in the county.

Warm welcome for A1 dualling route announcement

05 Sep 2017

Northumberland County Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement today of the preferred routes for the A1 Morpeth to Felton and Alnwick to Ellingham dualling upgrade.

Palliative care service shortlisted for a national award

05 Sep 2017

A palliative and end of life care service in Northumberland and North Tyneside has been shortlisted for a national award.

Today is Tour day - where to watch the world class action

04 Sep 2017

Today ( Monday 4th September) is the day that Northumberland will come alive with the sights and sounds of the Ovo Energy Tour of Britain - the UK’s premier cycling race - and there is plenty of opportunity to catch a piece of the action.

Free fire safety advice to businesses

04 Sep 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and the Council’s Public Protection Teams will be offering businesses safety messages as part of the National Fire Chiefs Council UK Business Safety Week 2017.

Don’t let dodgy spirits haunt you

04 Sep 2017

Residents and shopkeepers are being asked to look out for cheap illicit vodka after it was found on sale in pubs in the Berwick area.

"Our Blue Light" torch handed to NFRS

04 Sep 2017

Northumberland Fire and Rescue was handed the "Our Blue Light" torch on Sunday, 3rd Sept, to help raise mental health awareness across all emergency services.

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2017

04 Sep 2017

Northumberland County Council, along with Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) are once again supporting the annual Chimney Fire Safety Week running from 4th to 10th September.

Thousands line streets to welcome Tour of Britain

04 Sep 2017

The county took centre stage in the international spotlight today ( Monday 4th) as the Tour of Britain, the UK’s premier cycle race, rolled through the county giving residents the opportunity to see some of the world's top teams and riders competing on their doorstep.