VIDEO: Alnmouth's new one-way system

Take a tour along the new route.

Anne-Marie Trevelyan during a visit to Quest UAV last year. 
Picture by Jane Coltman

Amble firm mentioned in Parliament

An Amble business has been discussed in Parliament, as part of talks about how North-East firms can access a slice of £23billion funding for research and development.

Emma and Pamela Sutton at the official opening of the revamped conservatory at Alnwick oncology unit with oncology nurses Catherine Johnstone, Gillian Thorne (left) and Lara Brinskey (right).

New-look conservatory has official opening

A new addition to Alnwick’s oncology unit – thanks to the fund-raising efforts of a Rothbury family – has been officially opened.

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has been criticised for his comments.

Road safety groups condemn Transport Secretary Chris Grayling for comments on drinking before driving

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, is under fire for suggesting that it is okay to have "a glass of wine at the pub" before driving, despite a Government commissioned review finding that drinking within the current limit makes drivers 13 times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash.

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Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

The Cinderella cast take a bow.

REVIEW: Cinderella, Theatre Royal, Newcastle

A flying horse-drawn carriage saw Cinderella arrive in spectacular panto style ... but it was a sell out Theatre Royal who had a ball.

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Apply to be an extra in new film being shot near village

Extras are wanted for a film which is being shot near Rothbury next year and is set to feature a host of Hollywood stars.

Author Ian Hall by the traditional Great North Road milepost opposite the cemetery in Alnwick.

Even while reading, you can keep it local

It’s just not just the shops on your High Street and food producers that you can support as part of efforts to keep it local.

Where do you hide your Christmas presents?

Revealed - the top present hiding locations this Christmas

Linen cupboards, gym bags and even the neighbour’s house are some of the places that UK’s Christmas shoppers will hide presents in at attempt to avoid Christmas being spoiled by prying eyes.

APPEAL: Christmas gift generosity

APPEAL: Christmas gift generosity

This year the team at George F White in Alnwick joined together to promote the fantastic project which is Operation Christmas Child.

Are you heading to your Christmas party this weekend?

Nine things NOT to do at your work Christmas party

If you're getting your gladrags on this weekend for the Christmas party, make sure you don't wake up filled with regret the following day.
Ryan Humphrys has taken over at Jasper's in  Amble.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Chef goes it alone to take over town café

An experienced chef has embarked on his first solo project and he believes he has all the ingredients to make it a recipe for success.

Planning applications before Northumberland County Council.

Go-ahead for new homes at Ellington

The first phase of a housing development in Ellington was given the go-ahead this week.

Doddington Moor looking north.

MP hails new forestry bid in Commons

Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan used a Parliamentary debate on tree planting on Wednesday to highlight a recently-announced forestry initiative in north Northumberland.

HEALTHCARE: There must be engagement

HEALTHCARE: There must be engagement

Following the publication of Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) for Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, it is extremely worrying that findings from a recent BMA survey reveal that over two thirds of doctors say they have not been consulted on the plans, despite assurances from ministers.

View of Wooler
Picture by Jane Coltman

Glendale, History Society

Tunnel tragedy

Overspending at Christmas is tempting, but try to avoid getting into debt. If you are worried about your finances Citizens Advice Northumberland is at hand to help. Picture by Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Top tips to avoid a debt hangover

Families have been offered expert advice to try to avoid a Christmas debt hangover.

Nick Dawe, of Lindisfarne Homes, with Louise Stewart, of Silverstone Building Consultancy, at Thomas Percy Close in Alnwick.

First phase of £2.5m Alnwick development nears completion

The first phase of a £2.5million housing scheme in Alnwick is close to completion with more than 60 per cent of the development already sold.

Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories.  Northumberland Theatre Company. Picture by Jane Coltman

REVIEW: Little Red Riding Hood and Other Stories, Northumberland Theatre Company (NTC), Alnwick Playhouse Studio, Wednesday, December 7

Giggling and laughing. The little boy sitting behind me just giggled and laughed with joy all the way through Northumberland Theatre Company’s winter production on opening night yesterday.

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The scene at the house fire in Lucker.

LUCKER FIRE UPDATE: Investigations continue

Police and fire officers are continuing to investigate yesterday’s fatal house fire in Lucker.

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