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Council continues to push for improved rail services

24 Dec 2018

Northumberland County Council has pressed the case for improved rail services in the county as part of plans for a new service to Edinburgh.

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Union Chain Bridge closure for further works

21 Dec 2018

A six week series of closures of the iconic Union Chain Bridge will be taking place in the New Year as further progress is made on the second round National Lottery bid.

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January deadline for Community Chest grant applications

21 Dec 2018

Voluntary and community groups can apply for funding from our Community Chest fund until January 11th.

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Red Defender takes to the streets of Seahouses

21 Dec 2018

A new firefighting vehicle for Seahouses has had its official naming ceremony.

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Council announces details of extra road funding spend

20 Dec 2018

Details have been revealed of how the county council will spend almost £8m of government funding to improve the county’s road network.

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Enquiries ongoing in Seahouses after whale bones disappear

20 Dec 2018

Ancient whale bones which stood within the site of a Northumberland school for almost 100 years have disappeared - believed to have been stolen.

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Residents invited to enter art competition to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

20 Dec 2018

Residents both young and old in Northumberland are being invited to enter an art competition to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in January.

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Ambitious plans to boost county's economy

20 Dec 2018

Prosperity, growth and opportunity will be the cornerstones of Northumberland’s economy over the coming years.

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It's a bug's life in Berwick park

19 Dec 2018

A hotel with a difference has sprung up in a Berwick park.

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Supported living service delivering exceptional care

18 Dec 2018

A service supporting people with learning disabilities and mental health needs is delivering ‘exceptional’ care according to a national report.

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Come and meet Rudolph and friends

14 Dec 2018

If you go down to a Northumberland country park this weekend you could be lucky enough to see a little herd of seasonal reindeer.

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​Fire and Rescue Services sign cross-county agreement

14 Dec 2018

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service have signed an agreement with County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service.

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Dog owners urged to microchip pets following prosecutions

13 Dec 2018

Dog owners are being reminded that it is a legal requirement to microchip their dogs.

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Beware of Council Tax telephone scam

13 Dec 2018

Northumberland County Council is urging residents to be on their guard following a complaint about a Council Tax telephone scam.

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Universal credit training for landlords

13 Dec 2018

Northumberland County Council is holding free training and information sessions on Universal Credit for landlords in the county.

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Commemorative service to mark centenary of women’s vote and World War 1

12 Dec 2018

A commemorative service will be held in Morpeth this Friday to celebrate 100 years since some women were given the vote and the role women played in WW1.

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Award recognises excellence in sustainable travel

12 Dec 2018

Allendale has been named the best primary school in Northumberland for the work it has done to encourage pupils to travel to school sustainably.

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Local plan set to enter final stages

12 Dec 2018

A planning document which will ensure that Northumberland is a place where people want to live, learn, work and visit is about to enter its final stage of production.

Image demonstrating Almost £8m approved for more road improvements

Almost £8m approved for more road improvements

11 Dec 2018

The council has formally approved a further £7.73m of government funding to make widespread improvements to the county’s road network.

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Forum continues its work on key sites

11 Dec 2018

Ideas on how some of Alnwick’s key sites develop over the coming years continue to be considered by the town’s forum.

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Don’t get bitten by a loan shark this Christmas

10 Dec 2018

As the Christmas shopping season gets into full swing, Northumberland County Council is working with the England Illegal Money Lending Team to warn residents about the perils of borrowing from unscrupulous lenders or loan sharks.

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Sporting heroes celebrated at awards ceremony

10 Dec 2018

A capacity crowd of over 350 packed into Hexham's Wentworth Leisure Centre last night for the annual Sport Tynedale Awards that recognise sporting achievements in West Northumberland.

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Trading Standards Service issue email scam alert

10 Dec 2018

Residents are being urged by Northumberland County Council’s Housing and Public Protection Service to be on their guard over phishing email scams.

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Advice for festive sea dippers

07 Dec 2018

Northumberland County Council and Blyth Lifeguard and Swimming Club have joined forces to make everyone aware of the dangers of “ad hoc” or informal sea dips for charity over the Christmas and New Year period.

Image demonstrating A busload of celebrations for Kielder Marathon's 10th anniversary

A busload of celebrations for Kielder Marathon's 10th anniversary

06 Dec 2018

Britain's most beautiful marathon returns next year, with entries now open for its tenth anniversary.