Image demonstrating Touring exhibition marks the end of important archive project

Touring exhibition marks the end of important archive project

25 Oct 2018

Northumberland Archives are hosting a touring exhibition to signify the end of the Dickson, Archer and Thorp project.

Image demonstrating Abbey service to mark  World War I anniversary

Abbey service to mark World War I anniversary

24 Oct 2018

Members of the public are invited to attend a special service at Hexham Abbey which will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I

Image demonstrating Northumberland forest school has opened a nursery ‘branch’

Northumberland forest school has opened a nursery ‘branch’

24 Oct 2018

A pioneering forest school in Northumberland has opened a full time nursery - the Footprints Outdoor Forest School Nursery.

Image demonstrating Consultation underway on charges for day care and support services

Consultation underway on charges for day care and support services

24 Oct 2018

Consultation is underway on proposals to change the way people are charged for care and support services such as home care or day care.

Image demonstrating Fire and Rescue Service team up with Mountain Rescue

Fire and Rescue Service team up with Mountain Rescue

24 Oct 2018

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team.

Image demonstrating Prudhoe park pavilion gets a new lease of life

Prudhoe park pavilion gets a new lease of life

23 Oct 2018

A century old park near Prudhoe will see its pavilion brought back into use thanks to a real partnership effort.

Image demonstrating Major milestone reached for county’s economic future

Major milestone reached for county’s economic future

23 Oct 2018

The penultimate step to transfer the Northumberland County Council’s development arm to its successor has been agreed.

Image demonstrating Animal welfare team are rewarded for work with stray dogs

Animal welfare team are rewarded for work with stray dogs

23 Oct 2018

Animal welfare officers in Northumberland are doing “Platinum” work in tackling the issue of stray dogs in the county.

Image demonstrating Fire service warns of cheap phone chargers after blaze

Fire service warns of cheap phone chargers after blaze

23 Oct 2018

Firefighters are warning people to avoid using cheap phone chargers, which do not meet EU and UK safety standards and could be a fire risk.

Image demonstrating Save the date - Morpeth Wedding Fair

Save the date - Morpeth Wedding Fair

22 Oct 2018

The date has been set for a local Wedding Fair at the historic Morpeth Town Hall.

Image demonstrating Council cash to refurbish Berwick football pavilion

Council cash to refurbish Berwick football pavilion

22 Oct 2018

Spittal Rovers Football Club, based in Newfields, Berwick has been given a cash boost from Northumberland County Council to help refurbish a local pavillion adjacent to its sports pitch.

Image demonstrating Berwick pub sold illegal spirits

Berwick pub sold illegal spirits

22 Oct 2018

A couple who sold illegal spirits from their Berwick pub have to pay more than £3,000 after appearing in court.

Image demonstrating Residents survey deadline extended to November 9

Residents survey deadline extended to November 9

22 Oct 2018

There’s still time for residents to have their say in a survey about council services, as the deadline for completion has been extended to November 9.

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Missing dog found after six weeks

19 Oct 2018

​Northumberland County Council’s Animal Welfare Team have helped reunite a lost dog with its owners.

Image demonstrating Council scoops top IT award for its collaboration work

Council scoops top IT award for its collaboration work

19 Oct 2018

Northumberland County Council scooped a top award in this year’s Dynamites Awards - which recognise skill in the IT and technology sector.

Image demonstrating Northumberland top list of nominees in this year's North East England Tourism Awards

Northumberland top list of nominees in this year's North East England Tourism Awards

18 Oct 2018

Northumberland has topped the list of nominees at this year’s North East England Tourism Awards.

Image demonstrating Regional Adoption Agency gets the green light

Regional Adoption Agency gets the green light

18 Oct 2018

Adopt North East, the brand new regional adoption agency, has officially been given the go ahead by the five local authorities supporting the new service.

Image demonstrating Drive launched to keep our roadsides clean

Drive launched to keep our roadsides clean

17 Oct 2018

A major campaign is underway encouraging motorists to play their part in keeping the county clean and green.

Image demonstrating Special anniversary unveiling for Northumberland Victoria Cross holder

Special anniversary unveiling for Northumberland Victoria Cross holder

17 Oct 2018

A commemorative stone was unveiled at a ceremony at Widdrington Station to mark the 100th Anniversary of the awarding of the Victoria Cross to James Bulmer Johnson.

Image demonstrating Public invited to hear more on Blyth site plans

Public invited to hear more on Blyth site plans

17 Oct 2018

The council's development company is to host a public information event to mark the next stage in attracting investment on the former Blyth Power Station and Ash Dock site at Cambois.

Image demonstrating Careers event helps students plan their future

Careers event helps students plan their future

16 Oct 2018

An event has been held to help young people with special educational needs understand the range of post 16 options available to them as they plan for their future.

Image demonstrating Children’s art project unveiled in Newbiggin

Children’s art project unveiled in Newbiggin

16 Oct 2018

Young people from local Duke’s Secondary School were invited to take part in an art project to decorate a newly built public toilet block in Newbiggin, and the artwork has now been unveiled.

Image demonstrating Knowledge and best practice was shared at social work conference

Knowledge and best practice was shared at social work conference

16 Oct 2018

Northumberland County Council recently attended the North East Children’s Social Work Conference to share knowledge, experience and best practice across other local authorities.

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Digital champions help residents get online

15 Oct 2018

Residents who don’t have access to the internet, or the skills they need to make the most of it, can get free help in Northumberland libraries to open up the wonders of the web.

Image demonstrating Council working to bring empty homes back into use

Council working to bring empty homes back into use

15 Oct 2018

As National Empty Homes Week (15-21 Oct) gets underway Northumberland County Council has released figures showing how they are tackling the issue.