Morpeth

Layla Welsh pictured with Autenticos paint range

Bedlington shop French Grey Tales expands to new premises in Morpeth

What started as a hobby has grown to become an inspiring business in Morpeth for Layla Welsh

Head chef of Jesmond Dene House's latest food adventure is feeling lucky

The new St Mary's Inn in Stannington, Northumberland
Chef Shaun Hurrell is the man charged with taking Jesmond Dene House’s new gastro pub Jane Hall caught up with him

Northumbrian Water launch initiative to check waterways that could save you money

Richard Warneford, Northumbrian Waters Wastewater Director with Den Lilley (right), the first Water Rangers volunteer
Northumbria Water has launched an innovative scheme to help them check the region's waterways for pollution

Runhead and Ryton beer and cider festivals to return after this year's success

Bill Scantlebury from Cullercoats brewery at Copperfields, Tynemouth
Real ale and cider fans will be delighted to hear the organisers of the Runhead and Ryton festivals are planning to repeat the events in 2015

Major wind farm plans for Belford and Netherwitton set for rejection

Blimps flown above Rayburn Lakes by RES
Major plans for wind farms at Belford and Netherwitton are likely to be thrown out by Northumberland County Council next week
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
Layla Welsh pictured with Autenticos paint range

Bedlington shop French Grey Tales expands to new premises in Morpeth

What started as a hobby has grown to become an inspiring business in Morpeth for Layla Welsh

North East's £40m forestry sector celebrated at Forestry and Firewood Fair

James Cookson of Meldon Park Estate
Forestry and Firewood Fair set to attract landowners, farmers and those with an interest in wood burning as sector continues to thrive

Industry experts set to speak at Northumberland forestry trade event

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

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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