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Jenny’s selfless act in aid of Save for Samuel

Jenny’s selfless act in aid of Save for Samuel

Despite dealing with her own battle against cancer, a mum-of-twins has decided to do some fund-raising for a Morpeth family’s appeal to take their son to the USA for some revolutionary treatment. Jenny Thirlaway, of Wallsend, is friends with Anna and...

today, 00:29 in Regional North East
 
Trust honoured for its volunteer service

Trust honoured for its volunteer service

A health trust has become the first in the North East to achieve a prestigious national standard for the way it manages its volunteering service. Following a rigorous assessment process, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the...

Tuesday, 15:50 in Regional North East
 
Charity’s appeal to fund new premises

Charity’s appeal to fund new premises

A charity is appealing for help as it looks for new premises. Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland is looking for a new home in Newcastle city centre for the second time in four years. The charity – which supported more than 700 women last year –...

Tuesday, 15:04 in Regional North East
 
John displays the art of street photography

John displays the art of street photography

Morpeth Camera Club On Tuesday, October 24, club member John Thompson led an interactive session focusing on ‘Street Photography’. During the evening, John illustrated what makes good street photography by showing some of his work. And to help make...

Tuesday, 15:04 in Regional North East
 
Morpeth take point from draw at Shields

Morpeth take point from draw at Shields

North Shields 1-1 Morpeth Town Morpeth Town had to settle for a point from a 1-1 draw following a fiercely competitive clash at North Shields. In a ding-dong clash, Liam Henderson opened the scoring for the visitors before Ben Harmison cancelled that...

Monday, 16:45 in Regional North East
 
Advice about health over winter period

Advice about health over winter period

Northumberland County Council is joining health organisations in encouraging residents to ward off common winter illnesses and make sure they stay well this winter. Cold weather can be very harmful, especially for those in higher-risk groups such as...

Monday, 16:32 in Regional North East
 
Fishing communities urged to apply for EU funding

Fishing communities urged to apply for EU funding

Fishing communities stretching from Berwick to North Shields are being urged to make the most of £600,000 funding available to them before the UK exits the European Union. North Sunderland Harbour Commissioners have recently been awarded almost...

Monday, 16:32 in Regional North East
 
Trio to take you back to era of Speakeasies

Trio to take you back to era of Speakeasies

Audiences in Middleton and surrounding villages can enjoy a thrillingly charged atmosphere and a trip back in time when 52 Skidoo play an evening of vintage American music next week. 52 Skidoo is a three-piece Harlem Swing band that performs its hit...

Monday, 15:50 in Regional North East
 
Witness appeal following serious collision on A1

Witness appeal following serious collision on A1

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious injury road traffic collision near Morpeth yesterday. It happened at about 11.30am on the northbound carriageway of the A1 and it led to the closure of the northbound carriageway for a few hours...

Monday, 11:51 in Regional North East
 
Get tender plants under cover now

Get tender plants under cover now

November 6 brought a dawn whiteness to the lawn, the pond was frozen over for the first time in ages, and healthy foliage on border dahlias was reduced to a black, gooey mass overnight. Summer was over for the large pots of citrus fruits, which had...

Sunday, 18:09 in Regional North East
 
School support for shoebox appeal

School support for shoebox appeal

Grange View Church of England First School in Widdrington Station has contributed 32 shoeboxes to the Operation Christmas Child appeal. About 25 per cent of pupils brought one along and a group of them are pictured with the shoeboxes wrapped in...

Sunday, 15:13 in Regional North East
 
A1 closed in Northumberland following serious collision

A1 closed in Northumberland following serious collision

The A1 northbound is closed in Northumberland following a serious collision today. The northbound carriageway at Clifton, near Morpeth, between the A197 and A192, is likely to remain closed for at least two hours. Emergency services, including the...

Sunday, 14:11 in Regional North East
 
Delving into the past of town’s fine building

Delving into the past of town’s fine building

I had lunch last week in the Café Vault at 29 Newgate Street, Morpeth. Café Vault is owned and run by Jackie Knight, assisted by her daughter Lauren. It opened in April 2016. The menu is largely Mediterranean, but I had the home-made broth (delicious)...

Sunday, 14:11 in Regional North East
 
Centre gives Oswin Project a grant boost

Centre gives Oswin Project a grant boost

Seven charities received a share of £30,000 at the recent launch of the Harrison Centre for Social Mobility (HCSM) in Northumberland. The centre will provide advice and financial support to organisations that are helping people, particularly from...

Sunday, 12:19 in Regional North East
 
Private nursery in Morpeth hosts Danish educators

Private nursery in Morpeth hosts Danish educators

An outstanding nursery and nature kindergarten is hosting international study visits from Scandinavian educators. For the project, Goosehill Private Nursery in Morpeth is working with Challenging Learning. Earlier this month, the nursery hosted a...

Sunday, 09:02 in Regional North East
 
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