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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.

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.

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.

A Eurasian lynx. Picture by Erwin van Maanen

Community concerns over lynx release plan

A number of stakeholders in he rural community in the Kielder area have united over concerns surrounding the proposed lynx release.

One of the water voles. Picture by Lyle McCalmot

Second release of water voles is under way in Kielder area

The Kielder Water Vole Partnership has released an additional 255 voles into two further sites in the vast 650 square km area.

Latest from Northumbria Police

Police name teenager killed in Bedlington car crash - one man charged

The teenager who was killed when a car crashed into parked vehicles in Bedlington the early hours of Saturday morning has been named.

SHAK is receiving important support from Templeman Retailing and Vending.

Company’s sponsorship is ‘life changing’ for SHAK

This is next instalment of our weekly series dedicated to Alnwick-based dog-rescue charity, SHAK.

Northumbrian Hedgehog Rescue Trust

Hedgehogs and milk – clearing up confusion

A couple of weeks ago we wrote an article about Miss Georgia having hydrotherapy and included a photo of two of our hoglets drinking milk, writes Carole Catchpole, of Northumbrian Hedgehog Rescue Trust.

Keith Sobey with his autobiography, Stick or Twist.

Seahouses man holds book-signing session

A Seahouses author has published two books, including a fascinating autobiography charting the rise and fall of his renowned betting company.

The front cover of RAF Acklington: Guardian of the Northern Skies, which has been written by Malcolm Fife and published by Fonthill Media.

Telling the story of an important wartime base

A history buff has released a comprehensive book about one of northern England’s most important fighter fields during the Second World War.

Weavers Court in Alnwick.

Older people’s development shortlisted for top award

The Weavers’ Court Extra Care scheme, in Alnwick, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national development award.

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