Council ranked 5th in education equality index

18 Feb 2019

Northumberland has been named the 5th top authority in the Stonewall Education Equality Index

Road improvements for Ashington town centre

18 Feb 2019

Road changes to improve safety and cut congestion in Ashington town centre are being introduced later this month.

Work underway for Ashington park improvements

18 Feb 2019

A multi-million pound scheme to restore an historic Ashington park to its former glory has begun in earnest.

County Councillor to be remembered in celebration

15 Feb 2019

A ‘celebration of life’ for Northumberland County Councillor Bernard Pidcock will be held on February 22nd.

Morpeth roadworks starting on February 18

15 Feb 2019

Residents are being advised of road improvement works taking place in Morpeth.

Have your say on Hexham Market Place plans

14 Feb 2019

Residents and businesses are being encouraged to find out more about proposed regeneration plans for Hexham Market Place at a drop-in event later this month.

Hexham furniture sale to support community learning centre

14 Feb 2019

A community scheme that helps adults with learning difficulties to acquire new skills is holding a furniture sale and the proceeds from it will be reinvested back into this important service.

Blue badge abuser in court

14 Feb 2019

A woman who used her late father’s blue badge to park illegally in an Ashington street has been taken to court.

Council crackdown on dog fouling in Berwick

14 Feb 2019

Northumberland County Council is having a crack down on dog fouling in the Berwick area following a number of complaints in recent months.

A new lease of light for Blyth Bandstand

12 Feb 2019

An iconic coastal landmark will soon be shining bright again after the council agreed to reinstall the lights at Blyth Bandstand.

Tributes paid following death of county councillor

11 Feb 2019

Tributes have been paid to Holywell councillor Bernard Pidcock MBE, who died at the weekend.

Minister visits planned new rail line

08 Feb 2019

The Secretary of State for Transport has seen first-hand plans for a new passenger line connecting Northumberland with Newcastle.

Get snap happy discovering Northumberland

08 Feb 2019

Discover our Land photography competition launches to celebrate English Tourism Week

Overwhelming support for council plans to build two new schools for Hexham

08 Feb 2019

Well over a hundred people attended a public information event in Hexham to hear about exciting plans to build two new schools on the current Queen Elizabeth High School site in the town.

Dai and the Morpeth Blitz group win national award

07 Feb 2019

This is the third consecutive year that the council has been part of a Keep Britain Tidy award winning project.

Schools work together to get more young children active

07 Feb 2019

Improving physical activity in school children was the key aim of a conference that was attended by over 60 teachers.

Public invited to find out more about Blyth Relief Road plans

06 Feb 2019

Residents are being invited to find out more about multi-million pound plans to ease congestion in Blyth.

Rail scheme on track for next stage

05 Feb 2019

A further £3.5m investment is set to be agreed towards bringing back rail passenger services throughout south east Northumberland.

Volunteers needed for school appeals panels

05 Feb 2019

Northumberland County Council is seeking volunteers to serve on the county’s school appeals panels.

Information event about new schools for Hexham

04 Feb 2019

A public information event on Thursday 7 February will reveal plans for new buildings for the middle and high schools.

Council cracks down on tenancy fraud

04 Feb 2019

Northumberland County Council is joining forces with partners across the region to warn people of the harm caused by tenancy fraud which is depriving families and vulnerable people on housing waiting lists of a home.

Alnwick playing fields future agreed

01 Feb 2019

Playing fields at the former Lindisfarne Middle School are to be kept for community use.

£19m boost for county's roads and paths

01 Feb 2019

Improvements to roads, bridges and footpaths across Northumberland are the cornerstones of the coming year’s ambitious Local Transport Plan (LTP).

New provider sought for Briardale Community Centre

01 Feb 2019

The Briardale Community Centre has been a successful community building offering a variety and of services and support to the local community of Cowpen and Kitty Brewster for the past 20 years.

Final consultation on Local Plan gets underway

30 Jan 2019

The final phase of public involvement in a new Local Plan for Northumberland starts today.