An intricately decorated copper bird mount, found during a dig last year at Bamburgh Castle is to go on display at the castle.Read the full story ›
Transformers was being filmed in Newcastle and in Northumberland this weekend. Take a look at some of the pictures sent into us!Read the full story ›
The family of a baby whose life was hanging in the balance after falling ill on holiday has met the air ambulance crew which saved her.Read the full story ›
A nine-year-old girl has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a banana boat being pulled by a jet ski in Northumberland.
The girl fell from the boat just after 6pm at Budle Bay, Bamburgh yesterday.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to the scene and assessedthe girl as having a broken femur. She was transferred to the RVI and is in a stable condition.
A 16-month-old baby has been airlifted to hospital after falling ill at a caravan park near Bamburgh Castle.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to help the North East Ambulance Service yesterday morning (31st July)
The child was assessed and treated by the doctor-led aircrew before being airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within 20 minutes.
She is currently in a critical but stable condition.
People are being invited to come along to a special ceremony as 110 Anglo-Saxon skeletons dating back as far as 650AD are laid to restRead the full story ›
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The Archbishop of York will visit the Northumberland village of Bamburgh later (26th August).
Dr John Sentamu will dedicate a new shrine at St Aidan's Church as part of a service from noon.
The Archbishop will also bless the village and will help children from Ellingham Primary School to lay a time capsule behind the shrine.
A teenager who became trapped in a sand dune, at Budle Bay near Bamburgh, has been released from hospital.
The 14-year-old had to be rescued by the fire service after the dune collapsed around him. He was taken to the RVI in Newcastle by air ambulance where he was later released without injury.
Reports by emergency crews suggest collapsing sand dunes caused a teenage boy to become trapped.The 14-year-old boy was playing with friends while on holiday when it is understood a large dune collapsed around them at the Budle Bay beach close to Bamburgh Castle.
The friends managed to scramble free but the 14-year-old was completely covered in sand.
His friends managed to dig his head free before calling for help. On the arrival of the Great North Air Ambulance he was found burried to chest height in the dunes.
He was eventually dug out after 2 hours and flown to Newcastle's RVI for a check-up.