Heritage & Tourism

  • RAF squadron’s ‘Grand Flypast’ to overfly local cemetery

    RAF squadron’s ‘Grand Flypast’ to overfly local cemetery

    19th June 2017

    UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER 27th June 2017 will see 72…

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  • Remembering Hector Handyside

    Remembering Hector Handyside

    15th June 2017

    John Hector Handyside known widely as ‘ Hector’ to anyone who has even the slightest interest…

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  • The end of an era…

    The end of an era…

    2nd March 2017

    Thanks to reader Joan Shepherd, who brought the Ambler a copy of an old (1900) Gazette…

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  • No longer the friendliest port?

    17th February 2017

    Should Amble give up its Friendliest Port epithet? We’re asking people to vote on whether our…

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  • Councillor steps down after 34 years

    Councillor steps down after 34 years

    14th February 2017

    Amble Town and Northumberland County Councillor Robert Arckless has announced he will step down at the…

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  • Amble nets £10k for economic plan

    Amble nets £10k for economic plan

    20th January 2017

    The government has announced that Amble will join its Coastal Communities network, which will give the…

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  • Amble WW2 veteran honoured with top Russian medal

    Amble WW2 veteran honoured with top Russian medal

    13th October 2016

    Amble WW2 veteran Richard Aston, who took part in a vital supply convoy in treacherous conditions,…

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  • Hotel plans on view to public

    Hotel plans on view to public

    22nd September 2016

    Plans for Amble’s new hotel have been on display at a public consultation day. The development…

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  • Sew impressed with Amble

    Sew impressed with Amble

    21st September 2016

    Two visitors to the Friendliest Port have been praising the town and say they will be…

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  • Council pulls the plug on static CCTV ‘no longer fit for purpose’

    Council pulls the plug on static CCTV ‘no longer fit for purpose’

    30th August 2016

    Out of date county council run CCTV cameras could be replaced with mobile systems, as replacing…

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