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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.

Photo issued by the RNLI of the MV Danio, aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands

Report slams bosses of ship which ran aground on Farne Islands

Bosses of the ship which ran aground on the Farne Islands have come under fire for failing to address crew fatigue and record keeping

Photo issued by the RNLI of the MV Danio, aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands

Crew asleep and alarms off while ship ran aground on Farne Islands

Newcastle Crown Court has heard how the crew of the cargo ship MV Danio were asleep when it ran aground on the Farne Islands

A smokehouse in Seahouses has turned to Northumberland College to recruit an apprentice in the ancient process of smoking fish

Seahouses fish business takes on an apprentice to keep tradition alive

A fish curing firm in Seahouses, Northumberland, is set to expand by taking on a new starter in order to keep the tradition alive

Ten-year-old Jay Hutchinson with his codling taken on Sunderland boat Sapphire

Sea angling: Youngsters leading the way on North Sea fishing trip

The latest North East sea angling news from Alan Charlton: Young anglers have been making waves on their North Sea fishing trips

Puffins on the Farne Islands

Return of Puffins to the Farne Islands may be the earliest ever

The mild weather is thought to be behind an unusually early return of Puffins to the Farne Islands

Former Audit Commission senior manager Keith Sobey

Directors of Centaur Global Limited banned from running a company for eight years

Betting firm bosses Keith Sobey, Hazel Sobey and Andrew Cork lied to investors before Northumberland firms collapse

John Hanvey is honoured by the RNLI for 65 years service

Seahouses RNLI stalwart honoured for 65 years' service

A stalwart of Seahouses lifeboat team has been honoured for 65 years' service

The Duchess of Northumberland in Alnmouth to unveil superfast broadband

The Duchess of Northumberland launches superfast broadband project

The Duchess of Northumberland has launched a superfast broadband project in the county

A RNLI crew heading out on a rescue mission

Busy time for lifeboats as over 260 people rescued by RNLI in North East

Figures released by the RNLI charity show that Sunderland was the busiest station, rescuing 84 people

The Danio aground at the Farne Islands in March 2013

Owners of ship that ran aground on Farne Islands appear in court

The company which owns a ship which ran aground on the Farne Islands has pleaded guilty to two safety breaches

Ex-Scotland footballer Mike Galloway

Ex-footballer appears in Northumberland court on benefit fraud charge

Retired Scottish international footballer Michael Galloway wrongfully claimed more than £7,500 in income support over a five year period

Parking in Corbridge will still cost if a parish council request is granted

Car parking charges to go in parts of Northumberland

Car parking charges are to be removed in Northumberland, but not everywhere

Artist's impression of the house at Beadnell

Battle over plans for Beadnell air raid shelter home are reignited

Controversial plans for an earth shelter at Beadnell which were refused are now the subject of an appeal

Active Northumberland Community sports manager, Vic Brady

Northumberland sports project receives funding boost from the National Lottery

The Rural Sports Activator project, which is seeking to increase participation in the North of the county, has been awarded £94,480 from the National Lottery

Emergency services and residents at the scene of a house fire on Holy Island

Holy Island residents praised for tackling blaze as tide delays emergency services

Residents on Holy Island in Northumberland used extinguishers and buckets of water to fight the blaze on Saturday night as the closure of its causeway delayed the attendance of mainland emergency services

A 15th Century German Bartmann jug and a selection of gold and silver coins uncovered by Richard Mason

Builder discovers treasure during Holy Island house renovation

A routine building job on Holy Island turned into an exciting discovery for Northumberland builder, Richard Mason

Buy local this Christmas for a fantastic feast

Christmas Dinner on your doorstep

It's time to start thinking about your Christmas meal. This year, give North producers some seasonal cheer by going local. Jane Hall reports

Seafield Caravan Park, near Bamburgh, Northumberland

Lindisfarne Gospels visit leads the way at tourism awards

The Lindisfarne Gospels visit to the region led the way at the North East tourism awards last night

The Royal Quays Marina in North Shields

Two people die in North East coastal accidents

A fisherman died in hospital after he suffered serious head injuries when he fell into the water and became trapped between the dock and a trawler at the Royal Quays

Sea fishing

Sea angling regional round-up

Fishing from the Howdiemans at Sugar Sands, where you would expect to lose a few fish in the weeds, Ian Greenacre of Blyth had remarkable luck on his way to winning the Seaton Sluice Open

Videos & Photos

Region's arts celebrated at BBC's Great North Passion event in South Shields

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