Site revealed for new Morpeth leisure centre

28 Feb 2019

Following a full review of all potential sites, the Terrace site on Gas House Lane has been chosen as the location for Morpeth’s new multi-million pound leisure centre.

Riverside venture proving a big hit

28 Feb 2019

The cafe at Tyne Riverside Country Park in Low Prudhoe has been officially re-opened.

Serious concerns raised around A69 scheme

28 Feb 2019

Serious concerns have been raised about where traffic will go during the major A69 Bridge End roundabout works in Hexham.

New operator appointed to run the Briardale Community Centre

27 Feb 2019

A new operator is set to provide community services at the Briardale Community Centre in Blyth.

Play your part in the Great British Spring Clean

26 Feb 2019

Northumberland County Council is backing a national campaign to get people out and about cleaning up their local communities this Spring.

Multi million pound investment in schools

26 Feb 2019

The council has announced massive investment in a new school for Berwick and a multi million pound injection of cash into James Calvert Spence College in Amble.

Blyth Relief Road online survey

22 Feb 2019

Residents can still have their say on multi-million pound plans to ease congestion in Blyth.

Still time to have your say on Northumberland Local Plan

19 Feb 2019

Over 600 people have already taken the opportunity to find out more about the Northumberland Local Plan at local drop-in consultation events.

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.

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.