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Morpeth Town to play in Wembley FA Vase Final

Morpeth Town are off to Wembley for the first time in the club's history.

The Northern League Division One side beat Bowers & Pitsea 2-1 (agg 4-3) in the Second Leg of the FA Vase Semi Final.

The Highwaymen will now face Hereford in the final.

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Reports of indecent exposure in Morpeth

Police are appealing for information after two reports of indecent exposure in Morpeth.

The first incident happened at 10am on Monday, December 6, when a man exposed himself to a 49-year-old woman in Church Road, Stannington.

He is described as being of medium build and was wearing a black hoody.

The second happened at 9.30am on Monday, December 7, when a man exposed himself to two women as they jogged in Tranwell Woods.

He is described as wearing a green parka style jacket.

No attempts to touch the women were made in either case

Extra officers have been in the area speaking to the local community and carrying out enquiries into the incident and are continuing to appeal for witnesses.

Guide Post crash victims named

Northumbria Police have named two young men who died following a collision in Guide Post in Northumberland.

They are Lee Pollard, 23, of Bluebell Rise, Morpeth and Gary Headley, 24, of 2nd Avenue, Morpeth.

The crash happened on Thursday November 19 between Paddock Hall Farm and North Farm.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 113 19/11/15.

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Missing Morpeth man: Police appeal for help

Lloyd Neal, 63, from Morpeth, has been missing since 10am on Tuesday, September 29th.

Credit: Northumbria Police

He is described as a white, 6' tall, of medium build with short grey hair and a goatee beard. He was last seen wearing a red jacket, dark grey trousers and walking boots.

Lloyd's family and police are concerned for his welfare and are appealing for him to make contact with them.

Anybody who sees Lloyd or knows of his whereabouts should call police immediately.

TRAVEL: East Coast Main Line update

British Transport Police say a person has been hit by a train on the East Coast Main Line between Morpeth and Alnmouth.

Fatality on East Coast Main Line Credit: Bing

We were called shortly before 2pm on Tuesday, 25 August, to reports of a person being struck by a train close to a foot crossing in Warkworth, Northumberland.

Colleagues from Northumbria Police and North East Ambulance Service also attended, and a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious, and officers are now working to identify the person and inform their family.

A file will be prepared for the coroner."

– British Transport Police

Trains are having to run at a reduced speed on some lines, and may be delayed by up to an hour and a half or cancelled at short notice.

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