Northumberland wedding venue in running for national award

A Northumberland wedding venue has been shortlisted for a national style award.
Artist Emma Rothera

New focus for artist, thanks to broadband

Holy Island photographer Emma Rothera says high-speed broadband has given her business new focus and helped her to attract new customers.

Ken, Adele and Abbie in background.

Family cook up a real taste of the county

An Alnwick family is putting fine dining on the menu with a new bespoke catering service.

General Mills

Jus-Rol factory to be bought by bakery

The owners of Jus-Rol have agreed to sell its Berwick factory to a national bakery group.

Paul Johnson outside The Narrow Nick, in Rothbury. Picture by Mary Scott.

Cheers! Micropub is launched in Rothbury

A family-run micropub has opened in Rothbury and the husband and wife team are aiming to win awards in the future.

News from Northumbria Police

A1 at Berwick closed after overhead cable fire

The A1 at Berwick is closed in both directions following reports of an overhead cable on fire.

A previous North East England Tourism Awards ceremony.

Shortlist announced for North East tourism awards

Northumberland features heavily in the shortlist for the North East England Tourism Awards which has been announced today.

Why leaves on the line might delay your train journey

'Leaves on the line' might sound like an old British Rail excuse for poor punctuality, but it's a very real problem for rail operators at this time of year.
Peter and Jabin Cussins.

Estates takes a minority stake in family firm

Northumberland Estates has acquired a minority stake in Alnwick-based house builder Cussins, following the exit of another investor.


Costa Coffee starts serving alcohol - ciderccino anyone?

Coffee lovers who fancy something more than a caffeine kick may be in luck - as a Costa Coffee branch is set to add booze to its menu.

Interior of the Corn Exchange in Alnwick.

Wetherspoon calls time on Alnwick Corn Exchange pub plans

JD Wetherspoon has scrapped its plans to turn Alnwick’s Corn Exchange into a pub, pulling out due to commercial reasons.


Northumberland Livestock


From the Northumberland Gazette.

Claimant count up, but unemployment down in North East

The claimant count in Northumberland is up compared to last year, but unemployment is down and employment is up across the North East.

Police want rail passengers to 'discreetly' text them about incidents and crimes on trains.

Police want people to 'discreetly' text them about incidents on trains - including smoking

Police are suggesting that rail travellers should text an incident alert - if they see a passenger smoking on a train.

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Morpeth Bus Station will be closed at the weekend so essential repairs and improvements can be carried out. Picture by Brad Slater.

Bus station in Northumberland town to be closed at the weekend

Bus passengers in Morpeth town centre need to use temporary stops in the weekend ahead as the town’s bus station will be unavailable.

The Northumberland Cheese Company.

Cheese firm hopes to taste awards glory

Victory could be on the menu for the Northumberland Cheese Company, after being shortlisted for a Great British Cheese Award 2016.

Members of the PTT Aviation team at the newly acquired flying school at Newcastle International Airport. Picture by AIRFOTOS.

School set to take off under new owners

Pilot training and testing specialist PTT Aviation has acquired the flight training organisation at Newcastle International Airport.

Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.

Planned roadworks on the A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week.

An artist's impression of the Maltings development in Alnwick.

New apartments to be marketed at end of year

Work is now well under way on an apartments complex in Alnwick, which had been stalled for a number of years, with the properties set to be completed next year.


Worms can now be a year-round problem

Endoparasites, some of which are commonly known as worms, can affect all animals.

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