Wansbeck, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wansbeck, England.

Results 1 - 20 of 277 in Wansbeck, England

  1. Banners to be displayed as MP Ian Lavery calls for fresh enquiry into miners strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    Labout MP Ian Lavery called for a fresh public enquiry into the strike as former pitmen mark the 30th anniversary of its end A Labour MP has made a fresh call for a public enquiry into the miner's strike as former pitmen mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the historic dispute. The revelation last year in government papers released by the National Archives that Margaret Thatcher secretly considered calling in the troops at the height of the strike has increased calls for a full blown public inquiry.

    Comment?

  2. Projects make the shortlist for regional awardsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | 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. The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme and King Edward VI School's sixth-form revamp are both up for gongs in the RICS North East Renaissance Awards, dubbed the 'property Oscars'.

    Comment?

  3. Question Time style event for young people organised by BBC in NorthumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Chronicle Live

    MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP Ian Lavery and MP Julie PA rksen will attend to debate with local school children The annual BBC News School Report Question Time, organised by Leading Link, takes place in the council chamber at County Hall in Morpeth next Thursday, March 5 from 6pm until 8pm. On the panel will be representatives from the three major political parties, including Ian Lavery, MP for Wansbeck, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the Conservative candidate for the Berwick constituency, and Julie PA rksen, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Berwick.

    Comment?

  4. HMP Northumberland: A turbulent year for privately run North East prsionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chronicle Live

    It's the jail where drugs and alcohol are easy to obtain and violence is a constant threat. Reporter Will Metcalfe looks at what life is like behind the walls of HMP Northumberland.

    Comment?

  5. Council approves budget focused on investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Berwick Advertiser

    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. Members approved ambitious plans for educational excellence, job security and a A 350 million pound investment in the local economy.

    Comment?

  6. Council budget approvedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | 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. But there will be A 350million of capital investment, with substantial funds for economic growth and regeneration projects, such as the Morpeth Northern Bypass.

    Comment?

  7. Hospital services drop-in sessionsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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. County residents can find out more about a new model of emergency care for the area at special sessions next week.

    Comment?

  8. Trust event on hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | 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 drop-in session is being held to give more information about a new hospital and model of emergency care being introduced.

    Comment?

  9. Session to answer questions on new hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | News Guardian

    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 drop-in session is being held to give more information about a new hospital and model of emergency care being introduced.

    Comment?

  10. Roadshow to highlight benefits of sustainable travelRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | 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 week-long roadshow promoting greener and healthier transport - including cycling, walking, public transport and car sharing - begins on Monday, February 23, at Nelson and Bassington Industrial Estate.

    Comment?

  11. Opportunity to get all the details about arrangements at new hospitalRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | 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. County residents can find out more about a new model of emergency care for the area at special sessions next week.

    Comment?

  12. 'Lessons must be learnt' following school inspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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. Officials at a south east Northumberland school have admitted they have fallen short in their expectations after it was placed in special measures by inspectors.

    Comment?

  13. New drive offers free transport to relatives of hospital patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Hexham Courant

    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is running a daily car service for people to visit loved ones who have been transferred from Hexham General Hospital to Wansbeck or North Tyneside hospitals. The service leaves Hexham at 1pm every day, including weekends, and returns between 4.30pm and 5pm.

    Comment?

  14. HMP Northumberland: Whistleblower says teachers are in fear at 'powderkeg' jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Chronicle Live

    Teachers at a 'shambolic' jail have been left fearing for their safety after inmates are turning up 'drunk' and 'on drugs' it has been claimed. A member of staff, who works for Manchester College and teaches at the jail, said staff were faced with inmates coming into lessons visibly drunk or high on drugs.

    Comment?

  15. Drop-in to find out about new hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Berwick Advertiser

    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. North East aerial photography company, Airfotos, which was called upon to document the progress of the new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital , from the air.

    Comment?

  16. Ashington niece has head shaved to show support for terminally ill auntieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Chronicle Live

    Susie Lockyer and herr niece Lisa Seccombe who shaved her hair to raise money towards her auntie's campaign Susie Lockyer was told by doctors in November she had stomach and liver cancer- just a year after losing her son and husband to the disease. The Ashington grandmother's life was turned upside down when son Gary died in July 2013 and husband Brian passed away in December of the same year.

    Comment?

  17. Residents' fears over homes bidRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | 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. More than 40 people have raised concerns about plans to develop a huge garden into four executive homes at a site in Morpeth despite the access arrangements being changed.

    Comment?

  18. Ashington High School is placed in special measures by OfstedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Chronicle Live

    Another Northumberland high school has been placed in special measures by Ofsted, prompting fears of a crisis in North East education. Following an inspection in January, Ashington High School has been deemed inadequate overall, having fallen from a rating of 'good' in 2012.

    Comment?

  19. Community News in Brief: Friday, February 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Chronicle Live

    Local groups have been awarded a share of a A 50,000 Northern Powergrid funding pot aimed at enabling new energy schemes to flourish in local communities. The groups received news of their awards at two keynote community energy events in Newcastle and Wakefield hosted by Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for running the electricity network across the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire.

    Comment?

  20. Something fishy in the Wansbeck?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | 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. Herald photographer Jane Coltman caught the fishy object on film as it meandered up the river in Morpeth, but just what is it?

    Comment?