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1 hr ago | Northumberland Today

New Wooler festival aims to provide the WOW factor

Films and talks from popular speakers will also be part of the festival which takes place from Thursday, May 22, to Sunday, May 25. The event is the brainchild of outdoor specialists Maxine Lock and Karl Wait and is being supported by local businesses.

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3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Director of Byker scripted reality film Drunken Butterflies hits back at critics

Garry Sykes, director of Tyneside reality film Drunken Butterflies , says all-female cast has faced criticism that would not be levelled at males The director of Tyneside reality film Drunken Butterflies has hit back at its critics, saying people have targeted the film because it has an all-female cast.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Northumberland Today

Tickets nearly sold out for fund-raiser in Gareth's memory

Only a handful of tickets are left for a fund-raising event to honour the paramedics who tried in vain to save the life of a doting father.

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New Falklands Attorney General Takes Up his Post

Falklands : NEW FALKLANDS ATTORNEY GENERAL TAKES UP HIS POST Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network 21.04.2014 A new Attorney General, Mr Peter Judge QC, has taken over the post from Mr Mark Lewis, who has completed his contract and left the Falklands.

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Northumberland Today

Yacht runs aground near Holy Island

The 19ft boat had been travelling from Amble to Berwick, when the skipper attempted to pass the island on the mainland side, where the channel is too shallow for vessels to pass.

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Northumberland Today

North Area Committee

Northumberland County Council is working with the Forestry Commission and the timber industry to minimise the impact of timber haulage on the county's roads.

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Morpeth Herald

Sculpting a statuesque future for public art

UAt the unveiling of the Big 'E' memorial at Ellington Colliery are Ian Lavery president of the NUM, Jack Tubby former Ellington Colliery Managerand Neil Taylor, chairman of the memorial group.

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Northumberland Today

Toilets are to get a makeover in Alnwick

The town council and Couns Heather Cairns and Gordon Castle have all contributed A 3,000 to have work done on the facilities in the Shambles, underneath the Northumberland Hall.

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Northumberland Today

Spot the dog goes on an incredible journey

Spot proved today that he is no ordinary Jack Russell - he's a pooch with a passion for riding pillion.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Loch Ness Monster satellite photo: Image finally captures proof of the beast?

Andy Dixon showed the Daily Mail a screenshot of what he believes to be the mythical beast swimming just below the lake's surface.

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Chronicle Live

First-ever National Trust Beer Club has been set up

A drugged-up thug violently attacked a man with metal bar then tried to get his parents to get rid of the witnesses NE1's Newcastle Fashion Week gets underway on May 9 with more catwalks, shop offers, exclusive VIP events and a smattering of celebrities Brothers John, left, and David Gilfillan of Delaval Brewers, who have signed a deal with the ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

MP backs the hiring of new council boss and hit out at critics

An MP has backed the hiring of a new council boss, and hit out at critics of his new role.

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Berwick Advertiser

Wake up in Wooler and smell the coffee

Pupils and teacher Miss Symons from Wooler First School with some of the coffee packaging waste they have saved from landfill.

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Chronicle Live

Lifeboat crew to be remembered with new memorial at Cullercoats RNLI station

The names of the six men who died when their boat capsized in 1939 will feature for the first time on a plaque A lifeboat crew who tragically lost their lives at sea 75 years ago are to have their sacrifice remembered with a new memorial.

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Northumberland Today

More than 100,000 discs given out as free parking beds in

Since the initiative started on April 1 Northumberland County Council has given out 105,570 parking timer discs to be displayed in cars.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Morpeth Herald

Grave is restored of radical miner MP

Thomas Burt's successors as Morpeth MP, Ian Lavery and Denis Murphy Pictured at his restored grave in Jesmond Old Cemetery Thomas Burt rose from humble beginnings as a mining trapper boy to become the Father of the House in Parliament.

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The Northern Echo

North Tyneside council cited as 'health and safety gone mad'

East council has been held up as an example of health and safety gone mad by a Government minister.

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Northumberland Today

Guided Walks: Uncover the stories of coastal landscape

He has been described as the Brian Cox of Northumbria's rocks. And over the next few months, Dr Ian Kille will be leading a series of guided walks to explore the fascinating geology of the county's coast.

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Chronicle Live

Restaurant Review: The Hogs Head Inn in Alnwick, Northumberland

IT was a glorious Saturday so it was off to Northumberland for a stomp at Bamburgh beach with the family, most of them protesting, in tow.

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Gawker

Pilgrims walk with crosses on the final leg of the Northern Cross pilgrimage to Holy Island, in Berw

Pilgrims walk with crosses on the final leg of the Northern Cross pilgrimage to Holy Island, in Berwick Upon Tweed, England, on Friday.

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