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... 1972Friday, December 15, 1972...
STAFF at five hospitals in the Tynedale area walked out during a strike over pay.
Hexham General, Hexham War Memorial, Haltwhistle War Memorial, Wooley Sanatorium and Prudhoe hospitals, were all affected after the National Union of Public Employees called out their members.
Ancillary staff, including porters, cooks, telephone operators and boilermen joined the 12-hour stoppage with some NUPE members taking part in a protest march in Newcastle.