Berwick

David Cameron with Sir Alan Beith (second left) Julie Porksen (second right) and Anne-Marie Trevelyan (right)

The Battle for Berwick: Tories and Lib Dems neck-and-neck in race for election

Regional Affairs Reporter Rachel Wearmouth takes a look at how things are shaping up in the North East's key marginal seat

Northumberland-born illustrator comes home to launch her debut children's book in Hexham

Emily MacKenzie from Slaley in Northumberland is an illustrator who will have her first children's book published on January 15, 2015
Emily Mackenzie will be reading and signing WANTED! Ralfy the Rabbit, Book Burglar at Cogito Books

Failed SNP bid to stand in Berwick was about publicity not devolution, says Lib Dem

Julie Porksen, from Hepscott
SNP's Christine Grahame had hoped to stand in Berwick at May's General Election but the move was vetoed by her party

Eric Pickles urged to intervene in 'crisis' hit Berwick Town Council

Eric Pickles has been urged to intervene in the 'crisis' which is said to have embroiled Berwick Town Council over the 'Portas Pilot'

Minister will decide Northumberland Duddo stone circle turbine bid

Don Brownlow at the Duddo Stone Circle
A government minister is to decide a bid for a wind turbine close to the Duddo stone circle in Northumberland
David Cameron with Sir Alan Beith (second left) Julie Porksen (second right) and Anne-Marie Trevelyan (right)

The Battle for Berwick: Tories and Lib Dems neck-and-neck in race for election

Regional Affairs Reporter Rachel Wearmouth takes a look at how things are shaping up in the North East's key marginal seat

Eric Pickles urged to intervene in 'crisis' hit Berwick Town Council

Eric Pickles has been urged to intervene in the 'crisis' which is said to have embroiled Berwick Town Council over the 'Portas Pilot'

Minister will decide Northumberland Duddo stone circle turbine bid

Don Brownlow at the Duddo Stone Circle
A government minister is to decide a bid for a wind turbine close to the Duddo stone circle in Northumberland
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne

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

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

Sowing the seeds of success: Beal Farm shares its secrets

Rod Smith of Beal Farm with agronomist, Eric Horsburgh
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

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

Wild Mushrooms with Black Grouse Porter from Rhian Cradock at The Feathers Inn

Regional recipes from Northumberland and County Durham to tickle the tastebuds of tourists

The NEPIC Annual Awards Dinner 2015, NEPIC Staff: Lynne Aungiers; Astley Fenwick; Paul Butler; Joanne Rout; Stan Higgins; Louise Gwynne-Jones; John Brady; Ebba McGuigan; Felix OHare

NEPIC Annual Awards: High flyers recognised at industry awards bash

Helen Gavin at her home in Felton

Property gallery: Felton family home is the perfect escape in the country

 

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