The Allen Valleys Community Observatory in the North Pennines
will help expand star gazing and astronomy activities in a an area where 16 locations have been designated as Dark Sky Discovery Sites.
AMATEUR photographers are being invited to get out into the South Pennines
this summer and snap a magical image of the scenic landscape.
Adele Adams, competition organiser, says: "We are looking for photographs that demonstrate the diversity of the area, from its rugged wildness to its industrial heritage; photographs that help to define or describe the South Pennines
, not just its landscapes, but its wildlife, its people and the events that take place here.
APROJECT has been launched to reclaim the long history of the North Pennines
and the treasures it has produced.
KEEN photographers are being urged to get snapping scenes of the South Pennines
It is presented each year to an individual who has made a signifi-cant contribution to the North Pennines
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
So we turned to a style of beer that at one time was synonymous with the mill and farming towns of the southern Pennines
And in an effort to discover more potential remnants of North East historical interest, Chamber members were invited to volunteer their time and take part in an archaeological dig in Northumberland's North Pennines
A PS496,000 scheme has been launched to survey and celebrate the cultural heritage of Yorkshire's woodland in the South Pennines
, including two reservoirs in the Huddersfield area.
Heading north, the County Durham leg takes walkers from Middleton-in-Teesdale along the valley of the River Tees, taking in Low Force, High Force and the 200ft long Cauldron Snout, before the Cumbrian section enters the North Pennines
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, calling at High Cup Nick, the village of Dufton and the 2,930ft Cross Fell - highest point on the route.
The popular annual event features dozen of vintage tractors rumbling around the roads of the South Pennines
Cumbria's section then enters the North Pennines
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, calling at High Cup Nick, a deep chasm in the Pennine
fellside, with High Cup Gill winding hundreds of feet below -known as England's Grand Canyon.