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From today (Thursday, September 21)

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Pictured at the Rotary Club of Amble and Warkworth Charity Golf Day at Alnmouth Golf Club, Foxton, are (L to R) Rotarian Selby Snaith (Starter), Rotarian John Geggie (Rotary President) and four members of the Berwick upon Tweed Rotary Club team.

Teams club together for charity event

The Rotary Club of Amble and Warkworth Charity Golf Day took place at Alnmouth Golf Club, Foxton.

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Bill Wake of Amble and Warkworth Rotary Club.

Amble, Rotary

There cannot be many Rotarians who receive the same prestigious award twice whilst a member of the same club. However, Bill Wake, a member of Amble and Warkworth Rotary Club for 50 years, is one of the select band to have been awarded two Paul Harris Fellowship Awards.

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Wooler cheviot centre

Glendale, History Society

Glendale Local History Society (GLHS) opens its new season and celebrates its ruby anniversary.

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Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick.

Alnwick, Family History Society

The first meeting this autumn was a talk by Jennifer D’Alton, a director of the British Balloon Museum, on the subject of Ballooning Families.

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Amble Bowling Club president Maisie Donkin presents a cheque for �150 to Trevor Colbourne of the Amble Christmas Lights Committee.

Bowlers switch on to fund-raising

Organisers of a Northumberland town’s festive displays have been bowled over by a generous donation to their funds.

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View of Alnwick near the War Memorial by Jane Coltman

Alnwick, Camera Club

Alnwick and District Camera Club’s new season commenced with Chairman’s Night, presented by current chairman Dave Dixon.

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Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick.

Alnwick, History Society

Alnwick and District Local History Society commences a new season on Tuesday, September 26, at 7.30pm, at Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
St Aidan.

Holy Island safe crossing times

From today (Thursday, September 14)

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St Mary's Church, Lesbury, annual garden fete from left to right: Peter Hollins, Carole Dodds (with Jack), Jenny Gascoigne, Rosie Young, Annette Ord, Kathy Platt, Edward Jackson, Alistair Sinton and Kevin McKenna. Picture by Colin Platt

Garden fete was blooming great

The sun made one of its rare appearances and shone all day at St Mary’s Church, Lesbury, annual garden fete, allowing everyone to browse the stalls and enjoy afternoon tea while listening to music from Alnwick Playhouse Band.

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Proof of the Puddings marmalade sponge pudding with orange liqueur.

Judges serve up praise for delicious dessert

A delicious dessert, hand-made by a renowned Northumberland business, has been picked out for special praise in the prestigious Great British Food Awards 2017.

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Lindisfarne Priory

Holy Island safe crossing times

From today (Thursday, September 7)

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A beautiful hanging basket should be kept going as long as possible. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Keep displays going with standby pots

I met an acquaintance at a local plant retail outlet last week and he was buying bedding plants for his summer displays.

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Bamburgh beach

Northumberland, Annual Forum

Registration is now open for the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership’s 2017 Annual Forum on Friday, September 29, at Bamburgh Pavilion.

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View of the Till Valley from Doddington
Picture by Jane Coltman

Till Valley, Archaeological Soc

The Till Valley Archaeological Society starts a new season of talks on Wednesday, September 6, at 7.30pm in Crookham Village Hall.

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The beautifully planted new cart at The Coach Inn in Lesbury makes sure everyone is smiling again. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Don’t expect blooms to flourish without food

Removing spent blooms from ornamentals can stimulate more.

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A view of St Lawrence's Church, Warkworth
Picture Jane Coltman

Warkworth WI, Meeting

There is no evening meeting in August so 21 members met at Hauxley Nature Reserve one afternoon for a walk and socialising.

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A view of Wooler
 Picture by Jane Coltman

Wooler, U3A

Notable Northumbrians was the subject of a talk to Wooler U3A given by Andy Griffin, who is an Alnwick Civic Award winner, historian, author, WEA and university lecturer and inspirational volunteer with Action on Hearing Loss.

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Lesbury Village Hall

Lesbury WI, Meeting

Our July meeting took place at Eshott Hall where we hosted our 95th birthday celebrations with afternoon tea.This was held in the ballroom and enjoyed by all members.

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Amble Inner Wheel Immediate past president Mrs Jane Smith handed over the chain of office to Mrs Judith Frisch

Amble, Inner Wheel

Inner Wheel Club of Amble and Warkworth held the annual handover meeting on Tuesday, July 18, at The Sun Hotel in Warkworth.

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