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... 1928Saturday, December 8, 1928...
The Miners' Hall at West Wylam was officially re-opened after undergoing extensive renovation.
Built as a cinema with a sloping floor 15 years previously, a ladies' cloakroom had been added and the floor levelled to turn it into a dance hall.
The work cost £500, half of which came from the Northumberland Miners' Association.