Morpeth

Bolam Hall Cottage, Bolam, near Morpeth

Property gallery: Northumberland home has space for family inside and out

The current owners of Bolam Hall Cottage fell in love with it at first sight and it's easy to see why

Dudley civil engineering firm The Owen Pugh Group invests in Morpeth Bypass Scheme

Owen Pugh's Paul Cockburn with the new Komatsu plant machinery
The group has invested £1.2m in new plant machinery and a specialist satellite navigation system off the back of the Morpeth contract win

'Mills and Boon' red kite is released back into wild after traffic accident

Red Phillip is released into the wild
A red kite with a colourful life has been nursed back to health after being hit by a vehicle

Terry Laybourne to visit Morpeth Sanderson Arcade on Easter Saturday

Restauranteur Terry Laybourne
Top North East chef Terry Laybourne will perform a series of cooking demos to mark the opening on new homeware store Pol Kefton

Vaulkhard Group Ltd formed as brothers merge leisure businesses to drive expansion plans

Brothers and business partners, Oliver and Harry Vaulkhard (left and right) and Sintons Partner Christopher Welch (middle)
Vaulkhard Group owns a number of pubs and bars on Tyneside and Northumberland, as well as having a property portfolio
Jim Cockburn Head Teacher at Longbenton community college who is retiring after 37 years teaching

Retiring Longbenton head teacher's warning over 'fractured school system'

Jim Cockburn urges Government to get grip of schooling 'free market' and work with teaching profession going forward

The battle with disability: Learning to live with your condition

Paul Allman
People affected by disabilities open up about how they deal with their conditions and kick-starting their lives again

Northumberland councillors vote against call-in of County Hall decision

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth
Northumberland County Councillors have voted against a call-in of a decision relating to the planned move of their headquarters
Owen Pugh's Paul Cockburn with the new Komatsu plant machinery

Dudley civil engineering firm The Owen Pugh Group invests in Morpeth Bypass Scheme

The group has invested £1.2m in new plant machinery and a specialist satellite navigation system off the back of the Morpeth contract win

Vaulkhard Group Ltd formed as brothers merge leisure businesses to drive expansion plans

Brothers and business partners, Oliver and Harry Vaulkhard (left and right) and Sintons Partner Christopher Welch (middle)
Vaulkhard Group owns a number of pubs and bars on Tyneside and Northumberland, as well as having a property portfolio

Newcastle sport enthusiasts set up first ever dedicated basketball store in city centre

Emma McMillan and Christopher Green at the Basketball Megastore on Monk Street, Newcastle
Basketball Megastore on Monk Street in Newcastle will stock a wide range of products for both players and fans

About Morpeth

Morpeth is a historic Northumberland market town with a heritage stretching back to the Norman Conquest 1,000 years ago. Today, Morpeth is the principal town of the county of Northumberland and home to the County Council's head office. Home to about 14,000 people, it is a picturesque area some 15 miles from Newcastle. Close to the A1, it has good rail and bus links to Newcastle.

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Hotspur House, The home of Jo Dixon in Allendale, Northumberland

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Ami Tadaa, of Heaton, Newcastle, who is launching the UK's only cashew nut cheese company for vegans called Tyne Chease

Newcastle vegan cheese company about to launch unique product in the UK

 

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