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  1. IPCC is investigating Berwick man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 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. An Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation into the interactions between Northumbria Police and a man who was involved in a fatal incident is underway.

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  2. 'Abandon austerity and borrow' North East Labour MPs urge Ed MilibandRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Labour MPs have urged party leader Ed Miliband to abandon plans for further spending cuts and instead back a major programme of investment to create jobs and get the economy growing. A statement was issued by 15 Labour MPs, including a number from the North East, to mark the fact that there are now fewer than 100 days to go until polling day.

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  3. HMP Northumberland report contained 'few surprises' say MP and Prison Officers AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    MP Ian Lavery will write to the secretary of state for prisons following the release of a critical HMP report on Northumberland prison Earlier this month Ian Lavery, MP for Wansbeck , called for Sodexo's contract to run the jail to be reviewed after a catalogue of concerns were raised by prison staff. On Tuesday Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons published a report into the prison and said 'few improvements' have been made since its last inspection in 2012.

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  4. HMP Northumberland slammed as 'failing miserably' by prison reformersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chronicle Live

    It described how inmates can easily get their hands on booze and drugs while others felt so threatened by violence they sought sanctuary in the segregation unit. It talked of "undercurrents of discontent" threatening the stability of the jail while the inspection team spoke of a decline in safety at HMP Northumberland since its last inspection in 2012.

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  5. 'Good progress' on inquiry following Northumberland man's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Northumberland Today

    An Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation into a series of interactions between Northumbria Police and a man who was involved in a fatal incident near Hadston is well underway. Mr Drummond had been arrested in Berwick on November 12 and transported to custody in Bedlington Police Station.

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  6. Police watchdog to probe officers' contact with man killed by bus in HadstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Chronicle Live

    The police watchdog will investigate contact between Northumbria Police and a man who died after being hit by a bus. Matthew Drummond was involved in the collision while walking on the northbound carriageway of the A1068 in Hadston, Northumberland , at around 6:05am on November 13. Mr Drummond had been arrested in Berwick on November 12 and taken into custody at Bedlington Police Station.

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  7. Northumberland Golden Guide magazine reaches 10th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Chronicle Live

    The Golden Guide was first issued free of charge at the start of 2006 and has been published every year since then A free handbook of information, contacts and practical tips on daily life for Northumberland's over-50s is 10 years old. The annual Golden Guide was published for the first time in the county in early 2006, featuring details on leisure activities, transport, home and community, health and wellbeing, personal safety and money matters.

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  8. Samaritans mark a branch milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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. Pictured with long serving and retired members of the group are Ian Lavery MP , Alan Fowler ,castle Morpeth Mayor and Director of the Branch Sue Towers Samaritans of Northumbria, which takes calls round-the-clock from people in emotional distress, released 40 balloons at its Ashington headquarters on Saturday to mark the milestone.

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  9. Your grassroots football team: Ashington RAOB Football Club SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Chronicle Live

    Members of the Ashington RAOB Football Club during the cup final in the 2011/2012 season. The club won the League and the Divisional Cup and also finished runners up that year in the Syd Johnson Challenge Cup Secretary Anthony Matthews said: "We are a local Sunday morning Football Team that has been in existence since 1968.

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  10. Campaign set up to safeguard A&E services at Hexham General HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Chronicle Live

    A campaign has been set up to safeguard A&E services at Hexham General Hospital, amid fears they could be scaled back A campaign has been launched to safeguard accident and emergency services at a Northumberland hospital, amid fears they could be scaled back once a new site opens. Residents living in West Northumberland have mounted the Save Hexham A&E campaign, out of concern that the development of a new specialist emergency care hospital will see services at the town's general hospital reduced.

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  11. Durham legend Steve Harmison officially opens Blyth Hospital's new shop and cafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Chronicle Live

    The volunteer-run service is the first to be introduced by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust at a Blyth community hospital The Ashington sportsman, who played a key role in his country's 2005 Ashes victory over Australia, officially opened the Hospital Volunteer Service store by cutting the ribbon. The facility at the main entrance of the Thoroton Street site, which also includes a cafe, is run by 20 helpers as part of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust's Hospital Volunteer Service .

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  12. Group marks 40 years of helping people outRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 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. Pictured with long serving and retired members of the group are Ian Lavery MP , Alan Fowler ,castle Morpeth Mayor and Director of the Branch Sue Towers Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery was guest of honour as the Samaritans of Northumberland marked their fourth decade at the weekend.

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  13. MP calls for Northumberland prison contract to be reviewed after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Chronicle Live

    Ian Lavery has made the calls after an incident list from the jail revealed assaults, staffing shortages and drug hauls found at the Acklington site. Calls have been made for the government to review the contract to run HMP Northumberland after staff told an MP they fear for their lives.

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  14. Two arrests after raid on jewellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Newsday

    A 49-year-old woman and a 19-year-old man, both from the Manchester area, are being held on suspicion of robbery. Police have linked the incident to one at the company's Yarm branch in November, over which a Manchester man, aged 24, has been arrested and bailed.

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  15. Ambulance delays cause grave concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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. A Norham pensioner, seriously injured in a fall, was left waiting in the cold for nearly three hours until an ambulance arrived.

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  16. Sir Alan Beith meets ambulance chiefs to raise 'serious concerns' over response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Chronicle Live

    Sir Alan Beith met North East Ambulance Service bosses to highlight a number of cases, including a pensioner who waited over three hours for help A Northumberland MP has met ambulance chiefs to raise "serious concerns" over response times after an elderly woman faced a three-hour wait for help.

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  17. Thousands of jobhunters attend NHS events for new hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | 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. Thousands of jobseekers flocked to events last week to find out more about roles at the new Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, which opens in Northumberland this summer.

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  18. MPs urge shops to enter competitionRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | 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. Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery and Blyth Valley's Ronnie Campbell are urging traders to enter an all-party parliamentary competition to find the top small shop in the country.

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  19. Youngsters lobby MP over railway serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | 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. Left to right: Sharon Bell , Kaly Douglas, Dennis Fancett , Olivia Sprudd, Ian Lavery , Liam Armstrong and Dylan Mackenzie at Westminster.

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  20. MP urges action over HMP Northumberland governor's departure to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Chronicle Live

    Sodexo has confirmed HMP Northumberland director Matt Spencer will be leave the jail but said the move is unrelated to an upcoming inspection report. The governor of the North East's only private prison is set to quit - amid warnings of 'huge problems' brewing at the jail.

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