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WATCH: Tour of Britain’s Northumberland route announced

Detailed route information for the Ovo Energy Tour of Britain has been announced today – and the course will give scores of Northumberland residents a grandstand view of some of the world’s top cyclists.

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16 April 2015 .......       Leeds 1500m runner and Olympian Laura Weightman training at Beckett University in Headingley. TJ100798d Picture Tony Johnson

Weightman runs into form with her second fastest 1500m time

Having only her third track outing of the season, Alnwick’s Commonwealth, and European medallist Laura Weightman posted her second fastest time ever over 1500m on Sunday.

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Second defeat for Alnmouth, but they remain top of  league

Second defeat for Alnmouth, but they remain top of league

A magnificent 149 not out by Stocksfield opener Dan Wylie condemned Alnmouth & Lesbury 1st XI to their second successive defeat on Saturday.

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Round-up of golf results and news.

Golf round-up

A look at the results from the local courses.

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Paul Van-Zandvliet with wife Helen and daughter Hope Elle.

Rugby hero fought ‘his illness like a lion’

A rugby hero and former Alnwick landlord who lost his cancer battle has been hailed as courageous and inspirational for the way he ‘fought the illness like a lion’ and tried to help others suffering from the life-threatening condition.

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Cricket stumps.

First league defeat of season for Alnmouth

Only one game was possible in the A2 Division of the Northumberland & Tyneside Senior League on Saturday due to the rain and that was a reduced overs game which saw Alnmouth & Lesbury defeated for the first time this season.

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Mary makes a splash at the World Masters Games

Mary makes a splash at the World Masters Games

Alnwick swimming coach Mary Purvis recently attended the World Masters Games in New Zealand, where she was on top form, winning three gold and two silver medals.

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Ladies lead the way for Harriers as Alice sets new PB at Druridge

Ladies lead the way for Harriers as Alice sets new PB at Druridge

For the fourth weekend on the trot a female Alnwick Harrier was successful at the Drirudge Bay Parkrun, thanks to an excellent PB performance from Alice Tetley-Paul on Saturday.

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Junior Football Festival proves to be a big hit with the players

Junior Football Festival proves to be a big hit with the players

Alnwick Juniors completed their Summer Football Festival double weekend with victories for Felton and Blaydon in the U11s and U12s.

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Rothbury golfers tee off in new competition

Rothbury golfers tee off in new competition

A new golf competition was launched at Rothbury last week to celebrate the opening of the new 16th tee and the renovation work of the old Rothbury Racecourse grandstand that is by the new tee box.

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Alnmouth and Tillside remain unbeaten in Senior League

Alnmouth and Tillside remain unbeaten in Senior League

Alnmouth and Lesbury 1 st XI were given a good game by visitors Cowgate, but once again emerged winners, by four wickets to keep their unbeaten league run going.

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Leng sets a new personal best in 5k parkrun at Nottingham

Leng sets a new personal best in 5k parkrun at Nottingham

A good number of Alnwick Harriers took part in 5k parkruns up and down the country on Saturday, with easily the fastest of them coming from Dan Leng at the Long Eaton Parkrun in Nottinghamshire.

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Lowick girls top the table undefeated

Lowick girls top the table undefeated

Lowick United FC have become the first girls team from north Northumberland to win the prestigious U14s Pin Point League title. The competition covers the whole of Northumberland and Newcastle and includes the top girls teams from the North East.

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Round-up of golf results and news.

Golf round-up

A look at the results from the local courses.

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Cricket stumps.

Alnmouth and Tillside remain unbeaten in Senior League

Alnmouth & Lesbury 1st XI maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a five wicket win at Benwell and Walbottle.

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Harding sets the pace to win annual Druridge 10k race

Harding sets the pace to win annual Druridge 10k race

A sold-out field of 428 runners assembled at Druridge Bay on Sunday for the 11th annual 10k run, this year held in aid of HospiceCare North Northumberland.

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Round-up of golf results and news.

Golf round-up

A look at the results from the local courses.

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Third for Mark in Mr Tyneside

Third for Mark in Mr Tyneside

An Alnwick bodybuilder was celebrating recently after taking third place in his first competition.

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News and results from Alnwick Harriers.

Harrier Harris sets new personal best for 5k

Alnwick Harriers’ weekend got off to a really good start for Dominic Harris at the Temple Park 5k at South Shields on Friday.

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Football.

Alnmouth salvage pride at end of the season

Alnmouth United round-up in Northern Alliance League

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