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Planning committee gives green light to schools and leisure scheme for Ponteland

12 Jan 2018

A new schools and leisure complex for Ponteland has come a step closer, after Northumberland County Council’s strategic planning committee agreed that it was ‘minded to approve’ the scheme at its meeting last night (11 January).

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Bedlington pedestrian subway closed temporarily following safety concerns

10 Jan 2018

A pedestrian subway adjacent to the Red Lion roundabout in Bedlington is to be temporarily closed following local concerns about its condition and the anti - social behaviour that is taking place within it. A pedestrian subway adjacent to the Red Lion roundabout in Bedlington is to be temporarily closed following local concerns about its condition and the anti - social behaviour that is taking place within it.

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Memorial to suffragette Emily agreed for Carlisle Park

10 Jan 2018

A lasting memorial to Northumbrian suffragette Emily Wilding Davison is to be erected in Carlisle Park in Morpeth in 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary since women were granted the right to vote.

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Wedding fair at Alnwick’s newly refurbished Northumberland Hall

09 Jan 2018

A special wedding fair is to be held in Alnwick early next month, providing the perfect opportunity for couples planning their big day to meet local wedding suppliers and find everything they need for their special day, all under one roof.

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New education courses for adults across Northumberland

08 Jan 2018

Adults across Northumberland are being offered the chance to improve their job prospects or train in a new discipline, thanks to Northumberland County Council’s Learning and Skills Service.

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Essential tree work on Dacre Street, Morpeth

03 Jan 2018

After a review of the health and condition of trees that it is responsible for on Dacre Street in Morpeth, Northumberland County Council is planning to carry out some essential work from Monday 15th January to Friday 19th January.

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Next steps for county parking plans

03 Jan 2018

Extra car parking is needed to cope with peak demands in a number of the county’s key towns, comprehensive car parking studies have confirmed.

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Council welcomes post-Brexit funding assurances

02 Jan 2018

The leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed government assurances over funding streams post Brexit but will still campaign for fully devolved, local control over crucial structural funding post Brexit - potentially worth hundreds of millions to our region.