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Tyneside boy left a 'ticking timebomb' by rare illness that ...
A schoolboy has been left a "ticking timebomb" after his brain was attacked by a condition that affects just one in ten million children in the world.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Tall order for David
David Taylor-Gooby, who lives in Peterlee, and his brother Peter, a professor based in Canterbury, Kent, are being sponsored to walk 19 miles of St Cuthbert's Way, in the Cheviot hills, on the border with Scotland.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Gang of burglars pocketed A 300,000 in a series of high value heists across North
A gang of professional burglars stole cash, jewellery and cars worth more than A 300,000 in a series of high value heists across the region.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Retiring head reflects on her ten years
The headteacher of a north Northumberland middle school has reached the end of her journey as she retires this week.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Farm equipment stolen in Northumberland
Between 1pm and 6pm on Monday, July 14, thieves broke into a farm building and stole a red Honda quad bike from a farm in the Wooler area.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Recyling efforts by school rewarded
A north Northumberland first school has come second in the nationwide McVitie's Wrappers to Riches recycling contest, winning a 75 charity donation prize and a McVitie's goodie bag full of biscuits.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Scouts on the hunt to raise funds for Japanese trip
Three scouts and a leader from north Northumberland have been given the chance of a lifetime to visit Japan as part of a world Jamboree.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
School rewarded for recycling effort
Wooler First School has come second in the nationwide McVitie's Wrappers to Riches recycling contest, winning a 75 charity donation prize and a McVitie's goodie bag full of biscuits! A staggering 8,822 used biscuit wrappers were collected by the school's network of collectors and the wider local community during the three-month contest, which ran ... (more)
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.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Darlington and Stockton Times
Good working relationships benefit farms
NESTLING in the picturesque Mindrum Valley, in north Northumberland, Orpwood Farms comprises two units covering 1,000 acres in total.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
New tools to tackle wildfires
From left to right: Keith Kelly, Wildfire Training Officer, Billy Davison, Wildfire Training Officer , Robert Stacey, Project Officer, Jennifer Hewitson farming and rural enterprise officer, Dr Anna Charlton, chairman of the independent panel for the sustainable development fund, and Alex Bennett, Chief Fire Officer.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Berwick's best volunteers recognised at awards
Individuals and groups who give up their time to help their local communities have been recognised at the Berwick Voluntary Forum awards, with remarkable supermum Louise Wood collecting the top prize.