NOBODY needs to be told just how beautiful Kielder Water is, as the picturesque landscape speaks for itself, particularly on a clear day.
People the world over flock to the area to take in the calm and tranquility that is available to you in large quantities.
And just imagine how relaxing it is to absorb all of this from the... [more]
Published: November 17, 2011
THE decision by the world’s governing football body to prevent the England team wearing poppies on their shirts beggars belief.
By denying the Football Association’s request to give the symbolic flower a prominent place for their friendly with world and European champions, Spain, an underfire FIFA has just made more enemies.... [more]
Published: November 10, 2011
ACROSS the county, there are high hopes that Northumberland FA U18 can go all the way in the national FA County Youth Cup.
The youngsters are to face close rivals Cumberland for a place in the third round, with a home tie against the winners of the Essex and Bedfordshire tie awaiting the victors.
There is a buzz about the... [more]
Published: November 3, 2011
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.