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Run Geordie Run on his marks for next leg of around the world challenge

A charity fundraiser is gearing up for the next stage of his Run Around The World Challenge.

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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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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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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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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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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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David Gregory.

School project leads to Royal wedding trip for teacher

A Blyth teacher’s LOVE Northumberland award-winning work has resulted in him being one of the people representing the county at tomorrow’s Royal wedding.

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Ashwood Business Park.

Arch buys prime business park site

Northumberland County Council’s development company has acquired a business park on the edge of Ashington in order to kick-start investment at the site.

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HMP Northumberland

Improvements at HMP Northumberland, but issues still persist

Improvements have been made at HMP Northumberland, but the use of drugs is still a concern, while more needs to be done to prepare prisoners for release, inspectors have said.

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

Mother daughter team tackle abuse

An Ashington mother is sharing her passion for keeping children safe from abuse with her daughter.

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Emergency services at the scene. Picture by Jane Coltman

Road blocked after collision in Northumberland

Northumbria Police and other emergency services are currently dealing with a road collision incident in south east Northumberland.

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Inside HMP Northumberland.

Hike in number of mobile phones confiscated in Northumberland prison

More than 200 mobile phones or SIM cards were confiscated from prisoners at HMP Northumberland last year, a massive hike since the prison was formed seven years ago, a new investigation has revealed.
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Ronnie Campbell, Blyth Valley MP.

Back a Brexit for jobs and services

I am so sick of unelected bureaucrats in the EU telling elected representatives in Parliament what to do. Who are these people, and who put them in power?

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