Young people training to be sports volunteers

Calling Northumberland schools’ budding young sports leaders!

22 Oct 2019

Young people between 14 and 18 are being encouraged to take part in a successful sports volunteers programme.

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Views sought on proposed changes to Easington and Belford Parish Councils

21 Oct 2019

Local people are being asked to give their views on proposed changes to the electoral arrangements of Easington and Belford Parish Councils.

Artists impression of the new Morpeth Leisure Centre

Plans submitted for Morpeth’s new leisure centre 

21 Oct 2019

Plans to provide Morpeth with a state-of-the-art £21m leisure centre and community services hub have taken a step closer to reality.

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Plans for Climate Change Commission announced

21 Oct 2019

Northumberland County Council has announced ambitious plans to create a Climate Change Commission.

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Furniture sale will support key service

21 Oct 2019

A community scheme that helps adults with learning difficulties acquire new skills is holding a furniture sale on Saturday 16 November.

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Fly tippers targeted

21 Oct 2019

Northumberland County Council is clamping down on fly-tippers using a combination of education, engagement and enforcement.

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Support for new teachers in Northumberland

21 Oct 2019

The Chartered College of Teaching has partnered with the council.

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Great Northumberland Winter Festival events announced

19 Oct 2019

The Great Northumberland Winter Festival was officially launched today with events taking place across the county.

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Litter campaign to celebrate community heroes

16 Oct 2019

A major campaign is encouraging people to play their part in keeping the county clean and green.

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Cramlington chocolatiers sweet on regional campaign

16 Oct 2019

Northumberland Confectioners Cathy and Matthew Stephenson are backing a country-wide campaign that showcases Northumberland’s thriving business community.

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Hundreds of new trees to be planted in county

16 Oct 2019

More than 600 new trees are to be planted across Northumberland - making the county greener and cleaner.

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Olympic runner opens new school track

15 Oct 2019

Olympian Laura Weightman has officially opened a new running track at Whittingham Primary School.

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More details set to be revealed on Alnwick campus scheme

15 Oct 2019

Residents are being invited to a special drop in session to find out more about the new Lindisfarne Community Campus in Alnwick.

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Northumberland students try out democracy

14 Oct 2019

Over 1,200 school pupils from across the county are taking part in Local Democracy Week.

Image demonstrating Thousands complete the tenth year of Britain's most beautiful marathon

Thousands complete the tenth year of Britain's most beautiful marathon

14 Oct 2019

Rain didn't dampen the spirits of nearly 1,000 exhausted but exhilarated runners who helped celebrate the tenth anniversary of Britain's most beautiful marathon.

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National campaign sees Northumberland get more out of life online

11 Oct 2019

Next week will see Get Online Week help Northumberland residents learn that getting the most out of the internet can be easy and fun.

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Free autumn health walks to boost mood and fitness  

10 Oct 2019

Walking is a cheap and easy way to keep active and a programme of free health walks are taking place across the county to encourage more people to get out into the great outdoors and improve their health. 

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Digital champions help residents get online

10 Oct 2019

Residents who don’t have access to the internet, or the skills they need to make the most of it, can get free help in Northumberland libraries.

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Residents invited to information event on climate change

10 Oct 2019

Northumberland County Council is taking the next step in its climate change commitment and is asking the public to play their part.

Image demonstrating Extra funding earmarked for Morpeth Leisure Scheme

Extra funding earmarked for Morpeth Leisure Scheme

09 Oct 2019

Northumberland County Council’s Cabinet has earmarked  an extra £3million funding to cover the additional cost of incorporating a community hub into the new Morpeth Leisure Centre.

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Council to tackle number of empty homes in county

08 Oct 2019

Northumberland County Council is to take advantage of changes in national legislation in an attempt to tackle the number of empty homes across the county.

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BorrowBox – Your library in one app is here!

08 Oct 2019

With BorrowBox you can borrow from Northumberland Libraries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Ghosts and Ghouls invited to Prudhoe Science Spooktacular  

08 Oct 2019

Creepy concoctions and eerie experiments await at the Fuse Media Centre in Prudhoe this October.

Image demonstrating Northumberland celebrates its 3,000th Green Dog Walker

Northumberland celebrates its 3,000th Green Dog Walker

07 Oct 2019

A scheme which encourages responsible dog ownership in Northumberland has signed up its 3,000th member.  

Image demonstrating Countdown to ten years of Kielder Marathon

Countdown to ten years of Kielder Marathon

07 Oct 2019

  There's just one week to go until runners from all over the world take their place on the starting line to help commemorate the tenth anniversary of Britain's most beautiful marathon.