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Great Northumberland guarantees a great summer

13 Jun 2018

Great Northumberland 2018 is an eight-week extravaganza of family-friendly events, exhibitions and activities, what’s more at the recent Northumberland County Show organisers lined up competitions with lucky entrants vying to win everything from overnight stays to luxury hampers.

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Grab the opportunity of Borderlands, urges business leader as conference grows

13 Jun 2018

Businesses and communities are being urged to grasp the opportunity to drive forward the region’s economy at a special conference.

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Morpeth Masterplan's next event announced

13 Jun 2018

The next stage of ambitious plans to create a new future for Morpeth takes place next month.

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Virtual School achieves good academic outcomes

13 Jun 2018

There is good news for looked after children in the early years stage of their education in Northumberland.

Image demonstrating Council at the cutting edge as verge works start

Council at the cutting edge as verge works start

12 Jun 2018

This year’s programme of verge cutting is getting underway as the county gears up for the main tourist season.

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Council to tighten controls on Homes in Multiple Occupation

12 Jun 2018

Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) are properties where the occupants do not form a single family and are typically houses divided into bedsits with shared facilities. To be a licensable HMO there has to be five or more people living as more than one family at the property.

Image demonstrating ​‘Stannington for King and Country’ book series launches at St Mary’s Church

​‘Stannington for King and Country’ book series launches at St Mary’s Church

12 Jun 2018

Northumberland Archives have been working closely with a local history group from Stannington to publish a series of books about men from the village who served during the First World War.

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Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are recruiting for full time firefighters.

12 Jun 2018

If you are interested in helping your community while developing new skills and want to find out more then arrange to come along to a taster session.

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Council set to support more schemes for independent living

08 Jun 2018

A range of new models of support to help people live more independent lives are set to be brought forward in the county.

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New development company announced for Northumberland

07 Jun 2018

A major step forward for the council’s development company is set for the green light next week.

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Showcasing Northumberland's finest produce in Parliament

07 Jun 2018

Some of the finest locally produced food and drink will take centre stage in a special showcase event in the Houses of Parliament.

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Work starting on Hexham flood defence

07 Jun 2018

Work will start on Monday (June 11) on a £65,000 flood embankment which will protect homes in Hexham from flooding.

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Key themes for first Borderlands conference revealed

06 Jun 2018

More than 240 people, including business representatives, public sector organisations and individuals, have signed up for the first Borderlands conference taking place this month.

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Green light for new Morpeth school

06 Jun 2018

A new first school for Morpeth has been given the green light.

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Stay BBQ safe this summer

06 Jun 2018

While out enjoying the weather, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service, as part of the national fire safety campaign, is asking everyone to take extra care when cooking al fresco.

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Full of Northumberland PRIDE

05 Jun 2018

Northumberland County Council and Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have taken part in the first ever Northumberland Pride event.

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Dangers of co-sleeping with babies highlighted during child safety week

05 Jun 2018

The dangers of co-sleeping with a baby are to be highlighted by Northumberland County Council and partners during National Child Safety Week.

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Clean sweep for new partnership at Hexham

04 Jun 2018

Hexham is set to receive extra sweeping and street cleaning thanks to a new partnership initiative between the county and town councils.

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Berwick Open Gardens

01 Jun 2018

A dozen private gardens will be open to the public in Berwick on Saturday 2nd June from 11-4pm.

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Local Plan soon to launch for public consultation

01 Jun 2018

People across Northumberland will soon be able to have their say on a new Local Plan for the county.

Image demonstrating Special events for dog lovers in Northumberland this summer

Special events for dog lovers in Northumberland this summer

30 May 2018

Northumberland County Council is running Green Dog Walkers scheme events at locations across the county this summer.

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Action plan to improve Morpeth town centre parking

29 May 2018

An action plan has been developed to improve car parking in Morpeth town centre.

Image demonstrating LOVE Award entries - one week to go!

LOVE Award entries - one week to go!

29 May 2018

Entries for the LOVE Northumberland Awards 2018 close on Friday 8 June.

Image demonstrating New board appointed to take Haydon Bridge High forward

New board appointed to take Haydon Bridge High forward

25 May 2018

Northumberland County Council has stepped in to support Haydon Bridge High School to make significant improvements following a recent Ofsted inspection.

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Woodhorn comes alive to the sound of brass

25 May 2018

Woodhorn Museum in Ashington has played host to some of the county’s finest musicians at the latest ‘Brass is Back’ event.