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TOURISM: Promoting businesses

The Alnwick Tourism Association (ATA) was inaugurated in 2004 with the intention of becoming the Tourism Marketing Partnership for businesses in what was then the Alnwick District.

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BREXIT: Really no cause for any alarm?

BREXIT: Really no cause for any alarm?

I was hugely reassured to read that our local MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan feels that ‘Secretaries of State are confident of no significant issues should we have to leave (the EU) without a full deal’ (Northumberland Gazette, January 31).

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TAX: Give discount to families

TAX: Give discount to families

In Northumberland, the average council taxpayer has seen no increase in the single person’s discount, which has been frozen at 25 per cent since 1993.

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POLITICS: Local input works best

POLITICS: Local input works best

Having read the letter from Geoff Hoskin (Northumberland Gazette, January 24) about the public losing control of vital services, I wanted to write and say how much I agree with him.

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FUND-RAISING: Braving the beard shave

FUND-RAISING: Braving the beard shave

Lou and Graham Cross and Maddie and Steve Fletcher would like to thank all their friends, families and supporters for their generous help in raising the incredible sum of £3,248.40 (pre-Gift Aid, which will increase this amount) for Bowel Cancer UK’s Decembeard Campaign.

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LOCALS: Proud to be an Alnwickite

LOCALS: Proud to be an Alnwickite

It may be of some interest to the more recent members of the community that the natives of the town are Alnwickites and not Alnwicktonians, as described by a recent visitor (Northumberland Gazette, January 24).

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ESTATES: Work with community

ESTATES: Work with community

I appreciated Mr Ainsley’s letter and I would agree that the inherited resources of Northumberland Estates could and should be making a bigger contribution to the wellbeing and prosperity of the community in the ancestral Percy lands (Northumberland Gazette, January 17).

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CHARITY: Volunteer for school service

CHARITY: Volunteer for school service

As we look forward to another year of delivering our Speak Out Stay Safe sessions, we’ve been reflecting on all the amazing work our volunteers have done over the last 18 months.

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