Berwick

Chris Day pictured at Newcastle University Medical School

Newcastle University aims to bring together researchers from across the North

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

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
Ian McKie, Andrew Proe and right Timothy Wyndham Basil Smalley

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

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

North East can win if councils work together, says MP Guy Opperman

Conservative MP Guy Opperman
Speaking to The Journal at the Conservative conference in Manchester, Mr Opperman, Tory MP for Hexham, also insisted the party had policies which benefitted the North East
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

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

The newly refurbished exhibition of the Pitmen Painters at Woodhorn Colliery, Ashington. Writer of the original Pitmen Painters book William Feaver (right) and Woodhorn Director Keith Merrin

Woodhorn's pitmen painters gallery benefits from hit play

 

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