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... 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.