Black Friday sales - Watch out for scams and be aware of your rights

22 Nov 2018

Black Friday deals might not always be the bargains they seem to be warn Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards.

Grant kick starts community led affordable housing scheme

22 Nov 2018

A community led affordable housing scheme is now underway in Haltwhistle thanks to a grant from Northumberland County Council.

Northumberland sweeps the board at North East England Tourism Awards

22 Nov 2018

Northumberland swept the board at last night’s North East England Tourism Awards picking up more Gold awards than any other area in the region.

Hundreds have their say on Alnwick's future

21 Nov 2018

Hundreds of residents have had their say about how Alnwick develops over the coming years.

Beware hiring cowboy rubbish collectors, or you could face a fine

21 Nov 2018

Don’t trust a ‘white van man’ offering to get rid of your rubbish on the cheap. That’s the message from Northumberland County Council’s Public Health Protection Unit after a string of fly-tipping incidents from unscrupulous waste collectors.

Gold standard meals in a silver anniversary year

21 Nov 2018

Schools across Northumberland have been celebrating their meals service in style, with a range of initiatives aimed at highlighting everything that is great about school catering.

Planning your big day? Come along to Morpeth’s popular wedding fair

21 Nov 2018

Join us for our Morpeth Town Hall wedding fair - it’s the perfect place if you’re planning your big day.

Councils Team Up for Domestic Abuse Awareness Week

20 Nov 2018

Northumberland County Council is again teaming up with Newcastle City Council and North Tyneside Council for the annual Domestic Abuse Awareness Week – helping to make a stand against domestic abuse and encouraging people to report it.

Paving the way for road improvements

20 Nov 2018

The County Council is investing in the latest technology as it continues to improve Northumberland’s roads.

New look and name for Alnwick Children’s Centre’s pre-school

20 Nov 2018

Alnwick Children’s Centre’s pre-school has got a new name and image.

Electrical Safety tips for over 65's

20 Nov 2018

Senior Citizens at Risk – with 11 accidental electrical fires a day affecting people aged 65 and over, Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and Electrical Safety First ask people to check on older neighbours and friends

Council evicts trouble making tenants

19 Nov 2018

Eight tenants who have been causing misery and upset to neighbours and the community have been evicted from Northumberland County Council owned properties over the last year, sending out a clear message that crime and antisocial behaviour will not be tolerated.

Northumberland gets talking about money

16 Nov 2018

Northumberland Community Bank hosted a showcase event as part of the national initiative, Talk Money Week 2018.

Angels of the North: Notable Women of the North East

15 Nov 2018

To mark the centenary of the year that (some) women in Britain were allowed the vote, Warkworth authors Baroness Joyce Quinn and Moira Kilkenny will be exploring the remarkable lives of some of the women of the North East at Amble Library on Friday 7 December, 7.00 -8.30 p.m.

Further £7m for county's road improvements

14 Nov 2018

More than £7m of government funding has been allocated for widespread improvements to the county’s road network.

Vandals up in court following treehouse arson at primary school in Blyth

14 Nov 2018

Reckless vandals who caused £20,000 worth of damage to a primary school’s treehouse have been found guilty of arson.

New sign to improve road safety on approach to Morpeth

14 Nov 2018

A new interactive sign aimed at slowing drivers and improving road safety has been installed on the A196 in Hepscott parish, on the approach Morpeth.

Council welcomes feedback on Rothbury Community Hospital

14 Nov 2018

Northumberland County Council has welcomed government feedback on the future of Rothbury Community Hospital.

One day course on offer for new landlords

12 Nov 2018

A one day training course is being laid on in Blyth later this month to provide information and advice to new or would-be landlords.

Northumberland goes purple for accessible shopping day

12 Nov 2018

Prudhoe is doning purple for the UK’s first accessible shopping day, Purple Tuesday, taking place on November 13th 2018.

Park building gets new lease of life

09 Nov 2018

The cafe at Tyne Riverside Country Park in Low Prudhoe is set to re-open after flood damage was repaired and the building refitted.

North of Tyne leaders agree new vision and early funding opportunities

09 Nov 2018

North of Tyne leaders have taken their first significant actions as a combined authority – including the adoption of an exciting new vision document and early priorities to improve the lives of local people.

Advance Northumberland starts on site with major town centre project

08 Nov 2018

The multi-million pound redevelopment of Bedlington town centre has reached a major milestone after a ground breaking ceremony at the former Tesco store.

Digital support on offer as Universal Credit rolls out

08 Nov 2018

Universal Credit Full Service is being rolled out by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) across Northumberland over the next two months.

Have your say on proposed Ponteland fire station move

08 Nov 2018

A consultation event is taking place in Ponteland next Tuesday, 13 November, to seek views on proposals to relocate the town’s fire station.