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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.

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The opening of the Beau Monde Spa in Lucker.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Spa wins regional award four months after opening

A beauty salon and spa in north Northumberland which opened just four months ago has taken home a prestigious regional award.

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Inside of the shop.

Shop holds late-night opening

An Alnwick shop is holding a late-night shopping event to celebrate a recent revamp.

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Acklington

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Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

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Alnwicky performed at the Christmas market in Alnwick.

Shoppers kept it local for events

Traders celebrated jingling tills at the weekend, with the fourth Small Business Saturday and Christmas market initiative in Alnwick being hailed as the best ever.

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Have you got one of the new fivers?

Your new fiver could be worth £50,000 - this is what you need to check them for

Brits are being urged to check their new fivers after engraved bank notes worth as much as £50,000 were circulated in a Willie Wonka-style 'Golden Ticket' giveaway.

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Sheep Producers Flock to Farmers Evening. Specialist Farmers Evening targets Liver Fluke control, Lamb selection and Consumer needs at Middleton in Teesdale Mart.

Learning about lamb consumers

More than 80 North East farmers turned out at an event to learn more about the current lamb market.

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North East workers most optimistic about careers after Brexit, study finds

Workers appear to be optimistic about their career prospects following the initial shock of the EU referendum result, a study shows.

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The smaller bottles of Alnwick Gin.

New sized bottle good for stocking filler

A new drinks brand has unveiled a smaller-sized bottle suitable for the Christmas and gift market, and it is ‘selling like hot cakes’.

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Alnwick Garden

Marketing campaign pulls in the visitors

A marketing campaign for Northumberland is estimated to have already boosted the Northumberland tourism industry by £400,000, with a further £1.49million of potential spend to come.

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Princes Street in Edinburgh is now almost wholly given over to pedestrians and public transport.

Rail is on the up, but buses still struggle

The last month of the year is a good time to review how things are progressing in transport.

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Watch out for roadworks.

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

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Capturing the moment: A sample of Alan's work.

Alan captures the moment with new photo business

Not everyone can combine work with a hobby. But that’s exactly what Alan Chapman has done since launching his wedding photography business.

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Coun Dave Ledger

Sponsors highlight success of businesses in the county

Two of the sponsors for the 2016 Northumberland Business Awards have spoken about their support of the event.

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Alnwick traders Moira Ging, Carlo Biagioni and Stephen Bell promote Small Business Saturday.

KEEP IT LOCAL: Think local first in the build-up to Christmas

Today, the Gazette relaunches its Keep It Local campaign, to support the businesses in our towns and villages and promote the benefits of shopping locally.

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Sandy Higson has made a new range of 11 Geordie Mustards.
Picture by Jane Coltman

KEEP IT LOCAL: Customer service and helping the local economy

‘We are here, but without you, there is no us!’ That is the message from one trader to urge shoppers to Keep It Local and support local businesses.

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Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

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Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

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The proposed Amble hotel plan.

£4m hotel and restaurant plan is submitted for town

Plans for a new hotel and restaurant in Amble have been submitted, in an investment of up to £4million which would create nearly 100 jobs.

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