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Local GP encourages us all to get on our bikes for Cycle to Work Day

05 Aug 2021

A Northumberland doctor has spoken out for the upcoming Cycle to Work Day taking place on 5th August recommending we should all think twice before choosing to drive over cycling or walking.

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Rail line major contract awarded

04 Aug 2021

The contractor to build six new stations on the Northumberland Line has been confirmed. 

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Council funding approval gives green light to Newbiggin play area 

03 Aug 2021

Northumberland County Council’s cabinet has approved £50,000 of funding towards a high-quality new play area in Newbiggin by the Sea, which will enable the scheme to commence. 

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New integrated care approach given the green light for Northumberland communities

03 Aug 2021

Communities in Northumberland are to benefit from an innovative new model for supporting adults with long-term care and support needs.

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Mams on the Move Summer Roadshow

02 Aug 2021

Active Northumberland’s Mams on the Move Roadshow is coming to south-east Northumberland this summer to help ease new mams back into being active.  

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School Rebuilding Programme identifies Northumberland school

02 Aug 2021

School Rebuilding Programme identifies Ringway Primary School as 1 of 50 in the country.

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    Firm prosecuted for selling counterfeit car parts  

02 Aug 2021

An independent company based in Northumberland has been prosecuted and fined over £15,000 for supplying counterfeit car parts. 

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Motorists beware of horse drawn wagons heading to Appleby  

29 Jul 2021

  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 to the annual Appleby Horse Fair. 

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Richard returns to thank Alnwick life savers 

29 Jul 2021

Richard Betteridge who suffered a cardiac arrest while swimming in the pool at Willowburn Sport and Leisure centre in Alnwick, returned to the centre this week to thank the staff who helped to save his life. 

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Local folk legend pens sea shanty encouraging us all on our bikes

28 Jul 2021

A new campaign has been launched by Northumberland County Council encouraging residents to try leaving their vehicles behind this summer and instead give people-powered transport a go.

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Let’s do all we can to stay safe from Covid

27 Jul 2021

With cases of Covid remaining high across the region, Northumberland residents are being urged to remain cautious and do all they can to protect themselves.

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Cultural organisations to survey audiences of the future

27 Jul 2021

A group of Northumberland Cultural organisations have joined forces to commission research into audiences of the future.

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Ponteland schools and leisure project shortlisted for regional awards

27 Jul 2021

The project has been shortlisted in four categories at the Construction Excellence North East (CENE) awards.

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Summer Activity Programme Launched 

26 Jul 2021

Children and young people from across south-east Northumberland have the chance to get active and have fun this summer with the launch of the Summer Holiday Programme. 

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Northumberland welcomes the Tour of Britain

23 Jul 2021

Northumberland will be welcoming back world-class cyclists on 10 September as the Tour of Britain returns to the county.

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Restrictions may have eased, but let’s not undo all our hard work

23 Jul 2021

Covid-19 restrictions may have been lifted, but from Monday (July 26) the whole North East will receive additional government support as an Enhanced Response Area.

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New approach to integrated support for Northumberland communities to be agreed

22 Jul 2021

Communities in Northumberland are set to benefit from an innovative new model for supporting adults with long-term care and support needs.

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Two weeks left to have your say on modifications to the local plan

20 Jul 2021

There are only two weeks left for people in the county to have their say on modifications to the Northumberland Local Plan.

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New community space opens in Cramlington

20 Jul 2021

A new state-of-the-art community space has officially opened in Cramlington to help connect people in the area.

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New grant will help businesses recover from Covid-19

19 Jul 2021

The council has set up a new £1million grant fund to support businesses based in the county as they recover from Covid-19.

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Northumberland schools win National sustainable travel awards

19 Jul 2021

Two Northumberland schools have been recognised for their proactive approach to sustainable travel.

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Enter your environmental project for a LOVE Northumberland Award 2021

16 Jul 2021

The annual LOVE Northumberland Awards are returning this year, and entries have opened this week.

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Referendum date set for Seaton Valley Neighbourhood Plan

16 Jul 2021

A date of 29 July has been set for a local referendum on the Seaton Valley Neighbourhood Plan.

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Five neighbourhood plans are officially 'made'

16 Jul 2021

Residents of Alnmouth, Craster, Embleton, Hexham and Lesbury now have more of a say over future development in their parishes, following the adoption of neighbourhood plans for their respective areas.

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Sensible and cautious approach needed as Covid cases remain high

16 Jul 2021

As England prepares to lift many remaining Covid restrictions from Monday, July 19, Northumberland residents are being urged to take a ‘sensible and cautious approach’ to keep the county safe.