The region covers Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham and Cleveland.
(12 April 2013) A 49-year-old pigeon fancier from Sunderland has pleaded guilty to three charges of illegally using and storing a banned pesticide, at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday 12 April. Paul Unsworth (12/03/64) of Newbold Avenue was fined £200 for each of the three charges, to run concurrently.
(15 February 2013) Building work on Durham Constabulary’s £14m new headquarters can now begin after Natural England granted a wildlife licence relating to great crested newts.
(17 December 2012) Natural England publishes report to the Secretary of State proposing improved public access to 55km of coast in the North East between North Gare in Hartlepool and South Bents in Sunderland.
(11 December 2012) A North East farming couple is leading the way in giving young people the chance to find out more about life on a farm.
(19 November 2012) A ground-breaking agreement between business leaders and conservationists will help to put the natural environment at the heart of Tees Valley’s economic regeneration.
(9 November 2012) 2012 marks the silver jubilee of the nation’s agri-environment schemes.
(12 April 2013) And not a moment too soon! It’s been a long, cold winter, but it feels like spring has finally sprung as we start to welcome the new season to our National Nature Reserves.
(1 March 2013) Entry to the reserves is free, but there may be a small charge for some events.