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Remembering loved ones at charity’s annual Christmas event

Remembering loved ones at charity’s annual Christmas event

Family and friends who had lost loved ones came together to honour and remember them at a special event.

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Special treat as residents enjoy high tea

Special treat as residents enjoy high tea

Care home residents were given a special treat just before Christmas.

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Supermarket checks out charity food

Supermarket checks out charity food

Supermarket chain Aldi will be donating food to charities this Christmas.

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Santa Claus to eat over 34,000 mince pies in Northumberland

Santa Claus to eat over 34,000 mince pies in Northumberland

Santa’s famous red suit will be straining at the seams this Christmas thanks to the generosity of boys and girls in Northumberland.

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Crafting presents for Christmas Day

Crafting presents for Christmas Day

A crafty group has helped bring some Christmas cheer to a care home.

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Elf-ies for charity day

Elf-ies for charity day

Staff at a care home ‘elfed’ themselves to raise money for charity.

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Christmas lights switched on in Seghill

Christmas lights switched on in Seghill

There was plenty of Christmas joy as the lights in Seaton Valley were switched on.

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Big attendance at town’s festive event

Big attendance at town’s festive event

Newbiggin-by-the-Sea welcomed two special guests for the Winter Wonderland and Christmas tree lights switch-on celebration on Saturday.

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Cards raise funds and awareness

Cards raise funds and awareness

A group of people with mental health problems and learning disabilities have produced a series of Christmas cards to raise awareness and money for charity.

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Festive idea catches on in village

Festive idea catches on in village

The Christmas spirit can be seen all around a Northumberland village that has now been dubbed ‘tinsel town’ after residents were inspired by the actions of three sisters.

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by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

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Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

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