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Jennifer battles on to finish wall walk

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Headteacher leaves town school

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Pupils at Northburn Primary School get to grips with their engineering task.

Cramlington pupils engineer an interest in motorsport

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Ashington Town Council is holding its annual gardening competition.

Ashington residents digging into gardening competition

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Bedlington restaurant chosen for MasterChef style TV competition

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VIDEO: Pitmen Painters - two new exhibitions at Woodhorn Museum

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Brass is back!

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Pupils get creative with Whitley Bay’s Spanish City

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Marlene Dobey's painting is entitled Relentless.

Artistic tribute in memory of soldier

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Initiative to tackle domestic abuse

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Railway’s best in public ownership

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Trains crossing the Royal Border Bridge in Berwick. Picture by Jane Coltman

East Coast main line trains back in public hands next month

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REVIEW: Matilda the Musical (UK Tour), Sunderland Empire, until Saturday, June 2

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A taxi rank in Alnwick.

Northumberland taxi fares could rise

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Check out the latest Highways England planned roadworks.

Planned roadworks on major North East routes

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Northumberland woman left pet puppy and kitten to die

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HMP Northumberland

Improvements at HMP Northumberland, but issues still persist

Crime
Inside HMP Northumberland.

Hike in number of mobile phones confiscated in Northumberland prison

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Assaults double over five years at Northumberland jail

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Headteacher leaves town school

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Channtel and Tracy Evans, volunteers for the NSPCC schools service.

Mother daughter team tackle abuse

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Designer cases and fancy bags banned by school headteacher

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Post-16 transport charge protestors gathered outside the Duchess's High School in Alnwick back in June 2014. Picture Jane Coltman

Northumberland post-16 transport charge axed

Education

Railway’s best in public ownership

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AVID's new recruits (left to right) Neil Mistry, Applications Engineer, Lee Johnson, Project Engineer, (in car) Kevin Raffle, Production Operative, Adam Bokenfohr, Project Engineer, Dainius Nartsutis, Embedded Software Engineer, David Smurthwaite, Senior Project Manager and Greg Jones, Customer Programme Manager.

Company growth boosts local jobs

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Trains crossing the Royal Border Bridge in Berwick. Picture by Jane Coltman

East Coast main line trains back in public hands next month

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The Port of Blyth has announced financial records among the best in its 135-year history. Picture by Paul Everington/FlyPro-UK Ltd.

Financial boost for Port of Blyth

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Railway’s best in public ownership

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Ronnie Campbell, Blyth Valley MP.

Back a Brexit for jobs and services

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Coun Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council.

Northumberland council leader hits back at serious allegations by developer

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Ian Lavery, MP for Wansbeck

The tragedy of screening failure

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Northumberland County Council's County Hall

LIVE UPDATES: Overhaul of schools in west Northumberland; Netherton First School; post-16 transport discussed at county council cabinet meeting

Politics

Mysterious wooden drifters wash up on North East coast

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Trees felled in the Greenwell Lane car park earlier this year sparked criticism.

Thousands of tree problems reported each year to council

Environment
Some warmer days are on the way!

North East set for sunshine as week-ahead forecast reveals warm temperatures

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North East warned to prepare for snowfall over Easter bank holiday as temperatures set to drop

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

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Colin Shevills, director ofBalance.

Older people more likely to be drinking too much

Health
Ian Lavery, MP for Wansbeck

The tragedy of screening failure

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Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital at Cramlington, which is run by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Northumbria NHS Trust top for A&E waiting times

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Estwar Sanichar, from Northumbria Healthcare's patient experience team, with two of the awards.

Success for trust includes top award

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