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Council shortlisted for two prestigious local government awards

30 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council has been shortlisted in two categories at this year's prestigious Municipal Journal Awards which recognise outstanding achievement in local government.

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Dog rescue calendar raises over £1000 for local animal charities

30 Apr 2018

A calendar featuring dogs that have been rescued by Northumberland County Council’s animal welfare team has raised over £1,000 which will be divided up between four animal charities.

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New integrated domestic abuse support services launched in Northumberland

30 Apr 2018

A new partnership initiative to help tackle domestic abuse in Northumberland was officially launched on Friday.

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Partial summer dog ban on Newbiggin and Blyth beaches

30 Apr 2018

A partial seasonal dog ban on two Northumberland beaches is due to come back into effect on May 1.

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Northumberland in the spotlight with a summer of culture

27 Apr 2018

This summer, the great county of Northumberland will serves up a series of arts, culture and heritage events.

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Why it is important to be Water Aware

25 Apr 2018

As part of drowning prevention and water safety week, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are reminding residents of the importance of staying safe when in or near water.

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Masterplan for Alnwick gets underway

25 Apr 2018

The first stages of a ‘masterplan’ for Alnwick town are underway, with the setting up of a new forum to oversee how the town develops over the coming years.

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Next steps proposed for schools in the west

24 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council has responded to community feedback, and produced proposals aimed at ensuring rural schools are given a way forward despite the many challenges they face.

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Beware of Council Tax telephone scam

24 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards Service is urging residents to be on their guard following a complaint about a Council Tax telephone scam.

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Community groups invited to bid for funding

23 Apr 2018

Voluntary and community groups across the county in need of financial assistance, are being invited to apply for funding from Northumberland County Council’s community chest fund.

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Northumberland Early Years Team presented with Innovation Award

23 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council Early Years Team, in partnership with Information Services, have been awarded with the Childcare Works Innovation award in recognition of their bespoke digital system called ‘The Wizard’.

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Detailed study of road network underway

23 Apr 2018

An online study to ensure the county’s roads are properly classified gets underway this week.

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Berwick sculpture trail unveiled

23 Apr 2018

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP has officially launched a wooden sculpture trail in Berwick’s Parks.

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NFRS partner in multinational social inclusion project

19 Apr 2018

NFRS welcomes international partners to the second workshop of the EU Firefighters Plus project.

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Green light for schools and leisure development at Ponteland

19 Apr 2018

Work can now start on construction of the new schools and leisure centre at Ponteland, after confirmation from Government that it will not be ‘calling in’ the planning decision.

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Council legal team shortlisted in Northern Law Awards

18 Apr 2018

A team from Northumberland County Council’s legal department has been shortlisted in the prestigious Northern Law Awards 2018 which celebrate the great wealth of legal expertise and excellence within the region.

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Action plan to improve Hexham town centre parking

18 Apr 2018

An action plan has been developed to improve car parking in Hexham.

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Action plan to improve Alnwick parking

18 Apr 2018

An action plan has been developed to improve car parking in Alnwick.

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Action plan to improve Berwick town centre parking

18 Apr 2018

An action plan has been developed to improve car parking in Berwick town centre.

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Community Engagement event to be held in Ashington

18 Apr 2018

Northumberland County Council are inviting residents to a Community Engagement event in Ashington on Tuesday 24th April.

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Young baker rises to the challenge!

18 Apr 2018

NFRS are proud delivery partners of The Prince’s Trust Team Programme.

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Hexham schemes shortlisted for building excellence awards

17 Apr 2018

Two flagship building regeneration schemes in Hexham have reached the finals of the Northern Building Excellence Awards.

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Major investment in county weed control

17 Apr 2018

The County Council is investing £125,000 in improving the way it tackles weeds in towns and villages in Northumberland.

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Entries open for 2018 LOVE Northumberland Awards

17 Apr 2018

Entries have opened for the LOVE Northumberland Awards 2018 - the annual celebration of all that is great about community environmental work in the county.

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100% of Northumberland children get a top choice primary school

17 Apr 2018

All children in Northumberland have been allocated a place at one of the top three schools of their choice - with the percentage receiving their first choice the highest in the north east.