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Northumberland residents cast envious eye north of the border

Residents living on one side of the Scotland-England border could be paying up to £670 more in council tax than their close neighbours.

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North Northumberland Inspector Liz Hall.

Police play down Facebook warnings about dog thieves

Police have played down Facebook messages which warned residents to be wary of a gang trying to steal dogs.

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Northumberland Livestock

Acklington

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Northumberland Livestock

Wooler

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Alnwick Infirmary.

Free NHS wi-fi now available at Trust sites

Public wi-fi is now available at Alnwick Infirmary and 16 other sites across Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

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A map of the proposed site boundary for Highthorn.

Firm’s legal challenge on opencast bid refusal

Banks Mining has registered its intention to challenge Sajid Javid’s decision to reject a major opencast mine planning application on the Northumberland coast.

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Matt Cardle

X Factor winner to headline Live

A million selling, number one chart topping artist is set to headline Northumberland Live at Bedlington this July.

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Loving Northumberland at The Alnwick Garden.

If you LOVE Northumberland, these are the awards for you

Entries have opened for the LOVE Northumberland Awards 2018 - the annual celebration of all that is great about community environmental work in the county.

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A computer-generated image (CGI) of the application for the former Signal Cottage site in Amble.

Planners recommend Amble holiday complex for approval

Plans to replace a demolished bungalow on the Northumberland coast with a complex containing a home and holiday lets looks set to be given the green light this week.

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Lady Harriet Joicey, churchwarden Jimmy Mole and the Bishop of Newcastle, the Rt Rev Christine Hardman, who took the Sunday morning service at the church of St Micheal and All Angels in Ford.'Picture by Jane Coltman

Bicentenary weekend draws visitors to Ford

Several hundred visitors flocked to Ford at the weekend where the bicentenary of the birth of Louisa Waterford was being celebrated.

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The Allerburn House site.

Alnwick development plans set to get the green light

A revised bid to transform the former HQ of Alnwick District Council into housing is set to get the go-ahead this week.

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More than a third of firms don't think the UK rail network meets their needs.

Businesses say roads and rail not up to scratch

Over a third of businesses don’t believe that the road and rail networks are meeting their needs, according to new research by the North East England Chamber of Commerce.

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Northumberland - it's easy to see why it attracts so many visitors.

A rise in staycations in Northumberland

Easter school-holiday staycation bookings to Northumberland are up 17 per cent on last year, according to figures released by Sykes Holiday Cottages.

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Northumbria Police

Motorcyclist killed on A697 in Northumberland

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

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Sandy Higson and John Donaldson

Marmalade makers taste success for their fine products

The award-winning Mad Jam Woman has scooped more accolades for her delicious marmalades.

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Latest plans submitted to the council

Alnwick: Full application for a proposed single storey rear extension at West Acres Cottage.

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Northumberland Gazette latest

Raising cash for Sick Children’s Trust

Two events are being held at Red Row Brick Club, in aid of the Sick Children’s Trust.

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Become an NHS Trust governor.

Call for governors made by NHS Trust

People who are passionate about their local NHS are being given the opportunity to become more involved by standing for election as a public governor.

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Youngsters in Year 1 and Year 6 at Alnwick's St Michael's CofE Primary School dressed as pirates.

Ahoy there, me hearties! School goes pirate crazy

Youngsters in Year 1 and Year 6 at Alnwick’s St Michael’s CofE Primary School dressed as pirates for a special event on the last day of the spring term.

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A commercial fishing course is proving popular.

Fisherman course is in high demand

A course in Amble which helps budding fishermen secure jobs has once again proved popular, with the current round of tuition being oversubscribed.

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