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Friday, 19 December 2014

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News at a glance

Bardon Mill: Folk nights launched

THE first of a series of folk nights at the Twice Brewed Inn on the Military Road, above Bardon Mill, will take place from 8pm on Friday, December 5.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Hexham: Flying the flag for town twinning

hxartcomp A COLOURFUL combination of the English, German and French flags has landed a 12-year-old Hexham student one of the top prizes in an art competition.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Kielder pioneer receives special tourism award

hxgilly A DRIVING force behind transforming Kielder into a world class tourism destination has been honoured with a special award.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Haltwhistle housing plan doesn’t add up

A DEVELOPER who wants to build 22 houses on the site of the former Greenholme care home at Haltwhistle has fallen foul of planners.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Prudhoe: Shop revamp delayed

PLANS to bring a vacant Prudhoe shop back to life have been delayed after the true extent of the building’s dilapidation was uncovered.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Tynedale: Santa Claus goes green

FESTIVE killjoys – who stole the generator used to help Santa tour Tynedale last year just four days before lift off – have failed to put the Man in Red off the road.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Kiln Pit Hill: Crumbling eyesore ‘better than a house’

Hxbarleyh A TUMBLEDOWN and badly deteriorating former village hall is preferable to a new house in the open countryside, planners have ruled.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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News in brief

AN amethyst ring, Lladro ornaments and a decorative silver coal scuttle were among valuables stolen in a burglary in Ovingham.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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News in brief

MORE than £10,000 has been raised for two Corbridge charities which have joined forces for a series of fund-raising events.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Police will drop in at your local

POLICE will be aiming to visit every pub in Tynedale in an effort to deter revellers from causing any problems in the run up to Christmas.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Kirkharle: Two in hospital after car hits tree

A MAN and woman in their 80s were taken to Newcastle’s RVI with serious injuries after their car hit a tree and slid down an embankment on the A696. The crash happened just north of the Kirkharle crossroads at 3.30pm on Wednesday last week and the road was closed for four hours.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Humshaugh: Party politics overshadow plans for luxury homes

A POLITICAL row is threatening to engulf a contentious planning application in Humshaugh.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Riding Mill: Pitch plan gets £5,000 boost

PARISH councillors in Riding Mill have agreed to stump up £5,000 to help resurrect an overgrown sports pitch in the village.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Hexham: Advent of outdoor calendar spreads Christmas message

Hxhexadvent A TYNEDALE church is hoping to remind people of the true meaning of Christmas with the help of an outdoor Advent calendar.

Last updated 2 December 2014
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Tynedale: County seeks feedback on ambitious draft budget

A NEW £25m leisure centre is on the way for Ponteland in Northumberland County Council’s budget proposals for next year.

Last updated 1 December 2014
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Osborne pressed on A69 upgrade

hxOssy48ct THE case for dualling the A69 trunk road west of Hexham has been put to Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne just days before he presents his Autumn statement.

Last updated 1 December 2014
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Court closure fears as cells remain locked up

NEWCASTLE Magistrates’ Court could be doomed to closure unless its cells reopen.

Last updated 1 December 2014
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Corbridge: Growing success for youngsters

hxactivecomp AN allotment tended by young volunteers from Corbridge Youth Initiative has been given a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Award.

Last updated 1 December 2014
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Ponteland: Planners call a halt to unlawful urban sprawl

A BID to bring order to an unsightly sprawl of industrial development on green belt land on the outskirts of Ponteland has been refused after it angered planners.

Last updated 1 December 2014
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Heddon village notes

HEDDON Women’s Institute will be holding a soup and bun morning tomorrow from 11am.

Last updated 1 December 2014
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