European grants given to fishing communities

24 Jul 2018

A total of nine Northumberland based fishing projects have received European Maritime and Fisheries Funding (EMFF) which will be used to provide new, or protect existing facilities or infrastructure for fishermen, those in the fishing industry and aquaculture.

Summer Fair hopes to attract visitors to Hepscott Park

24 Jul 2018

HEPSCOTT Park Horticultural Skills Unit is hosting its annual summer fair on Wednesday, 25th July.

North of Tyne’s £600m devolution dream moves closer to reality

23 Jul 2018

The final stage in the process to create a new North of Tyne Combined Authority and unlock a £600m investment fund for the region is set to get underway.

Green scheme leads to big drop in dog fouling complaints

20 Jul 2018

An initiative to promote responsible dog ownership in the county has led to a drop in dog fouling complaints by more than a quarter.

New parking improvements in Berwick

20 Jul 2018

More than 20 new car parking spaces have been created in Berwick ahead of the main tourist season.

Good OFSTED inspection for Northumberland’s Learning and Skills

20 Jul 2018

All is ‘good’ after a recent OFSTED inspection of Northumberland County Council’s Learning and Skills team.

Innovative Cramlington project picks up prestigious housing award

19 Jul 2018

A project to transform “Dorran” style properties on an estate in Cramlington has picked up two awards at a regional awards ceremony.

Remembering precious park memories

18 Jul 2018

Northumberland County Council is joining leading environmental charity, Keep Britain Tidy, and various parks across the country to celebrate and remember all that is great about our parks and green spaces.

Alnwick RAF parade to mark 100 year anniversary

17 Jul 2018

Over fifty servicemen and women from RAF Boulmer and the RAF Waddington Pipes and Drums Band will march through the streets of Alnwick on Sunday July 22nd to celebrate the centenary year of the RAF.

Council sets date for unveiling of Emily statue

17 Jul 2018

A statue to create a lasting memorial to Northumbrian suffragette Emily Wilding Davison is set to be unveiled in Morpeth’s Carlisle Park on September 11.

Smoking prevalence in Northumberland hits record low

17 Jul 2018

Adult smoking rates in the Northumberland have hit an all time record low according to figures published by the Office of National Statistics.

Parents urged to check eligibility for 30 hours of free childcare

16 Jul 2018

Working parents looking for help with childcare costs are being reminded that they could be entitled to 30 hours of free early education and childcare for their three and four year-olds.

County parks named among the UK’s best green spaces

16 Jul 2018

Nine of Northumberland’s parks have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the world.

Duchess presents LOVE Northumberland awards

13 Jul 2018

The Duchess of Northumberland has helped to celebrate the very best in community and voluntary environmental work across the county at a special LOVE Northumberland awards ceremony.

Council warning over HMRC scam calls

12 Jul 2018

Following similar warnings issued last year Northumberland County Council, Trading Standards Service are once again warning people to be aware of telephone calls that claim to be from HMRC Inland Revenue.

County in the running for top travel award

12 Jul 2018

Northumberland has been nominated for the Best UK Holiday County/Destination in the prestigious 2018 British Travel Awards (BTAs).

New speed signs for Bedlington residential area

12 Jul 2018

Two new Speed Indicator Display (SID) signs have been introduced on the C405 in Bedlington following a fatal road traffic collision in the area last year.

Have your say on Morpeth's future plans

11 Jul 2018

Hundreds of Morpeth residents have had their say on the next stage of ambitious plans to create a new future for the town.

Boosting business through digital skills

10 Jul 2018

Local businesses in Prudhoe are being invited to a special networking event on how the latest technology can help them grow and thrive.

Plans approved for education in the west

10 Jul 2018

Cabinet today (Tuesday 10 July) approved a plan for the creation of a sustainable education system in the west of the county, by extending the age ranges of Greenhaugh, Bellingham, Wark, Kielder and Otterburn Schools and the closure of Bellingham Middle School.

Green Dog Walkers scheme to celebrate 1st birthday at Blyth

05 Jul 2018

Northumberland County Council’s Green Dog Walkers scheme will be celebrating its first birthday this Saturday at a special event in Blyth.

Have your say on the future of Northumberland

04 Jul 2018

Consultation opens today (4 July) on a new Local Plan for the whole of Northumberland.

Northumberland Council puts focus on underage drinking

04 Jul 2018

The Alnwick and Amble Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP), led by Northumberland County Council, is holding a range of activities throughout a week of action starting July 9th, highlighting the dangers associated with alcohol and underage drinking.

Council welcomes outstanding rating for Northumberland care home

03 Jul 2018

Northumberland County Council welcomes news that the Old Vicarage in Wooler is rated “outstanding”

Residents set to vote on Stannington Neighbourhood Plan

02 Jul 2018

A local referendum is set to be held on the Stannington Neighbourhood Plan.