Funding still available for voluntary and community groups

Funding still available for voluntary and community groups

Funding is still available for voluntary and community groups and organisations in the Tynedale area. The deadline of the Northumberland County Council Community Chest Scheme has been extended to help applicants submit applications during the current lockdown. The new...

BBC Education Programming

BBC Education Programming

One of the most serious consequences of the national lockdown is upon the education of our young people. The BBC are offering 3 hours of primary school programming each week day from 9am and 2 hours of secondary programming on BBC Two - from next Monday. More details...

Major Investment in Blyth Town Centre

Major Investment in Blyth Town Centre

More great news for Northumberland. I've just seen the letter from the Secretary of State awarding Northumberland County Council £11.3m to regenerate the centre of Blyth. With the Heritage Action Zone funding already secured for Hexham, investment happening in...

Corbridge Festival 2020 Line-Up

Corbridge Festival 2020 Line-Up

Details of the acts playing at the summer 2020 Corbridge Festival are being announced. Read the Hexham Courant Article here. Full details can be found on their web site - https://corbridge-festival.co.uk/.    

General Election 2019

General Election 2019

Since I started in local politics in May '17 there have been a lot of elections - County Council, General Election, North of Tyne, NCC by-election, Europe, Police & Crime Commissioner and now another General Election. People are weary but this is the most...

One of the Greenest Counties

One of the Greenest Counties

A few months after we declared a Climate Emergency it's great to see that Northumberland has been named as the greenest county on the North East and ranked 7th in the UK for low levels of emissions. The work we are doing right across the county and across council...

Climate Emergency

Climate Emergency

We have been working hard across all service areas to improve Northumberland County Council's environmental performance. As a local authority we have three responsibilities:- get our own house in order and reduce the Council's environmental impact. play a leadership...