News from Northumberland Gazette

IN PICTURES: Runners take on endurance challenges along the Northumberland coast.

See if there is a runner you know in these photos...... The Endurancelife Northumberland race. Pictures by Jane Coltman jpimedia Buy a Photo . jpimedia Buy a Photo . jpimedia Buy a Photo . jpimedia Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 9

today, 01:04 in Art & Culture
 

Labour anger at proposed changes to Northumberland County Council staff pay

Labour councillors have slammed proposals to ‘take money from the pay packets of the county council’s workforce’, which have been revealed in leaked papers. The proposals in question are contained in a report to the authority’s informal cabinet, dated...

Friday, 23:13 in Art & Culture
 

Visit sheds light on the recycling process

As a volunteer for Coast Care I was invited to visit the Materials Recycling Facility in West Sleekburn. In 2006, Northumberland County Council signed a contract with SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK for a 28-year waste private finance initiative. The...

Friday, 17:07 in Art & Culture
 

Amble man in court over child rape charges

An Amble man has been charged with five counts of rape of a child under the age of 13. John William Henderson, 32, is also accused of making indecent photographs of a child and sexual assault. He appeared at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court on Saturday,...

Friday, 16:36 in Art & Culture
 

SURVEY RESULTS: Northumberland’s most popular places to visit

As we reveal the top 5 Northumberland places, as voted by Coastal Retreats followers, let us know if you agree with them! Holy Island, only accessible from the Northumberland mainland at low tide, took the top spot. Picture by Jane Coltman...

Friday, 15:48 in Art & Culture
 

Valuation victory for Rothbury residents leads to £20k council-tax rebate

A surveyor has helped recover more than £20,000 in overpaid council tax for a group of Rothbury residents after a years-long battle with valuers. Graham Cadwallader, a local chartered surveyor who represented residents of the Whitton View estate,...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

Leaked proposals to change terms and conditions of council staff spark concern

Labour councillors have slammed proposals to ‘take money from the pay packets of the county council’s workforce’, which have been revealed in leaked papers. The proposals in question are contained in a report to the authority’s informal cabinet, dated...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

'An emptiness in the council chamber' - Touching tributes to Bernard Pidcock

Touching tributes were paid to the late Bernard Pidcock at the first full council meeting since the death of the popular Labour councillor earlier this month. Wednesday’s (February 20) meeting of Northumberland County Council opened with a minute’s...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

Northumberland County Council spends millions on 'non-disclosure contract terminations'

Northumberland County Council has spent more than £1.1million on ‘gagging agreements’ for staff who have left the authority since May 2017. Plus, in 2018, membership fees and associated costs across a range of bodies had a total bill to the council of...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

Bishop visits Alnwick school

There’s been a lot going on at St Michael’s C of E Primary School in Alnwick. The school welcomed the Bishop of Newcastle, Christine Hardman. She met children from each of the classes before leading the school in an act of worship. Meanwhile, Year 5...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

Store gives surplus food to good causes

An Alnwick store is donating its surplus food to local good causes. St Paul’s School in Alnwick and Hadston House Community Centre, which provides meals on wheels for vulnerable people, will benefit from donations from Aldi on South Road. It is one of...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

How drones have transformed the work of technology firm

Drones are playing a vital role in the delivery of much-needed superfast broadband to some of England’s most remote areas, as well as helping farmers fight back against rural crime. Alnwick-based technology and communications company Alncom is...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

Alnwick Town Council round-up

At the latest meeting of Alnwick Town Council, councillors agreed, subject to further consultation with individual businesses, to support Northumberland County Council’s proposals for a trial pedestrianisation scheme in Narrowgate. The trial could be...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

Charity update on future of former fire station

The future use of the old fire station in Alnwick was discussed at the latest meeting of Alnwick Town Council. The charity North East Equality and Diversity Ltd (NEED) is buying the building on South Road. Some of it will be used by NEED and some will...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 

Butcher has the cure for demand for bacon

An Amble butcher is bringing home the bacon for buyers nationwide. RC Roland & Son has launched a new online venture, The Artisan Bacon Company, to sell its locally-cured bacon around the country. An increased interest in its bacon lines, both...

Friday, 14:09 in Art & Culture
 
Page:


News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28