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Thropton WI, Meeting

Musical boost

A shooting star. Picture by Dan Kitwood

Orionids Meteor Shower: How to see this weekend’s spectacle

Head outside one evening this weekend and you may well see the annual Orionids Meteor Shower in the night sky.

The Jackson 5 of the hedgehog world.

Introducing the Jackson 5 from the hedgehog world

The Jacksons have arrived in Longframlington!

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Family criticises level of service after flight delay

A family has accused a travel agent of poor service after their flight was delayed by almost 24 hours, demanding compensation for the ‘delay and distress’ they suffered.

Seahouses and District Rotary Club held its annual Charity Cheque presentation evening on Tuesday, September 13.

Rotary funding boost for many good causes

Seahouses and District Rotary Club held its annual charity cheque presentation evening on Tuesday, September 13.

Joanne Ure has made the bold move to invest in a new childcare setting which she hopes will become home to 22 children each day.

New nursery is child’s play for Jo

An entrepreneur who has worked with young children for a decade has taken the plunge, by opening her own nursery.

Rachel, Sarah and Rebekah White with their grandfather Alan.

Triplets learned to paint thanks to grandfather

A set of identical teen triplets, with close family ties to north Northumberland, are making a real name for themselves in the art world.

Lighthouse. Picture by Jane Coltman

North Sunderland WI, Meeting

Creative cakes

View of Warkworth castle and river.

Warkworth WI, Meeting

President Marion welcomed 41 members and 12 visitors to our guest evening meeting.

The Alnwick Garden. Picture by Jane Coltman

Duchess eyes Garden completion

A unique and ‘world’s first’ attraction will be installed at The Alnwick Garden, as the Duchess of Northumberland eyes completion of the project.

General Mills

Jus-Rol factory to be bought by bakery

The owners of Jus-Rol have agreed to sell its Berwick factory to a national bakery group.

Lionheart Radio

Lionheart Radio’s special on Mr Neville

Many in the Alnwick area will have fond memories of Mike Neville, who presented BBC’s Look North from 1964 to 1996 and then ITV’s North East Tonight until his retirement in 2005.

Paul Johnson outside The Narrow Nick, in Rothbury. Picture by Mary Scott.

Cheers! Micropub is launched in Rothbury

A family-run micropub has opened in Rothbury and the husband and wife team are aiming to win awards in the future.


First seal pups of the year spotted on Farne Islands

The first seal pups of the year have been spotted by National Trust rangers on the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast.
News from Northumbria Police

A1 at Berwick closed after overhead cable fire

The A1 at Berwick is closed in both directions following reports of an overhead cable on fire.

Steven McCarthy at Alnwick bus station. Picture by Dark Justice

Alnwick man avoids jail for grooming a child after Dark Justice sting

An Alnwick man was handed a suspended prison sentence today after meeting a 13-year-old girl – or so he thought – at the town’s bus station with cans of lager.

HMS Duncan (centre), observing Russian Kirov Class Battlecruiser (left) and Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, which are part of a Russian task group, during transit through the North Sea.

The Russian warships tracked by the Royal Navy through the North Sea

Ship-by-ship, this is the Russian naval convoy tracked through the North Sea by the Royal Navy.

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Alnwick Playhouse.

Community hub plan finally making some progress after delay

The issue of how the space in the Alnwick Playhouse will be shared if the venue becomes a community hub has now been resolved, according to the town champion.

Councillor Jane Dargue.

Residents against parking proposal

Angry residents are objecting to a proposal for a dual parking scheme in George Street and Lawson Street.

A previous North East England Tourism Awards ceremony.

Shortlist announced for North East tourism awards

Northumberland features heavily in the shortlist for the North East England Tourism Awards which has been announced today.
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