David Black

David Black

Dave Black is our south east Northumberland reporter and is based in Bedlington. He has been with us since 1986.

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Margaret Stoker with Julie Kelly, manager of the Age UK Northumberland day centre in Blyth

Northumberland woman finds a lifeline in Age UK centre

A Northumberland widow has pledged to leave half of her estate to the Age UK Northumberland day service in Blyth     

Northumberland College in Ashington

Apprentice awareness sessions for Northumberland youngsters

Young people interested in finding out more about engineering apprenticeships are being encouraged to attend an awareness session in Northumberland

Druridge Bay beach in Northumberland where competitors were to wade through the sea

Extreme race organisers pledge refunds for cancelled event

The organisers of Northumberland's first 10K obstacle course race the Norse Challenge 10K will issue refunds for the cancelled event

Pat Heard (front) with Daniel Sisterson, Gemma Taylor, Jane Grey and Sue Bowers

Independent look at Cramlington green application

More than 500 people have signed a petition against plans to build up to 600 homes on the land known locally as Central Park

Woodhorn Museum in Ashington

Embroidery display has Woodhorn Museum in stitches

Embroiderers have brought a new and feminine touch to old buildings once part of the male-dominated world of coal mining

The Sanderson Arcade shopping centre in Morpeth

Chance to vote for top of the shops in awards

A North East shopping centre is staging an awards ceremony which recognises good retail practice and great service

Police tape and a police car at the scene of a crime

Police warning after spate of Alnwick car crimes

A spate of thefts in Northumberland have prompted police to issue a warning to car owners

A wind turbine

Eglingham wind turbine test mast refusal is overturned on appeal

Residents in North Northumberland are worried another wind farm could be on the way as an appeal for a test mast has been overturned

Artist's impression of the 100 megawatt biomass power station planned for North Blyth

£250m Blyth biomass power station gets green light

The Government has given the green light to a £250m biomass power station to be built at Battleship Wharf on the River Blyth in Northumberland

The former Co-op department store in Blyth, Northumberland

Former Blyth Co-op store could become mini-shopping centre

A redundant department store could be turned into a community-owned shopping centre as part of ambitious plans to regenerate the retail heart of Blyth

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