30 May 2023
Dog owners are being reminded that it is a legal requirement to microchip their dogs and ensure the details stored on the microchip are up to date. Failure to do so could lead to a prosecution and fine.
School pupils living near The Northumberland Line have gone back in time to learn about the archaeology of the rail line project, as well as finding out how it is being constructed to discover future career options.
A Cramlington couple Teresa and Stephen Hipkin, have been fined in two separate cases relating to littering and dog fouling in a residential part of the town.
Northumberland County Council is to receive over £1 million from central government to help buy 12 homes for refugees who have been displaced and left homeless by war.
Plans for an historic devolution deal for the North East of England have moved a step closer after Northumberland County Council’s Cabinet agreed consultation findings should be submitted to Government.
The Leader of Northumberland County Council has led tributes to a former Northumberland County Councillor, Anthony Murray from Wooler who passed away peacefully at the weekend at 86 years of age.
26 May 2023
A new partnership delivering employment and skills services in Northumberland is changing the way residents are supported into the job market.
Inspired by North East legends past and present - including Lucy Bronze, Ant & Dec and Emily Davidson - pupils and staff at Morpeth First School are celebrating after receiving the highest accolade possible for showing outstanding good character.
Schools across the county are being encouraged to create a new logo for the Northumberland Schools Sustainability Network (NSSN).
25 May 2023
A magical children’s play park, the largest of its kind in the world, has opened at the Alnwick Garden.
Eligible homes in the county are set to benefit from funding for low-carbon energy upgrades.
A Northumberland hotelier has pleaded guilty to breaches of fire safety legislation.
24 May 2023
Bede Academy has been named as the first educational partner at Blyth’s new Energy Central Learning Hub, which is being delivered as part of the £70m Energising Blyth Programme to grow, renew and connect the town.
Schools in Northumberland are backing a campaign to transform support for children’s social and emotional needs in schools and make sure all pupils feel safe, secure and cared for.
23 May 2023
Northumberland County Council is joining scores of other local authorities across the country to tackle fraudulent use of the Blue Badge scheme.
A prominent Grade II Listed building in the centre of Hexham has been awarded a heritage grant aimed at restoring and regenerating the town centre.
Schools across Northumberland celebrated Living Streets’ Walk to School Week in style with events taking place to share the benefits of active travel.
22 May 2023
The County Council has become among the first local authorities in the country to offer vape tube recycling bins at its Household Waste Recovery Centres (tips).
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.
Dame Andrea Leadsom, the Government’s Early Years Advisor, has praised Northumberland’s Family Hubs for their role in giving children the best start in life.
19 May 2023
Scores of new affordable homes are to be built in Berwick.
Plans for an historic devolution deal for the North East of England have received widespread support from across the region.
Sparks are flying at Northumberland’s first specialist welding and fabrication training centre as it launches a recruitment drive to train the next generation of engineers.
18 May 2023
Planning permission for a temporary cinema in Berwick while the town’s current theatre is transformed have been given the go-ahead.
The Council’s new Ceremonial Head for the coming year has been appointed.