AS a fisherman of over 50 years’ standing, it came as a bit of a shock to learn last week the gentle art is deemed an activity fraught with danger.
NORTHUMBERLAND County Council is offering an extra 23 apprenticeship places to young people in the county as it continues its tradition of offering employment and skills opportunities to young people.
THE midgies which caused the outbreak of the Schmallenberg virus arrived on the wind from France and Belgium, scientists have found.
This week in... 1950Friday, December 15, 1950....
THREE watercolour paintings donated by Queen Mary were auctioned off to raise money for a new Darby and Joan club in Hexham.
A site had already been bought, but a further £6,000 was needed to run the club for the elderly.
The auction, opened by Viscountess Allendale, saw the paintings raise over £8 for the fund.