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Tom Burford

Ban for falconer who neglected birds of prey at centre near Berwick

A falconer who ran a bird of prey centre in Northumberland subjected creatures to sustained neglect, a court heard

Tributes paid to dedicated campaigner Bill Peters

Bill Peters with Dr David Golding of the Jubilee Debt Campaign
William (Bill) Peters, who dedicated his life to campaigning against debts faced by poorest nations, died peacefully in early hours of Saturday

Northumberland grandad's killer jailed for attack outside city centre pub

Ronald Hayes died after an incident outside a Chester pub
Kevin Gardner of Ellesmere Port has been sentenced to five years for the manslaughter of Morpeth man Ronald Hayes in Chester

Anger as arsonists target childrens' playground in Morpeth

The fire at the children's swings at Carlisle Park in Morpeth
Arsonists have targeted a children's play area in Morpeth's Carlisle Park, sparking anger from Morpeth Town Council members

Morpeth residents raise concerns over performers and 'chuggers' in town

Coun David Bawn who is complaining about street performers and chuggers in Morpeth market place
People in Morpeth in Northumberland have raised concerns over the regularity with which street performers and aggressive charity collectors – nicknamed charity muggers or chuggers – can be found in its historic town centre
Tom Burford

Ban for falconer who neglected birds of prey at centre near Berwick

A falconer who ran a bird of prey centre in Northumberland subjected creatures to sustained neglect, a court heard

Tributes paid to dedicated campaigner Bill Peters

Bill Peters with Dr David Golding of the Jubilee Debt Campaign
William (Bill) Peters, who dedicated his life to campaigning against debts faced by poorest nations, died peacefully in early hours of Saturday

Northumberland grandad's killer jailed for attack outside city centre pub

Ronald Hayes died after an incident outside a Chester pub
Kevin Gardner of Ellesmere Port has been sentenced to five years for the manslaughter of Morpeth man Ronald Hayes in Chester
Melanie Denny, managing partner Chris Robson, Wendy Cookson, Peter Glenton, Will Tombs and Gemma Stanhope

Ryecroft Glenton invests in cloud computing services

A North East accountancy firm is aiming to race ahead of its rivals with a major investment in cloud computing services

Northumberland business programme supports 55 companies in first year

Mike Jobson
The Business Northumberland High Growth Programme, which offers established and start-up companies in the county free support in reaching their growth potential, is currently at its halfway point, having already secured or created more than 60 jobs

Gott Technical Services fits workshop for flagship Benfield dealership

Ian Gott
Garage equipment supplier Gott Technical Services has provided vital tools for the delivery of Benfield Motor Group’s new £5.8m dealership in Sunderland

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

Biker Paul Green with Grant Anderson and David Kennedy of Newcastle Harley Davidson

Northumberland biker's funeral procession to go ahead thanks to the Journal

Photo issued by the RNLI of the MV Danio, aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands

Report slams bosses of ship which ran aground on Farne Islands

Police search the area surrounding Abbeyfield House in Corbridge, from where Thomas Diggle has gone missing

Agony goes on for family of missing Corbridge grandfather Thomas Diggle

 

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