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Leaky lake project finally in full flow
Final restoration and landscaping work on Phase Two of the Pegswood Community Park is progressing on schedule, after agreement was reached late last year on how it was to be carried out.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Girl, 5, receives pay-out after nursery injury
A young girl has been given a 4,000 pay-out after her finger was crushed in a door when she was just eight months old.
Gearing up for parking shake-up
Final preparations are under way to drop charges for council-run car parks in Northumberland's market towns, including Morpeth, from April 1. Customers were hopeful that the approach had already been adopted at the supermarket this week as ticket machines were out of order.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Big landmark for veteran stallholder
Today the Herald is starting a new feature where the traders at the weekly Wednesday market in Morpeth tell their story.
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Store staff to help in beach clean-up
Employees from the store in the Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth will descend on Newbiggin Bay as part of this year's 'Big Beach Clean-up'.
Key examination for eyes available at local locations
A NEW service has been launched to allow county residents at risk of glaucoma to have an important eye test done at their local opticians instead of having to travel to hospital.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Flying the flag for Commonwealth Day
People gathered at County Hall in Morpeth at 10am to show their appreciation of the Commonwealth and its values in the first such event of its kind.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Scots and French had a big influence on how Morpeth looks
We have in Morpeth, or not far away, pretty well the whole range of English architectural styles: The vernacular, the medieval Gothic, the Baroque, the severely classical , Victorian Gothic, Victorian exuberance, bleakly Modernist and tastefully understated post-Modernist.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Women take centre stage at services
The Women's World Day of Prayer Service takes place tomorrow as one of the main events in the Morpeth Churches Together calendar.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Flying high to boost appeal
And the organiser of the zip wire for Oxfam's Mother Appeal, local businesswoman Emma Scott, is urging people to support those taking part and come along to the event after seeing how it supports women in an African country.
Flipping fantastic food
Making pancakes at Morpeth's barluga for charity with Beadle John Snowdon, Jemma Turnbull from barluga and Beadle Glen Mason.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Vital road repairs are 'needed now'
COUNCILLORS have called for urgent repairs to be carried to a road on the edge of Morpeth that has been affected by heavy goods vehicles in recent months.
Immediate closure causes shockwaves
The workers at Longhirst Hall were told without warning on Friday morning that they were losing their jobs and within minutes, vans arrived to collect items from the premises.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
New B&B opens with luxury in mind
Set in the picturesque surroundings of The Blagdon Estate, near Morpeth, the venue is to be known as The Grange.
How to perfect your pancakes
Chef Dan Suggate, who works at Barluga in Morpeth's Sanderson Arcade, serves up a recipe for a tasty Shrove Tuesday treat.
Couple set to lose 9,000 life savings after their wedding venue went bust
Russia fires its first shots in Crimea as soldiers warn off Ukrainian troops advancing on occupied airfield to demand their jobs back Striking photos including a pouting Nicole Kidman, Whoopi Goldberg in a bath and a bikini clad Ellen DeGeneres all on show in $2,500 Annie Leibovitz book Couple set to lose A 9,000 life savings after their wedding ... (more)
Couple tell of heartache after wedding venue Longhirst Hall closes its doors
A couple have told how they are trying to find a venue for their wedding after their hotel went bust just two weeks before the big day.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Children are set for trial date to face the judges
Five schools from Northumberland will compete in the Magistrates' Court Mock Trial Competition, including Morpeth's Chantry and Newminster Middle Schools.
Seeking council consent for development plans
Cresswell: Mr Michael Goonan, Sanston House, Cresswell Road, acer pseudoplatanus S1 and S7, fell and replant with over a dozen young 1+1 transplants, all native species including betula pendula, fagus sylvatica and tilia spp.
Tales of a great track record
BETWEEN the Lines was the double-edged title of the presentation at the last meeting of Morpeth U3A, an excellent audio visual presentation on the life of George Stephenson, produced by Ron Henry.