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The Football Association have announced that FA Vase between Morpeth Town FC and South Shields will have to be replayed on or before January 14th.
The FA have announced that our FA Vase tie with @southshieldsfc will have to be replayed on or before this Saturday
It comes after their game was abandoned at Mariners Park on January 7th due to a floodlight failure.
A man is in hospital with leg injuries after a stabbing in Morpeth.
The 43-year-old was attacked at 10pm on 28 December, inside a house in Springhill Walk. He had been stabbed twice but managed to walk around the town before being found in Bridge Street two hours later.
He was taken to NSEC hospital in Cramlington. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Officers want to speak to a woman in connection with the incident. They say this is an isolated incident and that the two people know each other.
The woman is described as being in her mid 20s, white, 5'6 and slim.
"We want to stress this is an isolated incident and the danger to the wider public is very low. We have extra officers in the area carrying out enquiries. Officers from the neighbourhood team will also be speaking to local residents to discuss any concerns they may have.
"We want to speak to anyone who may have information which could help our investigation."
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.
Police searching for missing Northumberland man Stephen Jones have found a body.
Formal identification has yet to take place but the family of Mr Jones has been informed.
The 54-year-old was last seen Monday morning at around 8am when he left his home in Morpeth to go to work.
There is a replacement bus service running on Northern between Newcastle and Chathill due to a fault with the signalling system at Morpeth.
Trains are currently unable to run on any of the lines between Newcastle and Chathill. This is also affecting CrossCountry and Virgin Trains East Coast services.
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
The A1 is blocked northbound queueing traffic due to a three vehicle crash involving a caravan and a lorry between A197 (Morpeth South Turn Off) and A192 (Morpeth North Turn Off).
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The bus parade celebrating Morpeth Town's FA Vase win at Wembley is about to get underway.
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.