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The Duchess of Northumberland being presented with a bouquet of flowers by 90-year-old Vera Dickson

Duchess of Northumberland attends tea party to mark First World War centenary

The Duchess of Northumberland was the guest of honour at the event is presented with authentic 'trench cake'

Sir Alan Beith warns DEFRA not to embarrass itself and pull out of Alnwick base

Defra office at Alnwick
Sir Alan Beith says the move by DEFRA would make a mockery of the department's rural affairs remit

Works begins on £15m Northumbrian Hills holiday resort development

Developer William Kiely and Steve Mudd, site manager for Brims Construction laying the foundations for Northumbrian Hills
Work has started to build the first batch of holiday cottages on the 235-acre Burgham Park Golf Club site

Home-grown TV star Alun Armstrong is to make special visit in support of a small County Durham theatre

Alun Armstrong as Brian Lane in the BBC's New Tricks
Famous actor surprises Stanley venue with strength of his support

The North East has great taste in food... and great people making it

Vicky and Peter Moffitt
The Great Taste Awards have dished out 108 stars to producers all over the North East and Cumbria
The Duchess of Northumberland being presented with a bouquet of flowers by 90-year-old Vera Dickson

Duchess of Northumberland attends tea party to mark First World War centenary

The Duchess of Northumberland was the guest of honour at the event is presented with authentic 'trench cake'

Sir Alan Beith warns DEFRA not to embarrass itself and pull out of Alnwick base

Defra office at Alnwick
Sir Alan Beith says the move by DEFRA would make a mockery of the department's rural affairs remit

Home-grown TV star Alun Armstrong is to make special visit in support of a small County Durham theatre

Alun Armstrong as Brian Lane in the BBC's New Tricks
Famous actor surprises Stanley venue with strength of his support
Developer William Kiely and Steve Mudd, site manager for Brims Construction laying the foundations for Northumbrian Hills

Works begins on £15m Northumbrian Hills holiday resort development

Work has started to build the first batch of holiday cottages on the 235-acre Burgham Park Golf Club site

Ben Tansey, director of Alnwick-based biomass company re:heat

Ben Tansey of Alnwick-based re:heat
He learned negotiating skills haggling for food in India and now heads a biomass company which turns over £3m just three years after launch

Dualling A1 could bring in nearly £400m to North East economy

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Single carriageway section of the A1 in Northumberland
Northumberland County Council report shows economic case of dualling the A1 North of Newcastle

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

Actor Ben Crompton, from Game of Thrones, at Housesteads Roman Fort

Game of Thrones actor Ben Crompton launches Hadrian's Wall exhibition

L-R: Tony Gates Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority, Lord de Mauley and Andrew Miller, Head of Programmes and Conservation

Environment Minister welcomes vision for the next 20 years of Northumberland

A model of the hydroplane at Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle owner hoping to recreate historic flight and build full size replica of 1911 plane

 

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