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2008-08-13 15:00:00

By AMY HUNT MILLIONS of passengers and hundreds of planes pass through Newcastle International Airport every year. But as well as holidaymakers and flight crew, the 184 hectare airport site has a number of other regular visitors.

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.

2008-06-24 18:02:47

A FOUR-year-old girl is in hospital today with broken bones after a crash which left a woman dead. The woman, a 43-year-old from Northumberland, was driving a Mazda northbound on the A696, near Ponteland, when it collided with a lorry transporting a 40-ton load of felled timber.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.