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Cottage holidays: Skipping across the border from a Northumberland base
When a much anticipated Easter holiday abroad fell through, I wasn't surprised that my children looked slightly underwhelmed at my last minute alternative.
Teacher struck off after pupil sex
An Ayrshire music teacher has been struck off after evidence emerged he had sex with pupils, bought them gifts and took them away on trips.
Isabel elected new Mayor of Berwick
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Leo Irwin had never passed his driving test or owned a full licence but had already totted up points for various motoring offences Heavy rock lovers are in for a treat next week in Newcastle as Whitesnake, Journey and Thunder team up for a gig.
Torycore project offers noisy take on the coalition
DESPITE the name, there's nothing partisan about Torycore, a new work of musical theatre - and we use the term in a strongly non-traditional sense - which sells itself compellingly as "George Osborne's budget speech performed by a death metal band". Those who saw it at the Forest Fringe, at London's Gate Theatre or the Edinburgh Festival last year ... (more)