Two convicted after abusing council staff

29 Mar 2019

The county council and Northumbria Police will continue to take strong action against those who abuse their employees.

Polish food store fined for failing to label food correctly

27 Mar 2019

A Berwick based company, Little Poland Ltd has been prosecuted for failing to correctly label food on sale, in this case, in English.

Make a date at Hexham Wedding Fair

26 Mar 2019

A special wedding fair is to be held in Hexham at the beginning of April, providing the perfect opportunity for couples planning their big day, to meet local wedding suppliers and find everything they need for their wedding day under one roof.

Schools gear up for this week’s Big Pedal

26 Mar 2019

Schools in Northumberland are this week ( March 25 - April 5) taking part The Big Pedal, a national event aimed at improving health while reducing traffic congestion at the school gates.

Fantastic turnout for Hexham Hub event

25 Mar 2019

Hundreds of Hexham residents attended an event on Saturday and found out more about developments in their town.

Council cash for Mountain Rescue vehicle

25 Mar 2019

Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue team has been given a cash boost from Northumberland County Council to help purchase a new 4 wheel drive support vehicle.

Blyth bandstand shining bright again

25 Mar 2019

The refurbishment of Blyth Bandstand is now complete ahead of the busy tourist season.

Discover Northumberland in a new way

25 Mar 2019

Businesses and residents are being urged to discover Northumberland in a new way through a new advertising campaign launched this week.

Manorial Documents Register granted bid

25 Mar 2019

Work on a comprehensive register of details about hundreds of ‘Manors’ in Northumberland launched last year by Northumberland Archives has resulted in a grant of £73k by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Eastlea Primary is recognised for its pupil progress

25 Mar 2019

The Cramlington school has topped a poll on pupil progress from KS1 to KS2.

Hundreds turn up for Berwick leisure centre plan update

25 Mar 2019

Over 200 local people attended drop in sessions in Berwick last week to view exciting new plans for a £20m new sports and leisure centre for the town.

Residents view plans for key Alnwick sites

25 Mar 2019

Hundreds of residents attended a drop in event in Alnwick at the weekend to find out about the latest updates and progress that has been made on a number of key sites in the town.

Major improvements complete for two county car parks

25 Mar 2019

Major improvements have been carried out to two of the county’s most popular car parks and have now re-opened ahead of the busy tourist season.

Council welcomes coastal funding

25 Mar 2019

Northumberland County Council has welcomed the announcement of extra Government funding for coastal communities in the county which will help create jobs, attract investment and boost the local economy.

Council to share community clean-up funds

25 Mar 2019

Towns across the county are to share in more than £55,000 towards keeping their communities spick and span.

​Step Into Spring and age well

25 Mar 2019

A series of special events are to be held across Northumberland in the coming months to help elderly people stay active and connected in their communities.

Come along and explore STEM at The Sill

24 Mar 2019

Calling all science, technology, engineering and maths enthusiasts aged between 8 and 13!

Junior football club has a home at last

22 Mar 2019

Ellington Juniors are celebrating having their own clubhouse and pitches for the first time since the club was formed in 1988.

Northumberland’s largest manufacturing employer signs up to campaign

22 Mar 2019

Northumberland’s largest manufacturing employer EGGER has become the latest business to sign up to the Discover our Land campaign.

Blyth renews partnership to go greener and cleaner

22 Mar 2019

Blyth Town Council and Northumberland County Council will work together in a new five-year partnership to bring the highest environmental standards to the town.

Inspections keep the heat on Northumberland sunbed operators

21 Mar 2019

Checks on sunbeds, to see whether they are emitting the right levels of UV and that under 18s aren't using them, have taken place in Northumberland, in a bid to help reassure residents who want to get a sun kissed look for summer this year without having to rely on the sun shining.

Prudhoe road improvements welcomed

21 Mar 2019

Works to improve Prudhoe’s main street has been welcomed.

Northumberland celebrates its 2,000th Green Dog Walker

20 Mar 2019

A scheme which encourages responsible dog ownership in Northumberland has signed up its 2,000th member.

Businesses in North Northumberland discover new campaign

20 Mar 2019

Businesses in North Northumberland were invited to a special event in Alnwick last night (TUES) to find out more about a campaign to promote the county.

Multi million pound investment in council housing

20 Mar 2019

Council houses across the county are being upgraded as part of a multi-million pound improvement scheme.