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3 hrs ago | USA Today

Inside the Carnival ships that made cruising history

Remember the Mardi Gras, Carnivale and Festivale? Industry giant Carniva's first three ships are now legends in cruising history -- and for good reason. They helped launch the greatest cruise ship empire the Inside the Carnival ships that made cruising history Remember the Mardi Gras, Carnivale and Festivale? Industry giant Carniva's first three ships are now legends in cruising history -- and for good reason.

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4 hrs ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

Judge warns of 'virtual' sex abuse

A senior judge has raised concerns about a rise in "virtual" sexual abuse after the Court of Appeal jailed a 23-year-old student who groomed a teenage girl over the internet while working as a coach at a children's sports camp. Three appeal judges today said a crown court judge had wrongly given 23-year-old Tony Marsden, of Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, a suspended jail term.

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4 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk

Judge warns of 'virtual' sex abuse

A senior judge has raised concerns about a rise in "virtual" sexual abuse after the Court of Appeal jailed a 23-year-old student who groomed a teenage girl over the internet while working as a coach at a children's sports camp. Three appeal judges today said a crown court judge had wrongly given 23-year-old Tony Marsden, of Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, a suspended jail term.

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6 hrs ago | News Post Leader

Giles to get on his bike for challenge

In 2010, after losing a family friend to cancer, Giles Evans cycled from Newcastle to Llaneli - from 'Toon to Town' - to raise funds for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. More than A 55,000 has been raised for good causes under the Toon to Town banner, with Giles, of Bedlington, planning to continue fundraising.

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10 hrs ago | Pocklington Today

Big splash as two new sailing cobles launched

Two coble boats were launched from Bridlington Harbour on Friday after months of hard work and dedication by their builders. The boats, which were christened Free Spirit and Misnomer, received a warm reception at the Harbour with hundreds on spectators turning up to witness the result of three months of nautical craftsmanship and labour.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

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New headmaster at Mowden Hall aims to drive up numbers at leading boarding school

The new head teacher at a North boarding school is aiming to buck the national trend of falling demand for private education. Neal Bailey comes to Mowden Hall, in Northumberland , from the ChA teau de Sauveterre, a French school which hosts the Year 7 children from Mowden for a term each year.

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Chronicle Live

Decision day on A 11m Northumberland National Park project

Battle lines have been drawn up over a proposed major development in what has been described as one of the most sensitive landscape sites in England. Northumberland National Park Authority plans an A 11m visitor and landscape discovery centre, called The Sill, with cafe, offices, and retail at Once Brewed on the central section of Hadrian's Wall.

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Chronicle Live

Stunning photo: Clouds over Dunstanburgh Castle as photographers await Northern Lights

Clouds roll in over Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland, as photographers await the much anticipated northern lights which failed to appear in many parts of the UK. Whitley Bay photographer Owen Humphreys took this picture of clouds rolling in over Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumberland before dawn as photographers waited in vain for the much anticipated northern lights, which failed to appear in many parts of the UK as forecast on Friday .

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Sides in Scottish referendum make final push

16, 2014. . Two Scottish independence referendum Yes supporters hold a Scottish Saltire flag up outside the "Better Together" No campaign offices in Edinburgh, Scotland, Monday, Sept.

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Community rallying to help girl from Walkergate get her dream trip to Disneyland

She's overcome life-threatening illnesses to become her school's 'little smiler' now little Sophie Pape needs your help. The family and friends of five-year-old, who suffers from cerebral palsy, want to take her to Disneyland and have already raised nearly A 1,000 to try and make their dreams come true.

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Victory for Blyth pensioner after giant leeks smash world record

A three pot leek by retired builder Geoff Moscrop, 70, measured a stunning 572 cubic inches - 40ins bigger than the previous record A 70-year-old gardening enthusiast had a giant victory when he broke a record for the world's biggest leeks. North Broomhill pensioner Geoff Moscrop produced a record-breaking three pot leek measuring 572 cubic inches - 40 inches bigger than the previous record.

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Morpeth Herald

Morpeth keeps its Bloom crown

The team, including Morpeth Town Council, Northumberland County Council, the Morpeth and District Chamber of Trade and Heighley Gate Nursery and Garden Centre, picked up the top prize at a special awards ceremony at Newcastle Racecourse this morning. Town council Clerk and key Bloom team member Gillian Turner also received a special award for Outstanding Contribution to the environmental competition.

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Northumberland Today

Immigration offenders arrested in Alnwick

Two illegal workers were arrested by Home Office Immigration Enforcement officers last night following an operation at a business in Alnwick. Yesterday evening, immigration officers visited Varanda Indian Restaurant in Clayport Street, where checks revealed that two members of staff were immigration offenders from Bangladesh.

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Northumberland Today

Blooms are some of the best in the region

Warkworth In Bloom members Sonia Purvis, Jackie Galilee, Serena Coulter and Josie Mulligan with Northumbria In Bloom judges Kitty Anderson, Marjorie Holt and Iain Anderson. Groups dedicated to brightening up their communities have been rewarded for their efforts at the 50th Northumbria in Bloom competition.

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Berwick Advertiser

A1 dualling would cost A 600m

Dualling the remaining 42 miles of single carriageway on the A1 between Berwick and Morpeth would cost nearly 600 million. That's the eye-watering figure contained in an unreleased report compiled on behalf of Northumberland County Council which estimates the costs of dualling at around A 14.2 million per mile.

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News Guardian

Outdoor centre to open for girlguides

Girlguiding North Tyneside s new residential outdoor centre and campsite, Cheviot View, in the Northumberland National Park at Kirknewton, near Wooler, which opens next month. Girlguiding North Tyneside will open its new residential outdoor centre and campsite, called Cheviot View, at Kirknewton next month after its own fundraising efforts and a loan from Charity Bank.

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16-year-old boy is charged after death of Whitley Bay man Lee Devlin

Lee, 40, of Charles Avenue, was found with head injuries in a walkway next to Whitley Bay Metro station and was pronounced dead at hospital Lee, 40, was found with head injuries next to a walkway near the town's Metro station and was pronounced dead at North Tyneside Hospital on Friday. Police have now charged a 16-year-old boy with manslaughter, who will appear before North Tyneside Court on Wednesday.

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Berwick Advertiser

Help Northumberland in bid to win prestigious tourism title

Anyone who supports Northumberland in the bid to be named Best UK Holiday Destination will get the chance to win a three night luxury break at the 2014 Holiday Village of the Year- Seafield Park in Seahouses - with plenty of added extras. Northumberland has been shortlisted in this year's prestigious British Travel Awards and as a thank you for voting Northumberland Tourism is offering one lucky voter and their family the chance of a luxury holiday to remember.

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Northumberland Today

Council highlights drive for new homes

Coun Robert Arckless, ward member for Amble, Coun Allan Hepple, Northumberland County Council s policy board member for housing and David Leightly, site manager for Galliford Try Partnerships North. County councillors have highlighted the authority's commitment to providing more social housing during a visit to the site of 48 new affordable homes in Amble.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Chronicle Live

Friend of missing Morpeth man Domenic Broadley tells of his fears for his pal's safety

It has now been more than three weeks since the 36-year-old vanished after getting out of a relatives car following an argument. And today a life-long friend of Domenic has told how he fears his pal may be sleeping rough in Gateshead's Chopwell Woods .

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