Heritage & Tourism

  • More memories of RAF tragedy

    21st August 2018

    The article, ‘Memorial to Harbour Tragedy’, in the last issue, has inspired one reader to add…

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  • Bronze Age treasure hoard discovered near Amble

    13th August 2018

    A local detectorist has discovered a Bronze Age hoard in a field near Amble. The collection…

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  • Water levels fell after pumping operation

    Water levels fell after pumping operation

    22nd February 2018

    Mine water levels in Hauxley dropped slightly during a three month pumping test last autumn. The…

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  • More flooding at Hauxley

    More flooding at Hauxley

    22nd February 2018

    Low Hauxley allotments have seen extensive flooding again, and the new pond at the entrance to Hauxley…

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  • Litterbugs are bugged by litter

    22nd February 2018

    LitterBugs is a newly formed litter picking group set up by local parents and children but…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: 2017 round up

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: 2017 round up

    7th December 2017

    The breeding season has come to an end on Coquet, and the final numbers are in….

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  • William Rochester Pape, famous son of Amble

    William Rochester Pape, famous son of Amble

    5th December 2017

    Hands up who’s heard of William Rochester Pape? Ok, me neither, but that’s probably because I…

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  • Planning permission granted for major development

    Planning permission granted for major development

    19th October 2017

    Outline planning permission has been granted for the development of up to 500 houses on land…

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  • Centenary of Amble’s first monument

    Centenary of Amble’s first monument

    19th October 2017

    One hundred years ago, on Sunday October 27th in 1917, the ceremony of unveiling the memorial…

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  • The tale of the Hauxley weather vane

    The tale of the Hauxley weather vane

    6th October 2017

    One of the many things I like about my work as a local handyman, is that…

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