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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 Tuesday, 11 March 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Ian backs sight loss concerns
Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery walking the streets of Morpeth as a blind person. He is with guide dog support worker Roger Bessent .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Trust to review hospital parking
After listening to the views of local people, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is holding urgent talks with the company which provides parking management at its general hospitals in Northumberland and North Tyneside.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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.
'We will never forget' - Calls for inquiry into miners' strike as 30th anniversary nears
CALLS for a public inquiry into the year-long miners' strike are being stepped up as the 30th anniversary of the start of the most bitter industrial conflict in living memory draws near.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
News Post Leader
Art appeal for hospital installations
A group set up to promote the arts in hospitals and leisure centres in south east Northumberland is on the look out for artwork from the county's schools.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
News Post Leader
Serving up mining heritage in restaurant
Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery opened the new look establishment at Wansbeck General Hospital, which celebrates the area's mining heritage.
Dam is a critical piece of work in flood defence
Last week the Herald reported on the progress of the town centre elements of the Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Change of base for busy food bank as need for help continues to rise
The Wansbeck Valley Food Bank was launched in December 2012 after local churches noticed more people coming to them for help.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Mail on Sunday
Living a double life... literally! Identical twin sisters went to...
Living a double life... literally! Identical twin sisters went to school and university together, do the same job, found out they were pregnant at the same time and gave birth within hours of each other A pair of twins who live parallel lives, even working the same job, have taken their double life to extremes - by giving birth on the same day.
Trust recruiting for more than 40 nursing posts
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is expanding its operating teams in its Wansbeck, Hexham and North Tyneside general hospitals, as well as recruiting for the new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital near Cramlington.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
News Post Leader
New care provider is soaring after opening
Bluebird Care of Apex Business Village at Cramlington holds an official opening party and seen with carers are Wah Akram-Owner Director, MP Ian Lavery and Susan Fender-Care Manager.