Blyth

The 100 tonne mobile port crane at Port of Blyth's Wimbourne quay

Port of Blyth crane manoeuvre marks latest in Enterprise Zone development

A 100-tonne lift capacity crane was moved across the River Blyth as part of plans to develop the Port for offshore companies

Photographic project captures the North East rich tapestry of talent

Kate Adie, Kathryn Tickell, Thomas Allen and Jonathan Ruffer have all been captured for Portraits from the North East

Extras hoping for a part in ITV's Beowulf epic

Roly Lee, from Craster, who is hoping to land an extra's role in Beowulf
The stars of the 13-hour Beowulf epic have been named but who will provide the faces in the Anglo Saxon crowds?

New community fund set to launch to help health charities in the North East

Medics invited to give financial help to community led health groups across North East

Homes 'with no bills' pioneered by Newcastle architects Space Group

Rob Charlton, chief executive of Space Group architects based in Newcastle
Space Group and Arch Homes have unveiled a ground-breaking development of four homes in Blyth, Northumberland
Children at school raising their hands

Journal opinion: A bad report - but a good response

The Journal's opinion column for Saturday, February 14, in which we say poor Ofsted reports are not yet a cause for crisis in Northumberland

Jonathan Arnott: Too many MPs don't know what it's like to live on the minimum wage

UKIP candidate Jonathan Arnott
Ukip North East MEP Jonathan Arnott says his party is making progress at the expense of Labour because they can better connect with real people

Coun Peter Jackson's appointment deferred as MP joins row

Councillor Peter Jackson
Coun Peter Jackson's appointment to a working group has been deferred amid criticism from Ronnie Campbell
The 100 tonne mobile port crane at Port of Blyth's Wimbourne quay

Port of Blyth crane manoeuvre marks latest in Enterprise Zone development

A 100-tonne lift capacity crane was moved across the River Blyth as part of plans to develop the Port for offshore companies

Homes 'with no bills' pioneered by Newcastle architects Space Group

Rob Charlton, chief executive of Space Group architects based in Newcastle
Space Group and Arch Homes have unveiled a ground-breaking development of four homes in Blyth, Northumberland

Job losses spark call for Government action on offshore industry

An oil rig in the North Sea
Stockton firm becomes the latest to shed jobs, but so far only the Scottish Government has acted

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

Pat Reed with son Paul at Thirston House in Northumberland

Property gallery: Northumberland family home serves up a slice of history

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Vigar & Co (Darlington) LLP and Mohammed Bashir and Christine Bell, of Boro Taxis. Picture: Keith Taylor

Stewart McNicholl is named as North East young director of the year

The North East Excellence Awards 2015.

North East Hotel Excellence Awards celebrate the best in the industry

 

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