Many people want to step in and help what appears to be an orphaned animal. But, according to Kevin O’Hara, Conservation Officer at Northumberland Wildlife Trust, usually creatures are not orphaned and when they cry out it is to be left alone. He gives a few guidelines and anecdotes in this latest article.
Local ale is making a return to the Coquet Valley in Northumerland, with Coquetdale Brewery, owned by father and daughter Owen and Caroline Jackson of Rothbury, introducing new brews for ale fans. The firm was established in 2010 to bring back the centuries-old tradition of brewing in the valley. It now has three fantastic brews .
Amy Smith is our latest interviewee for Northumberland’s Best Kept Secrets. She works at the Sage Gateshead and shares her love of castles, woodland, the wonderful coast, golf breaks and Hadrian’s Wall Country. Find out more!
Northumberland and The Scottish Borders offer superb locations for golfing, and many of the courses are second-to-none. Our resident golf writer, Matthew Moore, packed his clubs recently and played at Langholm Golf Club in the Scottish Borders. It operates an honesty box system. Matthew, who owns his own public relations firm, also publishes Global Golf Magazine and has played at course around the world.