Good progress on park restoration project

19 Jul 2019

Work is progressing well on a multi-million pound scheme to restore an historic Ashington park to its former glory.

North of Tyne takes centre stage for national cycle race

19 Jul 2019

Teams for the prestigious OVO Energy Tour of Britain cycle race have been announced today (Friday 19 July), as the North of Tyne prepares to host the third stage of the race on Monday 9 September.

Polling stations open for PCC election

18 Jul 2019

Polling stations across the county are open today, Thursday 18 July to choose the next Police and Crime Commissioner for the Northumbria Police area.

Winners announced for Tour of Britain jersey competition

18 Jul 2019

Winners have been announced for a Tour of Britain competition that saw schools across the county design Northumberland themed cycling jerseys.

Town centre building work nears completion

17 Jul 2019

Work is nearing completion to bring a Morpeth town centre building back into use.

Hexham High Streets Heritage Action Zone application submitted

17 Jul 2019

Northumberland County Council has submitted an application seeking funding from the national £44m High Streets Heritage Action Zone programme (HSHAZ).

County parks once again among the UK’s best green spaces

16 Jul 2019

Nine of Northumberland’s parks have once again been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the world.

Local RDA riders in the ribbons at National finals

16 Jul 2019

Local riders who train at Pegasus Riding For the Disabled Centre in Morpeth competed at the national finals in Gloucestershire at the weekend, bringing back home with them rosettes, trophies and lots of happy memories.

Find out more about Police and Crime Commissioner candidates

16 Jul 2019

The candidates standing for election to be the next Police and Crime Commissioner for the Northumbria Police area have each made an election statement outlining their vision and priorities for the role.

What a difference a mile makes!

16 Jul 2019

Stamfordham Primary is one of the latest schools to embrace The Daily Mile as part of its schedule for all students.

Youth service support for summer activities

16 Jul 2019

The council's youth service is supporting a range of holiday activities right across the county this summer.

Cast your vote on Thursday for next Police and Crime Commissioner

15 Jul 2019

This Thursday (July 18) is election day to choose the next Police and Crime Commissioner for the Northumbria Police area and residents are being urged to turn up and vote for the person they feel will best serve the area.

Celebrate Love Parks Week at Plessey Woods

12 Jul 2019

A new children’s play area is now open at Plessey Woods Country Park.

Alnwick street trial starts in July

11 Jul 2019

One of Alnwick’s main shopping streets is to be closed to traffic in a trial aimed at further improving the town centre.

Summer of STEM to take the county by storm

11 Jul 2019

Children aged 8 to 14 have the chance to learn from industry experts in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) this summer, with a programme of events organised across Northumberland.

County school pioneers road safety initiative

11 Jul 2019

A Cramlington school has become the first in the county to trial a new scheme which closes surrounding roads to traffic at the start and end of the school day.

Blyth Relief Road moves a step closer

09 Jul 2019

Detailed design work is to get underway on a multi-million pound scheme to ease congestion in Blyth.

Statutory proposal for Bedlington schools changes

09 Jul 2019

The council's cabinet has agreed to publish a statutory proposal for changes at two schools in Bedlington.

Coco reunited with family after three day search

08 Jul 2019

Coco, a Chihuahua has been reunited with his very relieved owners when he was found down an open drain after he ran off after a rabbit while on a walk near Cramlington.

Police and Crime Commissioner candidates state their case

08 Jul 2019

The candidates standing for election to be the next Police and Crime Commissioner for the Northumbria Police area have each made an election statement outlining their vision and priorities for the role.

Entries are open for the LOVE Northumberland awards 2019

08 Jul 2019

We're inviting people to tell us how they LOVE Northumberland

Build a career in care through new apprenticeship programme

08 Jul 2019

A new and innovative apprenticeship programme has just been launched by Northumberland County Council.

Roadside wildflowers are blooming marvellous

05 Jul 2019

Wildflowers are blooming across the county as many of Northumberland’s verges have exploded in a riot of colour.

Discover the Alnwick Garden's community spirit

05 Jul 2019

It’s one of Northumberland largest visitor attractions but did you know The Alnwick Garden has a real community spirit too?

Council set to agree new operating arrangements

05 Jul 2019

A new operating agreement between the Northumberland County Council and Advance Northumberland will be considered by the council’s Cabinet on 9 July.