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  1. Northumberland MP Ian Lavery calls for urgent review of National Grid chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Ian Lavery has written to select committee as Grid access costs A 11 per kilowatt hour in the North East while it is free in parts of the South East National Grid charges for North East generators must be slashed to put the region on a level playing field, an MP says. Wansbeck's Ian Lavery has written to Angus MacNeil, chairman of the Energy Select Committee, calling for an urgent review of "unfair" charges which, he says, put the region at a disadvantage.

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  2. Gateshead event ran by the Stroke Association highlights there is 'life after stroke'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chronicle Live

    Keen cyclist and two-year-old girl are among those honoured at North East's Life After Stroke Awards in Gateshead In an instant they can change a life forever. But there can be Life After Strokes too and Barbara Hodgson meets some North East survivors, from a keen cyclist to a two-year-old girl, with inspiring stories to tell Just two years ago Ian Tunstall was a "very fit and healthy" 49-year-old; a keen cyclist who had clocked up 1,000 consecutive days out on his bike.

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  3. 'I was treated like royalty'Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | 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. A pensioner who lives in a village near Morpeth has praised the doctors and staff at a new Northumberland hospital.

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  4. Concern in Morpeth over loss of flood refuge centre should County Hall closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Chronicle Live

    The Northumberland council base in Morpeth as used in floods of 2008 and 2012 but could be redeveloped for housing Campaigners say the potential relocation of a council's headquarters will result in the loss of a vital refuge from flooding. However, the possible move has alarmed Morpeth Flood Action Group - as County Hall was used as a temporary home for 300 people during the severe flooding which hit the town in 2008, and again in 2012.

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  5. Bedlington charity football match held in memory of cancer victim Margaret StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Chronicle Live

    Bedlington charity football match, played in memory of Margaret Stewart who lost her battle with cancer in 2015. All proceeds were donated to Wansbeck Hospitals Palliative Care Unit Football fans gathered for the second annual fundraising Match for Margaret in aid of a Northumberland hospital's end-of-life care team.

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  6. Parents should sacrifice 'luxuries' to feed their kids, and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Chronicle Live

    Northumbria University said that six out of ten low-income parents struggle to feed their children in the summer holidays - here's what you thought Parents should cut back on luxuries to look after their kids - that's what some of you had to say about new research into school holiday hunger. A study from Northumbria University showed that some low-income families struggle to feed their children properly during the summer break.

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  7. NHS hospital food offerings to turn patients off their dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    It's enough to make you ill! A shrivelled apple, mush and chips and dishes that are simply impossible to identify among the latest NHS hospital food offerings shared by patients Have you had a bad food experience at a UK hospital? Send us your snap to pictures@mailonline.co.uk NHS patients have been sharing their unappetizing experiences of hospital food, including everything from rock-hard Yorkshire puddings and 'poo sample' chocolate orange dessert. This follows a report earlier this week that more than 30 million patient meals are being thrown away each year at NHS hospitals.

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  8. North East NHS leader steps downRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | 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. One of the region's most influential and well-respected healthcare leaders is set to retire after 18 years' service in the North East NHS and 30 years' service in public office.

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  9. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt praises new Cramlington hospital a month after openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Chronicle Live

    Health boss says specialist 24/7 care offered in Cramlington is the shape of future healthcare for NHS in UK A new North East hospital has seen 6,500 patients through its doors since opening last month - and now it has been hailed by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt . One month on from the opening of England's first dedicated emergency care at Cramlington hospital , the Government health boss claimed the 24/7 emergency medicine consultant presence at the facility would set a precedent for future care across the UK.

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  10. 130 jobs in the balance after Budget measures threaten Lynemouth power stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Chronicle Live

    Doubts have been raised over the future of a Northumberland power plant and its 130-plus workers with the axing of a green energy tax break in last week's Budget . Peter McCusker reports.

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  11. Morpeth to be better protected from flooding as dam is finishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Chronicle Live

    Homes and businesses in Morpeth are to be better protected from repeats of past flooding following completion of a dam Residents and businesses in a town which was hit by a major flood are now better protected against a repeat following completion of a dam. One thousand homes and business at Morpeth in Northumberland were hit by a devastating flood in heavy rain in September 2008.

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  12. Morpeth deputy mayor and county councillor under fire over role shareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Chronicle Live

    The new deputy mayor of Morpeth Andrew Tebbutt has come under fire for seeking to combine the civic role with his duties as a county councillor A county councillor has come under fire for taking a civic role amid claims he should be focusing on a fight to keep the local authority's base in his town. Northumberland County Councillor for Morpeth Andrew Tebbutt has been criticised by his political opponents having been appointed deputy mayor of the town.

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  13. Ashington family demand answers over father's death who died while waiting for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Chronicle Live

    Daughter of Ashington pensioner says her dad died while waiting five hours for an out-of-hours GP to arrive at their home A grieving daughter is today demanding answers after her father died while waiting five hours for help from an out-of-hours doctor. Tracy Hardy says she is struggling to understand how a "so called caring profession could be so callous" after her dad, Percy Edward Hardy, was left battling for breath before finally passing away as he waited for a GP.

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  14. Fish stocking aims to hook anglersRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | 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. Bailiffs from the Wansbeck Angling Association have been putting brown trout into what is known as the free stretch of the river in Morpeth town centre.

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  15. Ashington pupils design constituency flag to mark 750th anniversary of the House of CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Chronicle Live

    Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery nominated Northumberland Church of England Academy to create the symbol as part of the 2015 Flag Project Coal mining, a passion for football, rivers and beaches inspired youngsters at The Northumberland Church of England Academy in Ashington to design a flag as part of the 2015 Flag Project. The school, which also has campuses in Lynemouth and Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, was nominated by Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery to take on the job in an effort to represent the identity of the constituency.

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  16. Blyth police station move gets final approval from Northumbria Police bossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Chronicle Live

    Officers will move from their Bridge Street base to Arms Evertyne House in Quay Road later this summer, with the old premises to be sold Blyth's neighbourhood policing team will be moved to Arms Evertyne House in the town's Quay Road later this summer after the proposal was given the green light by Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird. Senior officers say the modern premises are more accessible to the public and offer better value for money for the taxpayer than the current police station in Bridge Street.

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  17. Flying the flag at House of CommonsRead the original story

    Jun 7, 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. Proud pupils flew the flag for Northumberland at the Houses of Parliament as part of a celebration of hundreds of years of democracy.

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  18. Baby Carter is last to be treated on North Tyneside General Hospital's children's wardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Chronicle Live

    Seven-month-old Carter Henderson was the last child to be treated on children's ward in North Tyneside as services move to Cramlington hospital Baby Carter Henderson has an unusual claim to fame - he was the last patient to be treated on the Children's Ward at a North East hospital. When the seven-month-old was admitted North Tyneside Hospital's ward 10, mum Sophie did not realise that her little boy would be the last to receive treatment there.

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  19. Alnwick sailor Sam enjoys a proud dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 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. A proud Alnwick sailor was one of more than 160 servicemen and women to take part in a parade of HMS Northumberland personnel.

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  20. Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery on Labour leaderships and North East mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Chronicle Live

    Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery talks about Labour's failure at the General Election and who he is backing to be the party's next leader It seems apt that the miner-turned-parliamentarian is based at Wansbeck Business Park, which replaced Ashington's pit, but there's no time to ponder history with this ear-piercing 'beep beep beep'. Mercifully, I'm soon greeted by an altogether more pleasant sound - the soothing Northumberland tones of the Wansbeck MP himself.

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