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Developer William Kiely and Steve Mudd, site manager for Brims Construction laying the foundations for Northumbrian Hills

Works begins on £15m Northumbrian Hills holiday resort development

Work has started to build the first batch of holiday cottages on the 235-acre Burgham Park Golf Club site

Government under fire from transport campaigners over rail investment

Dennis Fancett chairperson of SENRUG
The government has come under fire for failing to accept the case for investment in the region's rail network

Morpeth flood victim fears repeat as a result of plans for hundreds of new homes

Morpeth resident Paul Christensen
A flood victim in Morpeth who was out of his home for six months fears a repeat as developer is given permission to build 255 homes

Highlighting the North East at Britain's biggest pub

Customers being served beer
The Great British Beer Festival saw a North East contingent spreading the word about our great breweries and beers

Portly North East horses put on a diet after gorging on overgrown pastures

Overweight pony
Bumper grass growth fattens livestock in the North East this summer - but it's not good news for horse owners
Dennis Fancett chairperson of SENRUG

Government under fire from transport campaigners over rail investment

The government has come under fire for failing to accept the case for investment in the region's rail network

Morpeth flood victim fears repeat as a result of plans for hundreds of new homes

Morpeth resident Paul Christensen
A flood victim in Morpeth who was out of his home for six months fears a repeat as developer is given permission to build 255 homes

Portly North East horses put on a diet after gorging on overgrown pastures

Overweight pony
Bumper grass growth fattens livestock in the North East this summer - but it's not good news for horse owners
Developer William Kiely and Steve Mudd, site manager for Brims Construction laying the foundations for Northumbrian Hills

Works begins on £15m Northumbrian Hills holiday resort development

Work has started to build the first batch of holiday cottages on the 235-acre Burgham Park Golf Club site

Agricultural Mortgage Corporation changes could improve access to funding

Alistair Cochrane of Strutt & Parker's Morpeth office
Simplification of loan applications means multi-faceted businesses will be treated as one enterprise

Brother and sister sweet entrepreneurs create ten Northumberland jobs

Claire Laing, one half of Bit-A-Sweet
Clare and Paul Laing, the brains behind the Bit-A-Sweet sweet shop chain are expanding

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

L-R: Tony Gates Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority, Lord de Mauley and Andrew Miller, Head of Programmes and Conservation

Environment Minister welcomes vision for the next 20 years of Northumberland

A model of the hydroplane at Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle owner hoping to recreate historic flight and build full size replica of 1911 plane

Sir Mortimer Wheeler

Stories behind Hadrian's Wall pioneers are honoured in new exhibition

 

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