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... 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.