Local News

Northumberland economic regeneration

Cllr Richard Wearmouth:


Here in Northumberland, major milestones have been achieved on the economic regeneration front as we seek to deliver a County that works for every Northumberland Resident.   

Carers week in Northumberland

Cllr Veronica Jones


Last week was National Carers’ Week and it is important that we pay tribute to those who provide vital support to relatives and friends who are ill or disabled.

Environmental responsibilities for future generations

As a County we are blessed with wonderful scenery and fabulous coasts and countryside.
And  we, as a County Council, take our responsibilities very seriously and want to see the County remain  environmentally class - leading.

Improving rail services is vital for Northumberland's prosperity

Passenger rail services are a significant priority for our council as we look to help get people off our roads and on to public transport. Railways help cut road congestion and in so doing pollution from cars which leads to poor air quality.