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Sky lanterns are often referred to as "Chinese lanterns"

Calls to ban Chinese lanterns at events in Northumberland because of risk to livestock

Campaigners have called for Chinese lanterns to be banned at events in Northumberland due to the risk to property and livestock

Calls to ban Chinese lanterns at events in Northumberland because of risk to livestock

Sky lanterns are often referred to as "Chinese lanterns"
Campaigners have called for Chinese lanterns to be banned at events in Northumberland due to the risk to property and livestock

Political row sparked after Cease 24 in Alnwick is saved for another year

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth
Northumberland County Council Lib Dems hit out at the authority's Labour leaders for 'taking credit' for domestic violence funding deal

Works begins on £15m Northumbrian Hills holiday resort development

Developer William Kiely and Steve Mudd, site manager for Brims Construction laying the foundations for Northumbrian Hills
Work has started to build the first batch of holiday cottages on the 235-acre Burgham Park Golf Club site

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
A GO Run For Fun event at Morpeth Chantry Middle School

Morpeth children encouraged to get fit with INEOS Go Run for Fun series

INEOS GO Run for Fun series visits Northumberland to inspire youngsters to get fit and active

Calls to ban Chinese lanterns at events in Northumberland because of risk to livestock

Sky lanterns are often referred to as "Chinese lanterns"
Campaigners have called for Chinese lanterns to be banned at events in Northumberland due to the risk to property and livestock

Political row sparked after Cease 24 in Alnwick is saved for another year

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth
Northumberland County Council Lib Dems hit out at the authority's Labour leaders for 'taking credit' for domestic violence funding deal
Sky lanterns are often referred to as "Chinese lanterns"

Calls to ban Chinese lanterns at events in Northumberland because of risk to livestock

Campaigners have called for Chinese lanterns to be banned at events in Northumberland due to the risk to property and livestock

Works begins on £15m Northumbrian Hills holiday resort development

Developer William Kiely and Steve Mudd, site manager for Brims Construction laying the foundations for Northumbrian Hills
Work has started to build the first batch of holiday cottages on the 235-acre Burgham Park Golf Club site

Agricultural Mortgage Corporation changes could improve access to funding

Alistair Cochrane of Strutt & Parker's Morpeth office
Simplification of loan applications means multi-faceted businesses will be treated as one enterprise

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.

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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