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2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Albino hedgehog marks a first for Northumberland rescue centre

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.

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2 hrs ago | Morpeth Herald

Pupils show star quality

Students were seeing scores of stars at Morpeth's King Edward VI School last week as they collected their outstanding GCSE results.

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2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Travellers take up residence beside council base in Morpeth

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 .

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8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

'One punch ruined my life' says Northumberland DJ victim of unprovoked attack

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.

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11 hrs ago | News Post Leader

Total of red squirrels stays stable

A three-month survey in the region has shown the number of red squirrels has remained stable over the last two years.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Berwick Advertiser

Mixed reaction to new plans for coastal cottage

Amended plans to demolish and replace a single-story former shepherd's cottage near Beadnell have met with a mixed response in the village.

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Chronicle Live

Watch our big #icebucketchallenge video compilation - 41 buckets in two and a half minutes

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)

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Chronicle Live

Town upgrade schemes for Whitley Bay unveiled

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.

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The Northern Echo

Launch of healing mask gives hope to patients who fear blindness

SLEEP MASK: Lorraine Helliwell pictured with Richard Kirk, chief executive of PolyPhonix Lorraine is using the new electronic light-emitting sleepmask her eyes greatly improved to the extend that an eye h SLEEP MASK: Lorraine Helliwell pictured with Richard Kirk, chief executive of PolyPhonix Lorraine is using the new electronic light-emitting ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell calls for child abuse probe following shocking Rotherham report

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell said more should to be done to stamp out 'horrific' abuse crimes going on in 'many towns and cities' A North East MP has stepped up his calls for an overarching child sex abuse inquiry following the shocking Rotherham report.

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News Guardian

Proposals to improve town to go on display

Following months of work, volunteers from the Whitley Bay Big Local Partnership will unveil their draft plans of how the town could look with a few small changes.

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Morpeth Herald

Travellers turn up at council

A council spokeswoman said: "The Traveller Liaison Officer is aware of the situation and is liaising with the police to see what can be done.

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Hartlepool Mail

A charity pilgrimage

Jeremy Cain and Father Adrian Tuckwell with well wishers before they set off on their charity bike ride A PRIEST was praying for good weather as he and a colleague set off on their bike on a mammoth charity ride.

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News Guardian

Anger grows over proposals for cafe

Conservative members have questioned why North Tyneside Council is pushing ahead with plans to demolish the Boardwalk Cafe, in Whitley Bay, over claims it is an eyesore.

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News Post Leader

Fish and chip shop in for national title

Fabulous fryer Andrew Watt and his team at Carlo's of Morpeth have made it onto the shortlist of the National Fish and Chip Shop Awards.

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News Guardian

Work under way to demolish two seafront eyesores

North Tyneside Mayor Norma Redfearn seen at The High Point Hotel at Whitley Bay which is being demolished.

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Chronicle Live

Seahouses hosts annual lifeboat fete

After meeting members of the crew and station staff, he took a short trip aboard the station's all-weather lifeboat Grace Darling, despite the choppy sea conditions.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chronicle Live

Council urged to reveal savings made from school transport cut

Northumberland County Council is to be asked to reveal how much money has been saved by axing free transport for students in post 16 education A council which controversially scrapped free transport for students in post-16 education is to be asked to reveal the savings made.

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Northumberland Echo

Northumberland County Public Schoolsa 2014 Back-to-School Rally

Superintendent Rebecca Gates, Dr. Travis Burns, NHS Principal and Carol Badenoch, Finance Director, help with the raffle tickets for prizes given by many local businesses.

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Northumberland Echo

Northumberland County in need of polling officers

The Northumberland County Electoral Board is seeking county residents who are interested in working at county polling places on Election Day.

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