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River users in Northumberland urged to help protect rare crayfish species

The Environment Agency is asking river users to "play their part" to help safeguard the future of the rare native white-clawed crayfish in the River Wansbeck.

Northumberland residents urged to shop local to boost post COVID economy

Northumberland County Council is urging people to help small businesses in their communities, rather than turning to online retail giants. 

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Leaping with the salmon and sea trout in Hexham

Standing on the banks of the Tyne, salmon and sea trout can be seen leaping high from the river to overcome the weir as they make their way up the river.