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Man airlifted to hospital after suffering stroke

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Roadworks for the week ahead

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The Giving Tree.

Wildlife trust installs a Giving Tree

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SHAK founder Stephen Wylie with MP Ian Lavery.

Award runner-up, Santa’s Helpers days and £3,500 is raised

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Extra-care scheme is honoured at awards

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North Sunderland Parish Council round-up

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Planning applications submitted to council

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Hair today, gone tomorrow

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Coun Fred Thurgood

East Chevington Parish Council round-up: Abusive youths, fireworks display and CCTV

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The James Street play area in Seahouses.

Play-area impasse remains

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Lack of parking spaces at well-used station criticised

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A goods train passing the site of Reston Station shortly after its closure on May 4, 1964.

Could station plan get back on track?

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Corby Bridge, on the B6341.

Road closed after bridge work starts in north Northumberland

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Most freight trains now are container trains. Containers are also carried by ships and lorries, so the contents do not have to be disturbed on the journey.

The positive impact of Dr Beeching

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Roadworks on the A1

Planned roadworks on major roads in Northumberland and further afield

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Woman admits to drink-driving

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A casket similar to this was stolen from a house in Amble.

Sick thieves break into house and steal ashes

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Man arrested after Alnwick drugs raid

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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Dame Vera Baird

Equip your kids with cyber sense

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Schools shake-up in Belford moves closer

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Achievement levels among Northumberland's disadvantaged children are low. Picture: Shutterstock

Northumberland is 'not good place for disadvantaged children to grow up'

Education
Some of the students and governors at St Pauls RCVA Primary School.

Pupils and teachers praised in glowing Ofsted report

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Pupils at Red Row First School wear odd socks to back Anti-Bullying Week.

Pupils go in feet-first to back campaign

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Miranda Hunwick with Sainsbury's staff.

Miranda comes up with a blooming good idea

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Alnwick company takes on three of region’s graduates

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Newcastle International Airport

Partnership to promote North East to overseas visitors

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Peter and Jabin Cussins.

Alnwick house-builder is in prestigious Fast Track 100

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The winners at last year's Northumberland Business Awards. Picture by Kevin Brady

Decade of supporting businesses

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We can lead the world on animal welfare

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Coun Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council.

North of Tyne devolution deal details revealed

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Coun Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council, and Coun Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, discuss the North of Tyne devolution deal at Westminster.

Council leader welcomes North of Tyne devolution deal

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Sir John Hall at his Lesbury home.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

‘The football club has such an influence on people’s lives’

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaking at the North East England Chamber of Commerce business leaders' lunch.

Nicola Sturgeon underlines 'enduring ties' between North East and Scotland

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Mobile flood warnings for Northumberland residents

Environment

Anglers reminded to submit returns

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Doddington Moor, looking north.

Largest new forest in decades to be planted in Northumberland

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The Hen Hole on the side of The Cheviot. Picture by Ian Hall.

Exploring adventures start afresh

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Delight for Gordon as mental health project gets green light

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MMR vaccine

Reminder to limit spread of measles

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Claire Lomas MBE, who became the first person to finish the Great North Run wearing a pioneering bionic suit, was the guest speaker.

Healthcare innovators are celebrated at awards night

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Colin Shevills, director of Balance, the North East Alcohol Office.

Conference asks: Are we teaching our children to drink?

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North East Ambulance Service call handlers.

Survey shows success of the NHS111 service in the region

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