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Your Say

COLLECTION: Support for the life-savers

The committee of the Ashington branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution would like to thank staff and customers of Morrisons Morpeth for their generosity during our recent in-store collection. We collected £329.74.

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GATHERING: Anniversary achievement

GATHERING: Anniversary achievement

The Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering Committee wishes to thank whole-heartedly all those organisations, groups and individuals who supported the Golden Gathering and helped the festival reach its half-century.

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LEAGUE AGAINST CRUEL SPORTS PRESIDENT: Politics

What a grilling for Theresa

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SOUTH MORPETH COALITION: Planning

SOUTH MORPETH COALITION: Planning

Don’t forget the birds

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HUNTING: Public want to keep the ban

I’m writing in response to the Prime Minister’s pledge to hold a free vote on overturning the ban on fox hunting.

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SCHOOL: Not the right site to re-build

SCHOOL: Not the right site to re-build

Andrea Smith’s letter (Morpeth Herald, May 11) states that there are a lot of unanswered questions that need answering about the proposed developments at County Hall, Morpeth.

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DEMENTIA: Keep account access easy

DEMENTIA: Keep account access easy

May is the month of the Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Awareness Week, (May 14-20).

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TRAFFIC: Locals will know best

TRAFFIC: Locals will know best

I was sorry to read that Alex Swailes was unable to attend the Golden Gathering’as the Morpeth Gadgy this year.

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SCHOOL: Vital facility being held up

SCHOOL: Vital facility being held up

I am wholeheartedly sick of the activities of the ‘Morpeth Mob’, who have been instrumental in causing the proposals to redevelop the County Hall site to be called in by the Secretary of State.

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ARTS: Town needs cultural space

ARTS: Town needs cultural space

I am greatly troubled by the direction Northumberland County Council has been taking and the value that is being given to commerce.

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DOUGHNUTS: Tuck in for charity funds

DOUGHNUTS: Tuck in for charity funds

National Doughnut Week, taking place between May 6 and 13, is fast approaching to help raise money for The Children’s Trust, the UK’s leading charity for children with brain injury.

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Carers: Spotlight is on communities

Carers: Spotlight is on communities

Some 6.5 million people in the UK care, unpaid, for a disabled, older or ill family member or friend.

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WORK: Disruption was minimised

WORK: Disruption was minimised

Thankfully, the upheaval caused by the upgrade works in Dark Lane to the Morpeth sewer system is pretty much at an end.

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INFRASTRUCTURE: A key part of town planning

INFRASTRUCTURE: A key part of town planning

Now that the bypass across Cottingwood Common is complete, heading north out of Morpeth you can appreciate the time and effort put into developing the access to the motorway, instead of the old direct route out of Morpeth.

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VOLUNTEERS: Brighten up children’s lives

VOLUNTEERS: Brighten up children’s lives

Barnardo’s is appealing for people to take part in its first large-scale volunteering event to improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK.

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SCAMS: Taking action on mail fraud

SCAMS: Taking action on mail fraud

I am writing to let you and your readers know about another major initiative that Royal Mail has launched to protect consumers from scam mail.

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NURSING: Too many are struggling

NURSING: Too many are struggling

When the Government gave nursing staff another real-terms pay cut this month, the Royal College of Nursing decided to ask all 270,000 of its members working in the NHS how they want to respond.

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CENTRE: Thank you for your help

CENTRE: Thank you for your help

On behalf of the Northstar Centre, Berwick, I would like to thank everyone who supported our Easter Eggstravaganza on April 5.

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ROUNDABOUT: Why is it going to be so big?

ROUNDABOUT: Why is it going to be so big?

Many of your readers will be aware that Tommy’s Field has been used as allotments at least since the Second World War and for many years before that as an amenity for the Morpeth people

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ARCH: We need to know who it is

ARCH: We need to know who it is

Northumberland County Council insists that Arch Northumberland is a company which is solely owned by itself.

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