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Council welcomes interest in The Terrace site

An opportunity to develop one of Morpeth’s key sites is attracting a great deal of interest.

Hayley Revell, Marie Curie Community Fundraiser for North East and Cumbria, launches the Blooming Great Tea Party on Alnmouth beach.

A blooming good fund-raising scheme in aid of charity

Residents are being invited to throw a blooming great party in aid of charity.

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10th year for popular ride and show fund-raiser

The annual Gary Routledge Ride and Show reaches its 10th year on Monday.

Annie Laverty, director of patient experience at Northumbria Healthcare. Picture by Simon Williams.

Prestigious award for third year in a row

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has achieved an award hat-trick.


VIDEO: Pitmen Painters - two new exhibitions at Woodhorn Museum

A new body of work by a contemporary artist and an exhibition of previously unseen works, both based on the Pitmen Painters, form part of Woodhorn Museum's summer season.

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Proposals to help deal with parking problems in town

An action plan has been developed to improve car parking in Morpeth town centre.

Protestors at the NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group  meeting about Rothbury Community Hospital at Morpeth Town Hall.' Picture by Jane Coltman

Community’s hospital fight taken to PM

Since my last update, there has been no shortage of politics, sport or national events for the nation to get its teeth into.

Staff and students at Northumberland College's dog grooming parlour. Picture by Trevor Walker (The Image Farm).

Revamp for college’s popular pooch parlour

Northumberland College’s dog grooming parlour, based at its Kirkley Hall Campus near Ponteland, has undergone an extensive makeover this term.

Having fun at the Children's Cancer Run.

Thousands step out for Children’s Cancer Run

Around 8,500 runners from across the North East picked up the pace at the weekend for the 36th annual Children’s Cancer Run.

Northumberland Auction House auctioneer Adam Barr with the collection of six original pictures by the late Scott Dobson.

Geordie artist’s images for sale at Morpeth auction venue

A collection of six original pictures by the late Scott Dobson is due to go under the hammer at the Northumberland Auction House in Morpeth tomorrow.


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This Royal wedding house party raised �220 for Mind. Picture courtesy of Stobhill resident Kerry Gascoigne.

Street and house parties aplenty celebrate Royal event of the year

There were plenty of Union Jacks to be seen in communities across Northumberland as people gathered together to mark the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday.

The new Mayor of Morpeth, Coun Jack Gebhard, with his peal band on the Clock Tower steps.

Bells ring out in town to welcome the new Mayor

Bellringers from across the North East and further afield once again rang the traditional Mayor’s Peal to welcome the new Mayor of Morpeth on Saturday.

Ray Lonsdale with the completed face for the Emily Wilding Davison statue.

Emily Wilding Davison statue face revealed

A statue to create a lasting memorial to Northumberland suffragette Emily Wilding Davison is starting to come to life.

Morpeth Fair Day 2017. Picture by Jane Coltman.

New sponsors announced for big town event

Plans are well in hand for this year’s Morpeth Fair Day.

Tooth decay in youngsters.

Tooth decay is found in fifth of five-year-olds

A fifth of children starting primary school in Northumberland have suffered from tooth decay, new figures from Public Health England show.

High speed train at Edinburgh Waverley.

More detail is needed on timetables

The invitation last month for ‘Those Who Know The Truth’ to tell us so that we all know what is going on has produced early results.


Planning proposals submitted to council

The following planning applications have been submitted to Northumberland County Council.

The delighted winners at the North East Livestock Sales show and sale of suckled calves and store cattle, which was held at Acklington last month.

Tremendous quality on show at livestock sales

North East Livestock Sales show and sale of suckled calves and store cattle at Acklington Mart on April 30 sold 331 head.

James Grieves.

Hospital volunteer is making his mark

A Morpeth teenager has been speaking about his volunteer role that sees him interacting with hospital patients as part of a new initiative.

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