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Dealing with the anguish of debt

Being in debt can be stressful, and it can be difficult to know what to do first, especially if you’re constantly getting letters and calls from the companies you owe money to.

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Coun Barry Flux pictured with some of the abandoned trolleys he has retrieved in the past year.

Cramlington Town Council crackdown on abandoned shopping trolleys

Cramlington Town Council plans to clamp down on shops that do not collect abandoned shopping trolleys after gathering more than 300 in the past year.

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Teenager killed in car crash in Bedlington - three arrested

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was killed when a car crashed into parked vehicles in the early hours of this morning in Bedlington.

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This gravity-based foundation (yellow and brown) bound for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator windfarm has been fitted with a new sensor system. Picture by Chris Henderson Photography.

Innovative sensor system for project

The latest Blyth Offshore Demonstrator windfarm giant base structure to start its journey up the River Tyne has been fitted with a groundbreaking sensor system.

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Sarah Thompson, Ryan Gair, David Thompson and Rachel Thompson, of Golden Sands Holiday Park, with Danielle Callender, centre, community fund-raiser for St Oswalds Hospice.

Charity onesie world-record attempt

It will be a case of all for onesie and onesie for all next weekend.

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The Poppy Appeal poppies.

Poppy Appeal needs more volunteers

The Royal British Legion is on the look-out for volunteers in three key North East areas, including Cramlington.

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BEHAVIOUR: Standards have fallen

BEHAVIOUR: Standards have fallen

It was good to see a letter regarding the vandalism in Blyth, (News Post Leader, August 10).

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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The winner of the water safety poster competition - 10-year-old Rihanna Langan, from Horton Grange Primary School, with some of the crew.

Blyth RNLI Open Day: Thousands out to support lifeboat

There was a fantastic turnout to support Blyth lifeboat station during the RNLI’s Open Day earlier this month, despite the weather.

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The coats of arms.

Appeal for help over inscribed stones

East Bedlington Parish Council is currently researching the area’s iron works and railway heritage. As part of this, old stories describe inscribed stones from local buildings, long disappeared, but which the local authority is trying to trace.

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Cameron Mee, volunteer at the Newsham community allotment.

Call for volunteers at community plot

Volunteers are being sought to help develop a community allotment in the Newsham area of Blyth.

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DAM: Councillors must act

DAM: Councillors must act

With regard to Humford Dam, Phil Temple hit the nail on the head in his reference to Northumberland County Council’s responsibilities as owner and manager of Humford Country Park and Nature Reserve, (News Post Leader, August 10).

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Madness in concert in Falkirk earlier this month.

7 shows to see in the next 7 days, including ones by Madness, Ocean Colour Scene, Peter Doherty and Ken Dodd

Here’s our 33rd round-up of the year of concerts, plays and other shows on in the north east over the next seven days, including the return of County Durham’s Hardwick Live after a year off.

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Ian Lavery wins the Wansbeck seat at the Northumberland General Election count 2017

Looking back at proud heritage

This year marks two special anniversaries linked to our proud Wansbeck heritage as one of the greatest coal production communities in the country.

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A LEVELS: The Blyth Academy

A LEVELS: The Blyth Academy

Sixth Form students at The Blyth Academy are celebrating their A-Level results today.

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Tony and Karen Houghton with David Yellowley at the hand-over of the money to The Peoples Kitchen from a fundraising Christmas punk CD.

CD is a hit for homeless

A punk pair from Blyth have brought together musicians from across the region to raise more than £2,000 for the homeless.

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Elizabeth Ward, Alanya Wilson, Aaron Hart, Erin Richardson-Hogg and Molly Common

A-LEVELS: The Northumberland Church of England Academy, Ashington

Students at The Northumberland Church of England Academy in Ashington are celebrating today after achieving more top grades than ever before.

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Astley Community High School students Jack Orton, Stephanie Campbell, Katia Tartaglia and Jon Davison with Adam Ironside, assistant headteacher and head of sixth form, and Graham Scott, head of school.

A-LEVELS: Astley Community High School, Seaton Delaval

It was another great year of A-Level and Btec results for students at Astley Community High School, Seaton Delaval.

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A LEVELS: Bede Academy, Blyth

A LEVELS: Bede Academy, Blyth

Bede Academy is celebrating the success of its first female student achieving a place at Oxford University.

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Chris Johnson, Gillian Thorne, oncology day unit manager, Alan Richardson, Northumbria Healthcare chairman, and Ian Lavery MP at the official opening.

Official opening for new oncology day unit at Wansbeck General Hospital

A new cancer treatment unit has been officially opened at Wansbeck General Hospital.

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