Jul 17

Brooke's Charity Cancer Event

Ashington teenager Brooke Sproat was deeply affected when one of her classmates was diagnosed with a form of leukaemia and decided to do something to help her friend. Thirteen year old Brooke felt frustrated by a sense of helplessness bu


Jul 17

Schoolchildren Celebrate Anniversary

Bothal Primary School have celebrated Ashington’s 150th anniversary with a memorable event celebrating the town's mining history. To mark the anniversary, pupils from Bothal Primary School organised a parade which ran from Bothal Pr


Jul 17

Hirst Park To Be Restored

A multi-million pound cash boost from the National Lottery will ensure an historic Ashington park is restored to its former glory. Northumberland County Council has been successful in securing a £2.29million ‘Parks for People’ gr


Jul 17


Police have arrested a male in connection with a rape in Ashington. Officers were called to an address in the North Seaton area of Ashington at around 1.50am on Wednesday, 5 July  following a report of a woman being raped in her hom


Jul 17

School's Facilities Open to Community

The Northumberland Church of England Academy (NCEA) has joined forces with School Lettings Solutions (SLS) to open its doors to the community. The NCEA is available for sports clubs, fitness classes, dance workshops, social groups and birthday par


Jul 17

Work to Commence on New Entrance Feature

Work on a new entrance feature in Ashington, celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the town, will commence later this month after final approvals have been received. The Ashington Mining Wheel Entrance Feature will see the installation of a fu

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