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Thursday, 02 October 2014

Bellingham

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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Wark village notes

THE 50th anniversary of the Wark and District Leek Show in the town hall was blessed with a really good display of produce.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Bellingham: Wark excels at Cheviot Show

FOR the first time since the show began in 1993, there was no grower from Bellingham in the top five places at the Cheviot Leek Show in the village.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Redesdale village notes

A MEETING was held at Elsdon village hall on Monday, September 1, to review and receive feedback about this year’s village fete and to discuss what lessons could be learned for future fetes.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Record goes to pot at Wark’s 50th show

hxmattrobson WARK Leek Club’s annual show was a glittering occasion this year as it celebrated its golden jubilee.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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Bellingham village notes

ANYONE interested in buying the old police station has until noon on October 31 to get their offer in.

Last updated 1 October 2014
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News in brief

TWO motorists were injured in an accident on the C200 at Kielder Water on Monday, September 8.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Chollerton village notes

SEPTEMBER Dunkers coffee morning, held as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, raised £152 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Thanks to everyone who attended, donated cakes and raffle prizes or gave a donation.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Bellingham village notes

WHAT a pity that such a memorable Bellingham Show was tarnished by turning the cemetery gates – the village’s war memorial – into something more associated with the Troubles in Northern Ireland. CALLING all former members of Bellingham Young Farmers’ Club. Lisa Charlton, the present club secretary tells me that Bellingham is hosting the rally this year, so it’s all hands on deck to make it an event to remember. She and other members are pulling together a committee of past members and other interested parties who might be able to help with the project. A meeting takes places on Wednesday (September 24) upstairs at the Cheviot at 7.30pm to bounce ideas around,

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Humshaugh village notes

A HUGE round of applause for everyone who was involved in the Great War exhibition, show and café in the village hall last week.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Wark village notes

AS THIS weekend includes the third Saturday of September, it must be the Wark and District Leek Show.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Redesdale village notes

MEMBERS of the Phoenix 60-plus social club have visited Castle Howard.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Bellingham: Talented folk flock to fifth BAAFest

HxbaafestA THE end of the festival season is approaching, but anyone lucky enough to have enjoyed this year’s BAAFest at Bellingham will conclude that the best has been kept until last.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Bellingham: Tom Tom gets the timing of his leeks just right

THE hot summer played havoc with the pot leek entries at Bellingham and District Leek Show on Saturday.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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Upper Redesdale: Border barrier goes up as Scotland decides its future

hxCarterBar38ct travellers on the A68 in Upper Redesdale were given a taste of possible things to come on Monday.

Last updated 24 September 2014
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