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Jamie honours his hero
Teenagers arrested after attempted arson at school
Serious injury ends football captain’s career
Twenty years of support
Pupils take a trip into book’s world
Overflowing bins detract from village’s tourist draw
A Northumberland housing association has announced that its handymen have carried out thousands of jobs in the last 12 months, improving the safety of vulnerable households.
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What can you do for Alnwick? If you have ideas or want to be more involved in your town then the council wants you to join them.
Dog waste goes in any bin
We asked some of those we deal with on a regular basis wha they think:1 comment
Northumberland Wildlife Trust will be hosting two guided walks from Amble to its Hauxley nature reserve as part of the Amble Puffin Festival.
The second in the series of Stableford Open Days in the Kaims Country Park North Northumberland League was held over the Dunstanburgh Castle course on Saturday when windy conditions made it a stern test for competitors.
Kaims Country Park North Northumberland League
Alnmouth, Alnwick, Bamburgh, Belford, Dunstanburgh, Percy Wood, Rothbury and Warkworth all feature
Amble Sea Angling Club
Good news! Recently, I have had lots of questions about what is happening to Caistron Trout Fishery near Rothbury, writes Bob Smith.
Following the start of the puffin census on the Farne Islands, here is an interview with the National Trust’s head ranger on the islands, David Steel.
The concert programme for the 2013 Brinkburn Music Festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has been unveiled .
Europe’s most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist, Lee Memphis King, will get Alnwick Playhouse all shook up when he performs there next month.
First impressions speak volumes. From the outside, the Red Lion at Milfield, north of Wooler, looks like a traditional, stone-built coaching inn.
Musicians Derek Allan and Shaggy aka Jason Vare, make up the north Northumberland duo We Steal Flyers, who are well-known mainstays of the area’s music scene. This year, the Gazette is featuring occasional extracts from Derek’s diary, which will feature the group heading out on three tours of Europe and playing at the famous SXSW festival in Texas.
He developed his theatrical skills in front of audiences in north Northumberland, having been part of the local amateur dramatics scene.
Your thank-you letters
The votes have been cast and counted and, for the successful candidates, the hard work of living up to pre-election promises is about to begin.
FROM TODAY (Thursday, May 16)
On behalf of Meg Barnaby, young leader with First Alnwick Brownies and Second Alnwick Guides, a huge thank-you to the generosity of those who contributed to our bag pack at Sainsbury’s on Saturday, April 27. Thanks to your generosity, and Sainsbury’s, we raised £923.98 towards Meg’s Ethiopian project. We also collected 1,341 Active Kids vouchers.
I’d like to pen a response to a letter in the Gazette letters page, May 2, Unfair on dog owners.
May I through your column, respond to the food review for Mulan, Morpeth, by Ben O’Connell, Thursday, May 23.
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