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‘A waste of life’ as man killed on A1

Tributes have been paid to 31-year-old Berwick man – ‘a loving son, father, brother and friend’ – who was killed on the A1 in the Borders on Saturday. Paul Thomas Johnson died when his Renault Clio, which was travelling north on the A1 at Burnmouth, was

today, 08:51 in Regional North East

Micropub retains its crown as the best in the area

The Curfew micropub in Berwick has been named north Northumberland pub of the year for the second year running. The awards are decided by votes from Tyneside and Northumberland’s 1,800 CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) members. The Bridge Street premises als

today, 06:10 in Regional North East

Celebrating the stars of science from the Borders

Berwick Museum and Art Gallery has been awarded a special grant to celebrate the achievements of scientists from the Borders, with the first event tomorrow. From Orkney to Plymouth, communities across the UK are celebrating the scientific heroes on their

today, 06:10 in Regional North East

Northumberland County Council budget passed: Cuts, capital spending and a tax hike

A lengthy and sometime lairy debate this afternoon ended with the Labour administration at Northumberland County Council getting its budget for next year approved. The proposals, which will see £6million of revenue cuts in 2017/18 as well as £380million

yesterday, 20:26 in Regional North East

WEATHER WARNING: Heavy snow forecast for parts of Northumberland

The Met Office has issued an amber warning for snow in Northumberland tomorrow as Storm Doris moves eastwards across the country. The 'be prepared' alert was issued this morning and affects the north-west of the county and the Scottish Borders between 2p

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional North East

Seeing is Believing, says PCC

The sexual conduct of complainants in rape trials was raised in court without the correct procedure being followed in seven out of 30 cases examined in a new scheme. It forms part of a new report by Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird, w

yesterday, 14:45 in Regional North East

Clarks is crossing the road

The Berwick branch of Clarks shoes is set to reopen by mid-March in new premises. It closed its shop on Marygate earlier this month – but is only moving across the road into a larger unit formerly occupied by Clinton Cards. Clarks franchisee John Eliot F

yesterday, 09:47 in Regional North East

Refurbishment for holiday park

Eyemouth Holiday Park is being given a major facelift by Parkdean Resorts. A total of £550,000 will be spent on a full refurbishment of the entertainment complex at the holiday park, including a new glazed extension to house the amusement arcade and boat

yesterday, 09:13 in Regional North East

Burglars target four Northumberland villages in one night

Thieves stole jewellery and cash – including money from charity boxes – during raids in Seahouses, Glanton, Wooler and Rothbury. Police are appealing for information after the four burglaries, which all happened overnight on Wednesday, February 15. At 11

yesterday, 09:13 in Regional North East

Bedmax supports young eventer

Sophie Hall has been chosen to represent Detchant-based equine bedding producer Bedmax through the 2017 season as the winner of its second national Young Rider Scholarship. The 22 year-old graduate eventer, from Bromlow in Shropshire, was chosen from mor

Tuesday, 17:28 in Regional North East

Great fightback as Rangers beat ten-man league leaders Forfar

Berwick Rangers 3-2 Forfar Athletic Berwick made it three wins without defeat when they came from behind to beat ten man league leaders Forfar at Shielfield on Saturday. Rangers led 1-0 through Darren Lavery, but found themselves 2-1 down at half-time. A

Tuesday, 15:07 in Regional North East

Plenty in the pipeline at GMC

Berwick-based builders GM Craig (GMC) has completed its 33-home development at Meadow Grange on the northern outskirts of the town. The last home has been sold with the new owner scheduled to move in this April. Director Neil Craig said: “Meadow Grange,

Tuesday, 09:28 in Regional North East

Berwick man dies in three-vehicle A1 accident

A 31-year-old Berwick man was killed in a fatal road accident on the A1 at Burnmouth in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police Scotland confirmed that Paul Thomas Johnson died when his Renault Clio, which was travelling north on the A1, was involved

Tuesday, 09:28 in Regional North East

Pets in need of time, energy and comfort

Benjie is young, excitable, Labrador-cross-pointer. This dog really needs a job to do as his parents are both from working stock. He is very bright and will learn quickly, but he needs someone with the time and energy to allow him to reach his full poten

Tuesday, 09:28 in Regional North East

Disorientated walkers rescued in Cheviots

Two walkers were guided down from The Cheviot after getting into navigational difficulty in low cloud yesterday afternoon. Assistance from Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team (NNPMRT) and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team was requested by

Monday, 16:37 in Regional North East

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