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SMOKING: Vital services must continue

With smoking remaining the leading cause of preventable death in the UK, the publication of the Government’s new tobacco control strategy is a positive step in the right direction.

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CADETS: Learn to be water savvy

CADETS: Learn to be water savvy

The school holidays are well under way and Sea Cadets, a national youth charity with 400 units across the UK, is urging people to stay safe in its Water Savvy campaign.

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SCOUTS: Pick up skills for the future

SCOUTS: Pick up skills for the future

This time last year I was in Rio, winning my second Olympic Gold medal.

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LIFESTYLE: Not practical for most of us

LIFESTYLE: Not practical for most of us

I write with reference to the recent article ‘Get the best out of later life’, (Northumberland Gazette, August 3).

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ASTHMA: Sign up for direct support

ASTHMA: Sign up for direct support

I am writing to let you know that people in your area with asthma are being invited to take part in a pilot scheme for a new digital health project aimed at reducing their risk of having an asthma attack.

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SQUIRRELS: Busy time for volunteers

SQUIRRELS: Busy time for volunteers

Berwick Save our Squirrels group, a cohort of volunteers who work to protect our native red squirrels, has been out and about over the last three months raising awareness at local shows.

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FRIENDS: Collecting for our hospital

FRIENDS: Collecting for our hospital

On behalf of the League of Friends of the Alnwick Hospital, may I extend my grateful thanks to all those generous customers of Morrison’s supermarket, Alnwick, who kindly made a donation to our bag pack on Friday, August 11.

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SHOOTS: Benefits all year round

SHOOTS: Benefits all year round

With the ‘Glorious Twelfth’ just days away, it is predictable that anti-shooting campaigners have stepped up their efforts, but they are ignoring sound evidence.

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WALK: Fantastic day for association

WALK: Fantastic day for association

On Sunday, July 30, 69 people took part in the Lindisfarne Walk to D’Feet, walking 3.5 miles across the Lindisfarne Causeway from Beal Sands to St Aidan’s Winery, Holy Island, raising funds and awareness of Motor Neurone Disease.

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SHOW: Thank you for your support

SHOW: Thank you for your support

Powburn Show committee would like to thank all committee and non-committee members for their help putting on a successful show.

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HOSPITALS: Stand up and fight closures

HOSPITALS: Stand up and fight closures

Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust appears to be a hard-hearted organisation with regard to the elderly and vulnerable in our Northumberland communities.

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VERGES: Oversight has been corrected

VERGES: Oversight has been corrected

I am writing in response to the letter entitled Look after the taxpayers too, regarding a lack of grass cutting at Abbeylands in Alnwick, (Northumberland Gazette, August 3).

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UNIT: Immense care and kindness

UNIT: Immense care and kindness

I have just completed my treatment for breast cancer at the Alnwick Chemotherapy Unit and I am now well on the road to recovery.

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CONCERT: Sickened by arrangements

CONCERT: Sickened by arrangements

I would just like to echo the views of Beverley Winn’s excellent letter regarding the forthcoming concert on Saturday, (Northumberland Gazette, August 3).

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FUND-RAISER: Thanks for all your support

FUND-RAISER: Thanks for all your support

I would like to thank everyone who came to and gave a donation to the cheese and wine party at my bungalow on July 21.

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DEVELOPMENT: Name will lead to confusion

Some time ago, I wrote to you about the possible confusion likely to arise by the developers of the old Bolams Mill calling the development and advertising it as The Maltings.

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TALKING PAPER: Going digital is a huge boost

TALKING PAPER: Going digital is a huge boost

An excellent article in the Gazette last week reported that the Alnwick Lions Talking Newspaper has gone digital, thanks to a donation from the Newcastle Building Society.

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PLANNING: Hard to turn down plans

PLANNING: Hard to turn down plans

While I agree with the comments made by Peter Armstrong (Gazette, July 27) regarding the probable effect on parking and medical attention caused by the influx of new housing, I would point out that these planning decisions were made by the Northumberland county councillors of the day, the vast majority of whom were not from north Northumberland.

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