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  1. Yesterday
  2. A Morpeth resident with extensive economic expertise has set out why he believes job figures quoted for a proposed major Morpeth scheme are ‘improbable’.
  3. New parking spaces have been created in Ponteland and new measures introduced.
  4. Specsavers has been looking after the eyes of customers in Morpeth since it opened a branch on Bridge Street in 2008.
  5. Four Ponteland High School students have been praised after supporting the Ageing Well Winter Warmer Coffee Morning that took place at St Mary’s Church Hall.
  6. The chairman of a developer involved in a long-running dispute with Northumberland County Council has continued on the offensive against the authority’s leader.
  7. Drivers are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys this weekend after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for the north.
  8. Pupils at Grange View Church of England First School in Widdrington Station celebrated a week of interfaith activities.
  9. A new amber weather alert has been issued for Northumberland for this weekend.
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    Hundreds back Whalton Unit petition

    An online petition calling for a consultation on relocating the Whalton Unit in Morpeth to Wansbeck General Hospital for a temporary period has now received more than 650 signatures.
  11. Last week
  12. Northumberland, North Tyneside and Newcastle councils are to keep more of the money they raise from business rates, it was announced today.
  13. Northumbria Police is appealing for witnesses or dash-cam footage following a three-vehicle collision on the A196 between Morpeth and Guide Post yesterday (Thursday).
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    Tips to keep down Christmas costs

    Citizens Advice Northumberland has released a Christmas list of 12 tips to help people avoid pressure on their household budgets.
  15. The great-granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst – the founder of the suffragette movement in Edwardian Britain – was in Morpeth at the weekend.
  16. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Northumberland for this weekend.
  17. A commemorative service will be held in Morpeth tomorrow (Friday) to celebrate 100 years since some women were given the vote and the role women played in the First World War.
  18. The Alnwick Garden has been transformed into a magical land of visual and audio delights as its Christmas Light Show opens tonight (Friday).
  19. Visitor restrictions are to come into force at hospitals across Northumberland and North Tyneside tomorrow.
  20. Northumberland County Council plans to stop subsidising services it provides at community events, with organisers expected to pick up the full bill.
  21. A sliding scale of affordable housing on new developments in Northumberland is being proposed in the latest draft of the county’s key planning document.
  22. Police were left shocked after receiving a rather 'fishy' call out in Seaton Sluice.
  23. Plans have been lodged for more new homes on a Northumberland road which has been the subject of many recent applications.
  24. Cresswell resident Barry Mead was named the Community Archaeologist of the Year at a prestigious awards event in York.
  25. Bridges, rural roads and drains are all set to benefit after Northumberland was awarded an extra £7.7million of government funding.
  26. Northumberland County Council is forecasting a £1.25million underspend on its budget this financial year, but there are particular pressures in adult social care and children’s services.
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