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Andrew Kitching of Northwoods

Forestry and Firewood Fair returns to Northumberland

Industry event at Meldon Park Estate will cover everything from woodland management to the Government's Renewable Heat Incentive

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games
Northumberland reacts to home-grown star Laura Weightman after she brought home Commonwealth silver medal in the 1500m

Morpeth's Laura Weightman claims silver at Commonwealth Games

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final
Morpeth's Laura Weightman hung on to claim silver in a stunning performance in the Commonwealth Games 1,500 metres

Coalfield areas still feeling effects of pit closures, report says

Dave Anderson MP
Effects of the closure of the North East's mines are still being felt 25 years on, a report has found

Parks flying the flag for a greener North East with dozens of awards

Councillor Tracey Dixon joins Allan Maving, from the Councils Green Space Team, to celebrate the Green Flag Award for South Marine Park
A total of 39 parks have been presented with prestigious Green Flag Awards in the North East
Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

Northumberland reacts to home-grown star Laura Weightman after she brought home Commonwealth silver medal in the 1500m

Morpeth's Laura Weightman claims silver at Commonwealth Games

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final
Morpeth's Laura Weightman hung on to claim silver in a stunning performance in the Commonwealth Games 1,500 metres

Coalfield areas still feeling effects of pit closures, report says

Dave Anderson MP
Effects of the closure of the North East's mines are still being felt 25 years on, a report has found
Andrew Kitching of Northwoods

Forestry and Firewood Fair returns to Northumberland

Industry event at Meldon Park Estate will cover everything from woodland management to the Government's Renewable Heat Incentive

Morpeth bottled water brand highlighted as manufacturing success story

Samples of Coca-Cola’s glacéau smartwater were available at the Invest in North East stand at Made in the UK
Coca-Cola smartwater, being manufactured in Northumberland, has been featured at a national business exhibition

Morpeth 'under siege' from developers hoping to build 850 new homes

Residents Alison Byard and Phil Ashmore who are opposed to plans to build 400 houses on land near their homes in Hepscott, Northumberland.
A public inquiry has begun into plans for 400 new homes at Morpeth - on the back of approval granted for another 450

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

Inside a WW1 trench with British and captured German soldiers, who have been disarmed although the picture from Annan's Frederick Gibbs shows they have still retained their ration tins and even a pipe.

Lights to go out in commemoration of the outbreak of war

(left) Sam W. Heads, paleoentomologist; and Jared Thomas, lab techncian

North East scientist explores 20-million year old world

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

 

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