Tag Archive | Berwick-upon-Tweed

B&M Opening Hailed as Society Event of the Year

B&M Opening Hailed as Society Event of the Year

The opening of a new retail outlet extolling cheap stuff from China as must-have lifestyle purchases has been lauded by Berwick’s Civic Party as the society event of the year. Complete with several cheerful balloons in B&M Bargains’ smart livery of electric blue and orange, the inaugural ribbon-cutting ceremony was undertaken by Mayor Isabel Hunter and representatives of North Northumberland […]

Northumbria Police Give High Street Hit-and-Run the Christmas Go Ahead

Northumbria Police Give High Street Hit-and-Run the Christmas Go Ahead

Northumbria Police Chief Constable, Genevieve Fitzroy, has reassured motorists in Berwick-upon-Tweed that they will not be prosecuted for knocking over pedestrians in the run-up to Christmas. In a statement issued yesterday morning, Ms Fitzroy said: “As a gesture of seasonal goodwill to all those who find themselves behind the wheel in the run-up to Christmas, I […]

‘Touching’ Great War Play Excuse for Massive Explosions

‘Touching’ Great War Play Excuse for Massive Explosions

A touching new play by the Tideline Runners Theatre Company commissioned to commemorate the outbreak of the Great War is a cover to showcase the biggest on-stage explosion since pyrotechnics went badly wrong during the 1945 performance of Run for your Wife at The Confucius Theatre, Nagasaki, that left 73,000 dead and Neil Morrissey’s acting career […]

Caffè Nero Scene of Racist Incident

Caffè Nero Scene of Racist Incident

Police were called to popular coffee outlet Caffè Nero on Marygate earlier today when it became the scene of what appeared to be a vicious hate crime, ahead of the organised racism already crayoned in for Saturday afternoon by the Twottish Defence League and the North East Imbecils. A 42-year-old woman in ugly shoes has subsequently been arrested and is being questioned […]

Party Atmosphere Greets Free Parking in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Party Atmosphere Greets Free Parking in Berwick-upon-Tweed

A party atmosphere descended on the Border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed this week as parking became free for the first time since King James III ceded the town to Edward IV after losing a game of Nine Men’s Morris to him in 1482. Revellers congregated at Palace Green before parading Mardi-Gras-style down Walkergate and Church Street in a […]