Local News

Planning permission for Hexham Bunker site

Hexham was given a boost this week as plans were approved for the “Bunker site” which has lain vacant for many years.  The project includes a new supermarket and Travelodge hotel.  The project will also provide a 250 space car park that will be owned by Northumberland County Council and provide a

Major investment at Cramlington playpark

This week Cramlington Town Council agreed a further £100k investment into Cramlington play parks for our young people with our focus on Cramlington being a child friendly town, this is on top of the new play park at Westfield Park that we have provided, the complete replacement at Seven Oaks, and

A1 dualling takes major leap forward

The dualling of the A1 between Morpeth and Ellington has taken a big step forwards with the planning application being lodged this week.  The news follows Prime Minister Boris Johnsons repeated pledge that he wants to see complete dualling of the route up to the Scottish border.

Druridge Bay Café opens this weekend

The refurbishment of the Druridge Bay Visitor Centre has been completed including a new café.

Speaking about the project Councillor Glen Sanderson said, “I am very pleased that our new cafe at Druridge Bay Country Park will be open this weekend, Saturday 4th July, for the first time.

Seahouses toilets set for refurbishment

Plans for the refurbishment of Seahouses public toilets have been welcomed by the local Conservative Councillor for Bamburgh, Guy Renner Thompson.