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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.

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

Katherine Meyrick of the Battlesteads pub and hotel in Wark which has been nominated for a national awards

Northumberland pub's herbs put them in the running for business innovation award

A Northumberland pub has reached the finals of a national competition after using indoor lighting to grow herbs all-year-round

Farmer John Riddle, at Blakelaw Farm, Bellingham

John Riddle, Bellingham farmer and councillor

He's a farmer, councillor and a man of decided opinions. Jo Blakemore spoke to Northumbrian John Riddle

Eve Kean at her home in Bellingham

homemaker featured property - 30 November 2013

Being part of a close-knit community was an important factor when Eve and Bruce Kean chose to move to the North East around 13 years ago

The young female osprey pictured by Joanna Dailey when the bird was ringed

Ospreys from Kielder spotted in Africa

Bird of prey has completed its migration flight after being spotted in Africa

Rob Brittain from Two Castles with county councillor Allan Hepple and Trevor Newman, director at Newman Developments

£1.7m homes scheme reaches completion

Two Castles Housing Association has welcomed residents into their new homes after work was completed on a £1.7m affordable homes scheme for local people

Hesleyside Hall which is being opened up for Glamping

Historic Northumberland hall opens to holidaymakers

Hesleyside Hall in Northumberland is to provide "glamping" facilities for tourists

The children at Kielder castle Scarlet Mumby, Tom Storey, Jenson Mumby, Lucy Nichol, Jakin Iden and Ben Storey

Kielder First School pupils get photographing for art show in Bellingham

Children from a Northumberland school captured one of Kielder's most famous sights as part of an Arts Award project

A proposal to build a new house next to the Rat Inn is being fought

Neighbours opposed to plan for former WI hut in Northumberland

Plans to replace a dilapidated former Women’s Institute building in Northumberland with a home are being fought by a neighbouring pub

Haltwhistle Craft Fair

Make a day of it in Western Tynedale at Haltwhistle Craft Fair

Make a day of it in Western Tynedale and visit the 27th Annual Art & Craft Fair in Haltwhistle

Haltwhistle Walking Festival fast approaching

The Autumn Haltwhistle Walking Festival is fast approaching and due to start on 5th October

Preparations are well underway for the 27th Annual Art & Craft Fair in Haltwhistle

Haltwhistle Art and Craft Fair preparations well underway

Preparations are now well underway for the 27th Annual Art & Craft Fair in Haltwhistle taking place in the Masonic Hall

England Boys golfer Jake Storey from Alnmouth

Generation gap makes for fascinating Champion of Champions

A Durham County championship record holder and two England Boys internationals are part of a strong group aiming for glory at Close House

Bellingham Garage Services in Northumberland

Bellingham petrol garage reopens in rural Northumberland

Villagers in Northumberland have been saved from driving miles to the nearest petrol station when a garage reopened its doors

Glass artist portrays Northumberland

THE landscape and wildlife of Northumberland have been celebrated in paintings, photography, sculpture and words - Helen Grierson does it in stained glass.

Michelin-starred chef James Close of the Raby Hunt

Chef James Close joins Pod cast at Vallum

Some of the nation’s top chefs are ‘popping-up’ in Northumberland’s Tyne Valley - including Michelin starred James Close of the Raby Hunt – to cook meals featuring the freshest local ingredients

The village of Bellingham in Northumberland

Bellingham beats the weather for a revamp

Bellingham Show and County Festival is to return in a revamped format next Saturday

Videos & Photos

The scene outside a bungalow on Biddick Villas, Washington after a reported incident

'No threat to community' in mysterious Washington deaths

The scene of the accident on the A194 Leam Lane in Jarrow

Woman injured after diggers fall off lorry on A194 in Jarrow

Police forensic officers outside a bungalow on Biddick Villas, Washington after a reported incident

Carer finds bodies of elderly couple in their Washington home



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