Blyth Running Club's annual Transped Blyth Valley 10k takes place on Sunday with a 10am start.
Postal entries have closed but late entries will be accepted on the day on the Quayside (ÃÂ£10/ÃÂ£12).
Things are continuing to look black for Peterlee Town on the bottom rung of the Re/Max Northern Alliance Premier Division. Despite having Martin Jones and Jonathan Monaghan on target, the Newtowners were beaten 4-2 at home by Blyth Town.
Danny Beresford completed his hat-trick for Blyth, whose other scorer was Chris Taylor.
Elsewhere, Walker Central went four points clear at the head of the table and banged in eight goals for the second time in four days. John Campbell (4), Dave Thompson (2), Dean Walker and Gary McCartney scored in the Central's 8-0 victory at Wark.
Blyth Spartans, who secured their Blue Square North status at the weekend, moved further away from the relegation zone with a narrow victory before a crowd of 563 at Croft Park last night.
There was an early blow for Harry Dunn's side when Kenny Boyle had to be substituted by Adam Laidlaw after just seven minutes.
Fortunately, the change did not have a material effect on the home side, who created the better scoring opportunities but made just one count late in the game.
A review was ordered yesterday into an emergency care service which helps keep thousands of elderly and vulnerable people safe in their Northumberland homes.
The Blyth-based Valley Care scheme provides a 24-hour dispersed alarm system which monitors 4,200 clients in various parts of the county, and employs mobile wardens who respond to emergencies.
Yesterday the county council's Liberal Democrat executive agreed to carry out a review of the service, which was operated by the now-defunct Blyth Valley Council from 1990 until last month.
Blyth Town's 4-2 home win against Cramlington Town eased their relegation worries in the Re/Max Northern Alliance Premier Division.
But the result left their visitors still in trouble in the bottom of the table.
Stuart Hepple fired Cramlington into an early lead but replies from Jonathan Mann and Chris Taylor put Blyth in charge before the break. Taylor's second goal and another put away by Danny Beresford completed the home side's tally.
David Dormand scored another for Cramlington after 88 minutes but it was too little too late as Blyth secured all three points.
Hundred of motorbike fanatics helped raise ÃÂ£1,800 in the last ever Northumberland Bikers Egg Run.
More than 500 motorbikes from all over the country travelled through Northumberland for the charitable run over the Easter weekend
Gordon Fitch, chairman of Northumberland Bikers, said: "It was our final run and we were worried about the amount of support that we would get after 18 years, it's been a long
What is your favourite food from the county of Northumberland?
After getting votes for your top castle, building and natural landmark, this week we're asking for your favourite food.
The poll gives you the options of Cheviot lamb, Craster kippers, honey from Horncliffe, Cornhill potatoes, Coanwood chillies, Blagdon cheese, Lindisfarne oysters or ice cream from Doddington or Warkworth.
You can vote on the local poll below for the next two weeks. Results will be revealed on May 1.
Blyth Town became only the second team to claim the NFA Senior Benevolent Bowl in successive seasons with a 2-0 victory over league colleagues Percy Main at Whitley Park.
Joe Race's 75th minute free kick gave Blyth the lead and it was doubled nine minutes later by Danny Beresford.
Gillford Park have played one game more than Walker and Gillford, and after beating Heddon 2-1 in the Challenge Cup Final in midweek extended an unbeaten run to eleven games with a 1-1 draw at home to Alnwick Town.
A former pitman turned MP who had to have one of his knees replaced as a result of years working on the coal face has welcomed a new Government ruling on disability benefits.
Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell is one of a number of coalfield MPs who have campaigned for years to have osteoarthritis of the knee - or miners' knee - officially recognised as a prescribed industrial disease.
Blyth Spartans 1, Gainsborough Trinity 1
It's been a topsy-turvy season for Spartans, but they can finally breathe a sigh of relief after banishing any thoughts of relegation from Blue Square North.
The point they claimed from Gainsborough Trinity before a near-600 crowd at Croft Park proved sufficient, since Hyde United and Burscough both lost.