All phase one properties are now sold



The first phase of development at Thorburns Yard is now complete and all four properties have been sold. These pictures illustrate the exceptional build quality and finish, which we will be continuing into phase two.

Sales enquiries for phase two properties are currently being handled by Mansons residential sales and lettings consultants. Please email nick@mansons.net to register your interest.

Bamburgh Castle launches new Visitor Vouchers




Bamburgh Castle has teamed up with two local Northumberland Inns to roll out a new visitor voucher scheme.

The scheme, which gives guests staying at The Bamburgh Castle Inn at Seahouses and the Lindisfarne Inn at Beal a 10 per cent discount on normal admission, is a partnership initiative between the castle and local businesses to encourage inter-trading and improve the area’s appeal to visitors.

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Annual Grey Seal Pup Monitoring on Farne Islands




Grey seal pups living on the Farne Islands, off the coast of Northumberland, are being counted as part of an annual survey.

After 11 months of gestation, the pups have just a month after birth to wean themselves off their mother and begin to make a life for themselves in the open sea.

Victoria Gill of the BBC reports on how the monitoring is providing useful information about the seal population.

See the report here…

Top attractions recognised in North East Tourism Awards 2011




The region’s top tourist attractions, along with the best places to stay and things to do in the region, have been recognised at the North East Tourism Awards 2011.

The awards, which took place on Thursday 7th October 2011 at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, saw 44 tourism businesses commended for achieving high standards of excellence.

They will go on to represent the North East in the national Visit England awards being held next spring.

Read more here…

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