Milestone for bridge repairs

A three-year scheme to repair bridges across Northumberland has reached a major milestone with the completion of repairs to the 100th structure.

The National Crime Agency has issued a warning about heroin mixed with fentanyl and carfentanyl.

Warning to drug users over dangerous heroin mix

A deadly synthetic opioid recently detected in heroin supplies in the North East could be present in drugs around the UK, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned today.

Work to replace a kitchen.

Multimillion-pound housing improvement scheme gets started

Work to maintain and improve council homes in the Alnwick and Blyth areas, as part of a £39million investment scheme, is now under way.
Cathryn Craig and Brian Willoughby

International duo showcase experience

An international music duo will be performing at the latest Rothbury Roots gig tonight, (Thursday).

Olly Dial in his new fitness suite.

Free fitness sessions

A personal trainer is holding a special event this weekend, to promote the benefits of health and fitness.

Martin Charlton at The Old Boat House.

Last chance to vote for Northumberland fish restaurant

There’s still time to vote for The Old Boat House in Amble, which has been nominated for Coastal Fish Restaurant of the Year in the 2017 Fishing News Awards, after winning the title last year.

Eliot Smith Company is embarking on its spring tour.

Dancers’ tribute to pit life

Paintings will spring to life in new dance work which is set to be performed in Berwick, Bamburgh and Warkworth.

The county goes to the polls

Printing error leads to some postal votes being done again

A printing error on a number of postal votes for the local elections has led to ballot papers having to be reissued.

Ethel Modral

Happy 100th birthday Ethel

With a big smile on her face and proudly holding a greetings card from the Queen, birthday girl Ethel Modral has turned 100.

The protest at Rothbury Community Hospital last year.

Protestors lodge last-ditch plans

Campaigners fighting the proposed closure of the inpatient ward at Rothbury Community Hospital have put forward a last-ditch proposal to save it.


Family of A1 crash victim 'overwhelmed' by poignant car-meet tribute

The family of a 30-year-old dad killed on the A1 has thanked everyone who took part in a poignant car meet in his memory.

With an extraordinary career spanning four decades, Alnwick Music Society president Martin Roscoe is arguably one of the UKs best loved pianists and comes to Alnwick Playhouse on Tuesday. More details below.

What’s on in north Northumberland - April 27 - May 4

See what’s on in north Northumberland for the next seven days. Covering theatre, films, live music, walks and other events taking place in Northumberland this week.

Whats on
DEVELOPMENT: Town needs a local plan

DEVELOPMENT: Town needs a local plan

It’s that time when local politicians are meant to listen to local residents so in Amble let’s ask them about the planning issues surrounding our little town, especially the following.

LEISURE: Timing could be crucial

LEISURE: Timing could be crucial

The article concerning the planned demolition of the Lindisfarne Sports Hall, with loss of associated outdoor facilities, makes interesting reading, (Northumberland Gazette, April 20).

The planned housing at Amble's Coquet Enterprise Park.

Concerns about homes plans

Concerned residents have signed a petition against plans for homes on a town’s industrial estate, while proposals to demolish a former school for residential development has been branded ‘perverse’.

The Duke of Northumberland relaunched the Mark 1 carriage.

Restored coach relaunched into service by Duke

A vintage railway carriage, restored by dedicated volunteers, has been relaunched into service by the Duke of Northumberland.

One of the signs on Holy Island encouraging people to check the tide times for the causeway.

Holy Island safe crossing times

From today (Thursday, April 27)

Gill Lindsay relived her trip to Antarctica at the Wooler U3A.

Antarctic adventures

On a relatively warm and sunny spring day in the Cheviot Centre, Gill Lindsay relived her trip to Antarctica with Wooler U3A members.


Northumberland Livestock



Northumberland Livestock


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