TYNEDALE has a long history of producing top class golfers, the sport blossoming courtesy of the fantastic clubs in the area.
In recent years, the Paisley brothers Andy and Chris have made their mark, while Martin Forster has also caught the eye in national competitions.
In fact the list is to lengthy to mention them all,... [more]
Published: July 12, 2012
THEY are nearly upon us and the whole country is gearing up to celebrate the Olympic Games being held in our great country.
And, although all the sporting action will unfold in the capital 300 miles away, I don’t buy into the argument that the Games will be just for the people of London.
Apart from the obvious that people... [more]
Published: July 5, 2012
This week in... 1885Saturday, June 20th, 1885
Over 2,000 people attended the Temperance Gala held at Greencroft Park, Haltwhistle.
Led by the Bardon Mill Brass Band, 12 temperance societies paraded through the town, prior to an open air meeting in the park.
During the event the Rev. J.M. Russel condemned the House of Commons for rejecting a proposal to increase taxes on spirits and beer.