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Nothing daft about this fund-raising

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Cath Hale celebrates the Big Lottery Fund windfall with some of the other team members at Cygnus Support in Ashington. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Funds will enable charity to expand

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Roadworks on the A1.

Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week

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Dame Vera Baird, Northumbrias Police and Crime Commissioner.

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Couple get a foot on housing ladder

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Label recycling boost for business

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Stranded fisherman rescued from Blyth pier

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Michele gets Royal seal of approval

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Professor Chris Day who has joined the Sir Bobby Robson Foundations Board of Trustees. 
Picture by Mike Urwin.

Chris is a ‘great signing’ for Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

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Site manager Keith Love with pupils from New Delaval Primary School, Blyth.

Helping to provide building blocks for education

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Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week

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Road re-opened after collision incident in Northumberland town

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Resurfacing roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in the North East

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Watch out for roadworks.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

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Station Yard car park in Ashington.

Multi-storey car-park plans for Northumberland towns

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Appeal following incident in police car on Spine Road

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Burglars steal cash from ATM machine

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Dame Vera Baird

PCC named as patron for abuse project

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Pupils on board with soul station

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A Bright Socks fundraising day at St Benet Biscop.

Pupils pull their socks up for fund

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The nativity by Years 5 and 6 at Bede Academy in Blyth included a performance by stars where Eve Turner goes through a transformation into a Superstar.

School puts on a super nativity

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Sixth Form students at Bede Academy help load Blythswood Cares van with donated shoeboxes filled with Christmas gifts. Picture by Daniel Sword.

Pupils turn gift-givers

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Abbie Emery, Tara Blyth, John Strasenbugh, Laura Brown, Luke Shears, and Cassey Kinghorn.

Youth election results announced as thousands cast their vote

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Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week

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Linden Hall representatives at the 2015 Northumberland Business Awards

Anticipation is building for business awards

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Linden Hall

Not long left to submit entry for Northumberland Business Awards

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Vince Walsh, right, inspects how work is progressing at the site in Stannington with Coun Allan Hepple. Picture by Steve Brock

Building work starts on affordable homes at village site

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School cuts could be ‘catastrophic’

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Ronnie Campbell

Things may only get worse in 2017

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Ian Lavery, MP for Wansbeck

Embrace change in the year ahead

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An artists impression of what the new Northumberland County Council headquarters in Ashington may look like.

Contractor for new council HQ announced

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Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery int the Market Place, Bedlington.

Positive steps for our town centres

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Many prosecutions as a result of agency’s enforcement actions

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Chimney collapse at Low Greens in Berwick.

Council staff on standby for windy weather

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Icy mornings may be on the cards this weekend.

A wintry weekend: Your North East forecast from the Met Office

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The Polar Vortex may cause temperatures to plummet

Why the North East could be set for its coldest winter in years

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Concern over A&E misuse

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Help reduce spread of winter bugs

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Only ring 999 in an emergency.

Think before you dial 999 this New Year

Health
An academic has questioned the so-called weekend effect.

Patients no more at risk of death on weekends than during week

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MND campaigner Colin Hardy, with Coun Susan Dungworth; Coun Grant Davey, council leader; Julie Compton, campaigns manager north for the MNDA; Coun Scott Dickinson; and Kathryn Sheldon, regional fund-raiser for the MNDA.

Northumberland County Council adopts MND Charter

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