Cramlington Town Council has given £500 from its Community Chest to a blood cancer charity for a project where volunteers are creating Bags of Hope to support patients dealing with illnesses such as leukaemia and lymphoma.Find out more
Music has been a key focus for many young people across the county, with celebrations taking place online as schools closed for the summer. Ordinarily schools would have celebrated the achievements of young musicians and performers through a variety of summer concerts and end of term celebrations. This has not been the case for 2020, with the arts and music community coming together online instead.Find out more
Pubs, cafes and restaurants wanting to move their chairs and tables outside can now apply to the council for permission through a special fast-track system.
A pavement license will allow some businesses to place removable furniture over parts of the pavement next to their premises to serve food and drink, after the Government passed new legislation to speed up the process.
Applications are now open for the Northumberland County Council’s apprenticeship scheme, with opportunities in horticulture, customer service, business administration, highways maintenance and software development – there’s something whether you are more hands-on, a people person or more technically minded.Find out more