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Council acquire Ashwood Enterprise Zone

09 May 2018

Northumberland County Council’s development company has acquired the Ashwood Business Park on the edge of Ashington in order to kick start investment in the site.

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Interest high in key Morpeth site

09 May 2018

An opportunity to develop one of Morpeth’s key sites is attracting a great deal of interest - with developers reminded they now have less than a month to submit their proposals.

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Free post-16 student travel gets the green light

08 May 2018

Free post-16 transport for students across Northumberland have been reintroduced after the council scrapped travel charges.

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Community Engagement event in Blyth

04 May 2018

Northumberland County Council are inviting residents to a Community Engagement event in Blyth on Tuesday May 15th.

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Stepping out for national walking month

04 May 2018

Residents are being urged to put their best foot forward during National Walking Month and reap the benefits of a healthier lifestyle. National Walking Month will run throughout May and is a campaign run by Living Streets aimed at getting more people walking, no matter what their level of fitness is.

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Redevelopment of Amble continues

03 May 2018

Plans for a new supermarket and up to 35,000 sq ft of additional retail units on the former Northumberland Foods Factory site in Amble have been brought forward by Northumberland County Council's regeneration company.

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PM backs Northumberland's food and drink scheme

03 May 2018

The Prime Minister has given her backing to an innovative scheme promoting the best of Northumberland’s food and drink.

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Cleaner and greener refuse wagons take to the roads

02 May 2018

The first in the council’s new fleet of greener and cleaner refuse wagons have rolled off the production line and will be coming soon to a street near you.

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Berwick's new look Children's Daycare Centre revealed

02 May 2018

Parents and carers of young children attending Berwick Daycare in Tweedmouth and professionals working in the Berwick area attended the unveiling of its fresh new look during which the centre was officially renamed Cubs & Kits.

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Golden Rolling Pin for catering manager Jackie

02 May 2018

Jackie Townshend from Hillcrest School in Cramlington has received the accolade of the ‘Golden Rolling Pin’ award at the North East and Scotland LACA Awards for Excellence.

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Stay safe from fire at home

02 May 2018

A fire in the home is an unfortunate and serious event and it is important that you and your loved ones know what to do if a fire were to break out.

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Bedlington town centre scheme moves to next stage

02 May 2018

Plans to reinvigorate Bedlington town centre are moving to the next stage following funds being released by the board of Northumberland County Council's regeneration company for a multi-million pound redevelopment.

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New On-Call firefighter trainees complete their initial training

01 May 2018

Having completed their Breathing Apparatus training our latest On-Call firefighter recruits have now completed their full initial training and will be taking up their posts at Prudhoe, Hexham, Ponteland and Rothbury fire stations.

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Blyth woman given suspended prison sentence and five year dog ban

01 May 2018

A Blyth woman who severely neglected her two dogs has been prosecuted by Northumberland County Council.

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Northumberland celebrates its 1,000th Green Dog Walker

01 May 2018

A scheme which encourages responsible dog ownership in Northumberland has signed up its 1,000th member.

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Progress continues on Portland Park development

01 May 2018

Work is continuing on Portland Park site in Ashington, with a new road system due to open in the coming months and plans in the pipeline that could deliver a cinema, retail and leisure facilities on the site.

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Council shortlisted for two prestigious local government awards

30 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council has been shortlisted in two categories at this year's prestigious Municipal Journal Awards which recognise outstanding achievement in local government.

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Dog rescue calendar raises over £1000 for local animal charities

30 Apr 2018

A calendar featuring dogs that have been rescued by Northumberland County Council’s animal welfare team has raised over £1,000 which will be divided up between four animal charities.

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New integrated domestic abuse support services launched in Northumberland

30 Apr 2018

A new partnership initiative to help tackle domestic abuse in Northumberland was officially launched on Friday.

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Partial summer dog ban on Newbiggin and Blyth beaches

30 Apr 2018

A partial seasonal dog ban on two Northumberland beaches is due to come back into effect on May 1.

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Northumberland in the spotlight with a summer of culture

27 Apr 2018

This summer, the great county of Northumberland will serves up a series of arts, culture and heritage events.

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Why it is important to be Water Aware

25 Apr 2018

As part of drowning prevention and water safety week, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents of the importance of staying safe when in or near water.

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Masterplan for Alnwick gets underway

25 Apr 2018

The first stages of a ‘masterplan’ for Alnwick town are underway, with the setting up of a new forum to oversee how the town develops over the coming years.

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Next steps proposed for schools in the west

24 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council has responded to community feedback, and produced proposals aimed at ensuring rural schools are given a way forward despite the many challenges they face.

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Beware of Council Tax telephone scam

24 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards Service is urging residents to be on their guard following a complaint about a Council Tax telephone scam.