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Berwick inshore lifeboat in action

Berwick inshore lifeboat launched on Saturday just before 5pm after receiving reports of two people on the rocks to the north of Berwick pier. Berwick coastguard and the inshore lifeboat crew arrived quickly on scene. However it was soon ascertained...

today, 10:22 in Regional North East
 

Eyemouth lifeboat due in December

Eyemouth lifeboat station is expecting to get its new Shannon class lifeboat at the beginning of December. The RNLB Helen Hastings was gently lowered into the water at her official launch in Poole on September 4. She has now started seven weeks of...

today, 10:04 in Regional North East
 

Latest news from Berwick Stoma Support Group

Berwick Stoma Support Group meets every third Thursday of the month, from 10am to noon, at The William Elder Building, 56-58 Castlegate, Berwick. The next meeting is on September 20. We offer friendly support, hints and tips, and the opportunity to...

today, 09:10 in Regional North East
 

Berwick theatre project part of major investment proposal

An ambitious multi-million-pound proposal supporting a wide range of innovative projects that could provide significant investment to the Borderlands is set to be submitted to UK and Scottish Governments later this month. The proposals will be...

yesterday, 16:11 in Regional North East
 

Drivers on mobile phones are targeted in new campaign

Northumbria Police are backing a national campaign to tackle mobile phone use whilst driving. Last year new legislation came into effect that doubled the punishment for using a mobile phone behind the wheel. Under the new laws offending drivers will...

yesterday, 15:08 in Regional North East
 

The camera always lies – and we love it for that

A few prints by the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte once hung on my wall. The Treachery of Images depicted a pipe, and written below ‘Ceci n’est pas une pipe’ – this is not a pipe. Look at a picture of yourself and think, “this is not me”. It...

yesterday, 13:48 in Regional North East
 

Police appeal for witnesses after three seriously hurt in A1 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious road accident which closed the A1 for four hours at the weekend. Three people, two of them children, were taken to hospital with serious injuries following the collision on Saturday morning. The...

yesterday, 13:38 in Regional North East
 

Berwick take the points in a close encounter at Livingston

Livingston 24-26 Berwick RFC Previous games against Livingston have been tough games and Berwick haven’t come out on top very often. However, this hard-working performance deservedly saw them claim all the points on offer. A late flurry of cards...

yesterday, 10:44 in Regional North East
 

Morrison at double as Rangers sunk by City slickers at home

Berwick Rangers 0-3 Elgin City Berwick manager Robbie Horn admitted to being disappointed at the way in which his side conceded three first half goals to lose at home to Elgin on Saturday. Rangers conceded two in a two minute spell, and a third right...

yesterday, 10:44 in Regional North East
 

Bandits finish with a flourish and just miss out on play-offs

Berwick ended their competitive season in spectacular fashion with two away victories in the space of 24 hours at the weekend. The Bandits won 48-42 at Edinburgh on Friday, and followed it up with a 47-43 win at Ipswich on Saturday. Unfortunately, it...

yesterday, 10:44 in Regional North East
 

MP backs campaign to improve road safety in Wooler

Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has backed a local campaign to improve safety in Wooler. She joined residents of Ramsey Lane, along with local county councillor Anthony Murray, to see for herself the problems people are facing. The lane is the only...

yesterday, 10:31 in Regional North East
 

Man breaks leg at Cocklawburn

Rescue services were called out on Friday afternoon to help a man with a suspected broken leg. The casualty had slipped on rocks at Cocklawburn, south of Berwick, and North East Ambulance Service required help to reach him. Berwick and Holy Island...

yesterday, 10:31 in Regional North East
 

MP backs campaign to improve road safety

Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has backed a local campaign to improve safety in Wooler. She joined residents of Ramsey Lane, along with local county councillor Anthony Murray, to see for herself the problems people are facing. The lane is the only...

yesterday, 09:29 in Regional North East
 

Latest news from Berwick Rotary Club

North Northumberland farmers are top of the league for adapting to the environment management policies introduced in the late 1980s. Berwick Rotarians were made aware of their hedge planting, their woodlands and their ability to adapt to change. Guest...

yesterday, 09:07 in Regional North East
 

Exciting equestrian innovations

It has been great to see clients competing this summer. There have been lots of successes; one notable result for me was at Glendale Show. A year ago a gelding was kicked and sustained a fractured splint bone. He was very sore, the wound was cleaned,...

Sunday, 16:41 in Regional North East
 


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