Northumberland

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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Welcome boost for education funding

Northumberland Council News Feed - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 00:00
Job prospects and opportunities for young people in Northumberland are set to be boosted by a new £24 million programme for the north east, the Education Secretary has announced.
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Northumberland and Scottish Fire Service collaborate on remote wildfire training

Northumberland Council News Feed - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 00:00
Firefighters in Northumberland have tackled a number of wildfires this summer after the enduring heat wave made the countryside dangerously flammable.
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Stand-alone leisure centre and hospital confirmed for Berwick

Northumberland Council News Feed - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 00:00
Northumberland County Council act on commitment to listen to community.
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Discover something new during libraries week

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:00
Northumberland residents are being encouraged to discover more about their local library during Libraries Week which runs from October 8 to 13. Northumberland Libraries have put on a packed week of events to demonstrate just what libraries in the county can offer to our local communities.
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Kirknewton residents’ views sought on conservation area

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:00
Public consultation is underway on a new Conservation Area Appraisal for the Northumberland village of Kirknewton.
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NRFS Chief’s Challenge focuses on mental health within the emergency services.

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:00
Northumberland Fire and Rescue Chief Fire Officer, Paul Hedley, is taking on a number of ‘Chief’s Challenges’ to mark his landmark 50th birthday while raising money for Tyneside and Northumberland Mind, the local branch of the charity Mind.
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One person quits smoking every 80 seconds in England

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:00
Stoptober is back and smokers in Northumberland are being encouraged to give quitting another go – even if they’ve tried before.
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Record turnout expected at Kielder Marathon weekend

Northumberland Council News Feed - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 00:00
There are just a few days to go before thousands of runners enjoy Britain's ‘most beautiful' marathon.
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Ambitious Borderlands Deal proposals submitted to Governments

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:00
After a year in the planning, a multi-million-pound proposal to provide significant investment to the Borderlands has formally been submitted to UK and Scottish Governments.
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Carlisle Park strikes GOLD at the ‘in bloom’ awards

Northumberland Council News Feed - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:00
County council staff, members and volunteers have been celebrating Carlisle Park’s Gold award win in the Best Park category of this year’s Northumbria in Bloom Awards.
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