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  1. Pirate party offers fun for Ashington familiesRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | News Post Leader

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A princess and pirate-themed party held at Ashington's North Seaton Community Centre by the town's Survivors Achieving Freedom for Everyone group raised more then 400.

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  2. Tour of Britain: Road closures in NorthumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Northumberland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Details of road closures in Northumberland for the Aviva Tour of Britain cycle race have been announced and measures will be put in place to ensure that emergency hospital access is maintained.

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  3. Road closures announced for Northumberland as county gears up to receive the Tour of BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Chronicle Live

    Information for drivers, residents and spectators ahead of the September 9 and 10 stages of UK's most famous cycling race The Tour of Britain which boasts quality riders like Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish arrives in the region next week. In advance of the event, a detailed list of road closures in Northumberland through which the teams will be riding have now been revealed.

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  4. Lifeboat launched to aid stricken vesselRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | News Post Leader

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Newbiggin lifeboat was launched to assist an angling boat which was unable to make the shore due to propulsion issues.

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  5. Centenary series of concerts for male choirRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | News Post Leader

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The Ashington & District Male Voice Choir start their new season next month with plans for a year-long series of concerts to celebrate its centenary in 2016.

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  6. Retirement flats 'could hit projects in pipeline'Read the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Morpeth Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Concerns have been raised that a proposed scheme for a prime Morpeth location could harm the prospects for new community developments by the river.

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  7. Health trust to aid Ghanaian studentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | News Post Leader

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A north east health trust is helping to set up a much-needed service which will improve the quality of life for thousands of people in West Africa.

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  8. A 74million Ashington redevelopment plans are to go before the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Chronicle Live

    The next stage of the Ashington Investment Plan proposals will be on display to the public for three days at Wansbeck Square The next stages of the 74m Ashington Investment Plan, including the options being considered for the pedestrianised area of Station Road, are now open to public viewing. The proposals will be on display over three days giving public, retailers and local businesses a chance to visit the local high street shop and see the next stages in the development.

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  9. Northumberland pensioner tells how new service allows her to keep living life to fullRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Chronicle Live

    A pensioner who is determined to stay active has hailed a pioneering new scheme which is helping people with memory problems in Northumberland. But, aged 88, the former teacher has been diagnosed as having a mild cognitive impairment which is one step down from dementia.

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  10. Multi-million pound Morpeth flood defence schemed unveiled to protect future of the townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chronicle Live

    The largest flood protection project in the North East has been launched in a bid to prevent more incidents in the flood-plagued town The Morpeth scheme - the largest flood protection project in the North East - aims to prevent further disasters in the Northumberland town, which has a history of flooding problems. The A 26m scheme, which received A 12m funding from Northumberland County Council, is the first time such a project has been delivered by the Environment Agency and a council in the region.

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  11. Morpeth floods: Remembering the 1963 and 2008 devastating floods in picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chronicle Live

    As a new multi-million pound scheme is launched to help secure Morpeth's future, we look back at some flood disasters of days gone by Torrential rain is a necessary evil of our glorious British weather but on some occasions it can be damaging, disastrous and deadly. One particular town that knows this from experience is Morpeth, in Northumberland , which has suffered ferocious downpours and flooding since 1863.

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  12. Naked Northumberland nurses who stripped off for charity are nominated for top awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Chronicle Live

    The 'Calendar Lads' have helped raise almost A 16,000 for charity in three years have been nominated for a Chronicle Champions Award Cheeky doctors and hospital staff who bared all in the name of charity have been nominated for a top award. Dubbed the 'Calendar Lads', the team of NHS workers from Wansbeck General Hospital have raised thousands of pounds for charity over the past 12 months with their stripped-down antics.

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  13. Town gets A 26m flood defence schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | BBC News

    A Northumberland market town that has been repeatedly hit by flooding is due to benefit from a new multi-million pound flood defence scheme. The A 26m project in Morpeth is due to open later and is designed to protect residents by storing millions of gallons of flood water upstream.

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  14. Multi-million pound defence scheme to help protect village ravaged by 2008 floodsRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | ITV

    Hundreds of people had to be evacuated in Morpeth, Northumberland, seven years ago as the waters invaded more than 1,000 homes. The new A 26 million protection system will store more than 1.4 million cubic metres of water when river levels get particularly high - enough to fill over 560 Olympic-sized swimming pools.

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  15. Mixed fortunes for birdlife, but moths thrive and flowers bloomRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Northumberland Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The countryside scene in July is reviewed by John Almond with the help of members and friends of Alnwick and District Natural History Society.

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  16. A celebration of community perseveranceRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Morpeth Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. It's been a long wait that people in Morpeth have anxiously and patiently endured for nearly seven years, but one that will be over in just a few days when the flood alleviation scheme is officially declared open.

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  17. Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust pioneers new health service in GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Chronicle Live

    Health workers in the North East are helping to set up a much-needed service which will improve the quality of life for thousands of people in West Africa. Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is working with The Ministry of Health in Ghana to introduce the first occupational therapy service in the country.

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  18. Community celebration will be held to launch Morpeth's A 27m flood alleviation schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Chronicle Live

    The day will be to celebrate the work done to prevent Morpeth being hit again by the 'one in 137' year floods that swamped the town in 2008 Morpeth residents have been invited to a community celebration to officially launch the town's A 27m flood alleviation scheme. Homes and businesses are better protected than ever from flooding with defences in the town and upstream dam working together to protect Morpeth from the kind of one in 137 year flood that hit the town in 2008.

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  19. Ashington Community Football Club set for stadium expansion thanks to new sponsorship dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Chronicle Live

    The historic Ashington club has signed a five-year sponsorship deal with international paint manufacturers AkzoNobel, which is funding a new grandstand Ashington Community Football Club has secured the backing of international paint manufacturer AkzoNobel - and is set for a stadium expansion. The family football club, which is in the midst of building works, has agreed a five-year sponsorship deal which will begin at the start of the 2015/16 season.

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  20. Old uniforms are donated to charityRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | News Post Leader

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Parents at schools involved in the Ashington Learning Partnership - Wansbeck First, Central First, Bothal Middle, Hirst Park Middle and Ashington High schools - have been collecting old uniforms to send to schools in eastern Europe.

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