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A1 closed Northbound at Morpeth due to serious accident

The A1 Northbound is closed due to serious accident between A197 (Morpeth South Turn Off) and A192 (Morpeth North Turn Off).

There is a diversion in place.

It will take you via Morpeth to rejoin at the Northgate Hospital

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Parade for Morpeth Town after FA Vase win

Morpeth Town players with the FA Vase at Wembley Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Morpeth Town will be celebrating their FA Vase win with an open-top bus parade through the streets of the Northumberland town today.

The bus is setting off from Coopies Lane Industrial Estate at 11:45am and will be travelling along Bridge Street to The Market Place. The celebrations will form part of the town's Fair Day.

The club's players and staff have also been invited to the Town Hall for a civic reception hosted by the town's mayor.

The Highwaymen won the FA Vase after beating Hereford Town 4-1 in the final at Wembley on May 22.

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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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