Category: Northumberland

A Land Of Beauty – A New Day Dawns Over The Northumberland National Park

A fantastic view of the beginning of a new day dawns over the Northumberland National Park which encompasses the world heritage site of the Emperor Hadrian’s Wall as the Sun comes up over the horizon. The dramatic scenery accompanied by the calming music, helps show just why this part of Geordieland is renowned for its natural …

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London 2012 Torch Relay – Route Through Geordieland

Geordies are making final preparations this week before the Olympic flame makes it’s way through the Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside & the Durham areas of Geordieland. The Torch relay enters Northumberland from Scotland via the Geordie border town of Berwick-Upon-Tweed on the afternoon of 14th June 2012. Each area has different celebrations in place to publicise the torch relay …

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The Leek Club – Sex, Violence, Betrayal And Leeks – A Book About A Geordie Growing Up In The 1950’s

Paul Mann sent us an email wondering if the directory would be interested in giving some space to mentioning his new novel, The Leek Club, which is just out on Kindle. It’s about ‘Sex, violence, betrayal and leeks and growing up Geordie in the 1950’s he tells us in the email. Well with that kind of introduction how could we not …

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Druridge Bay & The Northumberland Coast Country Park

Druridge Bay is a 7 mile long coastal bay stretching from Amble in Northumberland through to Cresswell that includes 3 and a half miles of pristine beach and shady sand dunes along with a huge freshwater lake surrounded by woods and countryside. You can take a pleasant walk around the huge lake & through the meadows set …

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Ashington Born Bobby Charlton – A Geordie Knight Of The Realm

In the following short video Ashington born Geordie Sir Bobby Charlton – talks about his thoughts and emotions on the day he won a World Cup medal with England in 1966, including what he said to his brother Jack Charlton.

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