Council moves to reassure residents over Rothbury road

20 Sep 2019

Northumberland County Council is reassuring residents of the Coquet Valley that it is closely monitoring the condition of the B6344 Weldon Bridge to Rothbury road at Todstead near Weldon Bridge after further minor cracking recently appeared in the road surface. 

Northumberland Needs You!

19 Sep 2019

There is just over a week left to vote for Northumberland in the 2019 British Travel Awards.

Lottery funding helps secure future of historic bridge

18 Sep 2019

The future of the oldest operational suspension bridge in the world has been secured.

Children take up reading challenge

18 Sep 2019

Thousands of children have been enjoying reading books this summer as part of the Summer Reading Challenge.

Come along and discover STEM in Alnwick  

18 Sep 2019

Calling all science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) enthusiasts!

Julie is a regional apprentice of the year!

18 Sep 2019

Northumberland apprentice Julie Mills has beaten off strong competition to win a regional award.

Blyth residents invited to town showcase

17 Sep 2019

  Blyth residents are being invited to find out more about some of the great projects currently underway in the town.

Ambassadors being sought to boost county’s tourism industry

17 Sep 2019

A training programme designed to help boost Northumberland’s tourism industry by inspiring front line staff and volunteers has been reintroduced by the County Council.

Holiday parks fail test purchase operation

17 Sep 2019

Northumberland holiday parks have performed disappointingly during a recent holiday time alcohol test purchase exercise carried out by the council.

Exhibition to showcase refugee artwork

17 Sep 2019

A free exhibition is to be held in Blyth and Cramlington to showcase artwork created by refugee families and local artists.

Great turnout for Hexham schools drop-in events

17 Sep 2019

Around 300 people attended two drop-in events last week about plans for two new schools in Hexham.

A family affair for Morpeth park's anniversary

16 Sep 2019

It was a real family occasion for the 90th anniversary celebrations at Carlisle Park in Morpeth. 

Success for Hexham High Streets Heritage Action Zone bid

14 Sep 2019

The council has welcomed the success of its bid for up to £2.4m improvements to boost the town.

Excellence Awards winners announced

13 Sep 2019

The outstanding contribution County Council staff make to the lives of people across Northumberland have been recognised at this year’s Excellence Awards.

Free advice day for Landlords and property agents

12 Sep 2019

Landlords,  property agents and anyone with an interest in private housing  is invited to attend a free event aimed at providing them with important updates on new housing legislation and industry issues.

Families encouraged to get on their bikes in Northumberland

11 Sep 2019

As the eyes of the cycling world fell on Northumberland, families are being encouraged to get on their bikes with the launch of a new family bike ride leaflet.

School changes agreed by cabinet

11 Sep 2019

Extensions to age ranges at Bedlington schools from 2020.

Report Outlines the Importance of Mental Wellbeing

11 Sep 2019

The critical role that mental wellbeing plays in shaping physical health is highlighted in the 2018 Director of Public Health Annual Report.

Summer camps have second successful year

11 Sep 2019

Children attending camps in Blyth and Red Row enjoyed four weeks of fun and inspiring activities.

Produced in Northumberland scheme hits a century

10 Sep 2019

A scheme to promote food and drink produced entirely in the county is celebrating its 100th business member - Grannies Tearoom and Delicatessen, 18 Narrowgate, Alnwick.  

Public asked to help shape future of library service

10 Sep 2019

Northumberland residents could be asked for their opinion to help shape the future of the county’s library service.

RSPCA gold stamp of approval for stray dog work

10 Sep 2019

  Animal Welfare Officers in Northumberland have been given the gold stamp of approval by the RSPCA for their work with stray dogs.  

Thousands flock to watch Tour of Britain in region

09 Sep 2019

The North of Tyne took centre stage in the international spotlight today ( Monday 9th) as the Tour of Britain, the UK’s premier cycle race, rolled through the region giving residents the opportunity to see some of the world's top teams and riders competing on their doorstep.

Duchess presents winners of 10th annual awards

06 Sep 2019

The Duchess of Northumberland has presented the winners of the LOVE Northumberland Awards 2019.

Winning schools receive their Tour design jerseys

06 Sep 2019

The winners of a cycling themed jersey competition have seen their stunning designs come to life.