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EVENT: Remarkable effort by all

On Saturday, May 26, the three Methodist churches – Newbiggin, Ashington and Stakeford – came to St Andrew’s Church at Newbiggin, from 3.45pm to 6pm, to remember the war years, 1939 to 1945.

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COUNCIL: Costs show inequality

COUNCIL: Costs show inequality

I was interested to read your front page story about the departure of Northumberland County Council’s ex-chief executive costing £370,000 in various fees and benefits, (News Post Leader, June 7).

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BREXIT: How will we benefit?

BREXIT: How will we benefit?

Having written to our parliamentary representative, Ronnie Campbell MP, now on no fewer than eight occasions asking him how Brexit will benefit me and my fellow Blyth Valley constituents, I have yet to receive a response.

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BATTERY: Watch out for crime

BATTERY: Watch out for crime

Could we please ask any one who walks dogs or runs beside Blyth Battery to keep an eye on the place for us when we are closed.

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FUND: Supporting our brave veterans

FUND: Supporting our brave veterans

Each Father’s Day I am thankful that I was one of the lucky ones.

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RESEARCH: Did you meet Pickles?

RESEARCH: Did you meet Pickles?

I am writing a biography of actor and broadcaster Wilfred Pickles (1904-1978), who was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire).

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FALL: People are so caring

FALL: People are so caring

I would like to thank all the gentlemen, especially one, who came to my aid when I had a fall in Regent Street, Blyth, on Friday, May 15.

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RAILWAY: Fares are extravagant

RAILWAY: Fares are extravagant

It must be wonderful for MP Ian Lavery to travel to London every week, (News Post Leader, May 24).

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HOLE: Are unusual plans afoot?

HOLE: Are unusual plans afoot?

I saw a man wearing a swallow-tail coat and top hat walking towards Ashington’s infamous ‘Big Hole’ at 8am.

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PARK: Resembling a bomb site

PARK: Resembling a bomb site

Coming home from a meeting, I asked my colleague who was driving if she would like to detour around Newbiggin Memorial Park to get me home.

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SHOW: An amazing tribute

SHOW: An amazing tribute

Myself and my family would like to say a huge thank you to Maurice Dobson and the Blyth Music and Theatre Company for their amazing musical tribute to my brother Alf Douglas.

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PARK: Why priority to bowlers?

PARK: Why priority to bowlers?

There is an issue which has been niggling away at me for a good while now about Dr Pit Park in Bedlington and I feel that even though I may receive flack about bringing the subject up, it needs to be cleared up.

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PARKING: Little option for tickets

PARKING: Little option for tickets

Once again, I found the parking ticket machine at Cramlington Station out of order.

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RUNNING: Help set up free events

RUNNING: Help set up free events

Parkrun organises free, weekly, 5k, timed runs around the world.

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TRAINS: Experience hard to beat

TRAINS: Experience hard to beat

When reading magazines recently, I observed an advertisement about a fabulous day touring the English Riviera or Settle in North Yorkshire, and Scottish and Welsh adverts for steam train excursions.

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CYCLING: Riders feel squeezed out

CYCLING: Riders feel squeezed out

In answer to Paul Flynn’s letter, while I agree about cyclists using dedicated cycle paths, and I use them wherever possible, I feel I must make him, and others, aware why people may not be doing so.

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CYCLING: Avoiding the hazards

CYCLING: Avoiding the hazards

On behalf of all cyclists in the North East, can I apologise to Mr Paul Flynn, of Blyth, for the time he loses during his busy day to either wait behind cyclists or detour around closed roads due to large sporting events, (News Post Leader, May 24).

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CYCLING: There’s no ‘them and us’

CYCLING: There’s no ‘them and us’

Cycling is a fantastic sport and a sustainable means of transport.

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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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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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