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Northumberland woman left pet puppy and kitten to die

A Northumberland woman who abandoned her rented home and left a puppy and kitten to die has been prosecuted, five years after she was banned from keeping pets for a previous animal-cruelty offence.

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Cricket stumps.

Ali takes five wickets as Blyth lose to Seaton

Seaton Burn 155-7, Blyth 124

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Amble win the Sunday League

Amble win the Sunday League

Amble Tavern are the winners of this season’s Blyth & Wansbeck Sunday League Premier Division.

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Cricket ball.

Women’s cricket gathers pace

A newly-formed ladies cricket team in the Wansbeck area is rapidly gaining pace.

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Ashington hot on the heels of leaders

Ashington remain hot on the heels of the leaders Shotley Bridge in the first division of the Northumberland & Tyneside Cricket League after a comprehensive victory against Lintz at Lumley Gardens on Saturday.

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Northumberland  County Council'County Hall at Morpeth

Council initiatives up for awards

Northumberland County Council has been shortlisted twice at the Municipal Journal Awards, which recognise outstanding achievement in local government.

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BREXIT: Accept our democracy

BREXIT: Accept our democracy

The question is, do we want a democratic system?

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Protesters against the cinema proposal at the Portland Park site earlier this month.

Hopes rise for operator for planned new cinema

A major player from the industry will have expressed interest in running the proposed new cinema in Ashington by the end of next month, it is hoped.

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Blyth RNLI assists in possible person in the water search

In the early hours of yesterday morning, volunteer crew from Blyth RNLI responded to a request from the UK Coastguard to search for a possible person in the water.

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Tooth decay in youngsters.

Tooth decay is found in fifth of five-year-olds

A fifth of children starting primary school in Northumberland have suffered from tooth decay, new figures from Public Health England show.

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Ark Recovery at Segedunum Roman Fort Museum and Baths, Wallsend. Picture by Paul Richardson-Chute.

Ship building in a return to town

A piece of artwork made up of driftwood has gone on display at a museum.

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BREXIT: Hope sense prevails

BREXIT: Hope sense prevails

I must reply to the letter from P Robinson, (News Post Leader, May 3).

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SCHOOL: Please share pictures

SCHOOL: Please share pictures

Were you at Blyth Grammar School in 1968?

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Volunteers get soapy to raise funds for the RNLI

Volunteers get soapy to raise funds for the RNLI

The sunny weather was ideal for the charity car wash at Blyth RNLI lifeboat station.

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Cramlington Learning Village students Matthew, Chloe, Freyja and Erin with author David Almond.

Author returns to inspire next generation of Cramlington pupils

A popular author returned to where it all began 20 years ago.

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Volunteers from Beach Access North East on Tynemouth Longsands.

Magic lives on thanks to kind donation

A charity helping make beaches more accessible to wheelchair users has received a special Magic boost.

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JOBS: Not so easy to deliver

JOBS: Not so easy to deliver

I believe the well organised publicity expressing indignation about the so-called ‘Hole’ in Ashington is a propaganda stunt by the local Labour Party.

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Shaun Simmons, business support officer at TT2 Limited, and Louise Carroll, community and events fundraiser at The Tiny Lives Trust, with the Imrie family, Mattie, Laura, (centre) Owen and Orla-Mae.

Cramlington family is inspiration for donation to baby charity

A tunnel operator has made a donation to a hospital unit after being inspired by a family from Cramlington.

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Inspectors full of praise for Northumberland care home

Residents and staff at a Choppington care home are celebrating a good inspection.

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Royal British Legion is back in Blyth

Royal British Legion is back in Blyth

Blyth once again has its own branch of the Royal British Legion.

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