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Walks with the dog

Walks with the dog

Other posts by  |  Frances Whitehead on Google+ |  May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A new website called www.dogwalks.co.uk gives a comprehensive listing of walks you can take you dog on in the North East of England. It lets you choose by region or walk, and all walks include maps and details. focuses on North East walks.

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Farne Islands shortlisted in Countryfile magazine awards

Farne Islands shortlisted in Countryfile magazine awards

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Farne Islands have been shortlisted in a BBC Countryfile Magazine awards and you can make your vote for the islands in the Britain’s favourite nature reserve category before June 1.

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Escape the rain: come to North East England, driest part of the UK

Escape the rain: come to North East England, driest part of the UK

Other posts by  |  Steve Smith on Google+ |  May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Northumberland and the East Coast of England are the driest part of the U.K., thanks the the protection of the Pennines. If you are tired of our very wet spring, enjoy a break from the rain in the North East of England.

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Kindness of strangers . . . in Northumberland

Kindness of strangers . . . in Northumberland

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Examples of helpfulness and kindness encountered by guests at St Cuthbert’s House near Seahouses show why the North and the Borders excel when it comes to giving visitors a warm welcome.

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How Word of Mouse has replaced word of mouth

How Word of Mouse has replaced word of mouth

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

A tour of the new Sleeperz Hotel, Newcastle, and a discussion with Javeed Anwar, the group’s head of marketing, reveals why Sleepez’s time is now and how Word of Mouse has eclipsed word of mouth.

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Wallington Morpeth The story that struck a chord

Wallington Morpeth The story that struck a chord

Other posts by  |  Sheelagh Caygill on Google+ |  April 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

A new campaign launched by the National Trust campaign last week has struck a cord nationally, especially with the media. Find out why ’50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4′ is so popular.

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