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VIDEO: Kite ace Josh begins national event at Druridge

The first of two days of championship action has taken place at a Northumberland venue, with an expert kite-flier from the county aiming to defend his British titles.

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HERALD WAR REPORT: Advert from the Morpeth Herald, July 19, 1918.

HERALD WAR REPORT

In this feature to commemorate the First World War, we will bring you the news as it happened in 1918, as reported by the Morpeth Herald. All material is published with kind permission of the Mackay family. We thank them for their support and generosity in allowing us access to their archive.

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The outside of The Chantry building in Morpeth.

Library decision ‘can’t be rushed’

Northumberland County Council has been urged to discuss the potential new library location in Morpeth with all relevant parties before making a decision.

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Sandra Foreman (centre, holding the award) with her colleagues at Thomas Cook Metrocentre.

Travel agency soars into Top 50 in the UK

A Ponteland woman has helped steer a travel agency to new heights.

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Police.

Northumbria Police sees decline in number of officers over 12-month period

The number of officers in Northumbria Police has dropped over the last year, new figures from the Home Office show.

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Coun John Beynon and David Mash in the bus shelter that has been moved back to its original position.

Council returns bus shelter to its original position

After concerns were raised by many residents, a bus shelter in the Stobhill area of Morpeth is now back in its original position.

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Send us your photos taken on Saturday, July 21.

Share your photos of one summer’s day this Saturday

Summer has truly arrived and we wait with bated breath to see if the scorching temperatures we have enjoyed so far will extend into the school holidays so we can all have fun in the sun.

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EU deal must respect lines and pillars

EU deal must respect lines and pillars

A week can be a long time in politics, and certainly the last few weeks have been even more rollercoaster-like than normal.

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Neil Richmond is retiring as headteacher at Stobhillgate First School in Morpeth. Picture by Jane Coltman

School says goodbye to long-serving head

For the headteacher at Stobhillgate First School, school will soon be out for good.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pictured during a visit to Blyth. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Corbyn wears shirt made by family firm

A unique sports and leisure wear company based in Pegswood made the special shirt worn by the Labour Party leader on Saturday.

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Appeal for witnesses following collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision in Ponteland at the weekend that resulted in a pensioner being taken to hospital.

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Northumberland County Council's leader Peter Jackson, chief executive Daljit Lally and Coun John Riddle.

Northumberland taxpayers could face legal bill over Lugano homes row

Taxpayers are being asked to foot the legal bills of Northumberland’s council leader and chief executive in the face of proposed action by a disgruntled developer.

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Multi-Line and Multi-Kite British Champion Josh Mitcheson.

Kite ace Josh set to defend his British titles in Northumberland

An expert kite-flier from Ashington is in line to defend his British titles this weekend in his home county.

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Druridge Bay Boxing Club members in their new ring.

New ring helps a local boxing club to punch above its weight

A popular community boxing club is punching above its weight after winning funding for a new ring from a regional employer.

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A CrossCountry train south of Berwick.

Are you sitting comfortably on Northumberland trains?

The American poet Longfellow, while pacing the boards with his baby daughter, composed the poem: “There was a little girl who had a little curl, right in the middle of her forehead; and when she was good, she was very, very good; and when she was bad, she was horrid.”

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Northumberland health group no longer inadequate

The group which buys health services for Northumberland is no longer rated inadequate after working to improve its precarious financial position.

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Castle Vale and Coronation Park, Berwick

Northumberland parks named among the UK’s very best green spaces

Nine of Northumberland’s parks have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as some of the very best in the UK.

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A picture from today's rescue.

Kayaker rescued in Northumberland

Coastguard and lifeboat crews were called into action this afternoon to rescue a kayaker from the water in Northumberland.
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HERALD WAR REPORT: Advert from the Morpeth Herald, July 12, 1918.

HERALD WAR REPORT

In this feature to commemorate the First World War, we will bring you the news as it happened in 1918, as reported by the Morpeth Herald. All material is published with kind permission of the Mackay family. We thank them for their support and generosity in allowing us access to their archive.

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