Morpeth

Grant Davey, leader of Northumberland County Council, with the Union flag at County Hall

Union flags go up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish Referendum

Union flags have gone up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish vote on independence

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

Wansbeck returns to original course after flooding prevention work

A dam being built on the river Wansbeck at Mitford to stop future flooding in nearby Morpeth
The River Wansbeck is been reinstated to its original route by the Environment Agency after the building of a flood storage dam

New Morpeth flood defences put to the test in training exercise

Flood prevention exercise in Morpeth
Morpeth residents and emergency services take part in training exercise in a bid to prevent repeat of devastating flooding

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
Grant Davey, leader of Northumberland County Council, with the Union flag at County Hall

Union flags go up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish Referendum

Union flags have gone up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish vote on independence

New Morpeth flood defences put to the test in training exercise

Flood prevention exercise in Morpeth
Morpeth residents and emergency services take part in training exercise in a bid to prevent repeat of devastating flooding

Survey gives hope as red squirrels hold their own

A red squirrel, with a nut in it's mouth at Kielder Forest
North East's red squirrels hang on to their territory in face of grey advance, a new study suggests
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

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

Organiser Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell

Curtain comes up on the first chapter of The Lindisfarne Story tour

 

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