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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Bellingham

Bellingham: Shower is star turn

SHOWERS are not usually welcome on a camping trip, but the operators of a campsite in Bellingham are hoping that the heavens will open in December.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Stonehaugh: Bier halle success

THE transformation of a remote village meeting place into a German beer hall was such a success it’s set to be repeated.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Kielder: Pupils receive special badges

hxbluepeter THE creation of a wildlife garden has earned children at Kielder First School Blue Peter badges.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Humshaugh: Matthew vowed to ensure his short life was lived to the full

hxMatthewAir42ct TO the very end of a life blighted by the cruel Duchenne muscular dystrophy disease, Matthew Air was sure of one thing.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Otterburn: Village gets ready for new-look festival

CLAY pigeon shooting and fishing competitions have been mooted for Otterburn as an alternative to a village festival.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Humshaugh: Community venture has a lot of bottle

hxbottle THEY nestle in regal splendour in the orchards of Tynedale: Lady Henicker, Lord Derby and Edward VII amongst the more modestly monikered Annie Elizabeth, Allington pippin and Mrs Lakeman’s seedling.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Wark: Walking win for hotel

ANOTHER award has been bestowed on a Wark hotel, this time for the welcome it extends to walkers.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Barrasford: Judging duty for cycling nuns

ONE of the horticultural institutions of the North Tyne, the annual Barrasford Arms marrow show, had added appeal for those with catholic tastes this year.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Wark village notes

LAST Sunday, the Wark Angling Club had a second go at its fishing competition, with the first a fortnight ago not resulting in any catches.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Humshaugh village notes

LAST weekend there were 124 litres of apple juice produced from the apple pressing in the village hall.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Upper North Tyne village notes

JOYCE and Sheena would like to say a huge thank you to all who attended and supported the recent Macmillan coffee morning.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Chollerton village notes

BARRASFORD Village Hall improvements: the new kitchen has now been installed and the committee is looking towards the next project to provide an accessible toilet.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Bellingham village notes

DESPITE constantly pleading poverty, Northumberland County Council seems maddeningly averse to ridding itself of costly encumbrances.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Redesdale village notes

A FUND-RAISING coffee morning is being held in the marquee at the Bay Horse, West Woodburn, tomorrow, starting at 10am.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Colwell: Air medics called out

THE Great North Air Ambulance was called to two separate incidents in Tynedale on Sunday within the space of an hour.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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North Tyne: Rustlers mastermind raids on sheep farms

hxOttercops42ct SHEEP rustling in the North Tyne and Redewater is almost as rampant now as it was in the days of the Border reivers.

Last updated 22 October 2014
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Stonehaugh: Falconry Days to appeal county council closure notice

ONE of the district’s most popular tourist attractions has been told it must close next month.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Tarset: Supergran Muriel shook hands with an octopus

Hxfordeobit AN ALL-ACTION grandma who enjoyed scuba diving, potholing and white water rafting into her late 80s, has died at the age of 91.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Kielder pitches in to tackle fund-raising quest

hxdefib IT’S not often a community gets behind a fund-raising project for a village asset – and then hopes it just stays in a corner gathering dust.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Otterburn: School works towards bright future

hxdafydd A FIRST school which came under fire from Ofsted inspectors has taken the positive step of appointing an executive headteacher.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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