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It’s polling day - don’t forget to use your vote

06 May 2021

Polling stations across the county are open today, Thursday 6 May for the local government and Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner elections.

Fostering - Refuse Truck signage

Make a difference this foster care fortnight

06 May 2021

Northumberland’s Foster Care Team are this month showing why they care to encourage others to join them and help children and young people.

Home testing

Residents urged to report their home tests

06 May 2021

Residents are being reminded of the importance of reporting their home test via the government service.

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Second Northumberland Business Resilience Grant launched

05 May 2021

The council has launched a second phase of its successful Business Resilience Grant (BRG) scheme. 

Image demonstrating Final preparations underway for local elections 

Final preparations underway for local elections 

04 May 2021

With just a few days to go until the local government and Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner elections, preparations are being finalised to ensure that voting is safe for both residents and staff. 

Horatio Clare

Read Regional returns digitally for 2021

04 May 2021

Read Regional, the annual reading campaign for the North of England, returns this spring for a series of digital events hosted by libraries across the region and Northumberland Libraries are taking part.

Hannah Glass. Credit: November Club

Project brings 18th century cookery writer to life

04 May 2021

The story of a Northumberland cookery book writer who was known the world-over is being brought to life for a new generation.

Starlight Education: Mission Discovery

Go global with Mission Discovery

04 May 2021

Help Northumberland’s children and young people be part of something extraordinary this autumn through a 5-day NASA Astronaut led STEM course, Mission Discovery.