Junior football club has a home at last

22 Mar 2019

Ellington Juniors are celebrating having their own clubhouse and pitches for the first time since the club was formed in 1988.

Northumberland’s largest manufacturing employer signs up to campaign

22 Mar 2019

Northumberland’s largest manufacturing employer EGGER has become the latest business to sign up to the Discover our Land campaign.

Blyth renews partnership to go greener and cleaner

22 Mar 2019

Blyth Town Council and Northumberland County Council will work together in a new five-year partnership to bring the highest environmental standards to the town.

Inspections keep the heat on Northumberland sunbed operators

21 Mar 2019

Checks on sunbeds, to see whether they are emitting the right levels of UV and that under 18s aren't using them, have taken place in Northumberland, in a bid to help reassure residents who want to get a sun kissed look for summer this year without having to rely on the sun shining.

Prudhoe road improvements welcomed

21 Mar 2019

Works to improve Prudhoe’s main street has been welcomed.

Northumberland celebrates its 2,000th Green Dog Walker

20 Mar 2019

A scheme which encourages responsible dog ownership in Northumberland has signed up its 2,000th member.

Businesses in North Northumberland discover new campaign

20 Mar 2019

Businesses in North Northumberland were invited to a special event in Alnwick last night (TUES) to find out more about a campaign to promote the county.

Multi million pound investment in council housing

20 Mar 2019

Council houses across the county are being upgraded as part of a multi-million pound improvement scheme.

Big turn-out at Morpeth Forum event

20 Mar 2019

Over 1,000 Morpeth residents braved wintry conditions to find out the latest about ongoing developments for the town.

First funding announcement welcomed by Borderlands Partnership

20 Mar 2019

The Borderlands Partnership has welcomed the first funding announcement following the confirmation of a £345 million deal from the UK and Scottish Governments.

New classrooms for Chantry Middle

20 Mar 2019

Chantry school in Morpeth has been able to expand its Year 5 entry thanks to new spaces funded by the council.

Northumberland recognised in national awards

19 Mar 2019

The county's Onecall line has been highly commended in the prestigious LGC awards.

​Crack down on dog fouling in cemeteries

18 Mar 2019

Northumberland County Council is stepping up patrols to combat an increase in reported incidents of dog fouling and owners failing to keep dogs on leads in cemeteries.

Council welcomes think tank findings over rail scheme

18 Mar 2019

Re-opening of passenger line between Northumberland and Newcastle identified as top quick win by the policy institute.

Progress made over A69 roadwork concerns

14 Mar 2019

Positive progress is being made on traffic management arrangements during the major A69 Bridge End roundabout works in Hexham.

Coastal landmark to be refurbished this year

14 Mar 2019

Plans are progressing for the restoration of the main pier in Seahouses this summer in a multi-million pound improvement project.

Northumberland schools to benefit from ONE initiative

14 Mar 2019

Schools in Northumberland have been named amongst those in the North East which will benefit from the support of a new Government fund

Residents warned of another Council Tax telephone scam

14 Mar 2019

Northumberland residents are being warned to to be on their guard following another spate of Council Tax telephone scams in the county.

Council cash for Seaton Sluice defibrillators

13 Mar 2019

A charitable group in Seaton Sluice has been given a £3,000 cash boost from Northumberland County Council to help with the purchase of Public Access Defibrillators.

Residents invited to play their part in Alnwick’s future

13 Mar 2019

Residents are being invited to come and find out about the latest updates on a number of key sites in Alnwick.

Drop in and find out more about new leisure centre plans

13 Mar 2019

People who live and work in and around Berwick are being invited to view exciting new plans for a £20m new sports and leisure centre for the town.

Borderlands Partnership welcomes Governments’ funding commitment

13 Mar 2019

The Borderlands Partnership has welcomed the commitment in the Spring Statement and the announcement of a £345 million deal from the UK and Scottish Governments, describing the news as a ‘game changer’.

Tweedmouth Middle wins national award for sustainable travel

12 Mar 2019

Tweedmouth Middle has been named the Best Secondary School in England for encouraging pupils to travel sustainably.

Improvement works at Cramlington roundabout on-hold

12 Mar 2019

A scheme to improve traffic flows at a busy Cramlington town centre roundabout has had to be put on-hold to allow for a gas main to be replaced.

£5 million investment agreed to modernise Blyth Sports Centre

12 Mar 2019

Northumberland County Council’s cabinet has agreed to award £5 million of funding to completely modernise Blyth Sports Centre.