Connectivity is vital to enabling economic growth, and that is why improving the rail network across the county is a key ambition of Northumberland Conservatives. A number of schemes are already underway to promote the return of railway services to the county by reintroducing abandoned lines and
Northumberland Conservatives are working to make sure that the county's economy has a plan in place to continue to grow, despite competing pressures. Our plan is driven by the ideas of prosperity, growth and opportunity.
Northumberland has finally been commended as the number one destination for tourists after years of trailing behind Cornwall. The county won GOLD this week at the British Travel Awards after coming second to Cornwall for four successive years.
Wellness is a top priority of this council-not just curing illness. Too often healthcare policy is geared solely towards making people better when they fall ill, almost ignoring the many benefits that can come from improving wellbeing and positive lifestyles.
Social media is playing an increasing role in politics. Used properly websites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are great tools to get important messages out and get feedback from residents right across our county.
Advance Northumberland is our county's new regneration company, and is set to deliver on its key role of regnerating our county. This week the council's full cabinet voted to set up the new regeneration company which will deliver meaningful development in the places it's needed.
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