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Getting the most from your seeds

Suddenly we’re sowing seeds, pricking-out and potting-up as if there were no tomorrow.

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Lindisfarne oysters at The Seafood Shack, Alnmouth.

MEAL REVIEW: The Seafood Shack, Alnmouth

As intimate restaurants go, you couldn’t get more cosy than the Seafood Shack at Alnmouth.

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Remember when from 25 years ago, Coquet High School netball team

Remember when...25 years ago

Sport was the name of the game for this week’s Remember When picture.

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Northumbrian ham, cheese and chutney sandwich at The Earl Grey Tea House.

MEAL REVIEW: The Earl Grey Tea House, Howick Hall Gardens

Despite perhaps not being quite at its peak in early April, the daffodils alone make a wander in Howick Hall Gardens a most enjoyable way to spend an afternoon.

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Birch hoops support the herbaceous plants.

Put supports in now to avoid being caught out

Stiff breezes are not entirely welcome as April unfolds.

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Remember when from 25 years ago, Alnwick North Community Centre football stripes

Searching for clues

We are still looking for information for this picture, which we published on this page two weeks ago.

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A delighted Lorna hugs fellow contestant Fumbi as they both go through to the knock-out stage.

Lorna's reaction to getting through to MasterChef knockout stages

Berwick’s Lorna Robertson is proving herself to be one of the top contestants in this year’s MasterChef.
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Daffodils.

Cheviot, Flower Club

At the March meeting of Cheviot Valleys Flower Club Irene Parker entertained us with a demonstration of Ideas and Inspirations.

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The site of the battle of Flodden.

Rothbury, U3A

What links a small town in Ayrshire, Flodden and Ford/Etal?

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Crowning Queen Pam

Crowning Queen Pam

This picture from 50 years ago takes us back to the days of Alnwick’s Carnival. Pictured is Pam Pressley, aged 20, and a student at the then Alnwick Training College.

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Red squirrel

Belford, Meeting

Save our Squirrels

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Bird Watching by Gerry Simpson.

Alnwick, Camera Club

The subject for Alnwick and District Camera Club’s projected image set subject competition was People.

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The Shilbottle WI team consisting of Isabel Watson, Margaret Richardson, Pat Lough and Sheila Richardson beat strong opposition to win the Northumberland Federation WI dominoes final held at the Ridley Arms Stannington on April 3.

Shilbottle WI

Dominoes delight for WI ladies

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Lindisfarne Priory

Holy Island safe crossing times

From today (Thursday, April 20)

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Lorna Robertson

Northumberland woman to appear on Masterchef

A north Northumberland woman is taking on her toughest challenge yet as a contestant on BBC cookery show Masterchef.

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Alnwick Scouts

Scouting for picture clues

These two pictures are part of a number kindly lent to us by a reader.

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Meat feast pizza at Zecca, Amble.

MEAL REVIEW: Zecca, High Street, Amble

Three generations, two mams and one restaurant – the stage was set for a Mothering Sunday lunchtime treat, Italian style.

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Remember when from 25 years ago, Alnwick County First School children with PC Alan Chapman

Help us find out more

We published this picture a few weeks ago and are still searching for information about it.

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The trig point (triangulation station) on Shillhope Law. Picture by Ian Hall.

Measuring up to put county on the map

In this age of satellite navigation systems and Google maps, there is still a quiet pleasure to be had in opening out an Ordnance Survey map and seeing the landscape spread out in fine detail.

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