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Pair found guilty of murdering Owen Kerry on Christmas Eve

Two people have been found guilty of murdering a teenager in Cramlington.

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Fly-past in Northumberland will not go ahead this afternoon

A special fly-past which was due to be staged in Northumberland today to mark an anniversary milestone will not go ahead as planned, due to poor weather conditions.

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Scott Dickinson at the Northumberland General Election count 2017

Berwick Labour confident after improved showing on June 8

The Berwick branch of the Labour Party celebrated the progress made in the recent General Election at a packed meeting at the Brown Bear in Berwick last week.

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The archaeological excavations on The Heugh on Holy Island.

Is this St Aidan’s first church on Holy Island?

Archaeologists have made exciting new discoveries which may well have turned a long-held belief about Holy Island on its head.

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Police appeal for wanted man from Northumberland

Police are asking for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Northumberland.

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A tour of Chilligham's Wild Cattle Park.

Work to create ‘frozen herd’ of embryos of Chillingham cattle

Chillingham Wild Cattle Association (CWCA) held its annual AGM, presentations and tour earlier this month, attended by more than 30 members and guests, including international attendees from the USA and France.

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The Place-Names of the Old County of Northumberland - 1: The Cheviot Hills and Dales.

Exploring place names of Northumberland

The first in a new series of books exploring the place names of Northumberland has been published – with the Cheviot Hills as its focus.

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The Maltings in Berwick.

Funding boost for the arts in Northumberland

The Arts Council is set to double its annual funding to Northumberland as the investment for the next four years was announced today.

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The foundations of what may be one of the largest and earliest Saxon churches in the area have been found on a dig on the Heugh (hill with a ridge) on the south of Lindisfarne.

Saxon church uncovered during dig on Holy Island

The foundations of what may be one of the largest and earliest Saxon churches in the area have been found on a dig on the Heugh (hill with a ridge) on the south of Lindisfarne.

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Picture by Jane Coltman

First school secures good Ofsted rating after move

Wooler First School has been rated good by Ofsted in its first inspection since moving onto the middle-school site.

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Len Clucas, of Wooler, with the pennyfarthing he built based on a 1884 design.

Penny farthing to head up parade to open Wooler festival

The organisers of Glendale Festival are urging people to dress up their bicycles and even mobility scooters to take part in their opening parade.

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Council issues Grenfell Tower fridge-freezer safety advice

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards service is urging owners of Hotpoint fridge-freezers to check their model numbers for safety reasons after one was identified as the initial cause of the Grenfell Tower fire in London.

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Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick.

Become a Friend and help protect heritage

Alnwick’s Bailiffgate Museum is hoping to welcome new Friends after its revamped membership scheme was launched last Friday.

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More Northumberland causes up for Co-op cash boost

Community groups in Northumberland are set for a funding boost after the Co-op announced the latest beneficiaries of its membership scheme.

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Professionals cameras need to be good enough to achieve usable images without flash in very low light. Picture by Ivor Rackham.

Northumberland Camera Club

A photographer raised his camera to his eye, stepped backwards to take the shot and knocked into someone who fell, banged their head and suffered brain damage.

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Northumberland coast path at Howick. Picture by Gavin Duthie.

The Northumberland coast in a day

An Amble man is walking the entire length of the Northumberland Coast Path on Thursday in a bid to raise £500 for charity.

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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird.

PCC hits out at claims on police funds

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner has again hit out at claims by Ministers that police funding has been protected.

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Head of Housing Phil Soderquest, Kerry Hope and Jackie Long of Silx with young people of Blyth, Paul Cozens and Dawn Skelton. Picture by Simon Williams / Crest Photography.

Launch of guidebook for young tenants

A guidebook aimed at helping first-time housing tenants has been launched.

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Prime Minister Theresa May greets DUP leader Arlene Foster, DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds and DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson outside 10 Downing Street in London.

DUP backs deal to support minority Conservative government

The DUP has backed a deal to support the minority Conservative government.
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JAM JAR ARMY: Gardens provide beneficial activity for older people

Our Abbeyfield week ended with a Garden Party for all the residents and what a lovely day we had for it, writes Sally Brewis, of Abbeyfield House in Alnwick.

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