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Retrospective nod for Delaval stable plans

Controversial and retrospective additions to a stable yard in south-east Northumberland have been narrowly approved by councillors.

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Blyth Town FC's ground.

Blyth football ground improvements approved

Retrospective changes to approved upgrades at the home of Blyth Town FC have been approved by councillors.

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Coun Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, Norma Redfearn, Elected Mayor for North Tyneside,  and Coun Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council.

Historic North of Tyne devolution deal reaches its final stage

The Prime Minister will today announce the final stage in the process to conclude a historic devolution deal for the region.

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Paul Murrell and his brother Martin with their Chilli Pepper Pete stall.

New venue has a kick for festival

Thousands of people descended on Blyth as a popular food festival made its annual return.

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Some of the cupcakes on sale as Craig Healthcare took part in the Alzheimer's Society's Cupcake Day.

Tasty treats in aid of charity funds

Residents and staff at a care home have been raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Society.

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VIDEO: Kite ace Josh begins national event at Druridge

The first of two days of championship action has taken place at a Northumberland venue, with an expert kite-flier from the county aiming to defend his British titles.

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Tamsin Reed, from Ashington, who has earned a place at Chetham's School of Music for her Sixth Form studies.

Ashington teen lands key place at music school

A talented teenage musician has landed a place at a top music school.

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A locomotive at the Woodhorn Narrow Gauge Railway.

On track for the busy summer period

A much-loved railway is all set for the summer.

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Northumbria Police sees decline in number of officers over 12-month period

The number of officers in Northumbria Police has dropped over the last year, new figures from the Home Office show.

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Northumberland slimmers celebrate success

Northumberland slimmers celebrate success

Members of a Newbiggin by the Sea slimming club are celebrating their year of success.

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Pirate streaming service owner jailed for five years

The owner and operator of a pirate streaming service, and supplier of illicit streaming devices that provided illegal access to Premier League football, has been jailed.

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Heath Awards winner Sherilee Gray, from Blyth. Picture by Simon Veit-Wilson.

Nurse Sherilee graduates with honour

A newly-qualified nurse has been honoured for her dedication to the profession.

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Aldi's store in Ashington has undergone a make-over. Picture by Shaun Fellows/Shine Pix

Ashington supermarket gets a fresh new look

A town’s supermarket has been given a fresh new look as part of a multi-million investment.

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Ian Lavery MP. Picture by Jane Coltman

Party promises evoke Gala spirit

Labour will take the true spirit of the Durham Miners’ Gala into Downing Street when we win the next general election so that we can build a country for the many, not the few, was the message I delivered from the speakers’ platform at the ‘Big Meeting’ last weekend.

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Left to right, Isabel Easson, Bethany Fisher's mother, Coun Bill Crosby, Superintendent Andy Huddleston,  Suzanne Scott, Bethany's aunt, Coun Glen Sanderson; Robert Easson and Angela Allison, Bethany's uncle and aunt.

Speed signs go up after fatal crash

New speed signs are in place in Bedlington following a fatal road accident last year.

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Bayview, one of the seafront properties on Beachway in Blyth.

Extension for luxury home

An extension has been approved on a luxury home on the coast in Blyth which has been at the heart of a long-running saga over an unbuilt sea wall.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pictured during a visit to Blyth. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Corbyn wears shirt made by family firm

A unique sports and leisure wear company based in Pegswood made the special shirt worn by the Labour Party leader on Saturday.

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Fun for all at Robinson Ripple

Fun for all at Robinson Ripple

Visitors enjoyed bellringing, stalls, rockets and music at the Robinson Ripple in Newbiggin by the Sea.

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Dylan Smith with mum Mandy.

Tributes after another tragic loss for family

A new online fund-raising appeal has been launched following another tragic loss for a Blyth family.

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Town centre set for a new indoor market

A new indoor market is set to open soon in Ashington.

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