2016

2016

A carnival atmosphere

27 Aug 2016
Thousands enjoy the second day of Northumberland's biggest event - the UK's only North Seas Tall Ships Regatta

Scam callers switch tactics

26 Aug 2016
Criminals trying to defraud Northumberland residents by phone have begun concocting new false stories, county trading standards chiefs have warned

10 fascinating facts about Blyth

26 Aug 2016
With the prestigious Tall Ships Regatta now underway in Blyth we’ve drawn up a list of 10 fascinating facts about the history of this coastal town - once one of the busiest ports in England.

Blyth Tall Ships Regatta - Oh Buoy what a day !

26 Aug 2016
The coastal town of Blyth was a hive of activity and excitement today as thousands of residents and visitors flocked into the town for the first day of the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016.

First day of Tall Ships finishes with a bang

26 Aug 2016
The sky over Blyth lit up in a blaze of explosive colour during a stunning pyrotechnic display to mark the end of the first day of festivities at the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta 2016.

Finalise your Tall Ships travel plans

23 Aug 2016
Residents and visitors travelling to the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta are being urged to finalise their travel plans and pre-book their Park and Ride tickets if travelling in a vehicle.

Sleekburn's September Sizzler

22 Aug 2016
A sizzling BBQ, fresh organic vegetables, and a live jazz band are all on offer at the Sleekburn Horticultural Training Unit's September open day.

Shipshape for Tall Ships

19 Aug 2016
With a week to go until the Tall Ships Regatta, Northumberland county council leader has made sure his own home is shipshape.