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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Bellingham

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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Stannersburn: Country hotel makes its mark in new guide

hxpheasantaward VISITORS to one of Tynedale’s top tourist attractions are raising their glasses to a local hotel which has won a national award.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Upper North Tyne village notes

ON Sunday, October 19, at 11am, St Peter’s Church, Falstone, will hold a dedication service for the new war memorial plaque.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Chollerton village notes

THE new kitchen has now been installed at Barrasford Village Hall and the committee is looking towards the next project to provide an accessible toilet.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Humshaugh village notes

THE annual fireworks display will take place on the playing field on Wednesday, November 5.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Bellingham village notes

FURTHER to the Northumbria in Bloom judges’ comments about the supposed lack of information about the Chinese gun outside the town hall, it’s actually a relic of one of the less glorious periods of British history.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Wark village notes

LAST week I should have mentioned the start of the carpet bowls season, but unfortunately I missed it.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Redesdale village notes

ELSDON’S popular film club starts its new season tonight with a showing of The Railway Man starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. The club meets at Elsdon village hall at 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets are available at the door.

Last updated 15 October 2014
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Bellingham: Buddhists retreat to the new Land of Joy

A STATELY home in the North Tyne which was once the scene of a grisly murder is set for a new life as a Buddhist retreat centre.

Last updated 8 October 2014
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Consultation on Wark plan

PROPOSALS for 19 new homes in Wark have been given a mixed reaction.

Last updated 8 October 2014
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Redesdale village notes

A MURDER mystery night in aid of St John’s, Otterburn, is being held tonight in Otterburn Memorial hall, starting at 7.30pm.

Last updated 8 October 2014
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Greenhaugh: Villagers lose fight to steer timber wagons off roads

THE eternal battle between timber producers trying to get their wood to market, and North Tyne villagers who fear for their lives as heavily laden wagons thunder past their homes, has reached a new crossroads.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Bellingham: Dorothy lived her dream of keeping local history alive

hxdorothybell THE woman who was the inspiration behind the Heritage Centre at at Bellingham has died at the age of 79.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Wark eyesore set for facelift

A NOTORIOUS eyesore in the centre of Wark could be in line for a major facelift.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Humshaugh village notes

IT was immensely sad to learn of the passing last week of our young neighbour Mathew Air.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Chollerton village notes

IT is quiz night in Barrasford village hall tonight at 8pm. A pooled supper with all the usual rounds.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Rochester: Busy finale for show season

SHEEP farmers from as far afield as Cumbria and the Scottish Borders will be travelling to Tynedale in the hope of ending their showing season on a high tomorrow.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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