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Ashington’s winless sequence of results continued against Newcastle Benfield on Saturday when they crashed to a sixth consecutive defeat. The Sam Smiths Park outfit, who earlier in the week had dumped the Colliers out of the League Cup after Paul Brayson
Ashington FC manager Steve Harmison cited missed chances and mistakes as being the catalyst for his side’s 5-2 defeat at the hands of Newcastle Benfield at Sam Smiths Park on Saturday It is not the first time this season where the Woodhorn Lane boss has
The latest results from the South East Northumberland Friday Darts League. Astley Arms 1 Blyth Comrades 10 (team game winner: Blyth Comrades); Terrace Club 4 Blyth Seahorse 7 (Terrace Club); Village Club 5 Clef & Cask 6 (Clef & Cask); Newsham...
Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 this week. A1 Morpeth Work is ongoing until the spring for the construction of a bypass. There will be various phases of day and night lane and carriageway closures, with narrow lanes
Blyth councillor Kath Nisbet was the special guest of honour at the recent grand re-opening of the Kwik Fit centre in Blyth. Following a significant investment from the company, the facility on Cowpen Road has been fully refurbished from the garage floor
Air cadets from the Durham/Northumberland Wing area took part in a challenging selection day designed to pick out those ready to be put forward for a flying scholarship. The 21 youngsters, some from squadrons in south east Northumberland, travelled to th
Pegswood Primary School pupils are enjoying wearing their smart new kit in Northumberland sporting events and competitions. The Cookswell Citroen garage in the village kindly agreed to sponsor the clothing. Headteacher Andrew Waterfield said: “The new st
Children all over Northumberland are swapping books for binoculars to take part in the UK’s biggest schools wildlife survey. The RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch 2017 takes place during the first half of the spring term and helps children discover the wonde
A Northumberland Paralympian thrilled youngsters when he paid a surprise visit to their school. Six-time Paralympic medallist Stephen Miller, from Cramlington, showed off his medals and took part in a question and answer session when he called in at Emma
Intrepid students have been helping make a difference to the lives of children affected by HIV and Aids in Africa. Sixth form pupils from the Northumberland Church of England Academy travelled to Gaborone in the school’s link Diocese of Botswana. Working
A new neighbourhood inspector has been appointed in Ashington. Inspector Sue Fryer, who started her policing career in Morpeth in 1993, is back in charge of policing in all of Ashington and the urban area of Morpeth. Insp Fryer has worked as a detective
A new philanthropic fund has been launched to help tackle homelessness in the North East. Family-run Pattinson Estate Agents has created the new £150,000 fund. It is being held at the philanthropy advice charity, Community Foundation Tyne & Wear...
An ambitious project to breathe new life into an historic building is entering its next phase. A scheme to reopen the ruined 15th century pele tower at Cresswell was awarded initial support for a £93,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) last au
Festive fun at a Wetherspoons pub in Blyth has raised some useful funds for a school in the town that was hit by vandals over the summer holidays. Staff at The Wallaw arranged three children’s Christmas parties, which were all sold out, in aid of Morpeth
Money has been stolen from a soft play premises in an area of Ashington. Between 7.05pm on Wednesday and 9.30am yesterday, an offender or offenders went into Banana Beach, in North Seaton Industrial Estate, and took an undisclosed amount of cash before l
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