29 Oct 2021
Transport leaders have approved the region’s Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) at a meeting of the North East Joint Transport Committee.
28 Oct 2021
The region's leaders have reiterated their commitment to a greener planet, ahead of the COP26 climate change conference.
A social worker from Northumberland has been selected as a finalist in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2021.
27 Oct 2021
Four Northumberland residents have been presented with British Empire Medals for their dedicated community and voluntary service.
The Leader of Northumberland County Council has welcomed the Chancellor’s Budget and Spending Review statement today, which has set out Government funding and priorities for the next three years.
Work starts on major upgrade to Newbiggin Sport Centre
26 Oct 2021
Over 12,000 illicit cigarettes and numerous packets of hand rolling tobacco worth £4,000 have been seized by Northumberland County Councils Trading Standards Service during a number of recent inspections.
22 Oct 2021
Children’s Centres in Northumberland are welcoming back families for face-to-face support and group sessions.
Primary and First school applications for a reception place in September 2022 in Northumberland open on Monday 1 November 2021
21 Oct 2021
Animal Welfare Officers in Northumberland have been given the gold stamp of approval by the RSPCA for their work with stray dogs.
It was announced this week that the Heart of Blyth project was successful in its bid for funding to create a stronger community in the town.
20 Oct 2021
Along with partners from the Eyes Open Steering Group, Northumberland County Council is supporting the ‘U=U’ campaign to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS.
A fund that is available to assist community led affordable housing schemes across the county is reaping real results for local people, and there is still money left in the pot to support similar community projects.
19 Oct 2021
Grant funding to support Northumberland-based businesses recover from Covid-19 is still available.
If you’re looking for something to keep the kids entertained this October Half Term then Northumberland Libraries have got it sorted.
14 Oct 2021
Eleven Northumberland’s parks have been awarded prestigious Green Flag Awards by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, which recognises them as some of the very best in the country.
Sluice gates which manage water levels in the River Wansbeck will be open for three months as part of efforts to reduce silt build up.
Northumberland librarian, Michelle Watson, has been shortlisted in the Library or Librarian of the Year category for the Romantic Novelists' Association's annual Industry Awards for 2021.
13 Oct 2021
An exciting £5 million scheme to completely transform and modernise Blyth Sports Centre is complete, and members of the public can now enjoy the fantastic new facilities and services within it.
Proposals to consider the re-location and co-educational provision at Atkinson House School have been approved.
Consultation process approved for proposals to amalgamate Seaton Sluice Middle School with Whytrig Middle School and Astley High School.
12 Oct 2021
Families will continue to be supported this October half-term thanks to funding made available to support with food, fuel or uniform.
Residents of Thirston now have more of a say over future development in their parish, following the adoption of a neighbourhood plan for their area.
Council tax support is set to remain unchanged in Northumberland next year – and the county’s scheme will still be one of the most generous in the region.
A new and improved carpark at a well-loved nature reserve has been given the green light.
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