Rain is the winner
Published at 09:13, Monday, 18 June 2012
RAIN continues to play havoc with the league cricket programme.
No games in the first or second divisions of the West Tyne League survived the weather on Saturday.
Tynedale only managed to eke out 18 overs of their home at Morpeth. But their efforts were enough to earn single bonus point to strengthen their lead at the top of the table.
One of the few games to conclude in the region was the one between Corbridge and Ashington Rugby in the Northumberland League.
Sadly, Corbridge remain anchored at the bottom, after being bowled out for just 35 in an eight wicket defeat.
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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.