22 Jul 2022
As part of Northumberland County Council’s The Big Northumberland Gear Change campaign that encourages locals to travel more sustainably, a bike festival is taking place in Blyth this month.
Work is complete on a very special public toilet refurbishment at one of the county’s tourism hotspots.
Schoolchildren in Northumberland have been given a glimpse into the future of travel on the county’s railway as they boarded a special train service between Newcastle and Morpeth.
21 Jul 2022
Northumberland’s Children’s Centres will relaunch as Family Hubs in Autumn 2022.
20 Jul 2022
Following November’s Storm Arwen last November where around one million trees were uprooted overnight, seven forests in Northumberland are reopening in time for summer.
19 Jul 2022
Northumberland County Council is holding a week-long uniform amnesty in a bid to encourage families to recycle clothing while also helping others.
On Thursday, 28th July from 11am, the County Council will be stationed in The Keel Row Shopping Centre in Blyth to update businesses and residents on the £70m regeneration scheme, Energising Blyth.
Alnwick Library has gone back to its full opening hours after recruiting additional staff post-pandemic.
The public are being urged not to pick up or touch sick or dead birds, following an outbreak of Avian Flu in the wild bird population. Dog owners are also being asked to be extra vigilant and keep their dogs away from them.
18 Jul 2022
Northumberland County Council is highlighting its commitment to tackling anti-social behaviour and making local communities safer by joining the national ASB Awareness Week campaign, which runs 18-24 July 2022.
Northumberland County Council is urging people to take precautions so they can stay safe in the heat.
Residents of Haydon, in the Tyne Valley now have more of a say over future development in their parish, following a successful referendum which will result in the adoption of a neighbourhood plan for their area.
The region’s emergency services are reminding people of the very real dangers of swimming in open water following the tragic death of a teenager in the River Tyne near Ovingham.
People are being urged to take extra care when out and about over the coming days due to the heightened risk of wildfires.
15 Jul 2022
A bespoke website for the Northumberland Line rail project has been launched – as the main construction phase prepares to get underway.
Two housing developers will be starting roadworks in Cramlington this month which are set to last around five months.
With the summer tourist season getting into full swing, more parking spaces are now available in Berwick.
14 Jul 2022
Families in Northumberland and the wider north east will be able to enjoy free travel for kids on buses this summer, right through the school holidays.
13 Jul 2022
Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service were honoured to host a 101-year old war veteran and former firefighter this week.
Work to build a new £21m state-of-the-art leisure centre and community hub in Morpeth is still on track for a public opening in early 2023.
Following the redevelopment of the disused ‘Bunker’ site off Alemouth Road in Hexham, a new public car park at the site is due to open shortly.
Ambitions for a new theatre, museum and community orchard were among the potential projects under the spotlight at a special Morpeth Forum drop-in session.
12 Jul 2022
A pilot of electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints is being launched as part of Northumberland County Council’s ongoing commitment to make electric vehicles more accessible.
Free health walks are taking place across the county to encourage more people to get out into the great outdoors and improve their health.
Two public consultation drop-in sessions will take place this week to discuss the future model of schools in Berwick.
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