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Thursday | Northumberland Today

Countdown to post-16 charges

With GCSE results out today, students starting post-16 education next month may need to apply for transport under the county council's new scheme.

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Thursday | News Post Leader

Illegal horses are seized from fields

Northumberland County Council launched an operation to seize illegally grazing horses in areas of Ashington, Bedlington and Newbiggin last week.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

News Post Leader

Rail group calling for improvements

A rail group campaigning for better rail transport in south east Northumberland has outlined how services could be improved in the area.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Widow criticises NHS after husband and father both die of Cancer in 'buddy trust' hospital

Kerry Crouth's dad Brian died of pancreatic cancer in January - and her husband Kevin lost his battle against bowel cancer at the same hospital in June A grieving widow claims her husband and her father died within months of each other due to blunders by an NHS Trust which has been praised by the Health Secretary.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Chronicle Live

Tributes paid to Blyth teen Robert Ryan who was found dead in Bedlington

A popular teenager found dead in Northumberland has been described as a "great lad" who could like up a room with his smile.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Chronicle Live

Replay: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

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 Wednesday, 13 August 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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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Tuesday, August 12

A special trip on the Shields Ferry will give passengers the chance to get a unique view of the much-anticipated Great North Run Million Opening Ceremony.

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Chronicle Live

Bravery award for Ashington man who rescued elderly couple from house fire

Mark Jones, 40, put his own life at risk to rescue an elderly couple from their burning home in Ashington, Northumberland Quick-thinking Mark Jones burst into his neighbours' home after noticing thick smoke pouring out the front door while on his way to work.

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News Post Leader

Celebrating centenarian

Family members and staff at Ashington's Woodhorn Park Care Home celebrate the 100th birthday of resident Jane Kindley, originally from Lynemouth.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Chronicle Live

Gateshead teenager looking forward to a bright future two years after horror crash

Nathan, 15, and pals are fundraising for the RVI unit which helped save his life after he was knocked over in Ashington Now 15, Nathan is looking forward to a bright future and is joining with friends to raise money for the children's brain injury unit at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary which helped him through his injury.

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News Post Leader

Top awards for scientific students

Bothal Middle School pupils, Tara Blyth with her Big Bang Fair North East Personal Achievement Award, and Jessica Mather, the overall winner of the North East Big Bang Fair Junior Science and Mathematics Excellence Award.

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Chronicle Live

Return of the big white elephant or the chance to forge our own future?

If Scotland votes yes for independence next month, will the North East look towards the prospect of its own regional assembly? L-R Ian Dormer, Phillip Cummings and John Elliott of the North East taxpayers alliance with their 'White Elephant' As the debate over Scottish independence hots up, the Sunday Sun asks the question; if the Scots ... (more)

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Awards for attractions

The UK's mature travellers' review site, Silver Travel Advisor, picked Northumberland's best 'silver' days out - including Woodhorn Museum in Ashington and Newbiggin Maritime Centre.

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Morpeth Herald

Traffic issues extend beyond Morpeth area

Stannington Parish Council Chairman Karen Carins said her authority is also objecting to the plans for almost 400 homes off the A192 as the scheme would add to congestion in the Station Road area of the village.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Morpeth Herald

Herald War Report, August 7, 1914

This feature to commemorate the First World War brings you the news as it happened in 1914 as reported by the Morpeth Herald.

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Morpeth Herald

Petition plea for County Hall

Council bosses have been told to re-think plans to sell-off County Hall for housing over fears it could 'destroy the essential character of Morpeth'.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Chronicle Live

Two in court over Ashington dog attack in which a six-year-old was mauled

A mother and daughter from Ashington have appeared in court following a dog attack on a six-year-old girl These are the first pictures of a mother and daughter who allegedly owned dogs which mauled a six-year-old girl as she played with a friend.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Daily Mail

The Coal Queens: Retro images of 1960s beauty pageant showcase the...

Coal miners in sixties Britain might have had to get up before dawn and work all day in the cold, dark and damp, but the women in their lives look like they might have had much more fun.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

News Post Leader

County parks are among the best in Britain

The winning green spaces - Ashington's Hirst Park, Bedlington's Doctor Pit Park, Hexham Parks, Morpeth's Carlisle Park, Astley Park in Seaton Delaval and Plessey Woods Country Park - are all part of a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces in 2014.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

News Post Leader

Expo proves to be out of this world

Hirst Park Middle School students Ben and Caitlin, alongside Trevor Swann, director of strategy and standards at Ashington Learning Partnership, with Dr Kierann Shah, from the National Space Academy, and Nicole Sergeant, STEM learning co-ordinator with ALP.

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