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It was a jolly good time in Northumberland County at the first ever Lake Augusta Renaissance Festival along the Sunbury waterfront on Saturday.
The annual Meet The Mayor event was held in Morpeth Town Hall on Friday afternoon, offering local residents and visitors to the area the opportunity to have a face-to-face chat with the town's civic head Nic Best and Mayoress Joan Howard.
Plans to honour a First World War hero who was awarded the Victoria Cross have helped to uncover more details about his fascinating life story.
Eric Appleby may be aged 82 and fitted with a pacemaker ... but the pensioner has no intention of slowing down.
Survey work carried out by Red Squirrels Northern England has revealed the range of the endangered animal has remained stable over the last two years.
Catherine Anderson, who runs Burlesque Fit Ltd, has organised the event which takes place tomorrow and will see up to 50 women take part in the dance session which mixes burlesque with traditional exercise.
The delighted youngster, who attends the Royal Grammar School in Newcastle, earned a straight run of 11 A*s in every subject, much to the delight of his family in Morpeth.
The antics of guests desperately seeking sunbeds at a hotel in Benidorm have become a YouTube sensation - watch the video here Every morning at 8.30, the doors of Benidorm's Flamingo Oasis Hotel are flung open to what can only be described as a stampede for a sunbed by the pool.
The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Thursday, 28 August 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)
A rare albino hedgehog is enjoying special attention from volunteer staff at a Northumberland rescue centre where he is certainly standing out from the crowd.
Students were seeing scores of stars at Morpeth's King Edward VI School last week as they collected their outstanding GCSE results.
Travellers set up camp on a site next to County Hall, base of Northumberland County Council - the authority responsible for policing them A group of travellers is currently living unauthorised in caravans yards from County Hall, the headquarters of Northumberland County Council .
Father-of-two Wayne Urwin, who is now living in Whickham, Gateshead, is determined to rebuild life as his attacker Aaron Robson is jailed Wayne's life was changed forever when a chance encounter with Aaron Robson in a Morpeth alleyway left him with catastrophic injuries.
Amended plans to demolish and replace a single-story former shepherd's cottage near Beadnell have met with a mixed response in the village.
We asked you to email us your #icebucketchallenge videos to make this monster compilation of North East people taking part Here is our big #icebucketchallenge compilation video of North East people taking part in a social media phenomenon full of fun - and screaming! The craze has helped to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease and funding for ... (more)
Volunteers from the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership, which is backed by lottery funding, are asking people to inspect the plans at the group's pop up shop in Park View on Saturday from 10am to 4pm and give their verdicts.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:48 am
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