700 new jobs for Northumberland

A new fifty million pound leisure and tourism scheme is being unveiled in Northumberland that is expected to create seven hundred new jobs in the region.

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Full report: New Northumberland resort to create 700 jobs

There are plans to build a huge outdoor activity centre in Northumberland. It will cost £50 million and create 700 jobs.

If it is approved next year the resort will be built on a former opencast site near Widdrington.

It will include a lake for watersports, snow slopes and man-made canyons, as well as holiday homes and lodges.

A public consultation will be held between 10am and 3pm on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd December at Chevington Community Centre in Hadston.