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Culture Awards Best Event Northumberland nominations

Culture Awards Best Event Northumberland finalists: LS Lowry in Berwick, The 150th Northumberland Miners' Picnic and 3Run

Free running in Hexham Abbey, Berwick through Lowry's eyes and the best and biggest of anniversary picnics made the shortlist

Culture Awards 2014: The finalists for each category are announced

Culture Awards 2014
Nadine Shah, Great North Run Million, Hyde and Beast, Alison Carr, Steamsong, Joe Hillier and Beamish are among the nominees

Offshore engineers Red Marine to create expanded testing facility in Northumberland

Left to right: Joe Orrell, managing director at Red Marine and Toby Bailey, business development director
The engineering specialist will quadruple the size of its current workshop in Hexham

Newcastle's Eldon Leisure new gym and ten-pin bowling alley prepares for opening day

The new bowling at Eldon Leisure centre which is set to open
The new fitness zone and bowling alley at Eldon Leisure form part of a £3m investment plan by North Country Leisure

NBA Beef Expo celebrates changing face of UK beef farming industry

David Thirwell with the Stabiliser herd at JSRs Givendale Farm, which will be included in the farm tours at the NBA Beef Expo 2015
Despite sector challenges, organisers are hopeful farmers will benefit from networking and advice on everything from technology to consumer demands
George Osborne sits down after delivering his Budget statement to the House of Commons

Chancellor backs North Sea gas and oil but is criticised for failing to tackle infrastructure

Labour react as George Osborne makes his final Budget before the General Election

Kate Thick: As a species we are jolly good at putting our head in the sand

Syrian refugee boy Heval, with a bady injured leg suffered in bombing attack, mum Nuseiba at the Qushtapa refugee camp near Erbil in Kurdish Iraq
Journal columnist Kate Thick on why she wants to slap David Cameron and his cronies across the face

Journal opinion: A bad report - but a good response

Children at school raising their hands
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
Left to right: Joe Orrell, managing director at Red Marine and Toby Bailey, business development director

Offshore engineers Red Marine to create expanded testing facility in Northumberland

The engineering specialist will quadruple the size of its current workshop in Hexham

Newcastle's Eldon Leisure new gym and ten-pin bowling alley prepares for opening day

The new bowling at Eldon Leisure centre which is set to open
The new fitness zone and bowling alley at Eldon Leisure form part of a £3m investment plan by North Country Leisure

NBA Beef Expo celebrates changing face of UK beef farming industry

David Thirwell with the Stabiliser herd at JSRs Givendale Farm, which will be included in the farm tours at the NBA Beef Expo 2015
Despite sector challenges, organisers are hopeful farmers will benefit from networking and advice on everything from technology to consumer demands

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David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer