Image demonstrating HRH samples the cream of Northumberland’s crop in Hexham showcase

HRH samples the cream of Northumberland’s crop in Hexham showcase

12 Sep 2018

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales sampled the very best of Northumberland’s produce on a visit to a special Showcase Market in Hexham today.

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Thousands visit Northumberland's summer art and culture programme

12 Sep 2018

Great Northumberland, a summer of free events across the county, finished on Saturday 1 September with a parade through the England’s most northerly town, Berwick-upon-Tweed followed by a concert which celebrated all facets of Northumberland, from the coast, to the hinterland, the people and the spirit.

Image demonstrating Suffragette Emily’s statue unveiled in Morpeth

Suffragette Emily’s statue unveiled in Morpeth

11 Sep 2018

A stunning and thought provoking statue to create a lasting memorial to Northumbrian suffragette Emily Wilding Davison has been unveiled in Morpeth’s Carlisle Park today.

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Northumberland special educational needs and disabilities information roadshows

11 Sep 2018

Northumberland Parent Carer Forum, In It Together, is working with Northumberland County Council to raise awareness of local services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families.

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Public to be consulted on council tax scheme

11 Sep 2018

The council has agreed to carry out consultation on proposals to reduce the level of council tax support to some claimants.

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Prince of Wales visiting Northumberland

07 Sep 2018

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales is visiting Northumberland next week.

Image demonstrating Special showcase market for Hexham

Special showcase market for Hexham

06 Sep 2018

Hexham Market Place is set to host a special market, showcasing all that is great about local produce in Northumberland.

Image demonstrating Darras Hall Primary School opening its doors for new school term

Darras Hall Primary School opening its doors for new school term

06 Sep 2018

Following a £5.8m investment, the new Darras Hall Primary School is set to open its doors for pupils starting the new term in September.

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Council issues advice to Wonga customers

06 Sep 2018

Northumberland County Council Trading Standards Service have issued advice to residents to be aware of the need to keep a tight grip on their finances following the collapse of lender Wonga.

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Rural housing for elderly saved

06 Sep 2018

Northumberland County Council has reaffirmed its commitment to rural housing and backing for an increase in independent supported living accommodation for older people with the purchase of a sheltered accommodation scheme Allendale, which otherwise would have closed.

Image demonstrating Haltwhistle flood reduction scheme getting underway

Haltwhistle flood reduction scheme getting underway

05 Sep 2018

Final preparations are underway on a major scheme to reduce the risk of flooding in Haltwhistle.

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Get Sweeping for Chimney Fire Safety Week

05 Sep 2018

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are supporting Chimney Fire Safety Week which is running from 3rd - 9th September.

Image demonstrating New plans to improve parking in and around Alnmouth Station

New plans to improve parking in and around Alnmouth Station

04 Sep 2018

Plans have been announced for the next stage of measures to improve parking at Alnmouth Station and Hipsburn.

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Work kicks-off for juniors football club

04 Sep 2018

Work has kicked-off on a new clubhouse for Ellington Juniors Football Club, part funded by the County Council.

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Apprenticeship excellence recognised for Northumberland

04 Sep 2018

Northumberland County Council has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Regional Employer of the Year in the National Apprenticeship Awards 2018.

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Runner tackles marathon to dispel myths

30 Aug 2018

Determined runner Ginty Telfer-Wilkes is preparing to take on the Active Northumberland Kielder Half Marathon…and multiple sclerosis in the process.

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Northumberland teenagers complete wildlife garden project

30 Aug 2018

A team of teenagers taking part in their National Citizen Service this summer have helped to transform the garden at Manors sheltered housing complex in Prudhoe.

Image demonstrating Official opening for Hexham flood defence

Official opening for Hexham flood defence

29 Aug 2018

A new £65,000 flood embankment which protects homes in Hexham from flooding has been officially opened.

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‘Udderly’ unique names wanted for new park arrivals

28 Aug 2018

Residents are being urged to get a ‘moove on’ and help name Druridge Bay Country Park’s newest residents.

Image demonstrating Union Chain Bridge closure for further National Lottery bid works

Union Chain Bridge closure for further National Lottery bid works

28 Aug 2018

A ten week series of closures of the iconic Union Chain Bridge will be taking place as further progress is made on the second round National Lottery bid.

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Improvement works planned for Cramlington junction

28 Aug 2018

A scheme is set to get underway to improve traffic flows at a busy Cramlington town centre junction.

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Factory response group reviews activities

28 Aug 2018

Production may have stopped at the Coty factory in Seaton Delaval, but work continues by partners in a response group to find new business use for the site.

Image demonstrating New Druridge play area opens in time for Bank Holiday

New Druridge play area opens in time for Bank Holiday

24 Aug 2018

Local children have been celebrating the the new and improved children’s play area at Druridge Bay Country Park - which has opened just in time for the Bank Holiday weekend.

Image demonstrating Work resuming on Ovingham flood reduction scheme

Work resuming on Ovingham flood reduction scheme

23 Aug 2018

Work is due to resume on a flood reduction scheme in Ovingham.

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GCSE students celebrate

23 Aug 2018

Pupils across Northumberland have been celebrating their GCSE results today, in a year that has seen an increase in the percentage of students in the county achieving a good pass.