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Teenager killed in North East crash early this morning

Northumbria Police have appealed for witnesses after a 17-year-old was killed in a collision in the early hours today (Sunday).
Chris Mullin.

Bookshop date for former MP

A former Labour politician who was a North East MP for 23 years will be giving a talk at Barter Books in Alnwick tomorrow (Monday).


SHAK Boutique to run regularly after successful event

The next instalment of our weekly series dedicated to Alnwick-based dog sanctuary, SHAK.


Recent bids submitted to the council

A selection of the latest planning applications submitted to Northumberland County Council.

The summit of the Cheviot

Tick our local Hewitts off the ‘to do’ list

What is it with lists? Many of us seem programmed to make them. Whether it is ‘to do’ or ‘shopping’, we seem to love them. And, perhaps this is a man thing, we also seem to enjoy creating lists for their own sake.

WCF Pet & Equestrian's Katie Smith.

Alnwick store’s offer to help watch the birdies

Bird lovers are being offered free kit and food to help them join in the world’s largest garden wildlife survey.

The original, founding Detachment march through Belford on their inaugural parade in 1996

Belford army cadets are back up and running

An open night was held at Belford St Mary’s Middle School last week, heralding the welcome return of an Army Cadet Force unit to Belford after an absence of over a year.

Rev Rosie Stacy says farewell to individual parishioners in Rothbury church. Picture by Jeff Reynalds

A fond farewell to retiring Rothbury Reverend Rosie

After seven years working with the parish of Upper Coquetdale, Rev Rosie Stacy marked her retirement with a special service followed by a pooled lunch.

Longhoughton Community and Sports Centre

Our village halls club together to celebrate their very existence

Northumberland’s village halls are gearing up to mark the first national Village Halls Week, celebrating the vital role they play in sustaining rural communities.

The road out of Lesbury is expected to be closed for two weeks.

Another road closure in Lesbury next week

The road going out of Lesbury towards the coast is likely to be closed for a fortnight from Monday for drainage works to take place.


Jobs fair at Doxford Barns

A jobs fair is being held at Doxford Barns ahead of the opening of the company’s second venue, Charlton Hall.

Some positive education news for the county.

Seven-year-olds performing well

The proportion of seven-year-olds reaching the expected standards in most subjects in school has gone up in the last 12 months in Northumberland, according to figures from the Department for Education.

A yellow warning has been issued.

Met Office ice and snow warning

The area for a warning in relation to ice and snow tomorrow includes part of Northumberland.

Giuliano Piscina

Taste of Italian Riviera in Northumberland

A touch of the Italian Riviera is coming to the little north Northumberland village of Ford.

County Hall in Morpeth.

North-East councils share services in bid to save money

Northumberland County Council is teaming up with other local authorities in the North East in an effort to make savings and reduce costs.

Rothbury Golf Club

Rothbury Parish Council round-up: Burglary at golf club and support for history project

A burglary at Rothbury Golf Club was one of six reported crimes in and around the village in the last two months, police said.

Mrs O's Caring Hands was set up just over a year ago.
 Picture by Jane Coltman

NORTHUMBERLAND BUSINESS AWARDS: Still time to put yourself in the running

With just over a week left to enter, we are sharing one of this year’s Northumberland Business Awards nominations to encourage others.

Northumberland Gazette latest

Precept to increase by almost 5% for next financial year

Alnwick Town Council will increase its precept by 4.9 per cent, or £20,037, next year.

Coun Tracey Hinton

Amble Town Council round-up: Drugs, new memorial and link road

Police have vowed to clamp down on drug-taking Amble youths ‘in a heavy-handed way’, members were told.

Coun Nick Forbes, leader of Newcastle City Council, Norma Redfearn, Elected Mayor for North Tyneside,  and Coun Peter Jackson, leader of Northumberland County Council.

A mess of pottage? North of Tyne devolution criticised by professor

A university professor has criticised the proposed North of Tyne (NoT) devolution deal, saying only the thinnest of gruel is on offer.

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