24 Jun 2021
The council is reassuring residents that grass cutting and weeding around the county is continuing – despite the ‘perfect storm’ of weather conditions.
23 Jun 2021
The region's leaders are urging caution as Covid cases rise.
As we approach Armed Forces Day (Saturday 26 June), Northumberland County Council is highlighting the important role its Armed Forces Outreach Workers have played in supporting the Armed Forces Community during the pandemic.
Free health walks are taking place across the county to encourage more people to get out into the great outdoors and improve their health.
Homegrown talent is being sought as part of Northumberland County Council’s apprentice recruitment drive this summer.
22 Jun 2021
Jim McNeil has been appointed Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service’s (NFRS) new Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ACFO), following an extensive selection process.
Businesses across Northumberland are being encouraged to sign up to a public pact to ensure lifelong practical backing for our armed forces and their families.
Berwick Old Bridge has re-opened following a major part of its restoration and refurbishment.
17 Jun 2021
The British Library has announced a major expansion of its highly successful network of library-based Business & IP Centres (BIPCs) to over 100 regional and local libraries across England.
16 Jun 2021
The Children and Young People’s Plan outlines the six most important priorities for children and young people in Northumberland.
15 Jun 2021
The region's leaders have given their backing to the decision to delay further lifting of covid restrictions.
14 Jun 2021
A new campaign has launched today (Monday 14 June) aimed at answering some of the most frequently asked questions North East residents have about the Covid-19 vaccines.
11 Jun 2021
New technology is being introduced on one of the county’s busiest roads in a bid to cut accidents.
Work has begun in Cambois to build a full-fibre network, dramatically increasing connectivity for residents and businesses in the area.
10 Jun 2021
A stretch of road in Stakeford where a car crashed through a house is undergoing safety improvements.
Following discussions with organisers and thorough reviews of risk assessments, Directors of Public Health in the region are pleased to be able to support the return of Parkrun events.
09 Jun 2021
Consultation starts today on some proposed modifications to the Northumberland Local Plan.
Residents and tourists in Berwick are being reassured that the existing Swan Leisure Centre remains very much open for business while work to the new sports centre on the same site, progresses at pace.
Community and voluntary groups in need of financial assistance to deliver local projects are being invited to apply for funding from Northumberland County Council’s community chest fund.
08 Jun 2021
The release of major funding has been agreed to tackle the historic pollution at the coast in Lynemouth.
Councillors have formally agreed on an expected external funding of £115,337 to be used to install on-street residential charge points for electric vehicles.
The Beaconhill and Beacon Lane areas of Cramlington are set to have improvements to roads, paths and cycleways as funding from housing developers is released to Northumberland County Council.
04 Jun 2021
North East leaders have issued a joint statement today, thanking everyone for their hard work and efforts, and encouraging us to remember hands, face, space and fresh air, getting jabs and self isolating where required.
The team responsible for restoring the world-famous Union Chain Bridge have found themselves playing an extra role in the local community.
The council has provided an update on timescales for the reopening of the historic Berwick Old Bridge, following a major part of its restoration and refurbishment.
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