Council to sell off headquarters

Northumberland County Council has confirmed plans to sell of its headquarters in Morpeth. The council needs to save £130 million and it's hoped moving staff and selling County Hall can save other services.

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Council will sell county hall to save money

Northumberland County Council has confirmed its headquarters will be sold. The Labour run council will sell off County Hall in Morpeth in a bid to save £130 million.

They want to move workers to smaller, cheaper buildings in places like Ashington, Berwick and Hexham.

The council says it's selling the land to a housing developer, so it can save leisure centres and libraries, livelihoods and jobs.

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