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Record year for annual community festive toy collection

Record year for annual community festive toy collection

Needy children in Northumberland will receive a special Christmas treat thanks to a generous community group.

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Festive feast of fun for all the family at unit

Festive feast of fun for all the family at unit

A festive feast of activities is taking place at a Northumberland venue.

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Festive fun and carols at switch-on

Festive fun and carols at switch-on

Morpeth will be full of colour when the town centre Christmas lights are switched on tomorrow.

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Pupils provide food and presents for needy children

Pupils provide food and presents for needy children

Ponteland High School students have once again been very generous with donated items for their Christmas hampers.

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Faster internet speed gift for village residents

Faster internet speed gift for village residents

Residents in a Northumberland village who have been hampered by poor internet speeds for many years received a welcome early Christmas present.

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Churches ready for Christmas services

Churches ready for Christmas services

The spirit of Christmas is sweeping through churches across the area, with ample opportunity to join in services.

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Families flock to Stobhill for living nativity

Families flock to Stobhill for living nativity

More than 200 people turned out as members of the Anglican parish of Morpeth re-enacted the story of Jesus Christ’s birth in Stobhill on Sunday.

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Knitted angels will be returning to town

Knitted angels will be returning to town

An angelic initiative will once again be taking place in Morpeth.

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Festive designs raise awareness and funds

Festive designs raise awareness and funds

A group of people with mental health problems and learning disabilities have produced a series of Christmas cards to raise awareness and money for charity.

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A festive method to support youngsters

A festive method to support youngsters

The 4th Morpeth Scout Group is once again providing its useful Christmas post delivery service.

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