Thursday Mar 6
A 1.8million funding boost for seaside town
Proposals for the development of a new small business village on the harbour-side at Amble have taken a major step forward with the announcement that the project has secured 1.8million of grant funding from the UK Government's Coastal Communities Fund.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Fine after mill worker loses fingers
The owner of a Northumberland sawmill has been fined after a worker lost two fingers which got trapped in an unguarded log-sawing blade.
Review of a number of bus services in county's north
A review of subsidised bus services in the north of the county has been launched by the council, as the budget faces cuts of 13 per cent.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Slim for Good for charity
Members of the Slimming World groups in Alnwick, Amble, Felton and Widdrington are taking part in a sponsored slim in aid of HospiceCare North Northumberland.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Action is being taken on petition concerns
Action has been taken to target areas of concern which were highlighted in a petition by fed-up residents in a north Northumberland seaside town.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
House fire in seaside town
Police, fire and rescue and ambulance crews have attended the incident at Mariners View, Amble, after a call was received at 9.22am.
Tough times for police, but light at end of tunnel
Alnwick's police inspector has described the past year as one of the toughest for the force in his 26 years of service, but also highlighted a number of positives.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Council planning notices
Alnwick: Northumberland Estates, Hotspur Court, Lionheart Enterprise Park, change of use of units 10, 11 and 12 Hotspur Court from use class B1, B2 and B8 to a builders merchant trade/retail unit and warehouse with external yard.
MP raises Northumberland police station closures
Berwick-upon-Tweed MP Sir Alan Beith met Northumbria Police's Chief Constable, Sue Sim, to discuss the future of local police stations.
Fears over food-bank use
Delays in the payment of benefits are causing a rise in the number of people seeking support from food banks in north Northumberland, according to Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Conservative parliamentary candidate for Berwick, who visited food banks in the area where she saw for herself the effects on those in food poverty.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
150 new homes in county's north by the end of 2015?
The construction of new affordable homes is set to start in Amble next month, with a string of further schemes to follow six months later.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Walker alerts Coastguard after spotting kayakers
A Lesbury man helped save the lives of two kayakers who were in difficulty after capsizing in the cold North Sea.
The Great Fire of Amble
Pupils at a North Northumberland first school assembled, and later set fire to, their own model of London while studying fire safety this week.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Fined for resisting arrest, but no assault charges
An Amble man admitted two counts of resisting arrest, but a court heard that he was 'shocked and concussed' after being hit with a dog lead.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Boost county knowledge to share with tourists
A series of new, one-day familiarisation trips are on offer to help Northumberland businesses who come into contact with tourists to expand their knowledge of the county.