Homeless In Northumberland

Local institutional response extensive but human needs continue to challenge Article & images by Valerie MacDonald A 36-year-old woman who lost her home due to a “domestic situation” is on the street for the first time in Cobourg unable to care for her five-month-old baby whom she is seldom able to see. “I’d like to […]

Tattoos 4 Trauma Exceeds Goal

$28,352.08 raised Article by Dave Glover Images: supplied: above image shows Dave Glover centre with two T4T supporters at Cobourg Lions Centre Tattoos 4Trauma just wrapped up its second year. The community fund-raising event was created by Sue Dingsdale Glover and her sister Theresa Rickerby, in memory and honour of Sue’s son David Glover who […]

Less Than Two Weeks to Go for Tattoos 4 Trauma 2023!

Less than 40 spots are available to support this important mental health fundraiser. Raising Awareness-Building Community-Providing Support Bookings are OPEN Proceeds to The Northumberland Warming Hub for this coming fall, winter and spring. How does it work? 1. Go to www.tattoos4trauma.com 2. Click Book Appointment 3. Follow Instructions and Send Donation of $125 + Add […]

Keeping It Clean In The County

Week-long litter clean-up challenge winners announced — 19,020 kilograms picked up Image: (L-R): Dan Orr (County Education & Communications Coordinator); Mandy Martin (County Warden and Mayor of the Township of Cramahe); John Logel (County Councillor and Mayor of the Township of Alnwick/Haldimand) Recently at County Council, the Township of Alnwick Haldimand and Township of Cramahe […]

Johnny & Janey Canuk Simply Can’t Compete

Glover Zeroes In On Who Is Responsible For High Home Prices Opinion by Dave Glover Back in the late 90s, when my wife and I were hoping to buy our 1st home, we had to rely on the kindness of the vendor.  We had a sufficient down payment, but banks were risk-averse, especially after the […]

Staples Showcases Local Young Entrepreneurs

August 9 — displays of craftmanship & introduction to innovative services Hey! Come on down August 9 to Staples in Cobourg to see what some of Northumberland’s youthful entrepreneurs have got cooking. You will see the BECN Youth Entrepreneurship Showcase where you can browse talented craftmanship and innovative services offered by young entrepreneurs in Northumberland […]

Northumberland County News

Getting labour from outside Northumberland Northumberland County is exploring an innovative partnership to address local labor shortages in healthcare, construction, and advanced manufacturing. Inspired by a pilot project in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, the initiative would engage the federal government’s Economic Mobility Pathways Project to connect skilled refugees with job vacancies in the community. The […]

County Announces Retirement Of Bill Detlor

Golden Plough Lodge Administrator worked for 13 years in Northumberland Northumberland County has announced that after 40 years of public service, including 13 years of dedicated service to the Northumberland community, Golden Plough Lodge (GPL) Administrator Bill Detlor will be retiring. Mr. Detlor spent over 10 years in senior leadership roles with Northumberland Paramedics before […]

More Supportive Housing Partnership

County, NCHC & CMHA partner to increase access in Northumberland Former Bed and Breakfast in Campbellford Purchased Referral Pathways Available to Access Housing Northumberland  – June 16, 2023 – Northumberland County, Northumberland County Housing Corporation (NCHC), and Canadian Mental Health Association Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (CMHA HKPR) are pleased to announce a partnership to make more […]

Employment Opportunity: Alternate Crossing Guard

Become a Part-time Alternate School Crossing Guard with the Municipality of Trent Hills If you are someone that cares about the safety of children, is trustworthy, dependable and willing to work a few shifts during the day, you should consider becoming a School Crossing Guard. In order for the Municipality to ensure that all crossings […]