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Lindisfarne Gospels return to North East, extra buses for Northumberland pilgirms

Lindisfarne Gospels return to North East, extra buses for Northumberland pilgirms

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Lindisfarne Gospels return home to North East England on Monday July 1 and will be here until September. There will be a lot of excitement around the exhibition, and many additional events, too. Find out more information and details about a special bus service running to Holy Island for residents and visitors alike.

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Visitors and residents can discover Northumberland with new Big Local App

Visitors and residents can discover Northumberland with new Big Local App

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Visiting Northumberland and wonder where to find information? Are you a resident and want to check news? Discover the brand new Big Local App, which contains all this as well as vouchers and more. It’s developed by a local taxi driver Andrew Park, even contains a business directory and is free to download.

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Northumberland to host tour of Lindisfarne Gospels

Northumberland to host tour of Lindisfarne Gospels

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you are not able to make it to Durham to see the remarkable and priceless Lindisfarne Gospels, take advantage of the opportunity to see a copy of the Gospels at various churches and museums in Northumberland this summer.

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Northumberland Sill pilots heritage skills sessions as project gathers pace

Northumberland Sill pilots heritage skills sessions as project gathers pace

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

History and heritage combine in Northumberland in July with the area’s Sill project team announcing exiting taster sessions for members of the public. Enjoy key and age-old skills that play a vital role in heritage conservation. Find out more.

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Northumberland National Park says big ‘Thank You!’ to retiring SDF panel members

Northumberland National Park says big ‘Thank You!’ to retiring SDF panel members

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mervyn Anthony, John Goodfellow and John Hartshorne have supported some 250 business and community projects with funding and advice during their tenure on the SDF grants panel with Northumberland National Park and said farewell recently after a combined 30 years’ service.

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St Oswald’s Way and St Cuthbert’s Way Northumberland walking guidebook

St Oswald’s Way and St Cuthbert’s Way Northumberland walking guidebook

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

A new walking guide book covering St Oswald’s Way and St Cuthbert’s Way Northumberland has been published by Cicerone Press.

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What kind of foodie dad is yours?!

What kind of foodie dad is yours?!

Other posts by  |  Harriet Southall on Google+ |  June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you dad loves food then he is in for a treat this Father’s Day. Taste North East has curated a Foodie Dads Collection with different collections of Great North food and drink gifts and experiences tailored to each type of dad. Food writer Harriet Southall reveals all about the collection.

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EAT! Newcastle Gateshead – Festival of adventures in food and drink

EAT! Newcastle Gateshead – Festival of adventures in food and drink

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

EAT! NewcastleGateshead offers a fantastic range of foods and drink this summer, with chefs cooking meals in dramatic, unusual outdoor locations! As well, look for the return of Cake City and the secret Speakeasy, all in August and September.

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Northumberland National Park urges you to Love Your National Parks

Northumberland National Park urges you to Love Your National Parks

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Northumberland National Park urges you to participate in Love Your National Park – a celebration which will encourage people to appreciate these special areas and their natural beauty, as well as their contribution to the environment and economy.

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Northumberland coastal walks with the Coast AONB

Northumberland coastal walks with the Coast AONB

Other posts by  |  June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Enjoy a summer of fantastic walks with Northumberland Coast AONB. Discover their guided walks programme running from July until August this year. Participate, see some fantastic country and discover new things and new places.

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Bamburgh Castle Northumberland a superb location for landscape photography

Bamburgh Castle Northumberland a superb location for landscape photography

Other posts by  |  Keith Moss on Google+ |  June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Landscape photograph Keith Moss is a fine art photographer who specialises in black and white. In his latest post he writes about his recent shoot at Bamburgh Castle, one of the most awe-inspiring places in the United Kingdom!

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Woodhorn Northumberland Miners’ Picnic

Woodhorn Northumberland Miners’ Picnic

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Come and celebrate an important part of North East industrial heritage on Saturday at Woodhorn, near Ashington, Northumberland, with the 2013 Northumberland Miners’ Picnic. There will be an phenomenal amount to do for all the family, including music, dance, a picnic and of course a brass band.

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Northumberland Brinkburn Festival to feature Benjamin Britten

Northumberland Brinkburn Festival to feature Benjamin Britten

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Brinkburn Music Festival artistic director Paul McCreesh will step down on a high as his last festival will celebrate the music of Benjamin Britten. It takes place July 5 – 7, 2013.

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Arrival of June brings flourish of nature, but turbines drone out Northumberland birdsong

Arrival of June brings flourish of nature, but turbines drone out Northumberland birdsong

Other posts by  |  Kevin OHara on Google+ |  June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kevin O’Hara welcomes the arrival of June and a warmer spring, but is annoyed about the arrival of larger, noisy wind farms which drown out the sound of birdsong. But he welcomes over signs of summer, including bluebells, chicks, foxes, and much more. June is a busy month!

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