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PLANS: Set the party politics aside

Thanks for keeping people informed of developments over the planning application for the large housing estate in New Hartley, and well done to the residents of the village who have shown exemplary community character throughout their campaign.

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Bede Academy played host to the Pearl of Africa Childrens Choir.

Our singing and dancing guests from Africa

Blyth students recently played host to guests from Africa.

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Seahouses Harbour

Fishing communities urged to apply for EU funding

Fishing communities stretching from Berwick to North Shields are being urged to make the most of £600,000 funding available to them before the UK exits the European Union.

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Blyth AFC go six without defeat

Billingham Town 0-4 Blyth AFC

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Football.

Stephenson spot on for draw

Seaham Red Star 1-1 Ashington

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Blyth Spartans AFC.

Back to back wins for the Spartans

Blyth Spartans made it back to back wins in the Vanarama National League North with a 3-0 win at the Merseyrail Community Stadium, securing their second straight clean sheet in the process.

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News from Northumbria Police

Witness appeal following serious collision on A1

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision near Morpeth yesterday.

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PLANS: Criticism and thanks

PLANS: Criticism and thanks

Many people spent endless hours and long nights fighting the New Hartley application. Some criticisms are warranted, but so is some gratitude.

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One of the classrooms at St Benet Biscop Catholic Academy that was burned to the ground.

Sprinklers call to Government following big fire

Calls have been made for the introduction of mandatory sprinkler systems in all schools across the country following a major fire in Bedlington.

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News from Northumbria Police

UPDATE: A1 reopened following serious collision

The A1 northbound has reopened after a serious collision saw it closed for hours this afternoon.
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The offerings in Bede Academy's Harvest Appeal.

Harvest for those in need

An autumn harvest of produce at Blyth’s Bede Academy will help those in need.

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Eye-catching way to raise awareness

Eye-catching way to raise awareness

Girlguiding, Blyth is challenging residents to find one of its rocks.

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Stephen Sumner, managing director at independent financial adviser Explore Wealth Management.

Coach boost for financial adviser

An independent financial adviser in Northumberland has linked-up with a top London-based business consultancy to help strengthen its services to clients.

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BREXIT: Stand by the legal vote

BREXIT: Stand by the legal vote

In reply to all anti-Brexiteers, much more important is democracy, or would you prefer dictatorship? I strongly suggest that you stand by the legal democratic vote.

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Final touches put on Ashington panto

Final touches put on Ashington panto

The final touches are being made and the costumes are ready and waiting as Ashington Pantomime Group prepares to stage Aladdin.

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Santa and Mrs Claus at Blyth. Picture by Keith Newman

Blyth switches on its Christmas lights

Thousands of people braved the cold to see Blyth light up for Christmas.

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One of Northumberland County Council's new gritters.

Northumberland County Council ready for winter challenges

Gritters are heading back out on Northumberland’s roads as winter approaches.

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Dr Helen McIlveen, clinical lead for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trusts sexual health services.

Health chiefs raise awareness of regular HIV testing

Community health experts are raising awareness of the need for regular testing.

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Inside one of Cross Rigg Developments properties.

Firm offers rental deal to veterans

A housing company is offering homeless veterans the chance to stay somewhere warm this winter.

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Ashington Town Council helped Heart of the Hirst Residents Group with a volunteer litter pick of the Hirst area.

Helping to clean up area of Ashington

Volunteers came together to clean up an area of Ashington.

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