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Jun 30, 2024

Jun 23, 2024

Armed Forces Support in Northumberland

The county council is hosting an Armed Forces Awareness Day in June to highlight the support that is available in Northumberland for veterans, reservists, serving personnel and their families. The event will take place on Tuesday 25 June, South Beach Green Space, Blyth, NE24 3PL, next to Blyth Battery between 11am – 3pm.  There will be lots of information available with representation from the Army Reserves, Walking with the Wounded, Age UK, RAF Hive and more, as well as the county council’s own Armed Forces and Veterans Outreach Workers.       Th…

Jun 17, 2024

The Bridge launches crowdfunder in bid to access £2,000

The Bridge match-fundraising campaign has launched in a bid to raise a total of £2,000 before the end of June. £200 was raised during Indie News Week and the remainder has to be sourced in order to receive a match-fund pledge of £2,000 from the Public Interest News Foundation (PINF). ‘It’s a great chance for The Bridge to secure its short-term future,’ said The Bridge editor, Wendy Robertson. ‘After a year of hand-to-mouth survival it would be wonderful to have a buffer for a few weeks.’ The Bridge launched sixteen months ago a…

Jun 1, 2024

Indie News Week 3-9 June

Come and say Hello to The Bridge editor, Wendy Robertson, during Indie News Week. Bring your stories and ideas for items. Tell me what you think of your community newsletter and how it can be improved to best serve Berwick. Support your community news provider and keep independent news alive. Local journalism is in crisis throughout the world; investigating and communicating news costs money but without community-based journalism more ‘news deserts’ will start to appear. Without journalists who will hold power to account and how will communities stay informed of issues that affect …

May 31, 2024

Berwick Quiz Trail – All Summer

Berwick Quiz Trail in aid of: Hospice Care North Northumberland Accessible two mile or one mile route. Cash donations only/suggested donation £2. Quiz available at Hospice Care shop, Violet Terrace, Berwick TD15 1LU. Tel: 01289 332290 what3words: ///