Berwick ambassador appointed

David Blackburn has just become the first Northumberland Ambassador for Berwick under a scheme operated by Active Northumberland in conjunction with Northumberland College.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 27 August, 2016, 08:03
David Blackburn

David is the proprietor of The Loovre ice cream parlour on Bank Hill. He values tourism to the town and is only too keen to pass his new-found knowledge to visitors.

He said: “In the current economic climate tourism is vital to the future prosperity of the region, particularly so in Berwick, where jobs are being lost and the only immediate term quick fix is through tourism.

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“It is vitally important that as many people as possible learn about the area in which they live in order to answer questions raised by visitors and engage them in conversation that wets their appetite.”