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Rachel Blaylock

Tragic Ponteland student Rachel Blaylock had performed well in A-Levels

Teenager Rachel Blaylock, who died in a car crash earlier this month, was due to collect her A Level results

Ten jobs created as entrepreneur pair acquire lease for The Blackbird in Ponteland

The Blackbird at Ponteland
Two regular drinkers at the Grade II listed pub in Ponteland aim grow a pub group

Sultry summer creates monster blooms at North East's first Begonia club

Jim Stewart of Alnwick with his outsize Begonias
Warm weather brings joy and frustration for the members of The North East and Scottish Borders Begonia Society

Ponteland school prepares for emotional day after death of student Rachel Blaylock

Rachel Blaylock
A Northumberland school is preparing for an emotional results day following the death of a popular student

Inquest opened after death of teenager on road

The scene of the two accidents on the A696 outside Ponteland
An inquest has been opened into the death of Rachel Blaylock
Rachel Blaylock

Tragic Ponteland student Rachel Blaylock had performed well in A-Levels

Teenager Rachel Blaylock, who died in a car crash earlier this month, was due to collect her A Level results

Sultry summer creates monster blooms at North East's first Begonia club

Jim Stewart of Alnwick with his outsize Begonias
Warm weather brings joy and frustration for the members of The North East and Scottish Borders Begonia Society

Ponteland school prepares for emotional day after death of student Rachel Blaylock

Rachel Blaylock
A Northumberland school is preparing for an emotional results day following the death of a popular student
The Blackbird at Ponteland

Ten jobs created as entrepreneur pair acquire lease for The Blackbird in Ponteland

Two regular drinkers at the Grade II listed pub in Ponteland aim grow a pub group

Tyneside care home operator creates 100 jobs in Wakefield

A computer generated image of what Holyrood House will look like
Crown Care, the care home division of Tyneside-based Ladhar Group, has opened a luxury home in Wakefield

Auction Marts: Acklington, Carlisle, Darlington, Hexham, Scots Gap, Wigron and Wooler

At Borderway Dairy Day sale, a heifer from WC&J Leek sold for £2.500. Pictured, from left, are vendor Ian Leek, sponsor Vicki Edgar from NMR and auctioneer Glyn Lucas
Reports from this week's mart sales at Acklington, Carlisle, Darlington, Hexham, Scots Gap, Wigron and Wooler

About Ponteland

Ponteland is a town to the north-west of Newcastle situated in the county of Northumberland. It is home to Northumbria Police's headquarters and the affluent Darras Hall housing estate where many Newcastle United footballers live. Newcastle Airport is located close by.

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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