Seahouses

Seahouses is a large village on the North Northumberland coast, about 20 km north of Alnwick. The village is situated within the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Popular with tourists, Seahouses has a working fishing port, which also serves as the embarkation point for visits to the Farne Islands.

Sir Richard Branson and seals on the Farne Islands

Virgin billionaire Richard Branson offers seven figure sum to buy the Farne Islands

He wants to rename it Lafi Island and build a luxury lodge for him to stay in when he visits Virgin Money at Gosforth in Newcastle

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman

Folk award winners Roberts and Lakeman head for Seahouses B&B

The latest gig at an extraordinary guest house and live music venue will feature two of folk's most accomplished performers

Loin of Northumberland Venison with fondant potato, bacon and chestnut sprouts with a red currant and mead sauce

Recipe: Chef David Barella from The Bamburgh Castle Inn, Seahouses serves up something special

Loin of Northumberland Venison with fondant potato, bacon and chestnut sprouts with a red currant and meat sauce is on the menu

Seahouses Middle School

Schools in the North East receive £17m extra government funding

Schools in the North East are to receive £17m extra from the government as part of efforts to address funding inequalities

Seahouses lifeboat Grace Darling

Seahouses lifeboat station to get new state of the art vessel

Seahouses lifeboat station is to get a new state of the art vessel, in place of its Grace Darling all weather boat

Wayne Kavanag pictured in Afghanistan

Former army medic from Northumberland shares his story

Wayne Kavanagh was an army medic from Northumberland who served in Afghanistan. His story is a tale of humour,  friendship, boredom – and sudden outbreaks of violence. Chris Scott poses the questions

Doxford Hall Hotel in Chathill

A festival of fine food and music awaits at Doxford, Eshott and Guyzance Halls in Northumberland

Next month’s Northumberland Music Festival will be serving up tasty treats galore in more ways than one, as Jane Hall reveals

A Minke Whale and White-beaked Dolphin

Record year for whales and dolphins off North East coast

The Farne Islands Wildlife Report for 2013, published by the Natural History Society of Northumbria, reveals that there were a total of 138 sightings of cetaceans

St Cuthbert’s House in Seahouses

Former church in Seahouses has become a magnet for music lovers

A North East church bought "by accident" is now playing host to some of the most accomplished musical performers

Jackie Forsyth and Lisa Pearson (front) with the full Stay Northumbria team

Stay Northumbria eyeing 25% growth in next 12 months

The Seahouses-based holiday lettings firm say growth has come in addition to its recent acquisition of former rival, Northumberland Cottages

Karen Wilkin of Swallow Fish

Third Proper Food and Drink Festival comes to North Shields

The Proper Food and Drink festival is taking place in North Shields at the end of the month

Ringtons teas

Now tourists can take taste of Northumberland home

Long-established North East company Ringtons is to supply tourist information centres across Northumberland

Vicky and Peter Moffitt

The North East has great taste in food... and great people making it

The Great Taste Awards have dished out 108 stars to producers all over the North East and Cumbria

How the proposed replacement would look at Link House, Beadnell

New plans submitted for controversial coastal home in Beadnell

Amended plans have been entered to demolish and replace a coastal home at Beadnell, following refusal of an earlier set

Claire Laing, one half of Bit-A-Sweet

Brother and sister sweet entrepreneurs create ten Northumberland jobs

Clare and Paul Laing, the brains behind the Bit-A-Sweet sweet shop chain are expanding

Kate Cairns whose sister Eilidh was killed in a cycling accident

Road safety campaigner elected to Northumberland County Council

Road safety campaigner Kate Cairns has been elected to Northumberland County Council

Northumberland County Council, County Hall, Morpeth

Keep politics out of our children's futures, urge parents in Northumberland

Northumberland County Councillors are being urged to ditch party politics when they debate post 16 transport charges this morning

At Borderway Dairy Day sale, a heifer from WC&J Leek sold for £2.500. Pictured, from left, are vendor Ian Leek, sponsor Vicki Edgar from NMR and auctioneer Glyn Lucas

Auction Marts: Acklington, Carlisle, Darlington, Hexham, Scots Gap, Wigron and Wooler

Reports from this week's mart sales at Acklington, Carlisle, Darlington, Hexham, Scots Gap, Wigron and Wooler

The clock at St. Ebbas Church in Beadnell

Beadnell village clock appeal receives support from overseas

Residents at Beadnell who have are raising money for repairs to the village clock have received support from overseas

The Evolution Festival 2013 at Spillers Wharf in Newcastle

100 reasons why it's great up North? Now we're up to 115 reasons

We've taken on your suggestions to expand our 100 great reasons why it's great up North

Videos & Photos

A scene from the film Bypass

New feature film shot on Tyneside bypasses the expense of London

Zoe Birkett is playing Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard when it comes to Newcastle Theatre Royal

Zoe Birkett emotional at her success playing Whitney Houston's role in The Bodyguard Musical

Aileen Brewis and her property, 4 The Granaries in Offerton Village near the Penshaw Monument

Property gallery: Penshaw barn conversion offers the best of both worlds

 

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