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Guy visits Adderlane school

Hexham MP Guy Opperman recently visited Adderlane Academy in Prudhoe and met Head Teacher Emma Potts. The school was previously in Special Measures, but the Head is turning the school around, with improved numbers and results.

Jobs fair is a great success in Hexham

Hexham MP Guy Opperman held his third annual Tynedale Jobs Fair last week, with hundreds of people attending and nearly fifty businesses and employers there looking to hire.

Labour poised for leadership change in Northumberland

Labour's leader on Northumberland County Council surprised many by announcing that he would stay on as leader following his party's disastrous election result in Northumberland. Labour sources now suggest Grant Davey's days could be numbered.

MP’s delight at new funding boost for Northumberland

Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed, has expressed her delight that Northumberland has been awarded a huge boost in funding from central government for the maintenance of rural roads.