Businesses in for gongs

BUSINESSES in Northumberland are going for glory in the North East England Tourism Awards.

Almost 100 businesses entered the gongs this year and the shortlist has now been announced.

Beacon Hill Farm near Longhorsley is up for best Self-catering Provider, while the Northumberland Cheese Company, based at Blagdon, is in the running for the Taste of England Award.

The results will be announced at a ceremony at St James’ Park on November 21.