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CONCERT: Event never to be missed

CONCERT: Event never to be missed

May we say a big thank you to Henry, a Newbiggin businessman, who teaches youngsters to read and play musical instruments, culminating in a yearly concert at Woodhorn Church.

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POLITICS: Look to the present

POLITICS: Look to the present

The letter of Adrian McRobb is, alas, another sad reminder, I fear, that the verbal outpourings of our MPs are surely all too often out of tune with present times, (News Post Leader, July 26).

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LANCASTRIA: In favour of memorial

LANCASTRIA: In favour of memorial

I wish to comment in response to the article Lancastria Sinking Major Memorial Call (News Post Leader, July 5), and a letter from Henry A Field, (News Post Leader, August 2).

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LEASEHOLDS: Let’s see firm action

LEASEHOLDS: Let’s see firm action

House buyers and homeowners in Ashington, and many other parts of the region, are caught in a leaseholders’ property trap, losing value on their property and finding it increasing difficult to sell their homes.

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LANCASTRIA: Questions to answer

LANCASTRIA: Questions to answer

I wish to comment in response to the article ‘Lancastria Sinking Major Memorial Call’ (News Post Leader, July 5) about Jean Bell and the testimony of her father Bill Leddy about his dreadful experience on that day, June 17, 1940.

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NHS: Don’t forget the architect

NHS: Don’t forget the architect

Much has been said and celebrated about the 70th anniversary of our National Health Service and as a beneficiary in recent years I can only applaud it and thank those who work in it and who do us proud.

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NHS: Investment is good news

NHS: Investment is good news

I was very pleased to read that Wansbeck, North Tyneside and Cramlington hospitals are going to receive £150m in order for them to buy new equipment and operating tables, support better infrastructure, and buy x-ray equipment and instruments, (News Post Leader, July 19).

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DEVELOPMENT: Town’s ripe for a marina

DEVELOPMENT: Town’s ripe for a marina

I recently spent an extraordinary and inspiring day in Newbiggin-by-the Sea, celebrating and commemorating with the Robinson Ripple the incredible community that has made this small Northumberland town such a stalwart and friendly place.

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COLLECTION: Flying flag for RNLI

COLLECTION: Flying flag for RNLI

The committee of the Ashington Branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) would like to thank the people of Wansbeck for their support during our flag day in Ashington.

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BREXIT: Waiting for response

BREXIT: Waiting for response

The Brexit debate carried out in your newspaper for the last few years has stuck admirably to the philosophy of your Readers’ Charter, and in a very balanced way.

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Work is still going on

Work is still going on

Living Streets’ Walk to School Week is over for another year and we’d like to thank everyone across Northumberland who contributed to making it a massive success.

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An outlook on weather

An outlook on weather

As we head into the summer’s sporting event calendar, outdoor festivals, travelling fun fairs and the looming school holidays, our obsession with the weather forecast, and rain in particular, grows.

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Funding for survival

Funding for survival

As the NHS turns 70, it is an important time to not only celebrate all of the great achievements that have occurred over the past decades, but to look forward to how we can improve for the future.

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