28 Dec 2022
Plans to bring billions of pounds and more power to the North East have progressed, with Government today releasing a press notice outlining a deal on the table for the seven local authorities in the North East.
23 Dec 2022
Hexham’s newest carpark is officially open.
22 Dec 2022
Council Civic Head Cllr Trevor Cessford said it was an 'absolute honour' to be in the role.
The Leader of Northumberland County Council has given a cautious welcome to the provisional Local Government Finance Settlement for the coming year.
20 Dec 2022
Northumberland’s first ever Ladies Walking Football Festival took place in Ashington recently raising money for charity while promoting the physical and mental health benefits of the sport.
As the year draws to a close, the Union Chain Bridge connecting England and Scotland is undergoing final works ahead of re-opening.
Northumberland County Council’s environmental health team are offering some simple top tips on how to prevent condensation and damp in your home.
19 Dec 2022
A Business which fly-tipped waste on three occasions in Ashington has been brought to justice following investigations by the Public Protection Environmental Enforcement Team at Northumberland County Council.
16 Dec 2022
North East and North Cumbria NHS Integrated Care Board and Northumberland County Council are consulting on how to strengthen support for children and young people with emotional wellbeing and mental health needs.
14 Dec 2022
The first branded hoardings are up along the Northumberland Line – with local children taking centre stage.
13 Dec 2022
The council’s cabinet has approved over £1million extra funding to support a scheme that seeks to restore and revitalise Hexham’s historic town centre and to refurbish The Shambles in the town’s Market Place.
Over 100 schools in Northumberland are set to benefit from better internet connectivity thanks to a new contract with a leading UK internet provider.
A playpark and popular green space will receive investments in their future after funding was approved by the council’s cabinet.
A range of woodland walks, new tree planting and park improvements are all set to take place in the county to commemorate the life of Queen Elizabeth II.
12 Dec 2022
Magistrates have approved applications made by Northumberland County Council, under the Building Act 1984, against two different property owners to carry out works to their properties in order to stop them posing a danger to the public.
People are reminded to take extreme care on roads and paths over the coming days - with freezing temperatures set to continue.
Organisers of holiday activities for young people in Northumberland are inviting anyone passionate about creating opportunities to get in touch and help make this Christmas one to remember.
Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) is reminding people of the dangers of going on frozen lakes following the tragic events in the West Midlands over the weekend.
08 Dec 2022
Following agreement at November’s Health and Wellbeing Board, the Inequalities Plan has now been signed, further demonstrating the commitment to the plan by all partners.
The council’s public health and education teams are working closely with schools, sharing advice and guidance for parents and carers which has been provided by the UKHSA North East Health Protection Team.
With the first real cold snap of the winter taking hold, the council is encouraging residents to take some steps to stay safe and warm, especially older people.
07 Dec 2022
Planning permission has been granted for Northumberland’s first carbon neutral school that is set to transform education for young people in Seaton Valley for generations to come.
An inquiry report has been launched into the future of farming in Northumberland as part of the Council’s ambitious plans to drive the county towards carbon neutrality by 2030.
06 Dec 2022
New milestone reached on £21m Morpeth Leisure Centre
A new weekly exercise class, running in Berwick and geared specifically to help people with Multiple Sclerosis, is growing in popularity with participants starting to reap the physical and mental wellbeing benefits.