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The Olympic dining room at the White Swan in Alnwick. Picture by Mike Nicholas

Chinese delegation visits Alnwick for floating Titanic hotel

A delegation from a Chinese firm has visited the White Swan in Alnwick to take measurements and photos for an under-construction Titanic floating hotel.

News from Northumbria Police

Man assaulted in suspected case of mistaken identity

Police are urging the public not to take the law into their own hands after a man was assaulted in Northumberland in a case of suspected misidentification.

The site next to West End Caravan Site in Longframlington where housing had been proposed.

New housing bid for Longframlington refused

Plans for yet another housing estate in Longframlington were thrown out this week, against the advice of planning officers.

The site at Rothbury Golf Club that may be built upon.

Third deferral for holiday lodges plan at Rothbury Golf Club

In what is becoming a never-ending saga, a decision on a scheme for holiday lodges at Rothbury Golf Club was deferred for the third time this week.

This year's Anzac ceremony.

Touching tribute to brave airmen who lost their lives during the war

A poignant ceremony was held on Sunday to honour 10 airmen from Australia and New Zealand who lost their lives in the Second World War.

Morpeth Railway Station

Police appeal after serious assault outside train station

A man was seriously assaulted at the weekend outside Morpeth Railway Station.

The new footpath

Improvement work finished on popular coastal footpath

Walking enthusiasts visiting Craster can now enjoy a newly-improved footpath.

From left, Coun Kate Cairns, Craster club chairman Michael Doherty, Keith Broughton, Diane Forester and Craster club membership officer Amy Fettis, with The Jolly Fisherman skiff.

Young and old take to the water at skiff extravaganza

Crowds of people turned out to experience time aboard community-built skiffs.

Lorna Robertson wins through to the next round.

Northumberland duo prepare to do battle after winning through first knockout stage of BBC1's Masterchef

Two Northumberland women go into battle in the final stages of BBC1's Masterchef after getting through the first knockout round.
Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan and Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, with his letter of confirmation, after discussing the plans for the A1 in the House of Commons on Monday, April 24.

A1 dualling project in Northumberland remains 'on track', despite rumours

The A1 is 'on track' to be dualled despite a question mark raised over the £293million project in March.
David Hall, head of leisure strategy at Northumbrian Water, Steven Mason, chief executive at Northumberland County Council, and local riders. Picture by Neil Denham

More details of Tour of Britain route in Northumberland unveiled

More route details have been announced for when the Tour of Britain comes to Northumberland later this year.

The clinical team at HospiceCare North Northumberland.

Cycling event to raise funds for HospiceCare

There’s No Place Like Home – that’s the theme of the next Wooler Wheel Borderlands Sportive cycling event next month.

Volunteers John Chrisp and Mike Lightfoot repairing mini dams.

Joining forces to help incy wincy spider

Another major conservation project is under way in the Northumberland National Park to protect an ancient peat bog which is home to a rare and diminutive species of money-spider.

Ruth and Phil Dodds with the children whose school had to be rebuilt.

Belford couple raises funds for Nepal

Two retired teachers from Belford have been raising money to help an earthquake-hit village in Nepal.

The water feature at Paddlers Park, Amble

Water feature off at Paddlers Park due to drainage issues

The water feature at Paddlers Park is currently out of action due to drainage problems.

Gary Duncan

Collection of short stories are ‘funny and fascinating’

A Belford author has unveiled a collection of flash fiction and short stories, which explore what it means to be human with insight, compassion and humour.

Jeff and Jill Sutheran of St Cuthbert's House B&B in Seahouses.

Tourism awards success for Northumberland duo

Northumberland has won two prizes at the national awards celebrating the best of English tourism.

Lee Woodward worked at Sunderland's Nissan factory.

Pupils swap desks for the factory floor

Students from the Duchess’s Community High School, Alnwick, have been able to undertake trips to the Nissan plant.

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