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Great show and buyers aplenty

At Wooler, on Tuesday, October 3, Harrison and Hetherington held its annual Show and Sale of store cattle.

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Susie and Shane McDonald

Chatton firm is featured in new Parliamentary Review

A Northumberland-based energy company that provides ‘hands off’ renewable solutions to UK businesses has been featured in this year’s Parliamentary Review of Energy.

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The careers event organised by Pathfinder Northeast at the Duchess's Community High School earlier this year. Picture by Jane Coltman

Upskilling the young for sustainable future

Ensuring the area has a skilled local workforce to support our communities in the future is the goal of a new project being launched in Northumberland.

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Paul Carbert

Statistics show jobs boost in the North East

Unemployment in the North East has fallen significantly over the last year, latest figures reveal.

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Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

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Wooler

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Whittingham CofE Primary School pupils at the Bring It On! event.

Pupils get inspired by engineering

A group of Year 6 pupils from Whittingham CofE Primary School were lucky enough to be the only primary in Northumberland to get tickets to the science and engineering event, Bring It On!, at the Stadium of Light.

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Heather Raftery, Sam Smith and Clare McCabe.

New brand identity from one in the know

A holiday-cottages company which wanted a new brand identity ended up working with someone who had grown up in one of the properties.

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The Kielder Waterside team with their ROSE Award.

Looking rosy for accommodation providers

Four north Northumberland tourism businesses are among six from the North East to have been awarded prestigious awards for accommodation providers.

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Chamber president John McCabe.

Brexit impacting on manufacturing confidence, says Chamber

A distinct difference in manufacturers’ positive current performance and their confidence in the future, which is down dramatically, is revealed in a new survey.

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Northumberland Gazette latest

Potential impacts of Brexit on farm profits

Farmers’ profits could fall by more than half in the case of a ‘cliff-edge Brexit’, according to a new report.

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Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

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Northumberland’s £1.6m scheme for rates relief agreed

Northumberland County Council has agreed a business rates relief scheme for the next four years.

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Chamber president John McCabe.

Chamber backs workplace mental-health campaign

North-East businesses employing 400,000 people are being urged to take part in a campaign to raise awareness of workplace mental-health issues.

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A previous VisitBritain campaign which featured Bamburgh Castle, as pictured here at Heathrow Airport.

Records broken by UK tourism growth

An extra £872million in visitor spending was generated across the UK in the last year as a result of work by national tourism agency VisitBritain/VisitEngland, according to the latest figures.

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YoungsRPS has announced a merger with Stanton Mortimer.

Merger creates major player in the region

A property firm with an office in Alnwick announced a deal last week which will see it join forces with another company in the sector.

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Ralph Thompson, managing director of Silvermoor Haylage, with Gillian Marshall, chief executive of the Entrepreneurs' Forum. Picture by Neil Denham

New healthy products for horses to launch

A north Northumberland equine company is launching two new products next month with the support of a grant from a rural funding scheme.

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Jeff and Jill Sutheran of St Cuthbert's House.

Northumberland B&B lands prestigious award

An award-winning north Northumberland bed and breakfast now has another prestigious prize to its name.

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Overall champion shearling ram at Hexham from TL Forster & Son, Lowes Fell.

Show brings out the best of the flocks

It’s show season at the marts, with farmers flocking to present the best of their breeds.

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The right turn off this road is very important to strangers, but they may not realise it until it is almost too late.

Little sign of information for travellers

During the summer the vegetation on roadsides thickens so that it sometimes obscures road signs.

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