A splashing time is had by everyone

Auld Lang Syne brings out the party people - and on the morning after, remedies for those horrible headaches

Castle alterations bid to be turned down

They say an Englishman's home is his castle - but for the Duke of Northumberland, it will be the local council calling the shots tonight when it considers his latest plan.

All grown up

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When I first met Daniel Radcliffe he was a shy boy of very few words with a passion for Pokemon, Worldwide Wrestling Federation and chocolate, who was only just embarking on his senior school years.

Abseil for charity

Castle Morpeth Mayoress Ann Douglas and 13 supporters have completed a sponsored abseil down the walls of Alnwick Castle to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Relief, the chosen charity for her year in office.

An ice win for Ellie

Schoolgirl Ellie Cresswell got her just desserts yesterday - when she tasted a new ice cream flavour she had created.

Spate of brutal, drunken attacks

Police and other emergency services were swamped at the weekend after a series of violent incidents got the bank holiday weekend off to a brutal start.

The knights are getting shorter around here...

Broadswords and jousting replaced blackboards and jotters yesterday, as a group of schoolchildren swapped the classroom to enrol in Knight School.

Financial rewards of screen success

There is more to the region's film industry than Get Carter and Billy Elliott, according to Will Mapplebeck.


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