Delia Smith has told ITV News Tyne Tees that 'she is completely immersed in private projects.' It comes after Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has wrote to the celebrity chef to ask her to back the fight to keep the General Mills Jus-Rol site at Berwick open.
Trevelyan wrote to Delia Smith because the chef has previously used Jus-Rol products in her recipe books.
In a statement from her publicist she said:
She has asked me to explain to all incoming requests that for the next months, she is completely immersed in private projects (as well as her cookery school on her website). So I am disappointing a lot of people but hope you will understand.
Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan has written to Delia Smith asking her to back the fight to keep the General Mills Jus-Rol site open.Read the full story ›
Katie Grout from Goldstone in the town left her home at around 7am on Thursday October 8th.Read the full story ›
Several vans have been targeted over the weekend by thieves in Berwick.
They broke into three Transit vans parked in the Tweedmouth and Spittal areas overnight between Friday 21st August 21 and Saturday 22nd August.
Building tools were stolen, some of which were marked with the word 'BRUCE' and with TD postcodes engraved on to them.
Northumbria Police are urging drivers to make sure their vehicles are locked and secure when parked and that valuables are removed overnight.
The sister of England footballer Jill Scott from Sunderland, says she 'couldn't be prouder' of the team, who lost in the World Cup semis.Read the full story ›
Former Sunderland Ladies boss Mick Mulhern says he's proud of the five North East girls in the England Women's squad who have made it to the Women's World Cup Semi-Finals in Canada.
The Lionesses face Japan tonight in the second Semi-Final at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton. Captain Steph Houghton, from Durham, Jill Scott, from Sunderland, Lucy Bronze, from Northumberland, Jordon Nobbs, from Stockton and Carly Telford, from Newcastle, could all feature.
Mulhern, who stepped down from his role as Sunderland Ladies manager in November 2014 after spending 15 years with the club, also had some advice for his former players.
A headed goal from Berwick's Lucy Bronze helped put England into the Semi-Finals of the Women's World Cup after a 2-1 win over host nation Canada in Vancouver.
Bronze, 23, put the Lionesses 2-0 up inside 14 minutes after Jodie Taylor's goal after 3 minutes had given England a dream start.
Lionesses Captain Steph Houghton, from Durham, also featured in the match at BC Place Stadium.
England now face reigning World Champions Japan in the Semi-Finals at the Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton on July 1.
A man's ear was partly bitten off during an incident in Berwick.
Police say that at around 9.10pm on Friday, June 19, two men were involved in an altercation outside the Farmfoods store on Northumberland Road.
During the incident a 23-year-old man had part of his right ear bitten off and was taken to hospital for treatment.
A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
Two north east girls have fired England through to the quarter finals of the women's World Cup.
Steph Houghton from County Durham and Lucy Bronze from Northumberland got the goals as England came from behind to beat Norway 2-1 and set up a quarter final against the hosts, Canada.
They were joined by fellow former Sunderland players Jordan Nobbs, Jill Scott and Carly Telford, as they secured their place in the next round.