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10 hrs ago | 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

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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

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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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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Second chance to see plans for Ashington

Local people are being encouraged to take a look at the proposals for a new 74m development in Ashington town centre next week.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Community garden set for hospital

Kids from Kids 1st Nursery in Ashington helping Groundwork worker James Stafford crush apples as part of a new project at Wansbeck General Hospital for the community to help create a new community garden in the hospital grounds.

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Morpeth Herald

Petition to be handed over on county HQ

Morpeth Town Council was dismayed by news earlier this year that Northumberland County Council was planning to close its Loansdean headquarters and move the authority to Ashington.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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County could see a A 376m benefit from A1 dualling

Businesses and residents in south east Northumberland could see major benefits if the A1 was made dual carriageway through the county, a report has revealed.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Chronicle Live

Family of tragic biker Steven Brown raise thousands of pounds for transplant charity

A year on from the death of loving family man Steven Brown, thousands of pounds has been raised for a transplant charity in his honour A tragic biker killed after tumbling from the saddle while pulling a wheelie is being honoured by his family a year on from his death.

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Chronicle Live

Alter the Republic hope to raise their profile with a series of summer gigs

Since coming together last year, the five-piece have been forging a path for themselves in the musical market that falls somewhere between the punk and rock brackets.

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Northumberland Today

A1 dualling case made by Northumberland County Council

Dualling the A1 north of Morpeth could generate 376million to the local economy, states a Northumberland County Council report which has today been passed on to the Department for Transport and the Highways Agency.

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Programme is launched for summer

Families can encourage their children to learn how to cook like Jamie Oliver as part of a series of low-cost summer activities at Ashington's Hirst Welfare.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Nick's nine-month Indian prison hell could be at an end

A family who have been on a rollercoaster of emotions over the last nine months say there could be light at the end of the tunnel after charges against a pirate hunter were quashed.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Northumberland Today

Most of the Balsdon brothers make the ultimate sacrifice

A Northumberland man, who lost three of his uncles in the First World War, has shared his family story as the 100th anniversary of the start of the conflict approaches.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Women offenders' art project opens in Newcastle

Women offenders are being offered the chance to show off their creative side in a first exhibition of art which is marking a turning point in their lives.

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BBC News

India drops charges against Britons

Six British former servicemen who spent months in an Indian prison have had arms charges against them dropped, the Mission to Seafarers has said.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Newsday

Police investigate cycle path death

Officers were called to the Oval in the Walker area at 11:04 BST, where the man, who was in his 20s, was found with a puncture wound.

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Newsday

Duke sells art to pay flood bill

Works of art belonging to the Duke of Northumberland have been sold for more than A 32m after his estate was left with a massive bill for flood damage.

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Challenges for birthday

Young members of the 1st Woodhorn Rainbows, 1st Woodhorn Brownies and 7th Ashington Brownies have celebrated 100 years of the organisation by completing a series of adventurous and creative challenges.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

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PC bitten and kicked as he tried to arrest thug fighting his brother

A police officer was bitten on the thumb by Antoni Kerr when he tried to stop him brawling with his brother in Blyth A thug bit and kicked a police officer when he tried to stop him brawling with his brother, a court has heard.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

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Parents accuse closing school of "final insult" as hot dinners cancelled

Children at Guide Post Middle School near Ashington will not be given hot dinners next week, the site's penultimate week before it is closed, due to building work.

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