Special events for dog lovers in Northumberland this summer

30 May 2018

Northumberland County Council is running Green Dog Walkers scheme events at locations across the county this summer.

Action plan to improve Morpeth town centre parking

29 May 2018

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

LOVE Award entries - one week to go!

29 May 2018

Entries for the LOVE Northumberland Awards 2018 close on Friday 8 June.

New board appointed to take Haydon Bridge High forward

25 May 2018

Northumberland County Council has stepped in to support Haydon Bridge High School to make significant improvements following a recent Ofsted inspection.

Woodhorn comes alive to the sound of brass

25 May 2018

Woodhorn Museum in Ashington has played host to some of the county’s finest musicians at the latest ‘Brass is Back’ event.

Ambitious plans set out for Northumberland after administration’s first year in office

24 May 2018

Exactly a year after local elections saw a change in administration in Northumberland, the leader of the County Council says he is proud of what’s been achieved over the past 12 months, with ambitious plans for the future.

Northumberland Council hosting photography exhibition in support of Northumberland Pride Week

24 May 2018

Northumberland County Council is supporting Northumberland Pride Week and hosting a photography exhibition by Trinity LGBT youth group ‘Under One Roof’ on Friday 1st June between 2-3 pm in County Hall reception.

Could you become a Young Firefighter?

23 May 2018

NFRS are encouraging young people in Northumberland to sign up and become a Young Firefighter.

Invite extended to launch of new health and wellbeing initiative

23 May 2018

Representatives from community and voluntary organisations across the county are invited to attend an event to find out more about a new community based approach that will help to improve the health and wellbeing of local residents.

Motorists asked to take extra care in run up to Appleby Horse Fair

23 May 2018

Motorists driving through parts of Northumberland over the next few weeks are being warned to take extra care as the travelling community makes it way to and from the annual Appleby Horse Fair.

Visit or trade at your local ‘Northumberland’ market during LYLM

23 May 2018

Why not visit your local Northumberland market during Love Your Local Market 2018, or even better, try out trading there!

Application deadline looming for community grants

22 May 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.

All set to show what's Great about Northumberland

22 May 2018

Visitors to this weekend’s Northumberland County Show will be able to taste, touch and see for themselves what’s Great about the county.

New Director of Education for Northumberland

22 May 2018

Dean Jackson has been appointed as the new director of education and skills for Northumberland.

Ashington woman given suspended prison sentence for animal cruelty

22 May 2018

An Ashington woman who abandoned her rented home and left a puppy and kitten to die has been prosecuted by Northumberland County Council.

Letting agents invited to forum

22 May 2018

Private letting agents are being invited to a forum next month to share best practice and get an update on any industry changes.

Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit is in full bloom

22 May 2018

A range of colourful plants and flowers will be on sale at Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit this Bank Holiday Monday.

Thousands of pupils put best foot forward

22 May 2018

More than 4700 Northumberland school children will be putting their best foot forward as part of Walk to School Week.

Dry Weather Warning How to Reduce the Risk of Wildfires

21 May 2018

Every year, fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside, and although some are started deliberately, most of them are due to carelessness. Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are reminding everyone to take particular care not only during this current dry spell but throughout the year.

LOVE Northumberland awards led to wedding trip!

18 May 2018

A Blyth school teacher’s LOVE Northumberland award-winning work also led him to represent the county at last weekend’s Royal Wedding.

Northumberland fire service donate appliance to firefighting charity

18 May 2018

NFRS held a ceremony at West Hartford fire station to name a fire appliance they donated to the International Fire and Rescue Association ahead of sending it on to Albania.

First Borderlands Conference announced

17 May 2018

Senior UK and Scottish government ministers will speak at the first Borderlands Conference at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries on Monday 18 June 2018.

Famous face of Emily sculpture revealed

16 May 2018

A statue to create lasting memorial to Northumbrian suffragette Emily Wilding Davison is starting to come to life.

Fire safety makes itself heard during Deaf Awareness Week

16 May 2018

NFRS reach out to deaf and hard of hearing communities during Deaf Awareness Week to ensure they have effective smoke alarms.

Free central heating systems for homes across Northumberland

15 May 2018

Eligible homes in Northumberland could be in line to receive free central heating systems thanks to a project being led by the county council.