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Anger at 'bureaucratic nonsense'
A Hepscott resident has criticised Northumbria Police over the way it has dealt with his letters to the force's top cop.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Bid lodged for new housing at hall site
A former hotel and business venue on the edge of Morpeth could be turned into private housing if new plans are given the green light.
Disruption is expected from strike action
The National Union of Teachers is taking action over pay, pensions and working conditions, while the Fire Brigades Union is staging its 15th strike since September over pension reform.
Glowing tributes to ex-Mayor
Dalton Hutchinson took on the civic role in the year 1976/77 and he was also a member of Whalton Parish Council.
'It's all about improving education in the county'
The leader of the council has said that funding changes have led to the responsibility for funding post-16 transport being shifted to schools and colleges.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
New app to give a boost to the valley
The Rothbury and Coquetdale app was launched at the Vintage Rothbury event last weekend, with good feedback from locals and visitors.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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Drink-driver is banned after crash
Glen MacDonald,from Highford Gardens, Morpeth, was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on June 14 after his car was involved in an accident on Pottery Bank.
Thursday's strike to impact Northumberland
Schools and county-council premises in Northumberland look set to be disrupted on Thursday as public-sector strike action takes place.
Trio of awards for Berwick firemen
Fire service staff and firefighters from across Northumberland have been recognised at an awards ceremony at Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service headquarters at West Hartford.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Trust honours Gordon's great commitment
Gordon Johnstone has worked in the health sector for 35 years. He began as a messenger at Wansbeck General Hospital and his job today is support services supervisor for the Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust's community hospitals.
Longhirst Hall in Northumberland could be turned into private homes
Longhirst Hall's owners have put in a planning application to convert it to 31 homes, the use for which it was originally built in the 19th century Plans have been lodged to turn former hotel and wedding venue Longhirst Hall, near Morpeth in Northumberland, into private homes.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Football-mad Cramlington girls need Wish funds for kit and facilities
The Royal British Legion have confirmed they will once again pay tribute to the Armed Forces heroes who have their lives for their country Zizi Strallen is the fifth member of her family to take up a role in the hit show Cats which is coming to the Theatre Royal Cramlington Girls FC have joined the Chronicle's Wish Junior Football campaign so they ... (more)
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Anger over lack of parking provision
And now people in Pretoria Avenue, located near the Riverside Leisure Centre, are asking for reserved parking spaces while flood defence works are carried out - particularly for blue-badge holders.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Three cows killed after being hit by a train in Northumberland
The animals had got through a fence and onto the train track at Bothal Viaduct, in Morpeth , at around 7.45pm yesterday.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Fresh plans for large home to go before inspector
The new proposal by architect John Hare for a two-bedroom property at Low Wood, off Pottery Bank, was submitted after a previous application for a three-storey, three-bedroom home was dismissed by Northumberland County Council and the decision was upheld by a planning inspector.
Mon Jun 16, 2014
Planning bids before the council
East Chevington: Mr Ian Warbrick, 15 Manor Grange, North Broomhill, Tree Preservation Order, remove long stubs back to branch rides on three beech trees.
Family of injured North squaddie praise air ambulance crew who flew him to hospital
The relatives of a soldier hurt when a military vehicle rolled over have said thank you to the air crew who flew him to treatment The family of a soldier injured in an accident have thanked the air ambulance crew who flew him to hospital.
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Grant gives funding for specialist sight loss aids
Northumberland County Blind Association , which has its HQ in Morpeth, has received the hi-tech equipment courtesy of Rio Tinto's Lynemouth Legacy Fund.