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Teenage girl raped in Northumberland park

Police have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was attacked from behind and raped in a Northumberland park.

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From left, Morpeth Lions members Chris Offord, Margaret Trewick, Les Brindley and Les Sage, Cleaswell Hill School teacher Lauren Caisley and headteacher Kevin Burdis and Morpeth Lion Lilian Nelson are pictured with Georgia the fund-raising giraffe.

Big support for school’s pool project

A community group is using an eye-catching method to raise funds for a school’s hydrotherapy pool project.

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Concerns over proposal on beds provision

Fears have been raised by a trade union about a proposal relating to bed provision in community hospitals in a letter by the NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

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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

A luxury care home set to open next month has teamed up with a local salon.

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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

A deadly synthetic opioid recently detected in heroin supplies in the North East could be present in drugs around the UK, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned today.

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Work to replace a kitchen.

Multimillion-pound housing improvement scheme gets started

Work to maintain and improve council homes in the Alnwick and Blyth areas, as part of a £39million investment scheme, is now under way.
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Aileen Robinson with her medal after successfully completing the London Marathon on Sunday.

Aileen’s marathon effort for campaign

A woman originally from Newbiggin who went Down Under in her early 30s came back to the UK to run the London Marathon on Sunday.

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Daphne, The-All-in-One Company's Kate Dawson and Grace.

Award winning clothing firm keen to help autistic children

An award-winning company is creating clothing suitable for children on the autism spectrum.

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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

Work to create more jobs and attract new businesses to Blyth is continuing.

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Pictured at Beamish Museum's head-in-the-hole photo board is five-year-old Jack Blake.

A fun day out for families at museum

Families from an area of Blyth enjoyed a fun day out at Beamish Museum thanks to community project.

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Man assaulted in suspected case of mistaken identity

Police are urging the public not to take the law into their own hands after a man was assaulted in Northumberland in a case of suspected misidentification.

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Vicky Pattison is pictured with Debbi Gess, second from right, and Rebecca, Sharna and Lavina, who are also part of the team at the recently opened Blush salon and training academy in Bowes Street, Blyth.

Celebrity opening for Debbi’s salon

A famous face came along to open a new salon and training academy in Blyth town centre.

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Spain trip is no holiday

A relaxing time on a sunlounger will be the last thing on Katherine Davis’s mind while she’s in Spain this weekend.

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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

The A1 is 'on track' to be dualled despite a question mark raised over the £293million project in March.
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David Hall, head of leisure strategy at Northumbrian Water, Steven Mason, chief executive at Northumberland County Council, and local riders. Picture by Neil Denham

More details of Tour of Britain route in Northumberland unveiled

More route details have been announced for when the Tour of Britain comes to Northumberland later this year.

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Newsham Primary School pupils get ready for Northumberland Day.

School leads the way for big day

A primary school is blazing a trail by becoming the first school to sign up for this year’s inaugural Northumberland Day.

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Busy month for Ascent at its sites

Northumberland house-builder Ascent Homes enjoyed a considerable boost in sales across its sites last month.

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Jeff and Jill Sutheran of St Cuthbert's House B&B in Seahouses.

Tourism awards success for Northumberland duo

Northumberland has won two prizes at the national awards celebrating the best of English tourism.

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Ronnie and Ian to stand again in June election

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell will be standing again for the constituency at the forthcoming General Election.

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WATCH: Northumberland planting season in full swing

Northumberland County Council’s floral programme, which sees around 200,000 flowers planted each year, is in full bloom at present.
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