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.

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.

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.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Work resuming on Ovingham flood reduction scheme

23 Aug 2018

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

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.

How many smoke alarms do you have?

22 Aug 2018

Fire statistics reveal that one smoke alarm may not be enough to provide you with the best chance of escaping a fire in the home.

‘Massive’ leap forward for new Berwick hospital

17 Aug 2018

Health leaders in Northumberland have approved plans for a new state-of-the-art hospital for Berwick.

Northumberland welcomes over 10 million visitors in 2017

16 Aug 2018

The annual North East report on the economic impact of tourism has been released, revealing that Northumberland welcomed 10.3 million visitors during 2017, a 6% increase on 2016.

A Level students celebrate their achievements

16 Aug 2018

Students across Northumberland have been celebrating their achievements today in what has been an extremely good year for A Levels taken in the county.

Come and be part of the Great Northumberland finale event

16 Aug 2018

How would you like to be a part of the closing ceremony of Great Northumberland?

Sleekburn’s summer open day

15 Aug 2018

Come along to Sleekburn Horticultural Training Unit’s open day on August 29th between 11am and 2pm to enjoy a sizzling BBQ, fresh organic vegetables and a live jazz band, ‘The Jazz Clams’.

New parking spaces coming to Ponteland

15 Aug 2018

Extra car parking is coming to Ponteland - with scores of new spaces being created in the town centre.

September deadline for community grant applications

15 Aug 2018

The deadline is looming for community groups, charities and young people in the county to apply for funding from a much valued community grant scheme.

Blyth Beach Huts get a brand-new look for 12 hours only

14 Aug 2018

This Sunday, 600 handmade sailcloth flags created by local people, will be installed around Blyth’s iconic beach huts.

Alnwick restaurant fined thousands over food breaches

13 Aug 2018

An Alnwick Indian restaurant has been hit with an £8,000 fine for selling a curry containing traces of peanuts, even though the buyer specifically asked for one without.

Noisy neighbours silenced in Bedlington

09 Aug 2018

Officers from Northumberland County Council's Housing and Public Protection Service today (August 8) executed a warrant on an address in Bedlington to seize over 20 items including televisions, hifi systems, loudspeakers and musical instruments which were being used to cause a noise nuisance to neighbours both day and night.

Safety warning over deliberate wheelie bin fires

08 Aug 2018

Following a spate of wheelie bin fires in the county, fire chiefs in Northumberland are urging residents to store their wheelie bins in a safe place and to report any suspicious behaviour to the police.

Morpeth Masterplan online survey closes

07 Aug 2018

An online survey to help shape the future of Morpeth has now closed.

Repair work to start on Lady’s Walk landslip

06 Aug 2018

Work is to begin over the next few weeks to repair a section of the river wall and Lady’s Walk footpath in Morpeth that was damaged by a landslip earlier in the year.

Reservoir rescue exercise planned for Northumberlandia

06 Aug 2018

Northumberland Fire and Rescue, Northumbria Water and the North East Ambulance Service will be carrying out an emergency rescue exercise close to a major tourist attraction on Tuesday (August 7).