Lucy applauded

MORPETH business leaders have shown their appreciation for a regional performing arts centre.

Members of Morpeth and District Chamber of Trade have presented local girl Lucy Sage with a bouquet in honour of the tenth anniversary of her Sage Academy in Byker.

Ms Sage, who grew up in Morpeth, has supported numerous town festivities through her college, with her young dancers and singers showcasing their talents at various events.

Her father Les is also long-standing member of the chamber.