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Ghost hunting in Northumberland

North East England’s rich history, ancient buildings and numerous castles all have spooky stories to tell. With Halloween just around the corner there is no better time of year to dabble in a bit of ghost hunting in some of the most beautiful and atmospheric parts of the country. Take a break in North East…

Medieval friars found in town dig to be reburied

The remains of more than 20 medieval friars and lay associates of the Carmelite Order who died more than 500 years ago are to be reburied following their excavation during building works. Eight medieval Carmelite friars were uncovered as part of an archaeological dig carried out ahead of a residential development in Priory Close, Northallerton,…