Sir Tom Jones whose hits span six decades will play at Alnwick Castle this summer.Read the full story ›
Police have named an 82-year-old man who died in a crash on February 17.
Thomas Stanley Willcox, from the Alnwick area, died at the scene following a crash between a Rover and a VW Passat. It happened in Northumberland, near Alnwick Moor.
Five fire engines have been called out to tackle a chimney fire at an historic Northumberland castle.
Northumberland Fire and Rescue received a report of a fire at Chillingham Castle at around 9:44pm last night. The chimney fire, in the Minstrel's Hall, was extinguished and under control by 11:08pm and no damage was caused to the castle.
Chillingham Castle, which is currently home of Sir Humphrey Wakefield, 2nd Baronet, and his family, is closed to the public over winter.
The building became a fully fortified castle in 1344 and is famed for staging historic scenes from the film "Elizabeth" which starred Cate Blanchett.
The A1 is closed in both directions at Alnwick in Northumberland. The Highways Agency says it is due to an accident involving a car and a lorry. The road is closed between the B1340 and the B6341. Diversions are in place.
A shop in Alnwick has been allowed to keep its name after a premiership football club backed down in a legal challenge.Read the full story ›
The owner of a men's clothing store in Alnwick called Hotspur 1364 has won a name-change victory over a Premier League football club.Read the full story ›
An historic building in Northumberland is being continually damaged by careless drivers. That's according to councillor Gordon Castle, who says that Bondgate Tower, in the heart of Alnwick, is struck too often by large vehicles passing underneath its archway:
Alnwick's Laura Weightman finished third in her heat at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to make it through to tomorrow night's final of the 1500 hundred metres.
Councillor Mick Henry, Leader of Gateshead Council, says it's fitting the North East is the last stop on the tour of the Queen's Commonwealth Baton through England.
The Baton is in Alnwick this evening, June 13, before heading to Scotland ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.