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Consultation for barge dock plans

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A much loved statue of Jackie Milburn has moved to its new home at Ashington Leisure Centre.
 Ian Lavery MP wears one of the footballers England caps.
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Looking for love in our community

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Northumberland County Council is cracking down on abandoned vehicles.

Crackdown on abandoned vehicles in Northumberland

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One grave in Mayfield Cemetery which has been driven over.

Angry mourner hits out at vehicles driving over graves

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Plenty of activities at care home

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Northumberland County Council budget passed: Cuts, capital spending and a tax hike

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Shortlist delight for beauty salon

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Northumberland school buildings need £2k per pupil to bring them up to scratch

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Heavy snow forecast for tomorrow.

WEATHER WARNING: Heavy snow forecast for parts of Northumberland

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An artist's impression of what the cancer centre in Bomarsund will look like.

Rutherford name for cancer centre under construction in Northumberland

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Planned roadworks for the North East

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Roadworks on the A1 in Northumberland last year. 
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Roadworks on the North East’s trunk roads this week

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Roadworks are planned this week.

Roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East

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Roadworks on the A1.

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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Two Northumberland men convicted of fraud offences

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The Special Constables pictured during the operation in Blyth.

Specials operation in town gets results

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Northumbria Police headquarters in Ponteland

Northumbria Police told to improve after failing to record 7,300 crimes including violence and rape

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One of the phablet devices that are being used by Northumbria Police officers across the force area.

Phablet devices ‘good for policing’

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Northumberland school buildings need £2k per pupil to bring them up to scratch

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Matthew Fenwick, left, training officer Julie Hindhaugh and Kyle Marshall.

Success for apprentices

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Cookswell Garage has presented Pegswood Primary School with new sports kit. Headteacher Andrew Waterfield is seen with Claire Brind, left, and Julie Stephenson from the Citroen garage and some delighted pupils.  Picture by Jane Coltman.

Generous garage sponsors strips

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The blackbird was the most common playground visitor in 2016. Picture courtesy of RSPB

Schools can take part in Birdwatch

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Amy O'Neill, Toni-Dee Wood and Nicola Taylor from The Wallaw present �458 to head of school Sarah Robson and pupils Thomas Kendal, Layla Brosnan, Eboni Dryden and Ruby Alexander at Morpeth Road Primary Academy in Blyth. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Fun parties raise big total for school

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Planned roadworks for the North East

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Sterling Pharma Solutions receives its award from Derwentside College.

Company praised for staff training

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Site of the former Blyth power station

Green light for former power station site

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John Hildreth, Arch business growth and investment manager; Mark Veitch, Peterson business manager; and Amy Webber, Arch workspace manager.

International firm latest to move to Blyth

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Looking for love in our community

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Ronnie Campbell

Cut after cut will become the norm

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MPs have voted in favour of triggering Article 50 in the House of Commons. Picture by Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.

Brexit deal must work for us all

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The relocation of the councils HQ to Ashington remains controversial, with the Tories opposing it but �32million allocated over the next three years.

Capital spending of £380m next year divides opinion

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Ronnie Campbell, MP for Blyth Valley.

Misgivings over Brexit strategy

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Park will soon have a new toilet block

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Fly-tipping near Norham

Asbestos fly-tipping cases soar across Northumberland

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The blackbird was the most common playground visitor in 2016. Picture courtesy of RSPB

Schools can take part in Birdwatch

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Many prosecutions as a result of agency’s enforcement actions

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Top ranking for chief executive

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The great NHS gamble: what you need to know about the crisis facing England’s NHS

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The rheumatology team, winners of Northumbria Healthcares beat the board challenge, one of a series of initiatives run by the trust to support staffs mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. The team is with senior health trainer Mark Freath (back right).

Golden seal of approval for wellbeing work

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‘Don’t try to ride out bad knee pain’

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NTW signs the Time to Change pledge

Find the time to talk about mental health

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