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3 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Ancient Egyptian artefact picked up for just A 3.50 at Northumberland car boot sale

Amazing find as ambulance worker Martin Jackson discovers his car boot sale bargain is more than 4,500 years old Look what ambulance worker Martin Jackson picked up for A 3.50 at his local car boot sale - an ancient Egyptian artefact dating back 4,500 years.

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4 hrs ago | News Post Leader

Backing for village over housing plans

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell joins Jill Henderson and Janet Morris to discuss how the proposed housing development could affect New Hartley.

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5 hrs ago | Northumberland Today

Recyling efforts by school rewarded

A north Northumberland first school has come second in the nationwide McVitie's Wrappers to Riches recycling contest, winning a 75 charity donation prize and a McVitie's goodie bag full of biscuits.

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7 hrs ago | Morpeth Herald

Search for missing Bury woman extends to Northumberland

Police are appealing for the public's help to locate a missing woman from Bury, who has links with Northumberland and may be in the county.

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8 hrs ago | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Cripple Creek Cloggers Head To England Next Month

Rutherford County's Cripple Creek Cloggers will represent the United States in the Alnwick International Music Festival in Alnwick, England during July 31 through August 10th.

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10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Home Secretary to look at claims of hundreds were abused in North East childrens homes

Theresa May vowed to look into historic claims of child abuse in the North after a police inquiry was slammed as a "whitewash" in the House of Commons An investigation into a huge child abuse scandal in the North could be re-opened after questions were raised in Parliament.

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10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Paul Weller entertains crowds at Mouth of the Tyne Festival

Crowds turned out in force to see the Modfather Paul Weller perform a string of hits at Tynemouth Priory and Castle The Mouth of the Tyne Festival welcomed veteran musician Paul Weller, who found fame with The Jam and Style Council, for the second night of the festival at Tynemouth Priory and Castle.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Northumberland Today

More recruits sign up for Army

Residents and businesses from across north Northumberland continue to give their backing to the Jam Jar Army, which this year is raising funds for The Stephen Carey Fund, named after the 21-year-old footballer who died due to an undiagnosed heart defect.

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News Post Leader

New nurse on hand to help donors

A new nurse has been appointed to help support patients and families to save lives through organ and tissue donation.

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Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Saturday, July 12

The dad-of-one popped the question shortly after finishing his gruelling Australian challenge at the beginning of the year.

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Newsday

Daredevil birdman breaks own record

Ron Freeman, from Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, flew 159.8m in the Worthing International Birdman competition in his adapted hang-glider the Geordie Flyer.

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News Post Leader

Awards for fire service

Left to right: The High Sheriff of Northumberland, John Carr-Ellison; chief fire officer s certificate of achievement recipients Conor Reed and Bethany Cross; Chief Fire Officer, Alex Bennett and NFRS Boxing Academy coach Eric Fail.

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Northumberland Today

Most of the Balsdon brothers make the ultimate sacrifice

A Northumberland man, who lost three of his uncles in the First World War, has shared his family story as the 100th anniversary of the start of the conflict approaches.

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Northumberland Today

Pub chain in ongoing talks

A scheme to convert the Grade-II listed former Corn Exchange off Bondgate Within was given unanimous approval by members of Northumberland County Council's north area planning committee in February.

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Morpeth Herald

Award success and outing in pink for top land sculpture

A special pink bra was put in place at the Northumberlandia feature to raise awareness of the Breast Cancer Care Charity.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

News Guardian

Metro footbridge closed for repairs

A Metro footbridge in the borough will be closed for six weeks to allow for essential repair work to take place.

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Northumberland Today

RNLI launches cash appeal for state-of-the-art lifeboat

Amble RNLI volunteers have made their very own call for help after launching a massive 200,000 fund-raising appeal towards the cost of a new lifeboat.

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BBC News

India drops charges against Britons

Six British former servicemen who spent months in an Indian prison have had arms charges against them dropped, the Mission to Seafarers has said.

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Chronicle Live

Women offenders' art project opens in Newcastle

Women offenders are being offered the chance to show off their creative side in a first exhibition of art which is marking a turning point in their lives.

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Morpeth Herald

School 'bash' is smash hit as A 2,000 is raised

Adults and children put on hats and boots for an afternoon of family fun at a group's new look summer fair.

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