Tony Henderson

Tony Henderson

Tony Henderson writes about environment, architecture, nature & heritage. He is a multi-award winning journalist with more than 30 years experience.

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Dale Stevens, right, placing one of the pots on the bridge at Cragside

Gardeners turn back the clock at Cragside's Ivy Bridge

The National Trust has been replanting a picturesque bridge at Cragside to restore its original look

Graham Bell, director of the North of England Civic Trust, at Camp Farm with trustee Celia MacKenzie

North of England Civic Trust rescues historic site on Hadrian's Wall

A Cumbrian Roman fort and farm has been acquired by the Newcastle-based North of England Civic Trust

A Labour Party gathering at Wallington

National Trust Northumberland property reruns 1929 election

A new exhibition tells story of the socialist landowner who gave the Wallington Estate to the nation

Skydancer Hen Harrier

Northumberland film makers take up cause of threatened bird of prey

The RSPB backed project, filmed by the Haltwhistle Film Project, aims to try and prevent the extinction of the hen harrier

Red Phillip is released into the wild

'Mills and Boon' red kite is released back into wild after traffic accident

A red kite with a colourful life has been nursed back to health after being hit by a vehicle

Little egret - a warm climate bird moving into Northumberland

Northumberland Birds Atlas created thanks to contributions from 700 volunteers

Eight years of effort goes into plotting bird populations in Northumberland, Newcastle and North Tyneside

Walter Brydon, who has bought at auction, Robert Stephenson's writing case

Newcastle man with Robert Stephenson link snaps up railway pioneer's writing case

The estimate at the Anderson & Garland sale for the leather case, embossed with Robert's name and featuring his 1844 cut glass inkwell, was £400-£600

The 19th Century photograph of Pilgrim Street in Newcastle by local photographer Edward Lyddell Sawyer

Pilgrim Street picture provides echoes from the days when the street was hive of Victorian activity

The image of the hard life in the area of lower Pilgrim Street was sold last week for £200 by Newcastle auctioneers Anderson & Garland

Nature reclaims an old industrial site at Blaydon Burn in Gateshead

Wilderness and its appeal explored at Newcastle University conference

Delegates arrive on Tyneside from across the world for wild event which has lured experts in landscape and the wilderness

Local volunteers working at the ancient priory dig site next to St Mary the Virgin church in Holystone

Ancient medieval priory unearthed by Northumberland villagers

Volunteers unearth remains of nunnery at Holystone, which was targeted in Henry VIII's Dissolution of the monasteries in 1539

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