Summer roadshow will promote staying active, connected and well

29 Jul 2019

A ‘Shades of Summer’ roadshow next week is set to help elderly people to stay active and connected in their communities.

New playpark unveiled in Bedlington

29 Jul 2019

A new £80,000 play area has been opened at Gallagher Park in Bedlington.

Views sought on services for families in Northumberland

26 Jul 2019

If you or your family have attended a children’s centre in Northumberland - or received support from the early help family team - then the council wants to hear from you.

New wedding website goes live

25 Jul 2019

The Northumberland Registration Service has unveiled a new, dynamic and exciting website that couples can use to help them throughout the process of finding their dream venue, and planning and personalising their perfect ceremony.

Ovingham footbridge to be replaced

25 Jul 2019

The footbridge deck at one of Northumberland’s most famous river crossings is to be fully replaced.

Keen interest in new apprenticeship programme

25 Jul 2019

There has been very strong interest in a new apprenticeship which will equip people for a career in caring.

Council welcomes multi-million pound digital funding

24 Jul 2019

Northumberland County Council has welcomed £12m funding to boost digital connectivity in rural communities.

Hub focuses on future of market towns

24 Jul 2019

The Hexham Hub has welcomed a seminar focusing on the future of town centres.

Early years network shortlisted for national award

23 Jul 2019

The Northumberland Early Years Professionals Network has been shortlisted for a national award.

Looking for a roundabout way of promoting business?

22 Jul 2019

Did you know you can promote your business with the council through our Roundabout Sponsorship Scheme?

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.

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.