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Monday, 28 July 2014

Bellingham

Is this the last post for Falstone?

BACK in 2001, the village of Falstone rejoiced when locals Alan Ormesher and Elizabeth Robson restored a post office service to the village.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Footpath plea was ‘ignored’

PENSIONER Ken Gaskin says his calls for improvements to roads and footpaths in Bellingham have been ignored by Northumberland County Council.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Bridge faces further closure

WARK Bridge will close for a further 10 weeks from the end of July for the final phase of its prolonged £2m facelift.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Birthday girls help biker after horrific accident

hxjenni A MOTOR cyclist who broke his leg, collarbone and ribs in an horrific crash has praised the quick-thinking actions of a minibus driver.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Kielder provides a challenge for champion swimmer

hxColinHill29ct AMONG his many achievements, Hexham’s Colin Hill can list swimming the English Channel.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Stars in their eyes

50065456H000 STARGAZERS have a new venue to add to their list of places to visit following the creation of a pavilion within Northumberland’s International Dark Sky Park.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Students do battle with words

hxwords A WAR of words broke out at Bellingham Middle School as pupils showed their competitive spirit.

Last updated 23 July 2014
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Elves work their magic in clean-up

hxElves28ct BELLINGHAM has been invaded by elves – and they didn’t come empty handed.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Hexham charity saves city leisure facilities from closure

THE formal takeover of prime leisure facilities in the centre of Newcastle by a Hexham business has been confirmed.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Wark's ‘Dr Fish’ retires after over 30 years

WARK residents will be seeing a lot more of ‘Dr Fish’ on the banks of the River North Tyne from now on.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Jobs boost as Otterburn hotels are set to re-open

A DOUBLE jobs boost is set to breathe new life into the ‘ghost village’ of Otterburn.

Last updated 17 July 2014
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Bellingham notes

THE two main mainstays of life in Bellingham. farming and forestry, are reflected in a new addition to Westlands Green.

Last updated 10 July 2014
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Solar power giant has eyes on Tynedale.

TYNEDALE could become the heart of an empire in the sun, with one of the country’s leading solar power companies eyeing the district hungrily.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Stonehaugh: Zoo licence row leads to closure threat

A POPULAR bird of prey centre in the North Tyne Valley could face closure after its owners refused to apply for a zoo licence.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Chollerton village notes

CHOLLERTON Church Teddy Bear Jump was held last Saturday afternoon. Owners of brave teddies (both children and adults) booked in their toys for the jump from Chollerton Church Tower.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Wark village notes

THE first rider in the Cyclone Challenge to come through the village was a good 10 minutes ahead of everyone else, which means he must really have been going some.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Humshaugh village notes

ST Peter’s Church was filled with family and friends for the funeral of Ronnie Nixon.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Bellingham village notes

THE low-lifes who seem determined to wreck Bellingham’s efforts in the Northumbria in Bloom competition each year have struck again.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Tarset: Warm welcome for monk on return visit

hxmonk2 MOVED by the warm welcome he received last year, one of the world’s most distinguished teachers of Buddhist philosophy and meditation has returned to Tarset.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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Chollerford: Garage owner gets in the saddle

CHOLLERFORD garage owner Mark Irving has been putting in the miles to prepare for a challenging cycle race in Canada.

Last updated 2 July 2014
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