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MP picks award winner

Hexham MP Guy Opperman has chosen Essity Prudhoe Mill as his Hexham Constituency Responsible Business Champion 2018.

New weekly pass will give students access to leisure services

Students across Northumberland will now be able to keep fit for less this summer thanks to the introduction of a new weekly pass. The pass comes as Northumberland's Conservative administration seek to address years of neglect of the county's leisure services under the previous administration.

Northern Powerhouse Minister joins Hexham MP on factory visit

The Minister for the Northern Powerhouse and Local Growth, Jake Berry MP, last week visited Northumberland’s largest private sector employer as part of his visit to the county to discuss the Borderlands Growth Deal. The Minister toured the Hexham factory of EGGER UK, which employs more than 700 p

North Northumberland MP responds to HMP Northumberland Report

Anne-Marie Trevelyan has today responded to the Annual Report by the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Northumberland. The report looks into all aspects of prison provision and how the prison carries out its main functions and duties.