Bellingham is a village in Northumberland and is situated on the Hareshaw burn junction with the River Tyne. The village is a famous stopping point on the Pennine Way trail and is popular with walkers and cyclists. It is home to the Grade-I listed St Cuthbert's Church and its own museum, The Heritage Centre which houses a range of exhibitions.

Hexham Mart auctioneer Chris Armstrong in action at the Hay Show

Hexham Auction Mart holds two-day fundraiser for Stay Strong Stu campaign

Since Stu Ridley was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour, his postive outlook has inspired many to help raise awareness of the condition

A Lynx

Should Lynx be introduced at Kielder Forest in Northumberland?

The potential introduction of lynx at Kielder Forest, in Northumberland, has sparked fears of attacks on sheep

Pennine Way

The Pennine Way is a 'success story for the North' on trail's 50th anniversary

Reporter Adam Luke explores what the route has to offer for walkers and how it has boosted local businesses

Autumn ride on the Sandstone Way, Northumberland National Park

Berwick and Hexham to be linked by new 120-mile cycle path

'The Sandstone Way' will be the first long distance linear mapped and promoted mountain bike route in England

Gibson & Co partners

Tyneside law firm Gibson & Co Solicitors closing in on 300 years in business

Gibson & Co Solicitors now act for major clients such as the Sri Lankan government and the European Commission, all from their West Road HQ

Lynda Bellingham

Tom Gutteridge: Lynda Bellingham's wise words, as we heard them at her funeral

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge, whose family was close to the Bellinghams, reflects on the funeral Lynda planned herself

Vicky and Peter Moffitt

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

The Great Taste Awards have dished out 108 stars to producers all over the North East and Cumbria

Slaley show 2013

Slaley Show hopes to beat last year's success

Annual show reaches it 155th year and organisers are hopeful for sunshine after previous runs of bad weather

Potholes in Northumberland following heavy snow

Council claims to be on target to clear pothole backlog

Northumberland County Council said it will clear backlog of potholes by the end of June

St Aidan Hotel, Seahouses

Northumberland sea front hotel goes up for sale for £550,000

St Aidan Hotel at Seahouses is up for sale for £550,000 after the current owners decided to retire

Flowers at Kielder

Wildlife survey aims to protect Kielder wildlflower riches

Miles of Kielder road verges are being surveyed for wild flowers which are a haven for butterflies and bees

Former Brown Rigg Boarding School pupils

Former Northumberland boarding school pupils return for reunion

It has been 27 years since Brown Rigg boarding school, situated high on the Northumberland fells, said farewell to its last batch of pupils

Work by David Hall

Bellingham exhibition for nature artist David Hall

David Hall spent 15 years as in-house designer at the Hancock Museum of Natural History in Newcastle, working on exhibitions and displays

Zoe Hall at the Kielder Viaduct

Kielder Viaduct marks 10th heritage anniversary

Blacksmiths gather for the 10th anniversary of ironwork panels being added to Kielder Viaduct

Torture Trails competitors will face ten obstacles and is based on events already happening across the UK

Pub barman plans mud run in Northumberland National Park

Fancy getting down and dirty? This event in Northumberland National Park might just be for you

Dee Napier, daughter of Thomas Diggle

Daughter of Thomas Diggle thanks public for support during search

The daughter of missing grandfather Thomas Diggle, whose body was found yesterday, has thanked the public in a moving tribute to her father

Police search the area surrounding Abbeyfield House in Corbridge, from where Thomas Diggle has gone missing

Agony goes on for family of missing Corbridge grandfather Thomas Diggle

Northumbria Police continue to search the Corbridge area for missing grandfather Thomas Diggle who was reported missing on Friday

Thomas Diggle, of Abbeyfield House in Market Place in Corbridge who has gone missing

Daughter of Thomas Diggle in plea to find missing 92-year-old Corbridge man

Loved ones of missing grandfather Thomas Diggle told of their heartache as police continue their search to find him

Willow Lodge in Hexham

homemaker featured property - 29 March 2014

Set in private gardens stretching half an acre, this spectacular family home offers a mix of the modern and the traditional

Bellingham engineer achieves elite status

Timothy Brownbridge, of Bellingham, has been awarded the Fellowship of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the highest grade of membership at the organisation and a benchmark for those practising within the field

Videos & Photos

Richard Dawson performs at the Culture Awards 2014 at Sunderland Minster

Culture Awards: Richard Dawson blows audience away with walkabout a cappella performance

Culture Awards: Things we learned at Sunderland Minster

Culture Awards at Sunderland Minster. Pictured is David Almond reading from his Opera Miracle

Culture Awards: David Almond reads an exclusive extract from his opera for Sunderland



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