Morpeth

Emma McMillan and Christopher Green at the Basketball Megastore on Monk Street, Newcastle

Newcastle sport enthusiasts set up first ever dedicated basketball store in city centre

Basketball Megastore on Monk Street in Newcastle will stock a wide range of products for both players and fans

Groundwork celebrates 30 years of environmental and social regeneration work

Volunteers work on the creation for a sculpture park as part of Groundwork's Teesdale project
Groundwork's 30th anniversary sees them celebrate their environmental and social regeneration work in the North East

Unless we build affordable homes, villages will no longer be living, working communities

Belsay village
Journal columnist Kate Thick says tackling the housing crisis - and doing so fairly - must be the priority for the next Government

Property gallery: Northumberland family home serves up a slice of history

Pat Reed with son Paul at Thirston House in Northumberland
From cosy Christmases around the fire to an “outstanding” wedding, Thirston House has provided the perfect setting for the Reed family

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre heads for Alnwick Playhouse

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London
A production of Romeo and Juliet from Shakespeare's Globe is to be staged at Alnwick Playhouse
Jim Cockburn Head Teacher at Longbenton community college who is retiring after 37 years teaching

Retiring Longbenton head teacher's warning over 'fractured school system'

Jim Cockburn urges Government to get grip of schooling 'free market' and work with teaching profession going forward

The battle with disability: Learning to live with your condition

Paul Allman
People affected by disabilities open up about how they deal with their conditions and kick-starting their lives again

Northumberland councillors vote against call-in of County Hall decision

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth
Northumberland County Councillors have voted against a call-in of a decision relating to the planned move of their headquarters
Emma McMillan and Christopher Green at the Basketball Megastore on Monk Street, Newcastle

Newcastle sport enthusiasts set up first ever dedicated basketball store in city centre

Basketball Megastore on Monk Street in Newcastle will stock a wide range of products for both players and fans

North East Charolais breeders return triumphant from Stirling Bull Sales

Burradon Insomniac, who sold for 16,000gns at the Stirling Bull Sales
Northumberland farmers Chris Curry, Alan Lawson and the Campbell family enjoy success at world famous event

Top construction projects in running for North East awards

Schemes in Tyneside, Northumberland and County Durham among those nominated for the Robert Stephenson Awards

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

Pat Reed with son Paul at Thirston House in Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland family home serves up a slice of history

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Vigar & Co (Darlington) LLP and Mohammed Bashir and Christine Bell, of Boro Taxis. Picture: Keith Taylor

Stewart McNicholl is named as North East young director of the year

The North East Excellence Awards 2015.

North East Hotel Excellence Awards celebrate the best in the industry

 

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