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Mitch is looking for a new home

Mitch is one of several Jack Russells ranging in age from under a year to 12 years looking for a new home. All of the dogs have different and varied personalities. To offer a home contact Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels on 01289 306299.

yesterday, 15:06 in Regional North East

Berwick lifeboats launched to aid grounded boat

Both Berwick lifeboats were launched today after reports that a vessel was aground. The boats were launched at 12.57pm to go to the aid of a yacht which was reported aground in the surf at the pier end. The vessel, with three people onboard, had managed

yesterday, 14:59 in Regional North East

Police appeal for witnesses after attack

A man suffered serious head injuries after being attacked early this morning. Police were called to Stanley Street in Blyth at about 3.20am where a man had been assaulted. He was taken to hospital with a head injury and his condition was today described

yesterday, 10:19 in Regional North East

Increase in high salary payments for council

Northumberland County Council has defended its salary payments for senior officers in response to figures from the TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA). The group has gone through data for local authorities across the UK and its tables include the number of employe

yesterday, 10:19 in Regional North East

Cyclists gear up to raise funds for local hospice

HospiceCare North Northumberland is the worthy cause being supported by the next Wooler Wheel Borderlands Sportive on May 13. In the last 12 months, the Hospice at Home Service nurses have delivered more than 7,000 hours of care and support across north

yesterday, 09:01 in Regional North East

Guides learn about lambing

Fourth Berwick upon Tweed Guides enjoyed a visit to Brackenside Farm, near Lowick, run by the Barber family, just before Easter. The girls were given a tour of the farm and the lambing sheds. Leader Gillian Ridley said: “The girls enjoyed feeding some of

yesterday, 09:01 in Regional North East

Car wash plan for Tesco is approved

Plans for a hand car wash and valeting operation at Tesco in Tweedmouth have been approved by Northumberland County Council. The plan will result in the loss of nine parking spaces. Berwick Town Council made no objection.

yesterday, 08:57 in Regional North East

Wallace Green conversion plan lodged

Plans to convert part of Berwick’s former council offices into a single residential unit have been submitted, Northumberland County Council has made an application for prior approval for change of use for the former information centre at Wallace Green. T

yesterday, 08:46 in Regional North East

Riding of the Bounds attracts 70 horses and riders

Seventy horses and riders have taken part in Berwick’s annual Riding of the Bounds. The cavalcade set off on a 15-mile patrol of the town’s ancient boundaries after receiving permission from Mayor Ivor Dixon. Leading the way was chief marshal Bethany Inn

Saturday, 17:32 in Regional North East

Former mayor of Berwick passes away

A former mayor of Berwick has died after a short illness. Alderman Peter Herdman, who was awarded an MBE in 2011, passed away on Friday. He and his wife, Barbara, were honoured for their voluntary service to health care over more than three decades. Pete

Saturday, 15:22 in Regional North East

Photographic memorabilia is bequeathed to Berwick

Renowned Berwick photographer, historian and author Jim Walker is donating a lifetime’s collection of memorabilia to the town. It is hoped the many cameras and other photographic equipment, some of it antique and very rare, along with hundreds of monochr

Saturday, 14:46 in Regional North East

Another slithery character arrives

Sadly yet another stray snake has been found, this time at East Ord. This one isn’t in great condition and has been suffering for some time. Again, it is a cornsnake and quite orange in colour. If you have any information on an owner please contact the k

Saturday, 14:46 in Regional North East

Bank holiday misery for drivers as A1 is closed

Bank holiday drivers are facing long delays after an accident closed part of the A1 this morning. The southbound carriageway between junction 61 Bowburn and junction 60 Bradbury, in County Durham, was closed at around 8.20am. Highways England closed the

Saturday, 09:54 in Regional North East

Reduced scale plans for site near old pub

Amended plans to build two properties on land adjoining a former pub have been submitted. It is now intended to build a pair of one-and-a-half storey semi-detached homes next to The Grove on Etal Road, Tweedmouth. It is a resubmission of an application w

Saturday, 08:42 in Regional North East

Historic pubs included in new real ale guide

Northumberland pubs are being celebrated as traditional coaching inns of historical significance in the latest publication from the Campaign for Real Ale, Historic Coaching Inns of the Great North by acclaimed beer writer Roger Protz. Three pubs in North

Saturday, 08:32 in Regional North East

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