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Northumberland towns scoop gold at Britain In Bloom awards

Two Northumberland towns have been awarded gold awards in recognition of their fantastic entries for the prestigious Britain in Bloom competition. Ponteland and Morpeth both picked up the awards at the presentation ceremony in Belfast.

Farms can work to help avarian wildlife

Hexham MP Guy Opperman recently visited High Studdon Farm at Sinderhope, to meet with farmers Nick Howard and  Robert Phillipson, and RSPB representative Janet Fairclough to talk about the work they are doing to encourage birdlife on their farms whilst producing high quality food, and to talk abo

MP welcomes new focus on community care

Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed and supporter of the Save Rothbury Hospital campaign has welcomed the change in focus of Government policy announced by the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, today.

Community scheme will provide hyper-fast broadband

Hexham MP Guy Opperman visited Allendale Primary School to meet Mike Robinson and Brian Bell of B4AV (Broadband for the Allen Valleys), a volunteer-led community group creating an independent broadband network offering a 1 Gbps fibre connection to every property in the Allen Valleys.  Profits wil