Tributes for shepherdess Jill
Last updated at 08:16, Wednesday, 06 February 2013
TRIBUTES have been paid to intrepid shepherdess Jill Fairweather whoi has lost her battle against cancer.
Friends and family remember her infectious giggle, broad, sunny smile with a zest for life and a determination to make the most of each and every day.
As well as a shepherdess, she was a talented artist, dog lover, loyal friend, loving daughter and sister.
Jill, who lived in a tiny, windswept cottage overlooking her beloved hills at Langley, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007,
**Read the full story in this Friday’s Hexham Courant.
First published at 08:13, Wednesday, 06 February 2013
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk
This week in... 1949Friday, December 9, 1949...
A workman was buried alive while digging a drain in the Prudhoe Urban Council's housing estate at Oaklands.
Workmates rushed to the aid of 50-year-old Richard Barclay, of Stocksfield, when the wall of the trench he was digging collapsed.
They managed to dig his head and shoulders free before finally pulling him from the earth. He was found to be suffering from shock and bruising.