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Bank holiday misery for drivers as A1 is closed

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Josh Plummer and Michael Charlton (front), of Real Deal Plus, collecting their award.

Cash boost for youth charity

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Chris Dawson, business growth adviser at Business Northumberland, and artist Karen Willis.

Morpeth artist attracts interest from Christies’ Auction House

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Improvement work is being carried out at Seghill First School

Digging in to help improve school facilities

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Peter drives off with top national recognition

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Teenage girl raped in Northumberland park

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Big support for school’s pool project

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Concerns over proposal on beds provision

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Shirley Sanderson (second right) with her staff at The Lounge Hair and Beauty in Bedlington. Picture by Bob Smith.

New care home aims to be a cut above the rest

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The National Crime Agency has issued a warning about heroin mixed with fentanyl and carfentanyl.

Warning to drug users over dangerous heroin mix

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A1 dualling project in Northumberland remains 'on track', despite rumours

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Virgin East Coast trains were delayed after someone was hit by a train.

East Coast Mainline disrupted after person is hit by a train

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Planned roadworks in the North East

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Richard Moody, operations director at Moody Logistics and Storage, congratulates Dean Dodd on winning the firms Driver of the Year award.

Dean wins firm’s top driver award

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A Northern Rail pacer train.

Union welcomes MPs’ support for Northern Rail guard campaign

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Teenage girl raped in Northumberland park

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The National Crime Agency has issued a warning about heroin mixed with fentanyl and carfentanyl.

Warning to drug users over dangerous heroin mix

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Man assaulted in suspected case of mistaken identity

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Police welcome tougher penalties for speeding

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Pupils book their place at retailer

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Headteacher Louise Mallin, who is leaving Stead Lane Primary School in Bedlington after 20 years, with a group of pupils. Picture by Jane Coltman

Louise leaves after 20 years at school

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Education Secretary Justine Greening.

Cash pledge to increase school places

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Kids get planting as free packs arrive

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Three Shanklea Primary School pupils pictured at the war memorial in Cramlington Village just before the walk set off. Picture by Steve Brock Photography.

Hats the way to walk to school!

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New care home aims to be a cut above the rest

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The site of the former Blyth Power Station, part of the North East Enterprise Zone.

Work moves on at Enterprise Zone

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Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan and Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, with his letter of confirmation, after discussing the plans for the A1 in the House of Commons on Monday, April 24.

A1 dualling project in Northumberland remains 'on track', despite rumours

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Busy month for Ascent at its sites

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Ronnie and Ian to stand again in June election

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Ian Lavery, MP for Wansbeck

Cool heads must keep world calm

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Ronnie Campbell MP
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Ronnie Campbell MP: Hard times ahead for struggling families

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The current County Hall site in Morpeth.

Complaint over ‘fake news’ on hall move costs

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County Hall, Morpeth, headquarters for Northumberland County Council.

Candidates standing for Northumberland council seats

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Crackdown on illegal fishing

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Bin collections over Easter

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Litter on verges beside the A1

A clean sweep for the county’s major roads

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Kids get planting as free packs arrive

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Warning to drug users over dangerous heroin mix

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Annie Laverty, director of patient experience at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Picture by Will Walker/North News & Pictures.

Health officials to pass on expertise to help other trusts

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New health text service for youths

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Health chiefs issue reminder to use right services over Easter

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Staff at Northumbria Healthcare launch the trusts one-year countdown to becoming smokefree. Pictured left to right, Angela Bandeira, transformation team improvement facilitator, Dr Gbenga Afolabi, medical director and respiratory consultant, Tim Holmes, health improvement practitioner specialist tobacco control lead, Christine Hart, outpatients manager, and Kylie Murrell, staff health and wellbeing coordinator. Picture by Gavin Duthie.

Countdown starts to being smokefree

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