Blyth

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell

Claims Ed Miliband is considering a guarded border with Scotland are 'ridiculous', a North East MP has said

Ronnie Campbell, MP for Blyth Valley has slammed Sunday newspaper claims that Labour plans a guarded border with Scotland

Peter Lovering: If Northumberland is to prosper then it needs proper rail links

Nine out of 10 trains must run on time starting from spring next year
Northumberland businessman says we should be concentrating our efforts not on HS2, but on the East Coast Main Line

Multi-million pound offshore gangway system delivered through North East partnership

MaXccess gangway
Tyne Gangway and Osbit Power manufactured the MaXccess gangway system for use off the coast of Angola

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
Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell

Claims Ed Miliband is considering a guarded border with Scotland are 'ridiculous', a North East MP has said

Ronnie Campbell, MP for Blyth Valley has slammed Sunday newspaper claims that Labour plans a guarded border with Scotland

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
MaXccess gangway

Multi-million pound offshore gangway system delivered through North East partnership

Tyne Gangway and Osbit Power manufactured the MaXccess gangway system for use off the coast of Angola

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

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

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

Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

A dam being built on the river Wansbeck at Mitford to stop future flooding in nearby Morpeth

Wansbeck returns to original course after flooding prevention work

Objects up for auction from Ayton Castle. Chris Wilkinson with huge wardrobe

Ayton Castle historic treasures go under the hammer at Railton's auctioneers

 

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