Heritage & Tourism

  • Bing brings Amble Festival puffins to your homepage

    Bing brings Amble Festival puffins to your homepage

    18th May 2013

    On 18th May, Microsoft search engine Bing will take flight as two Atlantic Puffins make an…

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  • Open garden for hospice care

    Open garden for hospice care

    2nd May 2013

    The gardens at Blagdon Hall Estate, Seaton Burn, Newcastle NE3 6DE will be open on Sunday…

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  • Puffin with Pride: have a wonderful festival

    Puffin with Pride: have a wonderful festival

    1st May 2013

    These much loved little birds have earned us a government grant to extol the virtue of…

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  • Why the Tommy Noddies love Coquet Island

    Why the Tommy Noddies love Coquet Island

    26th April 2013

    “The start of the season was heralded by the worst persistent March storms for many years.”…

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  • Rescued from the sea

    Rescued from the sea

    24th April 2013

    A six week archaeology project will take place at Low Hauxley in the summer, and organisers…

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  • Riding high at Hope House

    Riding high at Hope House

    23rd April 2013

    A new riding school opened last month at Hope House Farm on the Broomhill Road just…

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  • Vintage photo: Radcliffe miner reading the News of the World

    Vintage photo: Radcliffe miner reading the News of the World

    20th April 2013

    45 years ago: Jackie Hardy, Radcliffe, Northumberland 1968. Look carefully and you will see Jackie is…

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  • Queen Street parking petition update

    Queen Street parking petition update

    16th April 2013

    I would like to thank everyone that signed the parking petition in December. I also apologise…

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  • 2013 looks rosey for red squirrels

    2013 looks rosey for red squirrels

    11th March 2013

    In an effort to preserve our native red squirrels, Red Squirrels Northern England has been awarded…

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  • A funny thing happened on the way to Durham

    A funny thing happened on the way to Durham

    11th March 2013

    Two of the region’s top playwrights have been commissioned to pen a play to celebrate the…

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