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Archbishop of York in Northumberland

The Archbishop will dedicate a new shrine in Bamburgh Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

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.

Sand dunes collapsed around teenage boy

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.


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