Alnwick, Family History Society

Barry Mead gave an excellent and enthusiastic talk using old postcards to track the development of popular local resort, Whitley Bay.

Stalwarts of the Warkworth Show organised a Market Stall in the centre of the village to sell plants, and produce to raise funds for the Warkworth Show,

Market produces show funds

A market stall was set up in Warkworth to sell plants and produce to raise funds for the village show, to be held in the castle grounds on Saturday, August 19.

Remember when from 25 years ago, Longhoughton Juniors football team

Football memories

This picture from July 1992 brought back some memories for our Facebook readers.

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Lindisfarne Priory

Holy Island safe crossing times

From today (Thursday, July 20)

The Rothbury and Coquetdale History Society concluded its season with a visit to Berwick on Tweed. Pictured are some of the members with local historian Jim Herbert.

Group takes a tour of town’s rich history

Rothbury and Coquetdale History Society concluded its season, which has included exciting lectures by leading historians in the North East, with a visit to Berwick-upon-Tweed.


Here she is! Disney Magic arrives on the River Tyne

The iconic Disney Magic cruise liner has arrived in the North East as she embarks on a short stay in the region.

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Glendale festival 2016
Pirates of Wooler
Picture by Jane Coltman

Bigger and better festival on the cards

A bigger and better Glendale Festival will take place next weekend, running over two days instead of the usual one.

Sea birds

Northumberland, Bird Club

Our final talk before the summer break at North Northumberland Bird Club was given by club member and bird ringer Philip Hanmer, ably assisted by his wife Alison at the computer delivering the images.

Netting to keep cabbage whites away. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Garden pests are waiting to strike

Planting cabbage, sprouts, broccoli, et al and failing to guard against pest problems will lead to disappointment.


Hedgeley WI, Meeting

Hedgeley WI met at the Breamish Hall, Powburn.

Barry Mcalle used a fallen branch as foreground interest in this shot of Hulne Park in Alnwick.

Northumberland Camera Club

I’ve been getting some really nice comments from folk about this column and the Northumberland Camera Club, which is really very gratifying.

Chandos Beauty - remove spent rose blooms to encourage a longer flowering season. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Crop cultivation is a season-long project

I wonder how many potentially brilliant summer crops fall short of expectation simply through lack of maintenance.

Remember when from 25 years ago, Coffee morning for the NSPCC at Warkworth

Youngsters raise charity cash

We published this picture of an NSPCC coffee morning in Warkworth a few weeks ago.

Remember when from 25 years ago, Warkworth First School 7-a-side football team

Names to football and fete faces

These two pictures, which have featured in the last few weeks as our Remember When images, have reaped responses.

Flower display

Cheviot, Flower Club

At the June meeting Mrs Ann Codd entertained us with a demonstration of Let’s Open The Boxes.

The view to Snitter from Physic Lane in Thropton.

Thropton WI, Meeting

The July meeting of Thropton WI was to be the last until September – last, but certainly not least.

Remember when from 25 years ago, Longhoughton Juniors football team

Remember when...25 years ago

Our Remember When picture this week comes from Longhoughton.


Who’s game for some artwork?

This magnificent pheasant has pride of place outside Weavers Court in Alnwick.

Pottergate and Narrowgate in Alnwick

Alnwick, Recorded Music Society

There was a wealth of unfamiliar music to enjoy when Mike Alexander led members Into The Unknown.

Big waves with the tidal surge at Seahouses harbour.  Picture by Jane Coltman

Seahouses WI, Meeting

A total of 19 members were present at North Sunderland And Seahouses WI’s last meeting.

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