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Blyth

Farnes seal by Sandie Carter

Pictures from the North East Wildlife Photography competition go on show

Pictures show the wonder of the natural world on our doorsteps

Blyth entrepreneur starts fund to help young people following sale of company

Tony Platten, Chairman of Blyth Spartans presenting the shirt to Ash Winter OBE, Chairman at the Community Foundation
Tony and Anne Platten have established a family fund with the Community Foundation to help young people get into engineering

Cramlington school supports charity with custard pie throwing

Staff and pupils at Shanklea Primary School Cramlington raising money for the Scott Bell Fund, a Motor Neurone Disease charity- pictured is Jade Martin and pupils Connor Ridley and Maisie Watson
Teachers at Shanklea Primary School in Cramlington went in the stocks to raise money for a charity set up in the name of a local footballer

UKIP's North East MEP says his party is coming after Labour

Ukip's first MEP for the North East has criticised David Cameron's failure to block Jean-Claude Juncker from taking the EU's top job

Classical work inspired by the story of the Chilean miners comes to Sage Gateshead

David Temple, musical director of the Hertfordshire Chorus, at the memorial to the victims of the Hartley pit disaster
Rob Barnes took in James McCarthy's beautiful work, which featured choral contributions from four North East schools
Farnes seal by Sandie Carter

Pictures from the North East Wildlife Photography competition go on show

Pictures show the wonder of the natural world on our doorsteps

Blyth entrepreneur starts fund to help young people following sale of company

Tony Platten, Chairman of Blyth Spartans presenting the shirt to Ash Winter OBE, Chairman at the Community Foundation
Tony and Anne Platten have established a family fund with the Community Foundation to help young people get into engineering

Cramlington school supports charity with custard pie throwing

Staff and pupils at Shanklea Primary School Cramlington raising money for the Scott Bell Fund, a Motor Neurone Disease charity- pictured is Jade Martin and pupils Connor Ridley and Maisie Watson
Teachers at Shanklea Primary School in Cramlington went in the stocks to raise money for a charity set up in the name of a local footballer
Tony Platten, Chairman of Blyth Spartans presenting the shirt to Ash Winter OBE, Chairman at the Community Foundation

Blyth entrepreneur starts fund to help young people following sale of company

Tony and Anne Platten have established a family fund with the Community Foundation to help young people get into engineering

Arch's first housing investment underway after ceremony at Delaval Park

Ken Parkin and Ian Cuthbertson, Turney Wylde, Dave Ledger, Arch Chair, Dave Pearson, Elliott Associates and Grant Davey, Leader of Northumberland County Council
Arch, The Northumberland Development Company is investing £2.5m in Delaval Park, Seaton Delaval

National Renewable Energy Centre tests boost tidal technology

Andrew Jamieson, chief executive of Narec
Marine Current Turbines has received data on how its equipment will perform for 18 years thanks to a trials in Northumberland

About Blyth

Blyth is a town in Northumberland which relied on coal-mining, shipbuilding and fishing. Now it is a successful port, shipping paper and pulp from Scandinavia to newspaper industries in the UK, as well as being home to renewable energy sources. During both World Wars, its shipyards built ships for the Royal Navy including HMS Ark Royal in 1914.

Videos & Photos

The opening of new pavilion for stargazers in Northumberland International Dark Sky Park takes place within the small village of Stonehaugh, near Kielder

Stargazing pavilion opens to take advantage of Northumberland's darkest skies

Farnes seal by Sandie Carter

Pictures from the North East Wildlife Photography competition go on show

NECA representatives will be making a presentation at the International Festival for Business

North East highlights to be showcased at international business event

 

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