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Archive for July, 2013

Intergalactic Invaders Expected at Woodhorn Northumberland this summer

Intergalactic Invaders Expected at Woodhorn Northumberland this summer

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

Woodhorn near Ashington Northumberland plans thrills and fun for folks of all ages with its summer exhibitions. See everything from Pitman Painters, Daleks, Jedis and more at this impressive visitor attraction.

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A Caravan’s Day Through The North of England

A Caravan’s Day Through The North of England

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

A caravan journey through the North of England, including Hadrian’s Wall and the Lake District.

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Northumberland battle to be brought to life in Flodden anniversary year

Northumberland battle to be brought to life in Flodden anniversary year

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  July 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

History and battle fans will be pleased to learn that a special re-eneactment will take place next month. Important parts of the Battle of Flodden, which took place in 1513, will be played out at Etal village, near the battlefield site, on August 3 and 4. They will be the first ever re-enactment scenes from the battle that changed the course of British and European history.

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Northumberland Wildlife picture gallery

Northumberland Wildlife picture gallery

Other posts by  |  Kevin OHara on Google+ |  July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Northumberland Wildlife Trust conservation officer Kevin O’Hara is our regular wildlife columnist. He is also an avid photographer and recently shared with us these images of wildlife that can be seen in Northumberland in the summer months.

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Northumberland National Park is ‘Actively Yours’ for National Parks Week 2013!

Northumberland National Park is ‘Actively Yours’ for National Parks Week 2013!

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Explore the great national park in Northumberland during this year’s National Parks’ Week! There is lots to do, including Walltown Discovery Adventures. See some stunning countryside, work to get fit and enjoy yourself during this special week, July 29 to August 4, 2013 in Northumberland.

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Dark Sky bid on track as chiefs reveal single Northumberland park plan

Dark Sky bid on track as chiefs reveal single Northumberland park plan

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Organisations in Northumberland have revealed more details about Northumberland’s Dark Skies park plan. They are putting together a bid to have a designated as an international preserve dark sky park for the quality of its starry skies by this Autumn. Find out more about this exciting new venture!

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Satellite cow-tracker reveals how cattle make themselves at home in Northumberland hills

Satellite cow-tracker reveals how cattle make themselves at home in Northumberland hills

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Cattle in the College Valley have been fitted with Global Positioning System (GPS) to track their movements and their way of living in the hills.

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Northumberland welcomes wonderful July

Northumberland welcomes wonderful July

Other posts by  |  Kevin OHara on Google+ |  July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wildlife in Northumberland and the surrounding areas explodes in the North of Britain when July arrives. Conservation officer Kevin O’Hara, who works for Northumberland Wildlife Trust, guides readers through the wildlife extravaganza which is ours to enjoy. Discover birds, otters, wild flowers and much more.

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