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Historic castle reopens as education centre

Historic castle reopens as education centre

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  January 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ford Castle at Ford and Etal near Berwick upon Tweed will become a residential outdoor education centre. School trip provider Chateau Beaumont has joined forces with the county council to create the new facility.

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Get a grip on driving in snow and ice

Get a grip on driving in snow and ice

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Northumberland County Council has joined up with Road Safety GB North East to give some advice ahead of the snow and ice that may come in winter months.

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Astley students LOVE nature

Astley students LOVE nature

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  December 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

National Tree week is being marked by students from Astley Community High School. They have been planting new trees in their local park. As well, they have erected bird boxes to encourage greater wildlife in the area around Seaton Deleval.

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Digital savvy readers drawn in by new online library service

Digital savvy readers drawn in by new online library service

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  November 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Northumberland County Council has launched a new online library service for residents. The user-friendly website (www.mylibrary.co.uk) has doubled the number of people accessing their local library online. It gives each library in Northumberland its own mini site containing a guide to everything from opening times to directions.

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Residents urged to get social with council’s ‘gritter twitter’ as winter looms

Residents urged to get social with council’s ‘gritter twitter’ as winter looms

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Northumberland County Council hopes people will use the internet this winter to get important information about weather updates, particularly during periods of heavy snowfall. The council wants people to use its Twitter and Facebook service to keep up-to-date on important notices.

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