The Chequered Skipper butterfly has been extinct in England for 40 years, but last week was reintroduced to Northamptonshire. Naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham was on hand to witness this milestone of the landmark Back from the Brink project.
Middlesbrough Town Hall has hosted performers from Elgar to Bowie. As it opens its doors following a major National Lottery restoration, you can get involved in the next chapter of its fascinating story.
An exceptional collection of historic photographs dating from the earliest days of photography and including over 600 works from pioneers such David Octavius Hill, Robert Adamson, James Ross (d.1878) and John Thomson are to be shared with the public at a major exhibition next year.