Updated 4:55pm 20 May 2013
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HIGH-speed fibre broadband is set to be rolled out to 95% of homes and businesses in Northumberland after the agreement of a £18.9m deal.Read
THIS 8ft tall wooden owl has stood proudly over the Northumberland countryside since it was carved last year.Read
A FAILED bid to build a large wind turbine close to Northumberland’s answer to Stonehenge has been resurrected.Read
ASAFETY campaign by the family of a Northumberland woman killed after being knocked off her bike by a HGV finally achieved some success last night.Read
AN annual archaeology dig at a Northumberland castle is to be funded through an innovative new approach.Read
A NORTHUMBERLAND man poured white spirits over a parked police van and threatened to set fire to it and other vehicles, a court has heard.Read
SEABIRDS found in desperate trouble on the region’s coastline have been released into the wild after being nursed back to health.Read
ALONG-RUNNING campaign to bring speed calming measures to a Northumberland village has been revived.Read
A SENIOR Northumberland councillor who has campaigned a number of times over speeding traffic is himself facing a driving ban after his Mercedes was clocked over the limit.Read
A DRIVER whose out-of-control BMW smashed into a house while a family slept inside was caught after his DNA was found on the car’s airbag.Read
A LONG-RUNNING battle between two Northumberland village groups has taken a new twist.Read
A NORTHUMBERLAND farming family’s bid to put a wind turbine on its land has been scuppered by a judicial review for a second time.Read
OPPONENTS of wind farms in Northumberland have been offered words of encouragement – from across the Atlantic.Read
A FUND has been set up in the name of a young footballer who collapsed and died during a game.Read
A WILDLIFE rescue charity has been inundated with weather-struck sick and injured seabirds.Read
A MOTHER who was assaulted by two fellow parents outside a Northumberland school has hit out after her attackers avoided being locked up.Read
OLDER people in the North East are being socially excluded because of a lack of suitable transport, a charity has warned.Read
BUSINESSES in a Northumberland valley which fear the impact of a road closure caused by a landslip are set to be given a financial boost.Read
TALKS are planned this morning to discuss moving a stricken cargo ship on the Northumberland coast.Read
A MIDWIFE had an emotional end to 37 years of delivering babies when she helped a familiar face through a home birth day.Read
Brian Daniel is our north Northumberland reporter. He has been with us since November 2007 and previously worked at the Hexham Courant and the Northumberland Gazette.
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