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Junior footballers kick off new era at Pier Field

The Berwick Panthers (U12s), Berwick Lions (U9s) and Berwick Tigers (U9s) all took on Newcastle-based opposition in games on the newly-marked pitch on the Cricket Club’s outfield, with the Panthers going down 4-2 in a closely contested encounter...

yesterday, 09:34 in Regional North East

Wooler only local side to make point in Alliance

Ellington had lost their three previous games, but after Spittal goalkeeper Stephen Mason limped off with an injury to his ribs following the first goal, the home side took advantage to build up a commanding 4-0 lead midway through the second half....

yesterday, 09:34 in Regional North East

Rangers lose at home to East Kilbride

Both had left Shielfield earlier in the month after expressing a desire to leave. A goal in each half was enough to give East Kilbride the points, their tenth win of the season putting them seventh in the Lowland League table on 32 points, whilst...

Sunday, 15:49 in Regional North East

Have your say on location for proposed big project in Berwick

Catherine Seymour, Georgina Hill and Gregah Roughead have lobbied for the town to be selected for major investment for a new theatre, cinema and conference centre as part of the emerging Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal. The £394.5million initiative...

Thursday, 16:25 in Regional North East

These are the biggest retail closures of the last decade - how many do you remember?

Last year alone, nearly 22,000 jobs were lost due to businesses going into administration, with these being distributed across 1,147 locations in the UK. To assess the full impact store closures has had on jobs over the years, ABC Finance researched...

Wednesday, 16:23 in Regional North East

North East transport chiefs set to drop extra rail service to London in favour of wider links

At the moment, just six passenger trains an hour can run on the East Coast Mainline (ECM) between Northallerton and Berwick, only two of which are reserved for services to the capital. The other four carry travellers to and from the Midlands and...

Wednesday, 15:54 in Regional North East

Pioneering new mental health scheme launches in Northumberland - two drop-in sessions scheduled for January...

As previously reported, NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is one of only 12 CCGs in the country to be awarded funding for the national Trailblazer pilot schemes focusing on support teams in schools and reducing waiting times. The...

Wednesday, 15:19 in Regional North East

Stability the aim for new directors

Former chairman Brian Porteous has returned to the role and following an EGM new directors have been appointed in the shape of Craig Forsyth, who takes on the role of vice chairman, Dave Buglass and Douglas Younger. In a joint statement they said:...

Wednesday, 12:04 in Regional North East


Two goals from Tait gave Wooler the advantage at half-time. His first came when he finished well after finding himself one-on-one with the goalkeeper and latching onto a through ball and his second came after good work from Connor, who found him in...

20 January 2020 in Regional North East

Leaders Berwick lose at Lasswade

But the Scremerston side managed to hang on to their position at the top of the table and have a two point advantage at the top over Ardrossan. Berwick got off to a good start and an early unconverted try from Aidan Rosie gave them a 0-5 lead. But...

19 January 2020 in Regional North East

Thomson scores on his debut

Thomson was only confirmed as a loan signing from Livingston on Friday and he went straight into the team for the match at Raydale Park. He gave Rangers the lead with a header from a corner midway through the second half, but Ian Little’s side were...

19 January 2020 in Regional North East

Take the dog on a UK glamping trip with Wigwam Holidays

But sometimes your four-legged friend needs a holiday too, which is why after our latest foray out the country we decided to banish those sombre feelings by whisking our pet whippet Snoopy away for some glamping winter fun. With more than 80 sites...

18 January 2020 in Regional North East

Money woes, bleak weather and health drives make January the most miserable time of the year

More than one quarter of Brits have the 'January Blues' and admit to feeling more miserable than during any other time of the year. The study of 2,000 UK adults revealed how bleak the first month of the year is for many. While 48 per cent say their...

17 January 2020 in Regional North East

Proposed parking restrictions in Northumberland seaside village described as 'overkill'

Northumberland County Council is consulting residents about the introduction of double yellow lines on The Wynding. The narrow road leading to the beach and golf course is popular at peak times of the year. In the consultation letter, Richard...

16 January 2020 in Regional North East

Northumberland farmer in court over failure to dispose of dead livestock

Anthony Richard Hume, of Newburn Farm, Norham, near Berwick, was fined £3,600 and ordered to pay £2,288.48 costs and a £120 victim surcharge when he appeared at Berwick Magistrates’ Court last week. Mr Hume pleaded guilty to four offences of failing...

16 January 2020 in Regional North East

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