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Gwyn Price who was killed in a Road accident on the Great North Road - Girlfriend Alison, Holly & Grace

Fiancée pays tribute to crash victim ten years on from his death

Alison Fairbairn Brown has paid a moving tribute to her fiancee, ten years after he was killed in a car crash

Government under fire from transport campaigners over rail investment

Dennis Fancett chairperson of SENRUG
The government has come under fire for failing to accept the case for investment in the region's rail network

Ashington engineer steps in to save man in attempted A19 bridge suicide jump

Hero road worker Liam Clark of Ashington who prevented a suicide as a man tried to jump off the bridge at the Nissan junction on the A19
Father-of-one Liam Clark dragged the man to safety after seeing him climb the bridge in an apparently distressed condition

Commercial Property Focus: South East Northumberland

Akzo Nobel has acquired 25 acres to build a £100m manufacturing plant
The Journal examines how future developments will centre on South East Northumberland

North East scientist explores 20-million year old world

(left) Sam W. Heads, paleoentomologist; and Jared Thomas, lab techncian
A fossil expert from Cramlington in Northumberland is probing the lives of tropical insects through 20-million-year-old amber samples
Gwyn Price who was killed in a Road accident on the Great North Road - Girlfriend Alison, Holly & Grace

Fiancée pays tribute to crash victim ten years on from his death

Alison Fairbairn Brown has paid a moving tribute to her fiancee, ten years after he was killed in a car crash

Government under fire from transport campaigners over rail investment

Dennis Fancett chairperson of SENRUG
The government has come under fire for failing to accept the case for investment in the region's rail network

Ashington engineer steps in to save man in attempted A19 bridge suicide jump

Hero road worker Liam Clark of Ashington who prevented a suicide as a man tried to jump off the bridge at the Nissan junction on the A19
Father-of-one Liam Clark dragged the man to safety after seeing him climb the bridge in an apparently distressed condition
Akzo Nobel has acquired 25 acres to build a £100m manufacturing plant

Commercial Property Focus: South East Northumberland

The Journal examines how future developments will centre on South East Northumberland

Son follows father into a construction career with Bellway

Leslie and Harry Hume
Rising optimism in the construction sector is leading younger relatives to follow their fathers into the industry, as Harry Hume demonstrates

Engineering firm FES and subsea manufacturer GE Wellstream in £175,000 deal

Ian Latimer, technical director at FES international
FES, based in Ashington, Northumberland, will provide 12 diverless bend stiffener connectors (DBSCs) to GE Wellstream, with whom it has worked for more than a decade

About Ashington

Ashington is a town in south east Northumberland and was once considered the ‘world's largest coal-mining village’. It has a rich coal mining history, which dates back to the 1840s and is told at Woodhorn Museum, a former pit. Many inhabitants have a distinctive dialect known as Pitmatic. The town was home to NUFC legend "Wor Jackie" Milburn.

Videos & Photos

Actor Ben Crompton, from Game of Thrones, at Housesteads Roman Fort

Game of Thrones actor Ben Crompton launches Hadrian's Wall exhibition

L-R: Tony Gates Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority, Lord de Mauley and Andrew Miller, Head of Programmes and Conservation

Environment Minister welcomes vision for the next 20 years of Northumberland

A model of the hydroplane at Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle owner hoping to recreate historic flight and build full size replica of 1911 plane

 

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