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Ron Freeman from Newbiggin by the Sea, who has just won the Birdman of Worthing title

Champion Birdman Ron Freeman has smashed two world records

Ron Freeman, the Birdman of Newbiggin by the Sea, has just smashed two world records

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

Signatures opposing Morpeth County Hall sale are to be handed in

Exterior of County Hall in Morpeth Northumberland
Six hundred signatures opposing the sale of County Hall in Morpeth are to be handed to Northumberland County Council next week

Devastation as BMW crashes into the living room of an Ashington home

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for dangerous driving after the bizarre incident at Alexandra Road on Sunday

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
Ron Freeman from Newbiggin by the Sea, who has just won the Birdman of Worthing title

Champion Birdman Ron Freeman has smashed two world records

Ron Freeman, the Birdman of Newbiggin by the Sea, has just smashed two world records

Signatures opposing Morpeth County Hall sale are to be handed in

Exterior of County Hall in Morpeth Northumberland
Six hundred signatures opposing the sale of County Hall in Morpeth are to be handed to Northumberland County Council next week

Devastation as BMW crashes into the living room of an Ashington home

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for dangerous driving after the bizarre incident at Alexandra Road on Sunday
Leslie and Harry Hume

Son follows father into a construction career with Bellway

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

Strong year for Sunderland motor dealer Richard Hardie

Philip Hardie, managing director of Richard Hardie
Motor dealer Richard Hardie enjoyed a strong 2013 as the market for both used and new cars remained buoyant

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

Ron Freeman from Newbiggin by the Sea, who has just won the Birdman of Worthing title

Champion Birdman Ron Freeman has smashed two world records

James Andrew Smithson (pictured with his family), of Benwell, was awarded the military medal for bravery

Your World War One Heroes: See the third gallery and send your family's story

Alma Grant nee McNay, of Bearpark, fell in love with the soldier she nursed

Your World War One Heroes: See the second gallery and send your family's story

 

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