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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Chris and Georgina Leyland (centre) from the Middleton Burn Action Group explain about the proposed site to Fiona and Simon GaskinÐColligan in Belford market place

Action group barred from premises of Belford wind farm public exhibition

An action group has been barred from the premises of a wind farm public exhibition amid claims of intimidation

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth

Northumberland councillors vote against call-in of County Hall decision

Northumberland County Councillors have voted against a call-in of a decision relating to the planned move of their headquarters

David Carr who owns the village store in Longframlington

Longframlington shop hoping to be crowned 'champion of champions'

Longframlington Village Shop is hoping to be crowned the Countryside Alliance's 'champion of champions' in the best rural store category

Ashington Head teachers Andrew Roberts, David Godfrey and Rob Kitching come together to discuss plans to merge education into a two-tier system

Two tier school switch moves a step closer at Ashington in Northumberland

Proposals to change from three to two tier schooling at Ashington have moved a step closer

Julie Pörksen and Sir Alan Beith at Berwick Ambulance Station

More than 1,200 in a week back Berwick petition for increased ambulance cover

Sir Alan Beith and Lib dem campaigner Julie Porksen have led a campaign for improved ambulance cover in Berwick

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth

Northumberland County Hall move decision called in by opposition groups

Northumberland County Council's decision to progress plans to move from its Morpeth base has been called in by opposition groups

Blimps flown above Rayburn Lakes by RES

Major wind farm plans for Belford and Netherwitton set for rejection

Major plans for wind farms at Belford and Netherwitton are likely to be thrown out by Northumberland County Council next week

Would be MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan 'very optimistic' of A1 dualling announcement

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Would be MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has said she is "optimistic" of an imminent announcement that the A1 is to be fully dualled through Northumberland

David Biestofield and John Waters of Eglingham

Battle lines drawn over new wind farm bid in Northumberland

Battle lines have been drawn over plans for nine wind turbines close to the 28 already in operation North of Alnwick

Former sheriff of Berwick Major John Stephenson BEM

Former sheriff of Berwick Major John Stephenson BEM dies

John Stephenson, who died aged 85, was a father and grandfather who served in Singapore and the Middle East


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