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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.

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010

Youth unemployment has halved since 2010; real wages for workers have grown for the seventh consecutive month; overall unemployment is at its lowest since 1975.

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