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Blyth

Students wins talent show and a top slot at Northumberland Live festival

Joe Allan, 19, is set to perform to crowds of up to 5,000 at Blyth this weekend

Government under fire from transport campaigners over rail investment

Dennis Fancett chairperson of SENRUG
The government has come under fire for failing to accept the case for investment in the region's rail network

Cancer death rates fall by almost a quarter over 20 years in the North East

Lynne Harding, of Blyth, Northumberland, who successfully beat breast cancer
New figures released from Cancer Research UK show that less people are dying from breast, bowel, lung and prostate cancers

Did missing Matloch brothers arrange meeting in Newcastle?

Remus Matloch, 15, Janko Matloch, 12, and David Matloch, 10, who went missing from their home in Sunderland
The search is intensifying for the three Sunderland boys who went missing on Monday from their foster parents’ home

Tharsus Group makes final of national manufacturing awards

Quality engineer Simon Turnbull working in the factory at Tharsus
Blyth firm Tharsus Group has enjoyed growing recognition since become an original equipment design and manufacturer

Students wins talent show and a top slot at Northumberland Live festival

Joe Allan, 19, is set to perform to crowds of up to 5,000 at Blyth this weekend

Government under fire from transport campaigners over rail investment

Dennis Fancett chairperson of SENRUG
The government has come under fire for failing to accept the case for investment in the region's rail network

Cancer death rates fall by almost a quarter over 20 years in the North East

Lynne Harding, of Blyth, Northumberland, who successfully beat breast cancer
New figures released from Cancer Research UK show that less people are dying from breast, bowel, lung and prostate cancers
Quality engineer Simon Turnbull working in the factory at Tharsus

Tharsus Group makes final of national manufacturing awards

Blyth firm Tharsus Group has enjoyed growing recognition since become an original equipment design and manufacturer

Commercial Property Focus: South East Northumberland

Akzo Nobel has acquired 25 acres to build a £100m manufacturing plant
The Journal examines how future developments will centre on South East Northumberland

North East peers launch attack on Government farming policies

Matt Ridley
Viscount Ridley leads call for an end to wasteful public subsidy for organic farms

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

Actor Ben Crompton, from Game of Thrones, at Housesteads Roman Fort

Game of Thrones actor Ben Crompton launches Hadrian's Wall exhibition

L-R: Tony Gates Chief Executive of Northumberland National Park Authority, Lord de Mauley and Andrew Miller, Head of Programmes and Conservation

Environment Minister welcomes vision for the next 20 years of Northumberland

A model of the hydroplane at Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle owner hoping to recreate historic flight and build full size replica of 1911 plane

 

Journalists

Dan Warburton
Chief News Reporter
David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Adrian Pearson
Regional Affairs Correspondent
Angela Upex
Head of Business
Mark Douglas
Chief Sports Writer
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer