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Town’s hope for another national floral crown

Morpeth will aim to be among the best in the UK when it comes to flower power next year.

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Pupils take town history to stage

Pupils take town history to stage

Pupils from three Morpeth schools are to bring to life an important part of their town’s long and proud history to celebrate the launch of a new book by prolific local author Bridget Gubbins.

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Image of yesteryear, do you know where the photograph was taken and who is in the photograph? If so let us know.

Images of Yesteryear

These parents and children look like they were having a great time in this old photograph from 25 years ago, but do you know where it was taken, what was going on, or can you identify anyone pictured?

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Mark Simpson read Pride of the Poppy by Albert Gormley during the service.

School and guests pay respects to Old Boys killed in action

King Edward VI School in Morpeth held its annual Remembrance service at the War Memorial in the school grounds on Monday.

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Craig’s Day finishes team’s special fund-raising year

A year of fund-raising to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of a Lynemouth man culminated with the annual Craig’s Day.

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Lindsay Murray and host Alfie Joey present The Boutique Guest Accomodation of the Year Gold Award to Newton Hall. Picture by North News & Pictures

Gold awards for Northumberland tourism businesses

Tourism businesses from Northumberland dominated the regional industry awards last night, with an array of winners.

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LIBRARY: Bob will be missed by many

LIBRARY: Bob will be missed by many

Once the former library building in Morpeth is demolished I hope it won’t be long before the site has a new use.

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WATCH: Coca-Cola truck in Morpeth

The famous Coca-Cola truck has pulled into Morpeth.

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The switch-on of Morpeths Christmas lights always draws a big crowd. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Every pound spent locally gives a boost

Christmas well and truly arrives in Morpeth this weekend, and the festivities couldn’t be getting off to a better start.

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Northumberland facing local-plan intervention

The Government has threatened to directly intervene in councils who have failed to establish a local housing plan – including Northumberland.

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Coun Richard Wearmouth and Coun Peter Jackson at Fridays event.

Many residents have say on town’s future

Hundreds of people have had their say on Morpeth’s future – and there is still time for residents to give their views online.

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Greetings! New card shop set for Morpeth

Greetings! New card shop set for Morpeth

One of the UK’s leading card and gift retailers, Card Factory, is to open a brand new store in Morpeth’s Sanderson Arcade.

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Some of those who attended the annual Remembrance Sunday service in Ponteland. Picture by Trevor Walker (The Image Farm).

Pont comes together to remember fallen

Ponteland residents paid tribute to those from the area who died in battle over the last century.

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Barn dance to bring to an end golden year celebrations

The final event in the celebrations that mark 50 years of the Northumbrian Gathering will take place this weekend.

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The Coca-Cola Christmas truck.

Park and ride to see truck

With the famous Coca-Cola truck coming to Morpeth today and tomorrow, a free park and ride service will run from County Hall to Morpeth every half-hour between 4pm and 7.30pm each day.

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Kirkley Hall.

Plenty to enjoy at hall’s festive event

The annual Countryside Christmas Fair at Kirkley Hall is taking place this weekend.

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Presenters, special guests and representatives, including Morpeth Mayor Andrew Tebbutt, get ready to switch-on the Christmas lights at Sanderson Arcade. Pictures by Trevor Walker.

Arcade is ready for the big switch-on

The team at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth is preparing to host its annual Christmas lights switch-on event on Saturday.

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ENVIRONMENT: Help reduce plastic waste

ENVIRONMENT: Help reduce plastic waste

Where are they now?

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A section of the parade to the Cenotaph in Morpeth on Remembrance Sunday. Picture by Doug Harrison.

Residents pay respects to our glorious heroes

Morpeth fell silent twice at the weekend to remember the fallen.

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