REVIEW: Goodnight Mister Tom - Alnwick Theatre Club, Alnwick Playhouse

That old theatrical adage. never work with animals or children, was tested to the max in Alnwick Theatre Club's latest production, Goodnight Mister Tom.

Theatre and Comedy
Lindisfarne Festival

Funding campaign revealed for Lindisfarne Festival 2018

With only one week to go until the third Lindisfarne Festival, organisers are already looking ahead and setting ambitious funding plans for the 2018 event.
Gerry Colvin Band

Stage is set for boutique music festival in the heart of Northumberland

A small, boutique music festival in the heart of Northumberland is all set for it eighth year next month with an impressive line-up of bands and performers.

Lucy Bronze signs for Lyon.

Bon voyage! Lucy’s move to Lyon is ‘a huge honour’

Ambitious England defender Lucy Bronze has signed for Lyon – and admitted she is honoured and excited to ‘join the best female team in the world’.

Acomb, from Nest 3

Say farewell to Amble, Alwinton and Ancroft

Time is running out to catch a final glimpse of the osprey chicks born at Kielder this year.

Historic fighting force back at Alnwick Castle

Historic fighting force back at Alnwick Castle

If you hear loud noises from Alnwick Castle this month, don’t be alarmed.

Volunteers surveying birds at Bamburgh. Picture by Iain Robson

Find out more about joining the Coast Care volunteers

The new initiative to support volunteers to help look after the beautiful Northumberland coastline is holding drop-in sessions for those interested to find out more.

Champions Harrow hit visitors Embleton for six in the NNL

Champions Harrow hit visitors Embleton for six in the NNL

Week two of the North Northumberland League, which this season is down to only one division, and Tweedmouth Harrow and Newbiggin Reserves were the big winners, netting six goals apiece.

Police are cracking down on speeding drivers.

Police clamp down on speeding drivers

Northumbria Police is taking part in a Europe-wide crackdown on speeding motorists.


Wheelie great weekend in store at Kielder

Cycling fans are in for a wheelie great weekend at Kielder Water & Forest Park ahead of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain.

Coyle stunner earns Alnwick deserved draw

Coyle stunner earns Alnwick deserved draw

Alnwick Town 1-1 Tow Law

Threlfall hits an unbeaten 135 as Alnwick 1sts storm to victory

Threlfall hits an unbeaten 135 as Alnwick 1sts storm to victory

Ben Threlfall was the hero of the hour as Alnwick 1sts beat Greenside 1sts by six wickets in the Northumberland and Tyneside Senior League on Saturday.


Another busy week for Alnwick Harriers who run far and wide

Three Alnwick Harriers completed the first ever Nunnykirk 10k on Wednesday which was hosted by Run Northumberland.

The grey seal with what appears to be a band around its neck.

Appeal is made to find grey seal

An appeal has been made to try and find a grey seal with a piece of rubber wrapped tightly around its neck.

Settling down to three-and-a-half hours of TV.

Average British family watches more than three hours of telly a day

The average modern family wakes up at 6.55am on a weekday, watches three and a half hours of television a day - and has a Ford on the driveway.

The picturesque Kielder Marathon.

Places for Kielder Marathon races are filling up fast

Places for Britain’s most beautiful races during Kielder Marathon weekend are filling up fast.
The new classic-toys stamps

Iconic toys feature on new set of stamps

Royal Mail has today revealed its latest stamp issue featuring 'some of the most iconic and much-loved British toys from the last 100 years'.
What you would see if skies were clear.

Gloomy skies could scupper Northumberland's view of partial eclipse today

Overcast skies in Northumberland are set to block the view of a partial solar eclipse just before sunset tonight as the moon appears to take a 'bite' out of the sun.
The new play park.

New play park opens at Reservoir

A new play park, with a slide, climbing frame, swings and a zip wire, has opened at Fontburn Reservoir.

Poppy Appeal volunteers are needed.

Poppy Appeal help is needed by the Legion

The Royal British Legion is looking for volunteers to run its Poppy Appeal in the Seahouses area.

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