Northumberland County Council's Community Chest Scheme

County Council's Community Chest Scheme is now open to new applications. 


Although town and parish councils cannot apply to the fund, there may be community groups  that may benefit from the scheme, such as community building committees, WIs, Scouts, sports clubs and so forth.

Application forms and guidance are available on the County Council website:


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The Tour of Britain Cycle Race 2017

With less than 50 days to go until the Tour of Britain races through Northumberland,  businesses, community groups and local residents are being called upon to help decorate the route and help turn the county red and yellow - the colours of the Northumberland flag.

The people of Northumberland are being asked to take part in the colourful project painting and displaying their old or unwanted bicycles to celebrate the Northumberland stage of the race which takes place on Monday September 4.

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NCC - Withdrawal of Core Strategy

At its Council meeting on 5 July 2017, Northumberland County Council agreed to formally withdraw the Northumberland Local Plan Core Strategy from the independent examination process. A statement of withdrawal, frequently asked questions and papers from the council meeting can be viewed using the links below.

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Northumbria Police Front Desk Service closure

While the front desk service may have closed at Amble Police station, there are still may ways to contact the police.
Call 101: Non emergency number
Call 999: Emergency number
Report a crime online

The following link provides you with news from your neighbourhood and the various methods on communicating with Northumbria Police locally.

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