Morpeth

Villagers from Fenrother, near Morpeth, celebrate plans for a Wind Farm at the village being refused

Northumberland anti-wind campaigners welcome greenbelt reversal

Anti-wind campaigners near Morpeth have welcomed Northumberland County Council's change of heart on a greenbelt extension

Northumberland County Council unveils multi-million pound spending plans

Exterior of County Hall in Morpeth Northumberland
Northumberland County Council has announced multi-million pound spending plans, including new leisure centres and schools

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

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

Secret Diner Review: The Holystone Lodge, North Northumberland

The Holystone Lodge
'Comfortable, interesting and confident cooking' is on the menu at the popular restaurant, which enjoys a gem of a location
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
Chocolatier Gareth James

Eight jobs saved amid failed expansion for Gareth James Chocolatier

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

Bedlington shop French Grey Tales expands to new premises in Morpeth

Layla Welsh pictured with Autenticos paint range
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

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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Humewood, 16 Argyle Street, Alnmouth, Northumberland

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Autumn ride on the Sandstone Way, Northumberland National Park

Berwick and Hexham to be linked by new 120-mile cycle path

Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

Northumberland County Council looking to scrap 300 acres of greenbelt around Ponteland, MP claims

 

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