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2008-10-04 18:00:11

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.

2008-09-23 18:00:26

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.

2008-09-23 18:00:25

A SPECIAL screening of archive film footage is set to bring memories of Northumberland coal mining into the 21st Century.

2008-08-18 00:00:21

A STRETCH of Northumberland coastline has been closed to the public while tests are carried out to solve a pollution puzzle.

2008-08-18 00:00:21

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.

2008-07-31 18:00:26

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.


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2008-05-06 22:39:56

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...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.