Community partnership award for Hexham flood scheme

27 Jun 2019

Success for Northumberland County Council and partners at the 2019 Flood and Coast Awards.

Bolam Lake benefits from council investment

26 Jun 2019

Bolam Lake Country Park has been undergoing a transformation thanks to a generous investment plan by Northumberland County Council.

Events in Northumberland receive cash boost thanks to new fund

26 Jun 2019

Event organisers across Northumberland have received a cash boost thanks to a new fund launched by the County Council.

New cinema and retail complex for Ashington town centre

26 Jun 2019

Plans for the redevelopment of Portland Park Ashington have taken a major step forward with Advance Northumberland signing a deal with national cinema operator Reel Cinema for a new multi-screen cinema and restaurant complex.

Children invited to join Space Chase at Northumberland libraries

25 Jun 2019

Children in Northumberland are being invited to join the Space Chase and sign up to this year’s Summer Reading Challenge at their local library.

Children's Centre services move will allow SEND expansion

24 Jun 2019

The council is running a consultation on changes at Morpeth Children's Centre.

Communities invited to dress their area to impress for Tour of Britain

24 Jun 2019

The Tour of Britain organisers are urging community groups, schools, businesses and land owners to show their support for the race by creating bigger than life works of art in open spaces across the North of Tyne area.

Union Chain Bridge funding bid made

24 Jun 2019

The next funding bid has been made to help restore the historic Union Chain Bridge.

Firefighters doing more for their communities

24 Jun 2019

​The Firefighters Plus Programme is a cross-border partnership co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme that aims at helping firefighters use their position as role models to promote social inclusion within their communities.

Bike Week promotes eco-friendly travel

24 Jun 2019

Schools from across Northumberland have been taking part in National Bike Week.

Hexham Hub seeks high street heritage funding

21 Jun 2019

Hexham could soon see high street improvements and new cultural activities if an application for Historic England funding is successful.

Fire Service response to HMICFRS inspection

20 Jun 2019

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service is taking positive action to address areas identified for improvement.

Record-breaking rower is the latest to sign up to campaign

19 Jun 2019

World record-breaking ocean rower Claire Hughes is the latest to sign up to the Discover our Land campaign.

Queen’s Award for Bell View in Belford

17 Jun 2019

Bell View Resource Centre in Belford has been awarded a prestigious award for voluntary service.

Residents invited to Berwick open event

17 Jun 2019

Berwick residents will have an opportunity to find out more about future plans for the town at an event on Saturday 29 June.

Recognising the contribution of carers in Northumberland

14 Jun 2019

The contribution made by carers in Northumberland is being recognised as part of National Carers Week.

Residents reassured on council waste

13 Jun 2019

Northumberland County Council has moved to reassure residents over where its recyclable waste ends up once collected.

Landlords invited to free information event

12 Jun 2019

Landlords and agents based in Northumberland are invited to attend a free event aimed at providing updates on new housing legislation and industry issues.

Hexham Market Place consultation results

12 Jun 2019

The future development of Hexham remains bright, with a number of exciting projects in the pipeline.

Home movers - don’t lose your vote

11 Jun 2019

Often things can get lost or forgotten when moving house, but with the Police Crime Commissioner elections due to take place on Thursday July 18 , Northumberland County Council is urging home movers to make sure their vote isn’t one of them.

Historic bridge site restored

11 Jun 2019

Painstaking work to restore a 300-year-old bridge to its former glory are now complete.

Motorists to beware of horse drawn wagons returning from Appleby Horse Fair

11 Jun 2019

Motorists driving through parts of Northumberland over the next few weeks are being warned to take extra care as the travelling community makes it way home from the annual Appleby Horse Fair.

Safety advice for unmodified Whirlpool tumble dryers

11 Jun 2019

Safety advice for consumers for Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Swan and Proline tumble dryers manufactured between April 2004 – September 2015.

Red squirrel rescue on Wooler Common

11 Jun 2019

A baby red squirrel is making a good recovery at a local wildlife sanctuary after being found cold and distressed on Wooler Common.

Council cash for Castle Morpeth community groups

11 Jun 2019

Community groups in Castle Morpeth have been recognised for the work they do in their local community.