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Archive for October, 2013

It was one of those fine October days . . .

It was one of those fine October days . . .

Other posts by  |  Kevin OHara on Google+ |  October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kevin O’Hara gives readers a rich and vidid description of the wonderful wildlife spectactular taking in place in the North of England, and particularly in Northumberland, this October. Read about pinkfoods, peregrine, redwing and eppreciate a few lines of poetry by Richard Green, too!

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Autumn in Northumberland – come and explore amongst vibrant colours

Autumn in Northumberland – come and explore amongst vibrant colours

Other posts by  |  Patrick Norris on Google+ |  October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Autumn is a special time in Northumberland. The change of colours makes for a stunning sight, and there is plenty of wildlife to see, including geese, Arctic terns and ducks. On the Farne Islans, grey seals are giving birth to their pups and more than 2,000 will be born there in the coming months. Footsteps in Northumberland walking guide Patrick Norris shares the delights of this season.

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Sarah Hall: ‘We’re utterly spoilt in the North East . . . with Newcastle and Northumberland’

Sarah Hall: ‘We’re utterly spoilt in the North East . . . with Newcastle and Northumberland’

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sarah Hall is a PR consultant on Tyneside. She shares her love of the North East and a few secrets about places to stay, see and eat in the great North East of England! She lives in Whitley Bay.

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Northumberland National Park, North Pennines AONB, Wildlife Trust join forces to protect Simonside wetland

Northumberland National Park, North Pennines AONB, Wildlife Trust join forces to protect Simonside wetland

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Volunteers from across Northumberland and the North of England are joining together to help save a vital and important piece of the Northern landscape. The Simonside wetland in Northumberland will be the focus of their attention as provides a home to many kinds of wildlife.

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WIN two nights at Matfen Hall in Hadrian’s Wall country!

WIN two nights at Matfen Hall in Hadrian’s Wall country!

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Matfen Hall in Hadrian’s Wall Country offers you and your partner or friend a chance to win a two-night stay in beautiful Northumberland. The location offers excellent walking and is close to historic towns of Hexham and Corbride. Enjoy luxury accommodation at this stunning hotel, great food and incredible countryside as part of this prize. Find out more and how to enter.

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