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Northumberland wins in Countryfile Awards

BBC Countryfile magazine has announced the results of the first-ever annual Countryfile Magazine Awards – and Northumberland has featured strongly amongst the winners.

Alnwick is the proud winner of 'Britain's best market town', beating stiff opposition from Richmond in North Yorkshire and Stow on the Wold in Gloucestershire. The Hadrian's Wall Path was also voted 'Britain's Greatest Walking Trail'.

Also featuring was Northumberland National Park, which came third in the 'Favourite National Park' category, and Belsay House and Gardens, which came second in the 'Britain's Finest Garden' category.

Winner of the Conservation Project of the Year is the Northern England Red Squirrel conservation project.

Congratulations to all our winners.

"Tourism, Leisure and the Supply Chain" - 13th Sept

 

The Federation of Small Businesses and Northumberland Tourism invite you to join them for a special event. If you are in the Tourism and Leisure industries or operate in the supply chain to these industries then this meeting is a must for you. If you are thinking of diversifying into these industries or believe you could supply goods and services to them then you should be there.

Read more: "Tourism, Leisure and the Supply Chain" - 13th Sept

Exclusive furnishing deals from Dickinsons

dickinsons-logoDickinsons contract division provides FREE interior design and supplies quality furniture, beds, flooring, carpets, curtains, blinds, paint and wallpaper – and all from the best brand names. Now Dickinsons are offering excellent package deals exclusively for customers of Northumberland Tourism.

Take advantage of this unique offer on the Northumberland Tourism website.

Internationally Acclaimed Opera to perform in Northumberland Music Festival

Opera, Brass, Gilbert and Sullivan, Bach and the Northumberland Pipes are to feature in a ten day Festival being held in three of Northumberland's finest houses, Guyzance Hall, Doxford Hall and Eshott Hall between 28th October and the 6th November.

Read more: Internationally Acclaimed Opera to perform in Northumberland Music Festival

Grant Funding for Leadership and Management Skills

Do you employ between 2 and 249 people? Do you want your business to grow over the next 3 years? If the answer is Yes to both these questions you may be eligible for support through the North East Leadership and Management Advisory Service.

Read more: Grant Funding for Leadership and Management Skills

Funding available for Micro Enterprise Support

£100,000 has been allocated by North Pennine Dales LEADERS for Micro Enterprise support in 2011/12.

Read more: Funding available for Micro Enterprise Support

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