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 Subject  Date  Description
Bardon Mill and Melkridge 01 January 1958 (1958 Date unspecified) The National Coal Board closed its pits at Lambley and Stagshaw and announced plans to close Ventners Hall colliery, the following year.
Haltwhistle 01 January 1959 (1959 Date unspecified) The ?60,000 Haltwhistle bypass was completed, the forerunner of the more ambitious ?17 million bypass around the town begun by Road Link in 1996 and opened in 1997.
Bellingham 01 January 1961 (1961 Date unspecified) Hareshaw Lynn was saved for posterity when the funds of the old Lynn committee ?350 in bonds was handed over to the Parish Council to make the future secure and prevent it being closed.
Schools 01 January 1961 (1961 Date unspecified) New secondary schools, now middle schools, were opened at Allendale and Haltwhistle at a combined cost of ?254,000, and a ?9,000 new primary school was unveiled at Birtley, near Wark.
Schools 01 January 1961 (1961 Date unspecified) The closure of seven Tynedale primary schools was announced, the victims being those at Healey, Minsteracres, Featherstone, Melkridge, Colwell, Shotley Low Quarter and Dalton, near Stamfordham. Those at Knarsdale, Beaufront and Herdley Bank, near Coanwood, were reprieved.
Greenhead and Gilsland 01 January 1962 (1962 Date unspecified) After three years of preparatory work, the first bed testings of the Blue Streak rocket ? the UK?s contribution to the Sixties Space Race ? were carried out at Spadeadam.
Corbridge and Matfen 01 January 1964 (1964 Date unspecified) A suit of Roman armour complete with sword was unearthed at the Roman site of Corbridge. This was the most important find made for over 50 years.
Haltwhistle 01 January 1965 (1965 Date unspecified) A new public library was opened at Haltwhistle.
Corbridge and Matfen 01 January 1965 (1965 Date unspecified) The proposed provision of traffic lights at the Stagshaw crossroads was rejected by the Ministry of Transport. In 1969, a roundabout was built.
Hexham 01 January 1969 (1969 Date unspecified) The Hexham Courant took over the Haltwhistle Echo.

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