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Second chance to have say on proposed changes to Northumberland constituencies

News from Northumbria Police

Hoax calls over man with a gun lead to arrest and fine

The Great British Spring Clean takes place this weekend.

Residents urged to join in with Great British Spring Clean

Sunny spells

Tributes paid following death of county councillor


Useful information for pupils at event


Roadworks on major roads this week in Northumberland and beyond


New digital signs in place at station

Northumberland has been announced by NHS England as one of 15 areas nationally set to accelerate work to involve local people, thanks to work already underway as part of the vanguard programme.

County chosen for top health network

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Dame Vera Baird, Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner.

PCC ‘had no choice’ over precept rise

Daniel Maguire scores with a header in Blyth Spartans' 4-2 win over Corby Town. Picture by Bill Broadley

Blyth Spartans make it 12 in a row with win over Corby Town

Blyth Spartans' Jordan Laidler. Picture by Bill Broadley

Armstrong highlights Laidler tackle as turning point in Blyth Spartans win

Ex-Ashington striker puts North Shields in front at Woodhorn Lane.

Two late goals for league leaders condemn Ashington to home defeat

Ashington manager Steve Harmison in the dugout Picture by Ian Appleby -

Harmison feels it was ‘another hard luck story’ for Ashington against North Shields


High Street come from five down to beat Whitehouse Ashington


Knockout Cup win Phoenix’s first in Blyth Valley Pool Association competition

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Rugby league club is soaring with new partnership


Ashington win nine-goal thriller against Guisborough with last minute strike

Lukas Graham are coming to Newcastle next week.

7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including gigs by Kings of Leon, Lukas Graham and the Handsome Family

Lauren Cuthbertson as Princess Aurora and Matthew Golding as Prince Florimund in The Royal Ballet production of The Sleeping Beauty (2006), choreographed by Frederick Ashton (1904-1988), Anthony Dowell  and Christopher Wheeldon after Marius Petipa (1818-1910), to music by Pyotr Il�yich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), based on designs by Oliver Messel (1904-1978). Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on  22 February 2014
Music by Tchaikovsky ; 
Choreography by Petipa ; 
Lauren Cuthbertson (as Princess Aurora), Matthew Golding (as Prince Florimund), Melissa Hamilton (as the Lilac Fairy), Gary Avis (as King Florestan), Christina Arestis (as His Queen), and artists of The Royal Ballet ;
The Royal Ballet  ; 
At the Royal Opera House, London, UK ; 
22 February 2014 ; 
Credit: Tristram Kenton / Royal Opera House / ArenaPAL

Classic ballet on screen

Lesley Stanbury from Free from Freak at a previous North East Vegan Festival

North East Vegan Festival (Nevfest) returns to Sunderland

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Overspending at Christmas is tempting, but try to avoid getting into debt. If you are worried about your finances Citizens Advice Northumberland is at hand to help. Picture by Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Top tips to avoid a debt hangover

The Seven Oaks in Cramlington is seeking children to take part in a Christmas video.

Cramlington pub seeks little stars for Christmas video