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  1. Modest precept rise for council

    Members of Seaton Valley Council agreed to restrict the increase in its element of the council tax for 2018/19 to two per cent at a recent meeting.
  2. Community funding on offer

    The Ted Weekes Fund at the Community Foundation for Tyne & Wear and Northumberland welcomes applications from community groups in support of children and young people’s projects operating in the areas of New Hartley and Seaton Sluice.
  3. WI joins fight to End Plastic Soup

    Women’s Institute members in Seaton Valley have joined a national fight to tackle the growing problem of marine pollution.
  4. Police are appealing for information after a woman was robbed in a street in Seaton Delaval.
  5. An emotional film has inspired the landlady at a pub in Seaton Delaval to come up with an angelic idea that will bring joy to kids in need during the festive period.
  6. A Seaton Sluice pub has been nominated for a top national award.
  7. A Seaton Delaval pub has won a dog-friendly award.
  8. Group support for workers at Coty

    Work is under way to support the employees at a factory in Seaton Delaval that is due to shut down next year.
  9. A new play group for toddlers

    The Word of Life WRU Church on North Seaton Road in Ashington has started a new group open to all children from babies to three years of age.
  10. A free open day to give the public some details about the National Trust’s future vision for Seaton Delaval Hall attracted a big turnout.
  11. Residents will be able to hear more about the National Trust’s future plans for Seaton Delaval Hall at a free open day next week.
  12. Blooming beautiful!

    The Seaton Valley area is blooming marvellous.
  13. Refurbishment of pharmacy delight

    It was celebration time for the team at LloydsPharmacy Seaton Hirst in Ashington on the day its transformation was launched.
  14. Members of the North Seaton with Ashington Women’s Institute (WI) had a busy Bank Holiday Saturday when they organised the first Ashington Show.
  15. St John Ambulance is opening a new cadet unit in Seghill and Cramlington. Cadets, aged 10 to 17, take part in a full and interactive programme, working towards the Grand Prior Award and volunteering at events in the community to offer first aid provision.
  16. A creative way to showcase history

    An old tree stump at the entrance to Astley Park in Seaton Delaval has been transformed in honour of the community’s mining history.
  17. Calls for lifeguards at harbour

    A group of young people in south east Northumberland have launched a petition calling for lifeguards to be stationed at the harbour in Seaton Sluice.
  18. Astley Community High School, Seaton Delaval, has achieved another year of GCSE successes.
  19. It was another great year of A-Level and Btec results for students at Astley Community High School, Seaton Delaval.
  20. Prestigious award for first school

    Seaton Sluice First School has achieved the platinum accolade from the Sing Up organisation, which recognises the importance of singing activities for children in schools.
  21. A new play park was opened at Deneside, in Seghill, last weekend.
  22. Quality awards for site managers

    Two site managers overseeing the construction of hundreds of new homes have been honoured for their work. Miller Homes pair John Harrison and Paul Ritchie are celebrating after receiving Quality Awards in the first round of the National House Building Council’s (NHBC) Pride in the Job Awards. Paul, site manager at Miller Homes’ Wheatfields development in Seaton Delaval, and John, site manager at the Portland Wynd development in Blyth, were among nine Miller Homes site managers across the UK to be recognised by the national awards. Paul, 41, from Wallsend, said: “This is my eighth consecutive Quality Award and it feels great to have been recognised by the NHBC once again. “Fingers crossed that I will be awarded my seventh Seal of Excellence at the second stage of the awards later this year.”
  23. New jobs created as pub reopens

    A Seaton Sluice pub reopened earlier this month as a Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery after an extensive refurbishment. Located on Marine View, the remodelled Astley Arms, formerly a Crown Carvery, opened to guests after a three-week closure. Following a significant investment in the restaurant, 12 new jobs have been created, with employees ready to serve guests their favourites from breakfast right through to dinner. General manager, Nicole Mains, said: “We’re excited about the new changes and are looking forward to welcoming the people of Seaton, Whitley Bay and the surrounding areas to come and see what their new Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery is all about. “The restaurant has been given a fantastic new look and a menu that has something for everyone.”
  24. Two of the finalists for a national competition that recognises the work of pubs in their communities are only half-a-mile apart. The Hastings and The Keel Row in Seaton Delaval are on the shortlist for the Britvic Lifting Spirits Awards, run in association with the Morning Advertiser. The winner will be announced next week at a ceremony in London. Fund-raising in recent years for Macmillan Cancer Support by The Keel Row team in memory of beloved regular Peter, who sadly lost his battle with cancer, has now brought in nearly £20,000. Its free family fun days and Christmas carol service has always been well supported by the public and every year, the pub asks its community to donate an Easter egg for children who are in hospital or visiting A&E over the period.
  25. Police are continuing to carry out extensive inquiries after a woman was raped in her Northumberland home by an intruder. Officers were called to an address in the North Seaton area of Ashington at around 1.50am yesterday following a report of the victim being attacked. The offender is described as a white male, around 5’5” and of slim build. Extra officers are on patrol in the area and they are carrying out house-to-house inquiries and speaking to residents to reassure the community. DCI Helen Anderson, who is leading the investigation, said: “This has clearly been a hugely distressing incident for the victim and we have specialist officers working with her to offer support at this incredibly difficult time. “We know the community will be shocked by what has happened and I would like to affirm that we are doing all we can to identify and arrest the offender. We ask the public to remain vigilant at this time, check the security of their premises and contact police immediately if they have any concerns.”