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Friday, 24 October 2014

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News at a glance

Stocksfield: Weavers’ guild in a spin over open day

THE ancient arts of spinning and weaving will be in the spotlight at Stocksfield tomorrow.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Churches together in Hexham

Linda Gowland, Church Secretary at St Aidan’s URC, provides a commentary on Matthew 22 v 15 – 22.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Tynedale: Praise for ‘New Deal’ transfer

COUNTY councillor Paul Kelly has spoken out in support of the decision to re-locate Northumberland County Council headquarters to Ashington, comparing the move to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous ‘New Deal.’

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Architect draws up eco-homes bid for Mickley

MORE new houses could be built alongside a contentious development site in Mickley.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Colwell: Air medics called out

THE Great North Air Ambulance was called to two separate incidents in Tynedale on Sunday within the space of an hour.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Teams go door-to-door in electoral roll call

WITH just eight months to go before the General Election, Big Brother could soon be knocking on doors across Tynedale.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Langley: Memorial service for Tommy

THE life of a land owner and public figure in Tynedale was remembered during a special service at Hexham Abbey.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Haydon Bridge: Second World War letter found on village street

Hxwarlet42 A HEART-WRENCHING letter from an air force officer to the family of a missing wireless operator during the Second World War has been found outside a community building in Haydon Bridge.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Heddon: Say cheese, farm urges planners

A PIONEERING Tynedale farm is saying cheese please as it branches out in yet another new direction.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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North Tyne: Rustlers mastermind raids on sheep farms

hxOttercops42ct SHEEP rustling in the North Tyne and Redewater is almost as rampant now as it was in the days of the Border reivers.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Hexham: Abbey reflects on its glorious past as it gears up for future

hxAbbeyOpens42ct THE eighth century author Stephen of Ripon described Hexham Abbey as the most magnificent church north of the Alps.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Hexham will have a White Christmas

BRIGHT white LED lights have been chosen to decorate Hexham town centre this Christmas.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Hexham: Goodbye Gunners, hello the Royal Horse Artillery

Hxalbfund AS Tynedale says goodbye to one Army regiment next week, it will be gearing up to welcome another next year.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Allendale: Community plan unveiled for first school site

MOVES are afoot to secure the future of the former Allendale First School.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Slaley: Poor parkers face ‘ticket’ protest

DRIVERS in Slaley could soon be publicly shamed for their poor parking.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Haydon Bridge: Mary worked on farms from age of 14

hxMaryEmm42ct MARY Emmerson was just 14 when she moved away from her family at Hedley-on-the-Hill to work as a ‘servant lass’ on farms over the Durham border.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Tynedale: Homes targeted by thieves

POLICE in East Tynedale are investigating three burglaries to sheds and garages within the last week.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Prudhoe: Snakes alive, it’s an art attack!

hxprincesnake THE EPONYMOUS “snake” of Prudhoe’s Adderlane First School has shed its skin after a team of young volunteers got busy with their paintbrushes.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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News in brief

A HUNGRY heron was blamed for filching goldfish from a garden pond at Slaley – until a wet jug was found at the side of the pool.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Prudhoe: Scarecrow competition launched

SCHOOLS and community groups in Prudhoe are getting creative this week as the town gears up for its annual scarecrow competition.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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