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New parking spaces in Ponteland

06 Dec 2018

Scores of new parking spaces have been created in Ponteland town centre.

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Join us on a journey of Discovery

06 Dec 2018

Followers of Northumberland County Council’s event pages are about to see an exciting new rebrand.

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New group to examine Rothbury hospital proposals

06 Dec 2018

A new group will examine proposals put forward by the NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) regarding the future of Rothbury Community Hospital.

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Council welcomes mayoral appointment

05 Dec 2018

The leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed the announcement of an interim mayor for the new North of Tyne Combined Authority.

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Northumberland social worker wins top award at national ceremony

05 Dec 2018

A Northumberland social worker has received national recognition after winning the top prize at the prestigious Social Worker of the Year Awards.

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Council protects vulnerable adults with scam call blocking devices

04 Dec 2018

Some of the most elderly and vulnerable people in Northumberland who have been plagued by nuisance and scam phone calls have been given greater security and peace of mind after being loaned telephone blocking devices by Northumberland County Council.

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Roundabout works to improve road safety

04 Dec 2018

Improvements have been carried out at a Cramlington roundabout which has been the scene of several collisions.

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Peanut in a curry costs restaurant business over £4,600

03 Dec 2018

Restaurant business Asmara Indian Cuisine Limited in Blyth which was trading as Asmara has been fined over £4,600 for selling a meal which contained traces of peanuts.

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North of Tyne’s £12m bid to deliver a full-fibre future

03 Dec 2018

Thousands of homes and businesses could benefit from a multi-million pound scheme to rollout ultrafast broadband across the North of Tyne area.

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Council teams ready to tackle winter weather

30 Nov 2018

A dedicated team has once again swung into action to tackle the worst the winter weather can throw at the county.

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Breaking the ground on a groundbreaking scheme

30 Nov 2018

The first turf has been dug at the start of construction on a groundbreaking development in Northumberland.

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Blyth BID results announced

30 Nov 2018

The results of a ballot to introduce a Business Improvement District (BID) in Blyth have been announced.

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Northumberland strikes Gold at prestigious travel awards

29 Nov 2018

Northumberland has won Gold at the British Travel Awards and picked up the coveted title of “Best UK Holiday County/Destination of the Year”.

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Rescue dogs are stars of 2019 charity calendar

29 Nov 2018

A charity calendar, featuring dogs rescued in Northumberland, is now for sale with all the proceeds going directly to four local animal charities.

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Northumberland tops the North East for apprenticeship recruitment

28 Nov 2018

Northumberland County Council has exceeded national targets for the number of apprentices recruited between 2017 and 2018.

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There's a Yeti in the playground

27 Nov 2018

Join the Winter Mini Challenge and share in the Christmas Fun with Northumberland Libraries

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Referendum date set for Acomb Neighbourhood Plan

27 Nov 2018

A date has now been set for a local referendum on the Acomb Neighbourhood Plan.

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Failure to dispose of dead stock lands farmer in court

27 Nov 2018

A farmer who failed to dispose of dead stock and complete animal movement records correctly has appeared before Newcastle Magistrates.

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Excellent progress on new first school for Morpeth

27 Nov 2018

Teachers and students from Morpeth First School have joined county councillors to view progress on the site of the new school that they will attend from September 2019.

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New lease of life for former council depot

26 Nov 2018

Northumberland County Council has welcomed new investment in a disused site in Alnwick.

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​Northumberland FRS welcomes new fire appliances into its fleet

26 Nov 2018

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is committed to providing the best possible vehicles and equipment to enable personnel to effectively and efficiently respond to emergency incidents which occur within the county. To further improve the service, NFRS have recently introduced two new fire engines to their fleet of operational response vehicles.

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Wildlife suffering at hands of litter louts

23 Nov 2018

The impact on Northumberland’s wildlife as a result of littering has been revealed in a new video.

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Black Friday sales - Watch out for scams and be aware of your rights

22 Nov 2018

Black Friday deals might not always be the bargains they seem to be warn Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards.

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Grant kick starts community led affordable housing scheme

22 Nov 2018

A community led affordable housing scheme is now underway in Haltwhistle thanks to a grant from Northumberland County Council.

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Northumberland sweeps the board at North East England Tourism Awards

22 Nov 2018

Northumberland swept the board at last night’s North East England Tourism Awards picking up more Gold awards than any other area in the region.