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Duke of Northumberland

Ralph George Algernon Percy is the 12th Duke of Northumberland. He is the beneficial owner of Northumberland Estates, the titular owner of Alnwick Castle and has an estimated wealth of £315 million. The Duke married Jane Richard in 1979 and the couple have four children

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Duke of Northumberland plans £15m art sale to cover flood bill

The Northumberland Estates, the Duke of Northumberland's business arm, have announced plans to auction art from his homes at Alnwick Castle and Syon House in London, with a combined worth of over £15m

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Duke of Northumberland's bid for hundreds of homes given go-ahead

The Duke of Northumberland's plans to build over 200 houses in Alnwick have been approved by Northumberland County Council

Competitors in the annual Shrove Tuesday football match at Alnwick

Alnwick annual Shrove Tuesday football match draws in the crowds

St Paul's were crowned the winners of the annual mudfest football match

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Duke of Northumberland's homes bid set for green light

The Duke of Northumberland's bid for more than 200 houses in his home town looks set to be approved

The Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick will reopen its doors on Saturday the 15th of February

Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick set to reopen after refurbishment

The Bailiffgate Museum at Alnwick is set to reopen following a major refurbishment thanks to a cash injection from the Heritage Lottery Fund

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Duke of Northumberland has bid approved for Alnwick food and wine shop

The Duke of Northumberland's bid for two new stores in his home town has been approved, despite opposition

Corbridge's historic pele tower

Corbridge's historic pele tower could be transformed into events venue

A plan to breath new life into Corbridge pele tower in Northumberland has been welcomed by a parish councillor

Warkworth Castle in Northumberland

Warkworth housing plan could get the green light

Plans for new homes in Warkworth by the Duke of Northumberland's business venture looks set to get approval

The Duke of Northumberland at the Centre of Rural Economy conference at Alnwick Castle in Northumberland

Newcastle research centre launches fundraising appeal

Newcastle University’s Centre for Rural Economy has been running for 21 years and has launched a fundraising campaign to help with expansion

The Duke of Northumberland opens the Aln Valley Railway

Duke of Northumberland re-opens historic railway

A long-running project to restore a historic rail link is full steam ahead after being officially opened by the Duke of Northumberland

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Northumberland Estates lines up plan for new homes

The Duke of Northumberland’s business venture has lodged plans for a massive housing development in his home town

An Artists impression of proposals from Northumberland Estates for Lesbury, near Alnwick

Villagers still opposed to Northumberland Estates new homes plans

Northumberland Estates' plans for almost 130 new homes in Shilbottle, Warkworth and Lesbury will go before councillors tomorrow

Lady Melissa Percy emerges from St Michael's Church alongside groom Thomas van Straubenzee after their wedding

In pictures: Prince William and Harry attend wedding of Lady Melissa Percy

High society came North at the weekend as Alnwick hosted the wedding of the year.

The wedding of Lady Katie Percy in 2011

Alnwick gets ready for Duke of Northumberland's daughter's wedding

DETAILS have been announced of the North’s society wedding of the year, which is set to take place this weekend.

Philip Sharman, Thomas Lee, Robert Robson and William Walton

North East agricultural workers rewarded for outstanding service

TWO long-serving members of the agricultural world had their dedication recognised in a special award ceremony.

Duke backing efforts to help brave tumour boy

THE Duke of Northumberland is coming to the aid of a three-year-old boy with cancer.

Revamp of town set for green light

A CONTROVERSIAL £30m scheme to overhaul the centre of a Northumberland town is set to get the green light.

Farmers get creative in bid to stay on the land they love

Farmers get creative in bid to stay on the land they love Nearly half of the North East’s farmers have diversified into alternative enterprises to prop up their main business.

Objectors express fears about Duke's plan for Warkworth

A BID by the Duke of Northumberland to build a caravan park in a historic village would endanger school children, locals say.

Duke opposes new homes in Amble

THE Duke of Northumberland is leading a fight against plans for 250 homes in a seaside town, fearing it will thwart his own future building plans.


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