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A yachtsman ran aground sailing down the wrong side of Holy Island

Yachtsman rescued after sailing the wrong way around Holy Island

A lifeboat crew were called out to help a lone yachtman in difficulty off the Northumberland coast

Ban for falconer who neglected birds of prey at centre near Berwick

Tom Burford
A falconer who ran a bird of prey centre in Northumberland subjected creatures to sustained neglect, a court heard

Berwick 'Portas Pilot' is labelled 'tedious' by its director

Mary Portas
John Lord, who has been involved in the handling of the Portas Pilot at Berwick in Northumberland, has come under fire from Andrew Marshall, one of the first to work on the scheme, over comments he made in emails to colleagues

Game angling: Lockwood Beck a brilliant place for rainbows

Fishing on Lockwood Beck
Sport is on the up at Lockwood Beck, where 139 anglers landed 574 rainbows for a rod average of 4.2

Findings released after probe into wrong graves at Berwick cemeteries

Malcolm Purvis, Heather Purvis, Carol Gregory and Chris Gregory
Fears of bodies being buried in the wrong graves at two Berwick cemeteries failed to materialise a report says
A yachtsman ran aground sailing down the wrong side of Holy Island

Yachtsman rescued after sailing the wrong way around Holy Island

A lifeboat crew were called out to help a lone yachtman in difficulty off the Northumberland coast

Ban for falconer who neglected birds of prey at centre near Berwick

Tom Burford
A falconer who ran a bird of prey centre in Northumberland subjected creatures to sustained neglect, a court heard

Berwick 'Portas Pilot' is labelled 'tedious' by its director

Mary Portas
John Lord, who has been involved in the handling of the Portas Pilot at Berwick in Northumberland, has come under fire from Andrew Marshall, one of the first to work on the scheme, over comments he made in emails to colleagues

Consett solicitor to lead Newcastle Law Society

Verity Dobbie is the managing partner at Swinburne Snowball and Jackson, where she specialises in family law. She is the first Consett practitioner and only the fourth woman to lead the society, which represents around 1000 members from Durham to Berwick

EDF aquires Barmoor wind farm project near Berwick

Wind turbines
French energy firm EDF have acquired the Barmoor wind farm project near Berwick from US firm Duke Energy and Norwegian outfit Statkaft UK Ltd

Growing finance firm Active Financial Services recruits advisers

Active Financial Services
Active Financial Services has taken on Claire Davison and Paul Newton on the back of becoming one of only 1% of UK firms in the sector to have achieved Chartered status

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

Region's arts celebrated at BBC's Great North Passion event in South Shields

Biker Paul Green with Grant Anderson and David Kennedy of Newcastle Harley Davidson

Northumberland biker's funeral procession to go ahead thanks to the Journal

Photo issued by the RNLI of the MV Danio, aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands

Report slams bosses of ship which ran aground on Farne Islands

 

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