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Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council,
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T: 01289 302391
09 July 2014 - New Timetable for Berwick's Hoppa Service
08 July 2014 - Freedom Admissions Ceremony - 08 July 2014
08 July 2014 - Councillor Hill's Clerk complaint: no case to answer
07 July 2014 - Vacancy for Magdalene Ward
21 June 2014 - L. S. Lowry in Berwick and Northumberland
18 July 2014 - Music at Paxton Summer Festival of Chamber Music
26 July 2014 - Antique and Collectors Fairs
26 July 2014 - Minden Day Parade
Man charged with MH17 Twitter post Opens in a new window
An 18-year-old man from Sunderland is charged over an offensive Twitter message relating to the Malaysian Airlines crash.
Lawyers probe NHS over baby death Opens in a new window
The parents of a baby girl who died of whooping cough hire lawyers to look into possible health service failings.
Teen dies on Tanzania school trip Opens in a new window
A British schoolboy has died on a field trip in Tanzania after suffering a severe allergic reaction, an expedition company says.
Family awaits victims' journey home Opens in a new window
The family of a Newcastle fan who died in a plane crash in Ukraine fly to the Netherlands as the first planes carrying victims' bodies arrive.
Conditions for Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK at 10:49 am BST
Mostly Cloudy, 17 C
Thu - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 18 Low: 13
Fri - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 19 Low: 12
Sat - PM Showers. High: 20 Low: 13
Sun - Rain. High: 17 Low: 13
Mon - Scattered Showers. High: 17 Low: 12
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EVENTS LEAFLET 2014
The Berwick-upon-Tweed Events Leaflet
for 2014 is out now! To download
your copy click on a leaflet!
Your town centre bus service!
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BERWICK-UPON-TWEED. A Brief Introduction
At the mouth of the River Tweed, Berwick is located midway between Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Edinburgh, on the Main East Coast railway line. Close to the A1, with two international airports and a ferry route to Europe just an hour away, Berwick is perfectly located for day visits, short-breaks or longer stays to explore everything it has to offer as well as Northumberland and the Borders.
The definitive border town, focus of centuries of warfare between England and Scotland, Berwick has the most complete bastioned defences in Northern Europe. A boat-building town from the eighteenth century, and centre of a thriving salmon fishing industry, the cobbled quayside is full of interest and in the summer months you can step back in time and watch the netting of salmon in the Tweed, still taking place from Gardo's Batt, a tradition unique to Berwick.
Berwick is home to a thriving arts and culture scene, including the very successful Maltings Theatre and Arts Centre. Painted by Turner, the town was also a favourite of LS Lowry.
With cliff-top and riverside walks, long sandy beaches, and a lively promenade at Spittal, Berwick is perfect for families and activity breaks and only a short distance from a whole range of attractions, including long-distance walks and cycle routes. For more information about Berwick see www.visitberwick.com
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