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A LANDLORD has been fined pounds 3,500 by magistrates after ignoring a council order to improve a property in which tenants' safety was put at risk.
FASCINATING archive film footage of the great days of coal mining in Northumberland will go on show at a former colliery, turned tourist attraction next month.
A SPECIAL screening of archive film footage is set to bring memories of Northumberland coal mining into the 21st Century.
A STRETCH of Northumberland coastline has been closed to the public while tests are carried out to solve a pollution puzzle.
TESTS were still being carried out on sea drains yesterday in a bid to trace the source of pollution which has led to the closure of a stretch of Northumberland coastline.
A NETWORK of grass roots contact points is to be set up across Northumberland to help the county's new super council connect with people and businesses.
The Bedlington Terrier is a sheep-like dog well suited for agility. It is a terrier breed named after a mining town in Northeast England. Its fur has a wooly texture and usually a pale blue, sandy or liver color; it has been described as looking like a "˜lamb on a leash'. The original Bedlington was an underground rodent hunter, and the breed might have played a part in the early development of the Kerry Blue Terrier. The head of the Bedlington Terrier is wedge-shaped, and its body shape...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.