Concern growing for missing Northumberland man

Concern is growing for a missing man from Northumberland.

Amble's Shannon-class lifeboat was officially named today. Picture by The Ambler

Official naming of Amble RNLI’s new Shannon lifeboat

Amble RNLI’s new Shannon-class lifeboat was officially named this afternoon.

Wingrove House, Alnwick

Demolition work begins at Wingrove House

This picture was given to us by Alnwick historian Adrian Ions. It shows the start of the demolition of Wingrove House, Dispensary Street, Alnwick.

Anne-Marie Trevelyan meets staff from JT Dove in Berwick.

Firm stresses importance of apprentices

Following the General Election, the new Government must remember that housing is not built and homes are not improved without the involvement of builders, plumbers and timber merchants.

Jimmy Bell, aka Jimmy the Lamb Man, at a market in Morpeth.

End of an era: Lamb Man to sell his farm

A Northumberland farmer, who was among the first in the county to take advantage of online trading to grow his business, is to sell his farm.

A selection of the reliable, favourite Musselburgh leeks, new and old. As one generation is harvested the next is getting ready for planting. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Long-term planning for the kitchen table

These are busy days for gardeners. We’re not only trying to keep abreast of rapidly developing seasonal plants – ornamentals, fruits and vegetables, but also looking beyond summer to the raising of winter edibles.

Alnwick Theatre Club's Kiss Me Like You Mean It. Harry Brierley, Carol Lawrence (seated), Oliver Pusey and Molly Reading.

Bold and refreshing choice was inspiring

Alnwick Theatre Club’s Kiss Me Like You Mean It by Chris Chibnall sent out shockwaves during its four-night stint last week.

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Castlerigg by Ivor Rackham.


Suffering for art is not something I believe in; I like being comfortable.

The junction of High Street and West Street in Belford.

Highway issues continue to concern council

The need for double yellow lines to deter problem parking in certain areas of Belford as well as speeding have been raised again by councillors.

Rothbury Street Fair is taking place on Bank Holiday Monday and the new committee is hoping that it will be a success.

Packed programme is planned for street fair

Speciality local produce, demonstrations, children’s rides international musicians and a host of other entertainment– a packed programme is planned for the upcoming Rothbury Street Fair.

Mascot Tommy Noddy with members of Amble Women's Institute. Picture by Anna Williams/The Ambler

Park Leisure flies in to sponsor Amble Puffin Festival

Luxury holiday-homes operator Park Leisure Amble Links is to sponsor this year’s Puffin Festival in a £500 partnership with Amble Town Council.

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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FAIR: No question over payment

FAIR: No question over payment

Wooler Parish Council wishes to clarify that there is no conflict between it and the organisers of Slater’s Funfair regarding the fee for its recent stay in Scott’s Park.

Police dog handler Dave Ashley is looking forward to retirement with  Poppy, and English Springer Spaniel and Henry, a Malinois. Picture by Jane Coltman.

Popular police officer retires after 30 years

An experienced officer, who served Northumbria Police for three decades, has retired.

Northumbrian Water's Kielder Water.

Northumberland Tourism Awards: Making a splash with sponsorship

Northumbrian Water, ‘an avid supporter of tourism in the region’, is delighted to have signed up as headline sponsor for the first Northumberland Tourism Awards.

Crash victim Shaun O'Connell

Family's tribute to motorcyclist killed in Northumberland crash

The family of a motorcyclist killed in Northumberland yesterday have spoken of their devastation.
Remember when from 25 years ago, Coffee morning for the NSPCC at Warkworth

Remember when ... 25 years ago

This week’s nostalgia photograph takes us to Warkworth for a coffee morning held in aid of the NSPCC.

Gillian Castle tackled the Outlaw Half Nottingham.

Inspirational mum tackles tough triathlon

A mother-of-one who suffered a life-changing injury during the birth of her son, leaving her with irreversible damage, has completed a gruelling endurance challenge for charity.

Thomas Collinson was headmaster between 1851 and 1898.

Poignant reunion is a fitting farewell to Duke’s school

It was the most poignant of school reunions.

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GP surgery rated good by the regulator

A north Northumberland GP surgery has been rated good by the independent regulator.

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