This Website is the focal point of a Campaign to get Regional Television in the North East of England, that’s BBC Look North and ITV Tyne Tees, to cover all of the North East better- including the Northern Hinterland of rural Northumberland and the Scottish Borders for the benefit of all who live north and north-west of Tyneside.
Wintry scene in Rothbury, Northumberland on 27th November 2010. Image courtesy of Marshall Sisterson @ Pixabay
May 2021 Dear Readers One of the problems that viewers in rural Northumberland- and indeed across North East England face- with their choice of Regional Television News is that both the two main News- providers cover much the same areas and same items of news. Of course, the BBC1 North East and Cumbria version of … Continue reading North Northumbrians Would Benefit from Collaboration between BBC1 Look North and ITV1 Tyne Tees
9th March 2021 Dear Readers Recently, there has been more coverage of Northumberland on BBC Look North (North East/ Cumbria). On this evening’s Look North there was coverage of the proposed dualling of the A1 through Northumberland up to the Scottish Border and the re-opening of Belford station in northern Northumberland as part of a … Continue reading Geographically- appropriate Regional Television News in Northumberland
Scottish Independence will affect whether North Northumbrians can find out what is happening across the Scottish Border on Regional Television news.
2nd January 2021 Dear Readers If you live in a Northumberland community close to the Scottish Border, in towns like Cornhill on Tweed, Wooler and Otterburn, the now real possibility of Scotland breaking away from the United Kingdom and becoming a nation in its own right might not occur to you as something of real … Continue reading Scottish Independence will affect whether North Northumbrians can find out what is happening across the Scottish Border on Regional Television news.
If Northumbrians vote with their Televisions, both BBC Look North and ITV Tyne-Tees will take notice
14th December 2020 Dear Readers Viewers of Regional Television in rural Northumberland, which potentially number over 200,000 individuals have a simple recourse if they are fed up with the lack of coverage of their area and the immediate north of them on ITV Tyne Tees or BBC Look North. They can do this in a … Continue reading If Northumbrians vote with their Televisions, both BBC Look North and ITV Tyne-Tees will take notice
In the Very Unfortunate event that ITV Border is scrapped in ITV Cuts, there will still be STV East that northern Northumberland’s Viewers could get
Dear Readers, My previous post looked at how viewers of North East Regional Television who live in northern Northumberland could obtain more localised news- coverage and also find out about significant happenings on the Scottish side of the Scottish Border (https://looknorthmustlooknorth.org/2020/10/31/some-north-northumbrians-can-get-itv-border-scotland-if-they-twiddle-the-signal-reception-on-their-televisions-and-point-their-aerials-north/). Today, there is the option of tweaking aerials, and getting Sky Television or Freeview … Continue reading In the Very Unfortunate event that ITV Border is scrapped in ITV Cuts, there will still be STV East that northern Northumberland’s Viewers could get
Some North Northumbrians CAN get ITV (Border) Scotland if they Twiddle the Signal Reception on their Televisions and point their Aerials NORTH.
31st October 2020 Dear Readers A major feature that I return to on this site is the fact that the two main Regional Television News- services that serve North East England, that is ITV Tyne Tees and BBC Look North (North East/ Cumbria) not only serve Northumberland very poorly, but also that neither Regional Television … Continue reading Some North Northumbrians CAN get ITV (Border) Scotland if they Twiddle the Signal Reception on their Televisions and point their Aerials NORTH.
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