Wilson the border collie

Appeal to find owners of severely neglected dog found in Slaley

09 Sep 2020

An appeal is being made to members of the public to come forward if they have any information about a dog that has been found abandoned and in poor condition in the Slaley area.

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‘Britain’s most beautiful marathon’ goes virtual to support local NHS charity

08 Sep 2020

Details have been unveiled of a series of virtual events that will be held on the weekend when the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon should have been taking place.  Details have been unveiled of a series of virtual events that will be held on the weekend when the Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon should have been taking place. 

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Advice for visitors who become unwell

07 Sep 2020

Visitors to Northumberland are being asked to make sure they know what to do should they become unwell while on holiday in Northumberland.

Mams on the Move outdoor exercise classes

Mams on the Move outdoor exercise classes restart

07 Sep 2020

A popular outdoor exercise class for post natal mums and their babies has restarted in Blyth and Ashington, with social distancing and safety a top priority.

Protect yourself, Protect others and Protect Northumberland

Follow guidance to stay safe from Covid

07 Sep 2020

Residents and visitors are being urged to protect themselves by following the safety guidance about Covid-19.

Newly opened crypt of St Aidan’s Church in Bamburgh

Accessing Aidan is UK's best 'Hidden Gem'

04 Sep 2020

A Northumberland project has won a top category at the prestigious UK Heritage  Awards.

Northumberland Cultural Fund launch

Cultural organisations set to receive cash boost

03 Sep 2020

Cultural organisations and event organisers are set to receive a cash boost from Northumberland Council Council with the launch of new funding.

Northumberland Archives reopening

Northumberland Archives reopening

03 Sep 2020

Northumberland Archives service will be reopening to the public from September 17

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Council supports nationwide community clean-up

02 Sep 2020

Northumberland County Council has pledged its support for this year’s Great British September Clean, run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.

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Bank holiday bin collection day changes

01 Sep 2020

Bin collections for the week beginning Monday 31 August will take place one day later than your usual collection.

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Stay safe and ensure you're on the electoral register

01 Sep 2020

Safeguard everyone’s health and your vote by sparing just a few minutes to make sure your name is on the electoral register. 

Woodhorn reopening

Woodhorn Museum marks reopening with "The Quest of Missing Questions"

01 Sep 2020

Woodhorn Museum is reopening its doors to members of the public from Wednesday 02 September

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Flytipping crackdown getting underway

01 Sep 2020

A crackdown on flytipping is getting underway - targeting the minority who litter our streets, coast and countryside.

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Safety key for home to school transport

28 Aug 2020

Home to school transport for over 7,000 students in Northumberland will see new measures put in place to ensure the safety of those travelling. 

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Businesses can help the battle against Covid

28 Aug 2020

The county council is appealing to businesses in Northumberland to comply with the Government’s Covid guidelines.

Dean Jackson

End of term for Education Director

28 Aug 2020

Northumberland County Council will say goodbye to Dean Jackson, Director of Education this week as he leaves in search of a new challenge. 

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Residents encouraged to think about sustainable transport

28 Aug 2020

With pupils going back to school and people returning to work - residents are being asked to think about sustainable travel.

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Transformation for Haydon Bridge High School

27 Aug 2020

Students going to Haydon Bridge High School from September will be wowed by a multi-million pound makeover which is now complete.

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Changes to temporary traffic arrangements in Hexham

26 Aug 2020

From this Saturday (29 August) there will be a change to the temporary traffic arrangements in Hexham town centre.

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Last chance to apply for a business grant in Northumberland

26 Aug 2020

This is the last week that small businesses and retail, hospitality or leisure businesses can apply to Northumberland County Council for support grants.

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Under two weeks left to comment on new evidence behind local plan

25 Aug 2020

There are less than two weeks left for people to make any comments they have on new evidence behind the Northumberland Local Plan.

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Reassurance ahead of reopening of schools

24 Aug 2020

Children in Northumberland returning to school next week for the first time since lock down are being reassured that every possible precaution is being taken to ensure their safety.

Image demonstrating  Work to start on Berwick’s first full size 3G football pitch 

Work to start on Berwick’s first full size 3G football pitch 

24 Aug 2020

  Work is due to start this week on Berwick’s first ever full size 3G artificial grass pitch which will provide high quality football facilities for young people and adults in the town, right throughout the year.  

Union Chain Bridge

Work begins on Union Chain Bridge restoration

20 Aug 2020

Preliminary work has started this week ahead of the restoration of the famous Union Chain Bridge.

Historic pollution at Lynemouth beach

Work progresses on historic Lynemouth pollution

20 Aug 2020

Site investigations are underway as work progresses on tackling the historic pollution at Lynemouth.