Berwick

Julie Pörksen and Sir Alan Beith at Berwick Ambulance Station

More than 1,200 in a week back Berwick petition for increased ambulance cover

Sir Alan Beith and Lib dem campaigner Julie Porksen have led a campaign for improved ambulance cover in Berwick

Newcastle University aims to bring together researchers from across the North

Chris Day pictured at Newcastle University Medical School
A new northern powerhouse for health sciences is set to become a ‘Crick of the North’, explains Professor Chris Day, Pro-Vice Chancellor at Newcastle University

Former Northumbria Police officer claims illegal fox hunts are widespread in the region

Andy Swinburne in silhouette to conceal his identity due to his work undercover looking for illegal fox hunters
Undercover wildlife crime investigator at centre of Northumberland fox hunting case appeals for public's health in securing more court successes

Northumberland Lib Dems welcome pension increase for 63,0000 pensioners

Sir Alan Beith with Julie Porksen
Liberal Democrat campaigners have welcomed 2.5% state pension increase triggered by 'Triple Lock' change they introduced

North East rock sites are some of the best in the UK say geologists

Dunstanburgh Castle
North East locations such as Dunstanburgh, South Shields and Allenheads are voted some of the UK's top geology sites
Julie Pörksen and Sir Alan Beith at Berwick Ambulance Station

More than 1,200 in a week back Berwick petition for increased ambulance cover

Sir Alan Beith and Lib dem campaigner Julie Porksen have led a campaign for improved ambulance cover in Berwick

Northumberland huntsmen on trial 'encouraged hounds to chase fox' court hears

Ian McKie, Andrew Proe and right Timothy Wyndham Basil Smalley
Three members of the College Valley and North Northumberland Hunt, including the Joint Master and Huntsman, are on trial

Pressure on ending windfarm subsidies as North East peers come together for House of Lords debate

Viscount Ridley
Viscount Ridley hopes the discussion will prompt the Government into ensuring Northumberland’s landscape is better protected
Rod Smith of Beal Farm with agronomist, Eric Horsburgh

Sowing the seeds of success: Beal Farm shares its secrets

Berwick-upon-Tweed farmer Rod Smith discusses the factors that have influenced his impressive yields of wheat

Berwick Charolais herd named most improved in England

Jonathan Watson with the Tweeddale Charlois herd
EBLEX congratulates owners Brian Redhead and Jonathan Watson as the Most Improved Herd of Charolais Cattle in England for 2014

Top North East infrastructure and business bosses gear up to debate regional transport

Stephen Catchpole, managing director of Tees Valley Unlimited, which organised The Tees Valley Business Summit
The Journal and The Gazette's Transport Links Breakfast on September 25 brings together a stellar panel of senior figures in the North East

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.

Videos & Photos

Nicky Parfitt-Parker of Anderson Garland with valuable marvel comics which are for auction

Newcastle rare comic auction expected to fetch top prices

Dunstanburgh Castle

North East rock sites are some of the best in the UK say geologists

Rehearsing for Heaven Eyes, by David Almond, in Hexham, left to right, Maria Lindh, Robert Nicholson and Natalie Ann Jamieson

New David Almond stage play set for premiere in Alnwick

 

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