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Murder accused James Rutherford has today appeared in court over the death of Andrew Saint.
The 64-year-old died in hospital almost three weeks after he was allegedly attacked at a home in Bedlington.
Northumbria Police say Mr Saint was found with a serious head injury after emergency services were called to the home, on Pioneer Terrace, at around 7pm on February 23.
He was taken to hospital where he passed away on March 13.
A 37-year-old man was arrested on the night of the incident and released under investigation.
Yesterday Mr Rutherford, of Pioneer Terrace, was charged with murder.
Authentic Italian Cuisine brought to you by our Sicilian Chefs Filippo and his brother Roberto.
With the Millfield being over 150 years old, we have fully refurbished the premises and now can cater for up to 80 people. Our new 2 level restaurant is perfect for that intimate meal for two or a family celebration.
We source all of or ingredients locally and only produce authentic Italian dishes made to the highest standards. Our team of waiting staff will attentively see to your every need making every night special. All wine is sourced and imported from our Italian supplier.
We offer a wide range of Italian Cuisine 7 days a week and traditional Sunday Lunch on a Sunday.
Book our pub for a private function, utilising the 2 floors with food, disco and entertainment.
A reminder for forum users that the Sixtownships website has been updated for June.
We have updated our archives with letters from soldiers on the front-line during World War One.
The letters make fascinating reading and come from the Bedlington, netherton, barrington, tyneside, choppington, alnwick, west sleekburn and other areas.
For those interested have a good read, you never know you may have family from the past having wrote letters.
Read how the use of gas by the Germans affected our soldiers, how villages were destroyed, acts of bravery, and much more, including the ultimate sacrifice, death.
You will never get a better example of life in the trenches and with it written by those who witnessed it.
No one alive today to tell the story, but these letters tell the story.
100 years next year since it all began and we aim to add more letters to our archives in the future.
If you have any letters you would like to share from loved ones from the war, put them on our forum and we will transfer them to our archives.