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CHARITY: Thank you to volunteers

Someone once said volunteers do it not because they have time, but because they have heart.

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CARE: Turn words into action

CARE: Turn words into action

Amongst the recent political chaos, shocking statistics revealing that delayed transfers of care in NHS hospitals have increased by 52 per cent in the last three years slipped through the net.

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POEM: A Poet’s Tale

POEM: A Poet’s Tale

Between the breathless breeze of day, I stood and wondered what to say,

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HEALTH: Awareness of kidneys

HEALTH: Awareness of kidneys

I’m writing to let readers know that right now in Northumberland there are 21 people waiting for a kidney transplant, and every day in the UK one person will die while waiting for their kidney. This has to change.

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STATUE: Honour our footballers

STATUE: Honour our footballers

Fifty-one years ago, England won the World Cup, the highest achievement in world football.

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LIFEBOATS: Success of flag days

LIFEBOATS: Success of flag days

The committee of the Ashington branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) would like to thank the people of Wansbeck for their support during our recent flag days. We collected £587.10.

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WASTE: Encouraging fly-tipping

WASTE: Encouraging fly-tipping

It started when I wanted some bulky waste disposed of – two items, a door and an old punch bag.

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REVIEW: Dancing was just brilliant

REVIEW: Dancing was just brilliant

Imagine downtown Chicago or New Orleans. It’s early morning, musty, heavy laden air hangs over the town. People are yawning, getting up slowly to work in their neighbourhoods, dark rings around their eyes.

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VOLUNTEERS: Improving lives daily

VOLUNTEERS: Improving lives daily

Every day thousands of young people across Northumberland are helped to improve their lives by the 247 inspiring people who volunteer for The Children’s Society.

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CHARITY: Go barking for baking

CHARITY: Go barking for baking

I’m writing to invite readers to join the Big Barking Bake Sale this June and raise vital funds to help World Animal Protection fight cruelty.

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DRIVING: A plea to slow down

DRIVING: A plea to slow down

This is an open letter to all drivers who use Hotspur Avenue and Church Lane in Bedlington.

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ELECTION: Youth are watching

ELECTION: Youth are watching

Reports suggest that a huge 72 per cent of 18-24-year-olds turned out to vote in this election.

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DEVELOPMENT: Make your voice heard

DEVELOPMENT: Make your voice heard

If County Hall is not being relocated to Ashington, then assurance is needed that the planned office space will be fully occupied and will still provide 1,000 jobs, albeit not the planned County Hall staff.

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ANIMALS: Recognise the workers

ANIMALS: Recognise the workers

Working animals, such as horses, donkeys and camels, are fundamental in supporting the livelihoods of the world’s poorest people.

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WALKING: Stepping up to challenge

WALKING: Stepping up to challenge

Living Streets’ Walk to School Week is over for another year and we’d like to thank everyone in Northumberland who contributed to making it a massive success.

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NEWS: Spreading nonsense

NEWS: Spreading nonsense

With reference to your campaign against fake news, we could not agree with you more about the recent spate of fake news, especially on Facebook.

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THANK YOU: Keys were returned

THANK YOU: Keys were returned

I would like to say a very big thank you to the person who handed my car keys into the Arriva office.

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TREES: Concern over funds

TREES: Concern over funds

It is a shame that 90 mature trees were felled at County Hall, Morpeth, earlier this year.

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Former Ukip leader Paul Nuttall, who visited Hartlepool as part of his campaign.

Letter of the week: 'Ukip is relevant and necessary for a healthy democracy'

By now the results will be in on the 2017 general election.

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COUNCIL: Town needs investment

COUNCIL: Town needs investment

As most people in Northumberland know, work on the new building for County Hall has begun in Ashington.

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