Morpeth

Residents Alison Byard and Phil Ashmore who are opposed to plans to build 400 houses on land near their homes in Hepscott, Northumberland

Northumberland County Council's 'woeful' delay blamed for approval of 400 homes

Northumberland County Council's "woefully inexplicable" delay in producing planning guidance has been blamed for 400 homes being allowed at Morpeth

Northern Resin Flooring expand into bigger North Tyneside premises

Northern Resin factory in Shiremoor
The flooring and paving specialists have taken over the lease of Shiremoor International Engineering's former premises

Mother and daughter launch luxury dog fashion store in Morpeth

Hazel (left) and Alexandria Coulson
18 year-old Alexandria Coulson and her mother Hazel are about to open Urban Pooch Ltd in Morpeth

Schools targeted in flooding risk project by Northumbrian Water

County Durham school Woodhouse Community Primary works on water gardens scheme

Northumberland anti-wind campaigners welcome greenbelt reversal

Villagers from Fenrother, near Morpeth, celebrate plans for a Wind Farm at the village being refused
Anti-wind campaigners near Morpeth have welcomed Northumberland County Council's change of heart on a greenbelt extension
Paul Allman

The battle with disability: Learning to live with your condition

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

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

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth
Ronnie Campbell has branded Guy Opperman a "Tory snob" after his attack on the planned relocation of County Hall
Northern Resin factory in Shiremoor

Northern Resin Flooring expand into bigger North Tyneside premises

The flooring and paving specialists have taken over the lease of Shiremoor International Engineering's former premises

Mother and daughter launch luxury dog fashion store in Morpeth

Hazel (left) and Alexandria Coulson
18 year-old Alexandria Coulson and her mother Hazel are about to open Urban Pooch Ltd in Morpeth

Eight jobs saved amid failed expansion for Gareth James Chocolatier

Chocolatier Gareth James
Eight redundancies have also resulted from the closure of the chocolatier's Morpeth shop

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 Christmas food tasting test

Sweet Christmas fare put to the Taste test

From left, Richard Means from award sponsor, Strutt & Parker, with Lucinda and Tom Richardson and Giles Brandreth

Northumberland farm business Wheelbirks Parlour wins national award

Gemma Little of Amble who is fundraising for the Alzheimer's Society after losing her mum Ann to the disease

Amble woman talks frankly about dealing with her mother's dementia

 

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