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Long locks chopped to help kids
It was a case of hair today, gone tomorrow for three fund-raisers who have had their long locks lopped for a children's charity.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
News Post Leader
County parks are among the best in Britain
The winning green spaces - Ashington's Hirst Park, Bedlington's Doctor Pit Park, Hexham Parks, Morpeth's Carlisle Park, Astley Park in Seaton Delaval and Plessey Woods Country Park - are all part of a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces in 2014.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Planning applications to council
East Chevington: Mr J Kirkley, 61 Hartside Crescent, Hadston, proposed rear ground floor kitchen/dining room extension and convert existing dining room to bedroom.
There's more to Morpeth Market this summer
A variety of entertainment will be on offer at Morpeth Market this summer, from animal antics to music and face-painting.
Newbiggin, a lovely place to take water
Reporting on a Christmas Day tea at Newbiggin put on jointly by the Presbyterian and Wesleyan Sunday Schools, the Morpeth Herald of December 29, 1866, describes Newbiggin as 'this prosperous township'.
Bus service to launch for routes across Coquetdale
A new bus service is to launch at the beginning of September giving Coquetdale residents better connections in and out of the area.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Arcade finds its one in ten million
A shopper got more than she bargained for when she returned to her native Northumberland as she became the ten millionth person to visit Morpeth's Sanderson Arcade.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
New drink makes a splash at exhibition
Visitors to the recent Made in the UK exhibition were able to sample a new drink product that will be manufactured and bottled in Morpeth.
Hearing begins into plans for 396 homes
Queues formed outside Morpeth Town Hall as residents crammed into a hearing on the bid to build 396 homes at Stobhill.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Team helps tenants get A 1.9million
Isos Housing, which manages former Castle Morpeth Council homes, helped tenants to secure an additional A 1,9million in the last financial year by offering benefits and budgeting advice.
David aiming to steer firm to further success
David Anderson, who has worked in the trade for 36 years, is taking on the role at Bristol Street Motors Ford Morpeth.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Community News in Brief: Tuesday, July 22
Community news in Newcastle, North Shields, North Tyneside, Morpeth, Seahouses, Killingworth, Tynemouth, Gateshead, South Tyneside, County Durham, Washington and Sunderland Two law students from Northumbria University are to travel to Colombia to learn more about the challenges faced by human rights lawyers.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East
The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Monday, 21 July 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle ... (more)
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Consultation on future train service at several stations
The Government has launched a consultation on the future specification for the services now run by Northern Rail, which include the only trains to call at several north Northumberland stations.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
A1 dualling case made by Northumberland County Council
Dualling the A1 north of Morpeth could generate 376million to the local economy, states a Northumberland County Council report which has today been passed on to the Department for Transport and the Highways Agency.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Residents urged to turn out for housing appeal
Barratt David Wilson Homes and Tees Valley Housing want to build 396 properties on a field beside the A192 and A196.
Food and drink festival is back
The first festival drew more than 10,500 people to the town when Adam Corbally from TV's The Apprentice took centre stage to open the event and show off his cooking skills.
Safety fears over road junction
Greystoke Surgery Patients Participation Group with Morpeth NHS Centre are calling for improvements to the access junction on Dark Lane.
We're 'going to be penalised financially for living rurally'
Despite nearly every member of the county council having his or her say, the testimony that really resonated at last week's extraordinary meeting on post-16 transport was from the affected parents.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Firm has designs on international growth
WITH a portfolio of projects stretching from Morpeth to Mongolia, Gradon Architecture is a local firm with a global outlook.