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Consultation for barge dock plans

A much loved statue of Jackie Milburn has moved to its new home at Ashington Leisure Centre.
 Ian Lavery MP wears one of the footballers England caps.
Picture by Jane Coltman

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Northumberland County Council is cracking down on abandoned vehicles.

Crackdown on abandoned vehicles in Northumberland

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Light showers

Angry mourner hits out at vehicles driving over graves


Plenty of activities at care home


Northumberland County Council budget passed: Cuts, capital spending and a tax hike

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Shortlist delight for beauty salon

The new Duchess's Community High School in Alnwick was built with government funding topped up by county council investment.

Northumberland school buildings need £2k per pupil to bring them up to scratch

Heavy snow forecast for tomorrow.

WEATHER WARNING: Heavy snow forecast for parts of Northumberland

Ashington striker Andrew Bulford in action. Picture by Ian Appleby

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

Ashington FC manager Steve Harmison.

Ashington boss Steve Harmison praises team’s togetherness and spirit

Ellie Morris, centre, after winning gold in the NECAA Indoor Track & Field Championships U15 girls' high jump competition.

Young athletes reach new heights at north east championships

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Some of the competitors at the Bowmen of Walker Invernia shoot.

More than 75 take part in Bowmen of Walker Invernia competition

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Under strength Bedlington Terriers put five past Hebburn


Blyth Spartans open up 14-point gap with win over Stourbridge


Blyth run in four tries in shut-out win over Ashington

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South East Northumberland Friday Darts League

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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