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Berwick-upon-Tweed Town Council,
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31 July 2014 - Duchess re-opens Berwicks refurbished parks.
25 July 2014 - Election to be held for Casual Vacancy within Magdalene Ward
09 July 2014 - New Timetable for Berwick's Hoppa Service
08 July 2014 - Freedom Admissions Ceremony - 08 July 2014
21 June 2014 - L. S. Lowry in Berwick and Northumberland
04 August 2014 - Lights Out - One Million Candles to Remember
06 August 2014 - Open Air Tai Chi
09 August 2014 - Spittal Seaside Festival
DNA project 'to make UK world leader' Opens in a new window
Newcastle is named as a pilot area of a project to unlock the secrets of DNA.
Patients given out-of-date drugs Opens in a new window
The North East Ambulance Service Trust refers itself to the health care watchdog after paramedics administered out-of-date drugs to patients.
Sir Bobby's legacy five years on Opens in a new window
Five years on from his death, Sir Bobby Robson would be "astonished" at the legacy he has left, says his widow Elsie.
Monument defaced with Vendetta signs Opens in a new window
Symbols believed to be from the film V for Vendetta are graffitied on Penshaw Monument.
Conditions for Berwick-upon-Tweed, UK at 9:49 am BST
Cloudy, 17 C
Fri - Rain. High: 17 Low: 13
Sat - Rain. High: 17 Low: 12
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 19 Low: 11
Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 20 Low: 11
Tue - Mostly Sunny. High: 19 Low: 13
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EVENTS LEAFLET 2014
The Berwick-upon-Tweed Events Leaflet
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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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