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  1. Who was suffragette Emily Davison? 100 years on from women getting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | Chronicle Live

    Emily Davison died in 1913 after she collided with the King's Horse at Ascot- five years before some women were finally given the right to vote It's 100 years to the day since women were given voting rights in Britain, a decision which came almost five years after arguably the North East's most famous suffragette lost her life raising awareness of her cause. Emily Wilding Davison died on June 8, 1913, four days after she threw herself in front of King George's horse at the Epsom Derby.


  2. Worker left paralysed after being crushed face down into hot tarmac at caravan parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | Chronicle Live

    Paul Turnbull, of Forest Hall, was seriously injured when roof trusses which were not secured properly on Fraser Rowand's lorry fell on him A lorry driver who left a dad-of-two paralysed and scarred for life when roof trusses fell off his truck and pushed him face down into freshly-laid hot tarmac has walked free from court. Former military man Fraser Rowand was delivering the wooden structures to a caravan park in Northumberland when they fell off, having not been secured properly.


  3. Watch amazing encounters with seals off Northumberland coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 31 | Chronicle Live

    For Ben Burville a greeting from the friendly sealife off the Northumberland coast has become something of a norm - but it's certainly never something he takes for granted. The underwater cameraman from Morpeth has regular close encounters with both seals and the area's resident white beaked dolphin population as he carried out his research work.


  4. A local Edinburgh to Newcastle rail serviceRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2018 | Berwickshire News

    The success of the Borders Railway in driving economic development could be repeated in Berwickshire if a local rail service is introduced. Speaking at a rail connectivity event in Berwick, organised by the Berwick Regeneration Commission, Councillor Rowley said: "The Waverley line has made a huge difference to places like Galashiels and we're lobbying for an extension to Hawick.


  5. Concerns raised after it emerges Arch bought its own chief executive's home for A 395,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Arch bought Peter McIntyre's home for A 395,000 in 2016, when he was working as the company's chief executive Concerns have been raised over the practices of a council's regeneration company after it purchased its own chief executive's home. Northumberland County Council's development arm Arch paid Peter McIntyre 395,000 for the converted farm building in August 2016, it emerged this week.


  6. A1 between Morpeth and Felton in reopens to traffic after lorry fire in lay-byRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Firefighters and police were on the scene of the blaze which caused the A1 to be closed in both directions due to thick smoke Firefighters and police arrived on the scene at around 9.15am on Thursday and the road was closed in both directions as thick smoke was reducing visibility for drivers.


  7. Wakanda in tune for RehearsalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Sky Sports

    Sue Smith reports Wakanda to be in good shape ahead of his attempt to win At The Races Rehearsal Handicap Chase for a second time at Newcastle on Saturday. Successful in 2015, the son of Westerner could only finish fifth behind Otago Trail 12 months ago but returns for another crack on the back of a decent second to As De Mee at Kelso, on his first outing for nearly eight months.


  8. If your elf needs a few tips on places to move to for the rest of December, take a look belowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | IcSuttoncoldfield

    December is finally here and that means a certain cherubic-faced visitor is making his presence felt in homes throughout Birmingham. The cheeky little fella is sent by Santa to thousands of homes to keep an eye on the youngsters living there so he can report back to the boss on who has been naughty and who has been nice.


  9. A Christmas card window in Morpeth, Christmas ball in Newcastle, Tyne zip-wire challenge and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    This round-up of events is written by readers. To get your charity event or story included, simply fill out the form at Bryony said: "Oxfam are known for their gorgeous Christmas cards and this year we took a liking to the Llama card.


  10. Watch the sinister trailer for this thriller made in the North EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    The community groups aim to nurture and promote people from the region hoping for a career in the film industry. The Willows director, the enigmatically named, 'Ferson' said: "We see NE Films as more than just a film group, we are in the process of developing a tangible film industry that supports local talent, actors, crew and even other film makers.


  11. Pegswood fire: Firefighters tackle large rubbish blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | Newsday

    Crews were called to Sanders Waste Management, in Pegswood, near Morpeth, at 07:30 GMT after thousands of tonnes of rubble and rubbish caught fire. A spokesman for Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service said that plumes of smoke were still coming from the blaze but that local residents were safe.


  12. Northumbria University lecturer Julie Bradford test rides an e-bike for her Newcastle commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    Julie has not ridden a bike for years and was eager to try and find an alternative way to get to work in Newcastle Lecturer Julie Bradford hasn't cycled for years but decided to give an e-bike a go as an alternative way to commute to work in Newcastle. Now she is hooked and here she explains why.


  13. Newcastle United fan creates 'black and white' sausage in honour of teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    Butcher Alex Daley is a Newcastle United fan through and through - so much so that he created and named a speciality sausage in honour of his beloved team. Now Alex's 'Black and White' banger has scored a major success after picking up a top award in a national competition run to celebrate 2017 UK Sausage Week.


  14. Need some inspirational luxury? These are the most expensive North East homes soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    A home in Hepscott near Morpeth which sold for just a pound short of the million mark was the most expensive house sale in August. Data from the Land Registry revealed the most expensive properties in the North East to change hands in that month.


  15. 'There's never going to be another like him' -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    The heartbroken family of former Journal and Chronicle reporter Dave Black has paid tribute to a "devoted husband and loving dad". Speaking from the family home in Alnwick, Dave's distraught wife of 34 years, Linda, paid an emotional tribute to her partner.


  16. Do you dream of having your own place by the sea? Turn that dream into realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    With the number of people taking regular mini-break staycations increasing, perhaps now is the time to invest in your own holiday home The summer may have come and gone in what feels like the blink of an eye, but that doesn't mean your holiday plans need to be put on hold until next year. If you want to enjoy that holiday feeling all year round, now is the time to invest in your own holiday home.


  17. 'Shame on you': Health bosses heckled after voting to close Rothbury hospital wardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    Health bosses were heckled with cries of "shame" after unanimously voting to close a 12-bed inpatient hospital ward in Northumberland . The ward at Rothbury Community Hospital had been temporarily shut for 12 months after it was deemed to be "under-used".


  18. D-day looms for campaigners battling to save Rothbury hospital wardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    Anxious campaigners are begging health bosses to save a Northumberland hospital ward from closure as a decision over its future looms. The 12-bed inpatient ward at Rothbury Community Hospital has been temporarily shut since last September after it was deemed to be "under-used".


  19. One man Bedlington crime wave jailed after six months spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    During the peak of his offending, Jackman stole an Audi A3 from a home in Bedlington Station and went on to use the car to commit multiple offences. He was also found slumped behind the wheel of another car in Guidepost, having been found drunk by a member of the public and was arrested shortly afterwards for driving while under the influence and without insurance or a licence.


  20. Calls to turn abandoned Ashington council HQ site into retail park to create jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    People have called for the abandoned council headquarters site in Ashington to be turned into a retail park to create new jobs. Northumberland County Council leader Peter Jackson announced a public consultation over the future of the site will get under way this month.