Stacey Smith, from the Northumberland Wildlife Trust with silver coins donated through a legacy

Berwick woman's legacy will fund Northumberland otter project

A donation of £20,000 from the late Vera Wainwright to the Northumberland Wildlife Trust will improve the health of the county's otter population

Hilton Dawson pens open letter to new Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Anne-Marie Trevelyan winning
Former MP Hilton Dawson, who lives in the Berwick constituency, writes an open letter to its new MP, Anne-Marie Trevelyan

Northumberland pottery little terns tempt birds to safety

Potter Ian Kille's ceramic little terns
Ceramics expert turns out models to help migrating birds find their way to a safe haven on the Northumberland coast

New director of Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival calls for submissions

Peter Taylor, the new director of Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival
International submissions are being invited under the theme of 'Fact of Fiction' for the 11th festival

Review: What Falls Apart at Live Theatre

Zannah Hodson and Nigel Hastings in What Falls Apart
Torben Betts' first play for Live Theatre takes politics into the bedroom in the run-up to a general election
Minister for Cities Greg Clark with Anne Marie Trevelyan Tory candidate for Berwick visits First4Websites and Maden Eco in Berwick

North East could get control of NHS funding under Tory-led Government, says minister

Senior Conservative Greg Clark also said a mayor could champion the region as he pledged a new enterprise zone for Northumberland

Thom Brooks: The marginals that matter in the North East

Thom Brooks, of Durham Law School
Durham University's Professor Thom Brooks' view on the battle for three key North East seats - Berwick, Redcar and Stockton South

As Sir Alan Beith bows out as Berwick MP, his thoughts on the years ahead

Berwick MP Sir Alan Beith
Journal columnist Kate Thick talks to retiring Berwick MP Sir Alan Beith on justice, the EU and who really deserves the credit for A1 dualling
Chisholm Bookmakers on Briardale Road, Blyth, Northumberland

Chisholm Bookmakers' directors disappointed in six figure losses

The family-run North East chain blamed expensive media rights costs for the impact on profitability

Falling farm price trend will be reversed over next year, says RICS

David Coulson
Survey highlights "huge variation" of sale prices in the region

Anger over George Osborne's promise of £22.5m for North East rural businesses

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne
The Northern Landowners and Farmers Group has called for an update on £22.5m funding for the Rural Growth Network, announced by the Chancellor in July

About Berwick

Berwick-upon-Tweed is the northernmost town in England situated 2½ miles south of the Scottish border. It is on Northumberland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Tweed and was originally founded as an Anglo-Saxon settlement. For over 400 years it was central to the border war between England and Scotland. It is now a traditional market town.

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