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Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

Northumberland reacts to home-grown star Laura Weightman after she brought home Commonwealth silver medal in the 1500m

Simple Minds looking forward to North East double date

Simple Minds are playing Alnwick Castle and Hardwick Live in August and September respectively
Jim Kerr, lead singer of the Scottish band who made their name in the 80s is looking forward to a double date with the North East

Alnwick soldier tells how colleague saved his life in Afghanistan

Corporal Richard Jobson
Corporal Richard Jobson was injured in Afghanistan in 2013 when a rebel opened fire in his Army base

Rob Elliot feels New Zealand shutouts will put him in contention

Rob Elliot attempts to make a save during a Newcastle United training session
Londoner delighted with pre-season form after good shows in Wellington and Dunedin

Hardy's man publishes memoirs

Former employee of Hardys in Alnwick, angler Ian Blagburn who has written a book
A member of the world famous Hardy fishing family from Alnwick has written a book
Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

Northumberland reacts to home-grown star Laura Weightman after she brought home Commonwealth silver medal in the 1500m

Alnwick soldier tells how colleague saved his life in Afghanistan

Corporal Richard Jobson
Corporal Richard Jobson was injured in Afghanistan in 2013 when a rebel opened fire in his Army base

Hardy's man publishes memoirs

Former employee of Hardys in Alnwick, angler Ian Blagburn who has written a book
A member of the world famous Hardy fishing family from Alnwick has written a book
Single carriageway section of the A1 in Northumberland

Dualling A1 could bring in nearly £400m to North East economy

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Northumberland County Council report shows economic case of dualling the A1 North of Newcastle

Appointments: Melissa Rowell joins Re:heat

Melissa Rowell, re:heat
re:heat has announced expansion of its successful team with the appointment of Melissa Rowell as project manager

Alnwick shopping parade fully occupied after string of deals

Paul Scrimshaw, owner of Marilyn & Melrose, which has taken a five-year lease on 12 Narrowgate, Alnwick
Four independent businesses have taken up space in properties on Narrowgate, a popular retail hub in Alnwick's Castle Quarter

About Alnwick

Alnwick is a small, picturesque market town in north Northumberland and dates back to approximately AD 600. Over the centuries it has thrived as an agricultural centre but now relies on local shops and businesses, such as Barter Books. It is home to Alnwick Castle, one of the homes the Duke of Northumberland, and The Alnwick Gardens.

Videos & Photos

Inside a WW1 trench with British and captured German soldiers, who have been disarmed although the picture from Annan's Frederick Gibbs shows they have still retained their ration tins and even a pipe.

Lights to go out in commemoration of the outbreak of war

(left) Sam W. Heads, paleoentomologist; and Jared Thomas, lab techncian

North East scientist explores 20-million year old world

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

 

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