Northumberland

Northumberland top list of nominees in this year's North East England Tourism Awards

Northumberland Council News Feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:00
Northumberland has topped the list of nominees at this year’s North East England Tourism Awards.
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Regional Adoption Agency gets the green light

Northumberland Council News Feed - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:00
Adopt North East, the brand new regional adoption agency, has officially been given the go ahead by the five local authorities supporting the new service.
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Drive launched to keep our roadsides clean

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 00:00
A major campaign is underway encouraging motorists to play their part in keeping the county clean and green.
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Public invited to hear more on Blyth site plans

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 00:00
The council's development company is to host a public information event to mark the next stage in attracting investment on the former Blyth Power Station and Ash Dock site at Cambois.
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Special anniversary unveiling for Northumberland Victoria Cross holder

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 00:00
A commemorative stone was unveiled at a ceremony at Widdrington Station to mark the 100th Anniversary of the awarding of the Victoria Cross to James Bulmer Johnson.
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Knowledge and best practice was shared at social work conference

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 00:00
Northumberland County Council recently attended the North East Children’s Social Work Conference to share knowledge, experience and best practice across other local authorities.
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Careers event helps students plan their future

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 00:00
An event has been held to help young people with special educational needs understand the range of post 16 options available to them as they plan for their future.
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Children’s art project unveiled in Newbiggin

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 00:00
Young people from local Duke’s Secondary School were invited to take part in an art project to decorate a newly built public toilet block in Newbiggin, and the artwork has now been unveiled.
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Council working to bring empty homes back into use

Northumberland Council News Feed - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 00:00
As National Empty Homes Week (15-21 Oct) gets underway Northumberland County Council has released figures showing how they are tackling the issue.
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Digital champions help residents get online

Northumberland Council News Feed - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 00:00
Residents who don’t have access to the internet, or the skills they need to make the most of it, can get free help in Northumberland libraries to open up the wonders of the web.
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Help at hand to try one new thing during Get Online Week

Northumberland Council News Feed - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 00:00
Northumberland Libraries is encouraging residents to make the most of the internet as part of national Get Online Week from October 15 - October 21.
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Call out for volunteers on World Mental Health Day

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:00
On World Mental Health Day (10 October) a call out is being made for volunteers to come forward and act as support buddies to help people in Northumberland with mental health issues to become physically active.
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Community Choirs perform in local libraries

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 00:00
On Saturday 13 October, to mark National Libraries Week, community choirs will be singing in Northumberland Libraries.
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Changes to bin collections

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 00:00
Changes to bin collection days for more than 27,000 residents are being introduced in the county.
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Council gets budget under control to reduce budget gap to £36m

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 00:00
​Northumberland County Council have published revised budget proposals for 2019-2022 following Cabinet approval.
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Northumberland businesses get the ‘Digital Knowhow’

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 00:00
More than 100 businesses and charities attended a special workshop in the county aimed at helping them flourish in a digital future.
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Roadshows to provide support and advice for elderly

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 00:00
Two Winter Warmer roadshows will be held in Northumberland this week to help older people to stay active, safe and connected in their communities.
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Fighting Fly tipping in Cramlington

Northumberland Council News Feed - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 00:00
The fight against fly tipping in the county is continuing, and this month the focus has been on a waste dumping hotspot in Cramlington.
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Ministerial backing for new Darras Hall Primary School

Northumberland Council News Feed - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 00:00
The Secretary of State for Education has made a visit to a newly built primary school in Northumberland today (October 8th).
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Public encouraged to attend Union Chain Bridge consultation events

Northumberland Council News Feed - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 00:00
A series of consultation events with local residents, teachers and community groups will be held this month as further progress is made on the second round National Lottery bid for the Union Chain Bridge project.
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