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Woman prosecuted after neglecting her dog

An Ashington woman who failed to seek medical attention for her dog which was suffering an ulcerated mass on its abdomen and a chronic eye condition and subsequently had to be put down has been prosecuted.

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TRAINS: Service is available

TRAINS: Service is available

In reply to Ken Pattie’s letter about services to Cramlington station (News Post Leader, September 7), can I point out that there is a train at 6.07am from Cramlington to Morpeth.

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Wayne Rooney driven to training for Everton vs Sunderland cup tie after driving ban

Everton striker Wayne Rooney was driven in to training for his club's cup tie with Sunderland this morning after being banned from driving for two years.
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MATCH: A fantastic day all round

MATCH: A fantastic day all round

On Sunday, August 27, Newbiggin traders put on a show called Match of the Bay in the Piazza and the beach.

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Rugby.

Ashington go down to leaders Acklam

Ashington Rugby travelled to top-of the-table side Acklam with a much changed side due to unavailabilities and injuries.

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Football.

Day nets four in Blyth AFC win

Gary Day scored four goals on his return to the side as Blyth AFC thrashed Crook Town 5-0 at South Newsham, writes Andrew McDonnell.

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Ashington FC.

Ashington drop to mid-table

Ashington dropped into mid-table following a 3-0 defeat at Consett – but the scoreline painted a cruel picture at the Belle Vue Stadium on Saturday, writes Brian Bennett.

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Spartans exit Cup with loss of late goal

Spartans exit Cup with loss of late goal

Blyth Spartans succumbed to an Emirates FA Cup shock of their own on Saturday - as Shaw Lane AFC profited from their persistent time-wasting to score in second half stoppage time and claim a 2-1 win at Croft Park.

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Northumberland Gazette latest

Region’s water bills in 5% rise in three years

Customers of Northumbrian Water have seen the largest bill rise over the past three years, although the average cost remains below the UK average.

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Dr Vijay Kunadian

Older heart-attack victims are focus of research project

North East researchers have been awarded £1.7million to investigate heart-attack treatments for patients over the age of 75.

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Jack Stevenson

Attacker jailed after stamping on stranger’s head

A man has been jailed after he repeatedly stamped on a stranger’s head as he was celebrating a Christmas night out in Bedlington.

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EVENTS: Thanks for enjoyment

EVENTS: Thanks for enjoyment

May we thank all the organisations who, during the summer, have made it so successful for the public to visit and enjoy many events held in Newbiggin by the Sea.

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News from Northumbria Police

Terror-threat level reduced in the North East

The terror-threat level in the North East has been reduced, and Northumbria Police’s Chief Constable wants to thank members of the public for their support after the Force increased armed patrols over the weekend.

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An artists impression of the redeveloped town centre.

Drop-in on town redevelopment

Arch is inviting Bedlington residents to hear about the progress with its development plans for the town centre.

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Deputy Chief Fire Officer Mark McCarty, left, and Coun John Riddle, Northumberland Fire Authority chairman.

New addition for training at station

Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service has unveiled its new breathing apparatus training facility at Pegswood Community Fire Station.

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Stereophonics are returning to Newcastle in March.

Stereophonics lining up 10th show at north east arena to promote LP No 10

Stereophonics fans in the north east can now look forward to a perfect 10 twice over.

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Sea Cadets jump for joy at the HMS Prince of Wales naming ceremony in Rosyth. Picture by Joe Paterson

Ashington cadets take centre stage

Sea Cadets took centre stage at the naming ceremony of the Royal Navy’s new carrier HMS Prince of Wales, attended by the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay.

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The Banks presentation to Chinese delegates.

NE boost for mine safety in China

North East expertise is being called upon to help the Chinese mining industry manage its sites more safely, responsibly and efficiently.

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POEM: Ice Patrol

POEM: Ice Patrol

Frost rimed bows

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From left, Sheila Ruddick, Juliette Taylor and Brenda Dunn.

Free event to help first responders

A free limited places event to help key members of the emergency services will take place in Bedlington next month.

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