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Concern growing for missing Northumberland man

Concern is growing for a missing man from Northumberland.

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Amble's Shannon-class lifeboat was officially named today. Picture by The Ambler

Official naming of Amble RNLI’s new Shannon lifeboat

Amble RNLI’s new Shannon-class lifeboat was officially named this afternoon.

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Anne-Marie Trevelyan meets staff from JT Dove in Berwick.

Firm stresses importance of apprentices

Following the General Election, the new Government must remember that housing is not built and homes are not improved without the involvement of builders, plumbers and timber merchants.

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Jimmy Bell, aka Jimmy the Lamb Man, at a market in Morpeth.

End of an era: Lamb Man to sell his farm

A Northumberland farmer, who was among the first in the county to take advantage of online trading to grow his business, is to sell his farm.

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The junction of High Street and West Street in Belford.

Highway issues continue to concern council

The need for double yellow lines to deter problem parking in certain areas of Belford as well as speeding have been raised again by councillors.

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Rothbury Street Fair is taking place on Bank Holiday Monday and the new committee is hoping that it will be a success.

Packed programme is planned for street fair

Speciality local produce, demonstrations, children’s rides international musicians and a host of other entertainment– a packed programme is planned for the upcoming Rothbury Street Fair.

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Mascot Tommy Noddy with members of Amble Women's Institute. Picture by Anna Williams/The Ambler

Park Leisure flies in to sponsor Amble Puffin Festival

Luxury holiday-homes operator Park Leisure Amble Links is to sponsor this year’s Puffin Festival in a £500 partnership with Amble Town Council.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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Police dog handler Dave Ashley is looking forward to retirement with  Poppy, and English Springer Spaniel and Henry, a Malinois. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Popular police officer retires after 30 years

An experienced officer, who served Northumbria Police for three decades, has retired.

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Northumbrian Water's Kielder Water.

Northumberland Tourism Awards: Making a splash with sponsorship

Northumbrian Water, ‘an avid supporter of tourism in the region’, is delighted to have signed up as headline sponsor for the first Northumberland Tourism Awards.

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Crash victim Shaun O'Connell

Family's tribute to motorcyclist killed in Northumberland crash

The family of a motorcyclist killed in Northumberland yesterday have spoken of their devastation.
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Gillian Castle tackled the Outlaw Half Nottingham.

Inspirational mum tackles tough triathlon

A mother-of-one who suffered a life-changing injury during the birth of her son, leaving her with irreversible damage, has completed a gruelling endurance challenge for charity.

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Thomas Collinson was headmaster between 1851 and 1898.

Poignant reunion is a fitting farewell to Duke’s school

It was the most poignant of school reunions.

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Northumberland Gazette latest

GP surgery rated good by the regulator

A north Northumberland GP surgery has been rated good by the independent regulator.

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Jane Mann receiving the Individual Volunteer of the Year Award at the Museums + Heritage Awards.

Prestigious award for volunteer at Alnwick museum

A volunteer at the Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick has won a top award at a prestigious event for the museums sector.

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The European Music Show team in Palermo in Sicily.

Sicily is third stop on European tour

A group of Alnwick pupils was in Sicily last week as the third stop of a European tour to meet their partners in an exciting musical project.

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Northumberland County Council leader Peter Jackson and Coun Glen Sanderson, cabinet member for environment and local services, oversee the removal of stumps of the trees that were cut down earlier this year.

Trees to be replanted at County Hall

Work is under way at County Hall in Morpeth to plant new trees to replace those that were felled earlier this year.

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ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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Martin Charlton, Ruth Charlton and Daryl Duffy at the 2017 Fishing News Awards.

Back-to-back titles for Amble fish restaurant

The Old Boat House in Amble last night won Coastal Fish Restaurant of the Year at the Fishing News Awards for the second year running.

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Motorcyclist killed in Northumberland crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Northumberland.

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