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SCOUTS: Christmas post in good hands

I am writing to ask for readers’ support for this year’s 4th Morpeth Scouts’ Christmas Post Delivery Service.

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FIREWORKS: Supporting festive work

FIREWORKS: Supporting festive work

I am writing to thank John Stafford and the organisers for allowing us to hold a collection after Morpeth Rugby Club’s excellent fireworks display.

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SUBSIDIES: Conflicting emotions?

SUBSIDIES: Conflicting emotions?

It is interesting that Sir James Dyson, despite his views on Europe and his considerable wealth, is still happy to claim farming subsidies on the considerable amount of land he owns.

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COLLECTION: Thanks for all the support

COLLECTION: Thanks for all the support

In September, Christian Aid held its annual street collection in Morpeth.

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WAR REPORT: Accounts make for a good read

WAR REPORT: Accounts make for a good read

A Grand Concert was held by the blinded musicians in aid of sailors and soldiers blinded in the war at the Playhouse in Morpeth on November 29, 1917, according to the latest edition of your war report feature.

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LIBRARY: Bob will be missed by many

LIBRARY: Bob will be missed by many

Once the former library building in Morpeth is demolished I hope it won’t be long before the site has a new use.

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ENVIRONMENT: Help reduce plastic waste

ENVIRONMENT: Help reduce plastic waste

Where are they now?

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PENSIONS: Employers are missing a trick

PENSIONS: Employers are missing a trick

Five years on from the introduction of auto-enrolment, almost nine in 10 people (89 percent) in the North East think it was a good idea, but local employers might be missing a trick by under-estimating how valuable pension contributions can be for the recruitment and retention of staff.

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DIABETES: It’s essential to get the flu jab

DIABETES: It’s essential to get the flu jab

It is essential that everyone with diabetes has the flu jab this winter.

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BREXIT: Democracy did not end in 2016

BREXIT: Democracy did not end in 2016

A woman looked at me in the eye, face to face, while I was out campaigning with Angels for Europe.

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ROADS: Exacerbating the problems

ROADS: Exacerbating the problems

I read your article about the impact of the cycle path from the side of the A192 heading into Morpeth town centre, shortly after the turn-off for Grange Road (Morpeth Herald, October 5).

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EUROPE: Britain differs little from EU

EUROPE: Britain differs little from EU

Misinformed, uninformed, ill-informed, unaware? Ignorant? Or wilfully ignorant?

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BREXIT: Unelected and unaccountable

BREXIT: Unelected and unaccountable

I write with reference to a letter in reply to Jack Gebhard by the self-proclaimed Angels For Europe (Morpeth Herald, October 26).

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SERVICE: Thanks for wallet return

SERVICE: Thanks for wallet return

Last Friday I travelled on the 4.53pm Arriva bus, number 35, from Station Road, Ashington, to Morpeth.

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FAIR: We couldn’t do it without you

FAIR: We couldn’t do it without you

On behalf of Contact Mental Health Group we would like to say a huge thank you to those people who supported our autumn fair at the Town Hall, Morpeth

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ARCH: Much work to drive forward

ARCH: Much work to drive forward

My partner has a cat called Poppy. From time to time a cat bell around her neck would be a useful reminder to me to pay attention as to where she was, particularly in the mornings and last thing at night when I tend to think in straight lines, that is focus on my immediate priorities.

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HALLOWEEN: System stops unwanted calls

HALLOWEEN: System stops unwanted calls

Halloween is a night in the year that young families with children seem to embrace with gusto, and certainly this commercial festival can be an earner for businesses, which sell associated spooky paraphernalia.

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RAIL: No campaign for the Metro

RAIL: No campaign for the Metro

I refer to the report of the talk given to the Rotary members by Chris Hudson with respect to the quote: “The local rail users’ group hopes for an extension of the Tyne and Wear Metro to Morpeth then to Berwick.”

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BREXIT: Let’s get on with leaving EU

BREXIT: Let’s get on with leaving EU

Sorry Angels, you’ve got it wrong. If another referendum was held that would be a “violation of democracy”.

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CROSSING: Collision looks inevitable

CROSSING: Collision looks inevitable

I write to express concern about the new zebra crossing at Stobhill.

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