Morpeth

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth

MP brands rival a 'Tory Snob' over attack on County Hall move

Ronnie Campbell has branded Guy Opperman a "Tory snob" after his attack on the planned relocation of County Hall

Claims 'Labourland' County Hall move would bring £100m in benefits

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth
Moving County Hall from Morpeth to Ashington would bring £100m worth of benefits to the towns, consultants claim

Northumberland Music Festival launches exciting new series of awards

Graeme Danby will perform at the Northumberland Music Festival
The Northumberland Music Festival which marries classical music and gourmet cuisine is launching a new series of awards

Morpeth Food and Drink Festival returns after success of inaugural event

Morpeth Food Festival
October 4 is the date for your diary if good food, chocolate festivals, kitchen demos and family entertainment are on your 'like' list

Union flags go up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish Referendum

Grant Davey, leader of Northumberland County Council, with the Union flag at County Hall
Union flags have gone up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish vote on independence
Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth

MP brands rival a 'Tory Snob' over attack on County Hall move

Ronnie Campbell has branded Guy Opperman a "Tory snob" after his attack on the planned relocation of County Hall

Claims 'Labourland' County Hall move would bring £100m in benefits

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth
Moving County Hall from Morpeth to Ashington would bring £100m worth of benefits to the towns, consultants claim

Union flags go up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish Referendum

Grant Davey, leader of Northumberland County Council, with the Union flag at County Hall
Union flags have gone up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish vote on independence
James Cookson of Meldon Park Estate

Industry experts set to speak at Northumberland forestry trade event

The Forestry and Firewood Fair, held at Meldon Park Estate near Morpeth has unveiled a programme of high calibre speakers

Northumberland young entrepreneur grows swimming pool business

Iain Katz
Iain Katz who runs 121 Waves Ltd has seen his business grow to capacity and will begin to offer lessons from a second site

Morpeth firm's new product launched by Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue at the UK launch of Coca-Cola's bottled water brand, Glaceau Smartwater which contains electrolytes, at the Dairy Art Centre in London.
New smartwater is latest product to be produced at the Abbeywell plant since its takeover by Coca Cola

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

Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

A dam being built on the river Wansbeck at Mitford to stop future flooding in nearby Morpeth

Wansbeck returns to original course after flooding prevention work

Objects up for auction from Ayton Castle. Chris Wilkinson with huge wardrobe

Ayton Castle historic treasures go under the hammer at Railton's auctioneers

 

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