Tag: River Tyne
Bear Grylls was watched by thousands in Newcastle upon Tyne last night as he zip wired over the River Tyne with the Olympic Torch. The torch travelled through Northumberland earlier in the day and is on its way to London 2012. Here is a pic Bear ready to begin his magnificent feat, taken by Matt […]
Energyshare has announced that the Hexham Hydro Project will receive a £100,000 prize. More than 900 community groups competed for the funding it in an online ballot. Hexham Hydro had more than 3,880 supporters which meant they were able to secure a 30.4% share of the vote – 750 votes ahead of the next closest project.
The Hexham River Hydro Project group is leading the way to win funding from Energyshare. The funding would be used to construct a small in the River Tyne near the town. Energyshare will provide more than £100,000 to the winner.