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No let up on school budget campaigning

One of the last acts of the Tory Government before the summer Parliamentary recess was to announce what Education Secretary Justine Greening claimed was a £1.3billion boost for schools.

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The new cycle trail at Wallington

Get outdoors and enjoy new cycle trail

The National Trust has launched a new family-friendly cycle trail at Wallington.

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The Morpeth BID consultation events included presentations.

Team explains its BID vision at Town Hall events

Morpeth Town Team and the Business Improvement District (BID) steering board recently held its first two consultation events.

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Cheese company on national awards shortlist

A Blagdon-based business has been nominated in two sections of this year’s Great British Cheese Awards.

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VIDEO: Blindfold walk puts key issue in spotlight

A member of Northumberland County Council’s cabinet recently did a blindfold walk around Morpeth to highlight the challenges blind and partially-sighted people face in navigating the town.

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Injured man dies after being found in field

A man who was found severely injured in a Northumberland field has died in hospital.

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FOOD: Help families this summer

FOOD: Help families this summer

At the end of July the school holidays are upon us.

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Coun Glen Sanderson (front right), Alnwick councillor Gordon Castle (front left) and staff from the county councils neighbourhood services team.

Verge cuts are almost complete

An ambitious programme of extra verge cutting has helped Northumberland to look even better ahead of the main tourist season.

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Carlisle Park in Morpeth.

Morpeth area parks flying the Green Flag for standards nationwide

Two parks in the Morpeth area have been named among the best in Britain by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.

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Crowds enjoy Morpeth Food and Drink Festival.

Sponsor on board for a fourth time at annual food and drink festival

Morpeth’s annual Food and Drink Festival will have Stratstone Tyneside BMW on board as sponsor for the fourth year running.

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Man detained after immigration officers visit takeaway

A Chinese national has been detained following a visit by immigration enforcement officers to a Ponteland takeaway.

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Freemasons, event compere Sue Sweeney and representatives of the charities receiving donations. Picture courtesy of The Bigger Picture Agency Ltd.

Freemasons funding for range of charities

At a celebration dinner to mark the 300th anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of England, Northumberland Freemasons gave away £300,000 to good causes.

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Coun John Beynon.

Approval for bigger unit despite concerns

A retrospective bid to extend a building at Coopies Lane Industrial Estate in Morpeth has been given the green light, despite the owner of the unit next to it saying he is unable to access his premises on many occasions due to vehicles blocking the way.

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Rockets duo win England call-up

Rockets duo win England call-up

Two rising stars from the North East have been selected to join the England Rugby League Youth Training Squad.

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Price is right as new chairman of Northumberland Sport

Price is right as new chairman of Northumberland Sport

A new chairman of Northumberland Sport has been appointed after a thorough recruitment process, it has been announced.

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The start of the Northumberland Coastal Run at Beadnell.
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Morpeth pair achieve double for third time in Coastal Run

The annual Northumberland Coastal Run, organised by Alnwick Harriers, again proved to be a tremendous success on Sunday with over 1,200 entries.

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Ann Small from the Morpeth Jobcentre, left, and two Jobcentre colleagues hand the cheque to Danielle Callender, community fund-raiser at St Oswalds.

Stepping out to raise money for hospice

Staff from Jobcentres across Northumberland saddled up for a challenge in aid of a hospice.

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Police force 17th in UK for vehicle crime

There were more than 6,600 reported vehicle crimes in 2016 in the Northumbria Police force area, according to new research.

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Mark Allison

Epic runs bring in huge charity sums

Mark Allison, of ‘Run, Geordie, Run’, runs all over the world to raise money for charity. He talked to Morpeth Rotary about what he has done and what he plans.

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