Alnwick

New houses under construction

Booming construction sector set to create 17,500 jobs in the North East

A raft of sizeable developments, prospective projects and private housing demand is driving the recruitment across the region

Plough Inn makeover to form part of major Punch Taverns investment

The Plough in Alnwick, Northumberland, which is reopening as a boutique inn
Punch Taverns are spending £45m on updating their portfolio of pubs - including the Plough Inn in Alnwick

Duke of Northumberland's estates given go-ahead for Shilbottle development

The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland attend the service for the new War Memorial at Shilbottle, to mark the First World War and the Second
The Duke of Northumberland's business venture has been given the go-ahead for a major development at Shilbottle

Angling technology firm bought out of administration by former suppliers

GMS managing director Owen Ingram with the firm's Precision Hand Tool
Alnwick-based LYNX Fishing fell into administration in November and was acquired by GMS

Rowlands continues acquisition streak with buy-up of The Alnwick Accountants Limited

The Alnwick Accountants Limited
The move will create Rowlands' most northernly office of seven bases in the North East
The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland attend the service for the new War Memorial at Shilbottle, to mark the First World War and the Second

Duke of Northumberland's estates given go-ahead for Shilbottle development

The Duke of Northumberland's business venture has been given the go-ahead for a major development at Shilbottle

Alnwick councillor Gordon Castle set to end 50 years of biking

Alnwick councillor Gordon Castle
Four months after a serious road accident, Alnwick councillor Gordon Castle is on the mend but unsure whether he will be able to ride again

Review of the year: We look back at the biggest stories from July to September

Superyacht the Sovereign arrives at Newcastle Quayside
July to September saw the North East lead the way in a 'three-parent babies' project to protect unborn infants from congenital genetic defects
New houses under construction

Booming construction sector set to create 17,500 jobs in the North East

A raft of sizeable developments, prospective projects and private housing demand is driving the recruitment across the region

Plough Inn makeover to form part of major Punch Taverns investment

The Plough in Alnwick, Northumberland, which is reopening as a boutique inn
Punch Taverns are spending £45m on updating their portfolio of pubs - including the Plough Inn in Alnwick

Angling technology firm bought out of administration by former suppliers

GMS managing director Owen Ingram with the firm's Precision Hand Tool
Alnwick-based LYNX Fishing fell into administration in November and was acquired by GMS

About Alnwick

Alnwick is a small, picturesque market town in north Northumberland and dates back to approximately AD 600. Over the centuries it has thrived as an agricultural centre but now relies on local shops and businesses, such as Barter Books. It is home to Alnwick Castle, one of the homes the Duke of Northumberland, and The Alnwick Gardens.

Videos & Photos

Helen Gavin at her home in Felton

Property gallery: Felton family home is the perfect escape in the country

The home of Denise and Crispian Strachan at Clifton near Morpeth

Property gallery and video: Victorian love of space and style near Morpeth

Tragic Bailey Brown, 11, from Alnwick in Northumberland

Family of Bailey Brown from Alnwick pay loving tribute after Christmas Eve death

 

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