Housing is still a concern for coastal parishes
A lack of affordable homes and the effectiveness of the rural allocations policy were the main concerns as councillors discussed housing.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Alcohol led to accident on the A1 at Belford
A drink-driver started to fall asleep at the wheel and caused an accident on the A1 Belford bypass, magistrates in Berwick heard last week.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Run-down chalets transformed into new tourist facilities
Former run-down diving chalets in a north Northumberland seaside village have been transformed into accommodation for visitors travelling on a budget.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Thursday's strike to impact Northumberland
Schools and county-council premises in Northumberland look set to be disrupted on Thursday as public-sector strike action takes place.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
York mum of three and keen amateur photographer Clare Tasker captured ...
York mum of three and keen amateur photographer CLARE TASKER captured these photographs in the Farne Islands.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Controversial coastal dune development back again
A bid to replace a bungalow nestled in the dunes on the north Northumberland coast with a modern, striking new home has been resurrected.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Berwick's best volunteers recognised at awards
Individuals and groups who give up their time to help their local communities have been recognised at the Berwick Voluntary Forum awards, with remarkable supermum Louise Wood collecting the top prize.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
'Zombie council' slammed
Sue Patterson and other post 16 transport charge protestors outside the Duchess's High School in Alnwick.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
All set for Castles and Islands challenge
Hosted by Coquet Yacht Club, the event is so named as the route takes in five of the region's landmark castles.
New plans lodged for redevelopment of Links House
Scaled down plans for the redevelopment of a home set in the dunes between Beadnell and Seahouses have been submitted.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
National award for breakdown service
Beating off competition from more than 600 garages nationwide, AJK Thompson has been hailed the AA's National Contractor of the Year at the motoring organisation's Road Employee Awards 2014.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Boost to hotel business from superfast broadband
A hotel in Beadnell is transforming the way it does business thanks to the roll-out of fibre broadband by iNorthumberland.
Yacht assisted by RNLI
Teams from Seahouses and Craster, alongside Howick Coastguard, were called to the vessel which had run aground at Newton Point, at around 8.15pm.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Row over cancelled Northumberland County Council meeting in wake of protest
Council leaders criticised for scrapping free travel for students have cancelled a meeting at which parents were to protest\n\n Council bosses who came under fire for axing free transport for students have cancelled their next meeting, scuppering a parents' protest.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Meetings to discuss byelaw changes
Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority will hold a series of meetings in the district to discuss the proposed changes to their byelaws.