Volunteers needed to marshal Tour of Britain cycle race

29 Aug 2019

Organisers of the Tour of Britain national cycle race are looking for volunteers to help marshal the route when the race arrives in the region on Monday September 9.

Bus campaign promotes Mams on the Move 

29 Aug 2019

An Arriva bus advertising campaign has been launched by Active Northumberland to promote an initiative aimed at supporting new mothers to get and stay active. 

Month to go for tourism vote deadline

28 Aug 2019

The countdown is on for votes to help Northumberland retain its crown as the Best Destination in the UK.

The Continental Street Market is heading to Hexham 

27 Aug 2019

The popular Continental Street Market is on its way to Hexham.

Blyth to benefit from Future High Streets Fund

27 Aug 2019

Blyth is one of 50 towns which is set to benefit from the Government’s £1 billion Future High Streets Fund.

Hexham schools contractor announced

23 Aug 2019

The company which is set to design and build two new schools in Hexham has been announced.

Public's view sought on rail line plans

22 Aug 2019

A series of drop-in events are being held for people to find out more about ambitious plans for the new Northumberland Line.

GCSE students celebrate in Northumberland

22 Aug 2019

Pupils across Northumberland have been celebrating today as they receive their GCSE results.

Northumberland's Julie shortlisted for apprenticeship awards

22 Aug 2019

A Northumberland apprentice has beaten off strong competition to make it through to the regional finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2019.

Next Morpeth Forum community event announced

21 Aug 2019

Updates on Morpeth’s new leisure centre along with car parking, schools and the forthcoming Tour of Britain will all be on show in Morpeth Forum’s next event.

Beware of fast flowing water when walking dogs

20 Aug 2019

Dog owners are being advised to keep their dogs on the lead when around fast flowing water, following the death of two dogs that were swept away in Northumberland after getting into difficulty in strong currents.

Views sought on proposed changes to Longhoughton Parish Council

19 Aug 2019

The electoral arrangements of Longhoughton Parish Council are  currently being examined with a view to changing the distribution of parish councillors between its three wards.

Residents warned over banking scam

19 Aug 2019

Residents are being urged to be on their guard over Visa/Bank activity scams.

Trees damaged in Ashington park attack

16 Aug 2019

Work to restore an historic Ashington park to its former glory has suffered a set back after vandals damaged over £20,000 worth of trees.

Northumberland Libraries get involved in Look for a Book challenge

15 Aug 2019

Northumberland Libraries have joined a new initiative taking the region by storm to encourage children to read.

Northumberland schools improve their A-level figures

15 Aug 2019

Students have been celebrating their achievements today in what has been an extremely good year for A-levels. 

Guidance for A-level and GCSE results days

14 Aug 2019

Some helpful guidance for young people receiving their exam results

County leading the way on keeping horses and riders safe

13 Aug 2019

The County Council has teamed up with The British Horse Society (BHS) and the ‘Horses and Road Safety Awareness’ (HRSA) organisation to highlight the potential safety issues experienced by horses and riders on the county’s roads.

Help at hand for flooding issues

12 Aug 2019

After the recent spell of severe wet weather, a variety of help and information is available about planning, preparing for and dealing with flooding.

Weather update - August 11 at 10.30am

11 Aug 2019

Fire crews and council staff are working with partners as they continue to closely  monitor the weather in Northumberland.

Teams dealing with weather related incidents (7pm 10/8/19)

10 Aug 2019

Fire crews and council staff have been busy working with partners dealing with a number of weather related incidents in Northumberland.

The keys to a new door for education in Morpeth

09 Aug 2019

The new Morpeth First School has moved a step closer to opening its doors - as the keys are handed over to the head teacher.

Residents urged to be on guard against loan sharks

09 Aug 2019

Northumberland County Council is urging residents to be on their guard when borrowing money or being offered credit.

Family fun at Hepscott Summer Fair 

08 Aug 2019

Hepscott Park Horticultural Skills Unit is hosting its annual summer fair on Wednesday, 14th August.

Residents given opportunity to view County Hall plans

07 Aug 2019

Morpeth residents are being invited to see first hand details of a proposed new frontage for County Hall.