Brian Daniel

Brian Daniel

Brian Daniel is our north Northumberland reporter, covering Alnwick and Newbiggin. He has been with us since 2007.

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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

Exterior of County Hall in Morpeth Northumberland

Northumberland County Council unveils multi-million pound spending plans

Northumberland County Council has announced multi-million pound spending plans, including new leisure centres and schools

Seahouses lifeboat Grace Darling

Seahouses lifeboat station to get new state of the art vessel

Seahouses lifeboat station is to get a new state of the art vessel, in place of its Grace Darling all weather boat

Baroness Kramer visits Hexham Railway Station to announce formal designation of the Tyne Valley Line as a community rail service

Campaign mounting to have Tyne Valley railway line electrified

A campaign is mounting in Northumberland to have the Tyne Valley railway line electrified

The last day at Ellington Colliery

How the North East's former coalfields are coping more than 25 years on

More than 25 years after the pit closures of the 1980s, Brian Daniel looks at how the region's former coalfields are coping

Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

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

Northumberland County Council is looking to scrap around 300 acres of greenbelt around Ponteland, MP Guy Opperman has claimed

The cast of Carry on Mining Ore

Slaley welcomes new comedy play Carry on Mining...Ore

A Carry on play is being peformed at Slaley this weekend, with ore mining the unlikely subject

Councillor Peter Jackson

Coun Peter Jackson's appointment deferred as MP joins row

Coun Peter Jackson's appointment to a working group has been deferred amid criticism from Ronnie Campbell

Councillor Peter Jackson

Northumberland senior councillor urged to reconsider appointment

Northumberland Conservative leader Peter Jackson has been urged to reconsider joining a planning group amid claims of a conflict of interest

Alfreda Hindmarsh of Wooler relaxes at Wooler Common

Wooler named as one of top 20 places in England and Wales for families

Wooler in Northumberland has been named the 11th best place for families to live - with Newcastle and Sunderland featuring in the city list

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