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Remember when...25 years ago

Remember this? It was taken in February 1992 and shows a cheque presentation as part of the Wooler Air Ambulance appeal.

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Cubs and Scouts of the past

Cubs and scouts of the past

We are hoping our readers might be able to help with names for the faces in these pictures.

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The Ship Inn - salad starter.

MEAL REVIEW: The Ship Inn, Low Newton-by-the-Sea

The Ship Inn at Low Newton is a very popular pub; there’s always someone in there, but during the high season, it can be a struggle even to get in the door.

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Protection against cabbage root fly and white butterfly.

Defending crops the natural way

In days of yore, when caterpillars appeared on cabbages they were dusted with derris powder or sprayed with the liquid version. It derived from the roots of a tropical plant and was deemed to be safe.

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Rothbury riverside

Coquetdale, U3A

Who wrote The Story of Art? What was the name of the pub (now closed) at Holystone? Who is Harden Quarry’s most famous customer?

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Craster

Craster WI, Meeting

Twenty-six members met at the Horseshoes restaurant in Rennington.

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The mysterious steps down to the Cateran Hole.

History is going underground across county

There is something about caves and other underground places which fascinate and intrigue us.

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Remember when from 25 years ago, RSPCA light lunch at the Waltons, Alnmouth

Still searching for information

We are still searching for more information about this picture published in the Gazette two weeks ago.

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Fresh vegetables from the frosty February garden.

Good veg growing is all in the soil preparation

“You get out of the land what you put into it,” were the words of a gardening mentor who hailed the merits of an organic-rich soil.

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A1 road between Alnwick and Morpeth.

Alnwick, History Society

Alistair Sinton took a packed January meeting of Alnwick and District Local History Society for a leisurely stroll along the 60 miles of the Old Great North Road (the old A1) from Newcastle to Berwick.

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Tree Picture by Jane Coltman

Coquetdale, Wildlife Trust

Richard Poppleton gave the Coquetdale branch of the Wildlife Trust a wonderfully informative and well illustrated talk on the Trees of Northumberland.

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Remember when from 25 years ago, Amble Far East Prisoners of War remember Singapore

Remember when ... 25 years ago

This is a canny bunch of men who deserve probably more recognition than they got.

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Pictured presenting the cheque to Josh Rutherford, coach of Walking Football scheme, is Rotarian Dave Shoemaker with some of the walking football participants.

Walking football nets Rotary cash

The Rotary Club of Amble and Warkworth has presented a cheque for £200 to the Tiny Woods Football Academy in Amble to support a Walking Football scheme.

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The beautiful display of spring flowers at Bowburn Park beside Alnwick Castle.
Picture Jane Coltman

Alnwick, Camera Club

Alnwick and District Camera Club’s president John Thompson gave members an evening to remember when he presented an account of his latest ventures in photography.

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Music and sport of the past

Music and sport of the past

These pictures have been taken from our sister paper, the Berwick Advertiser, but as they are from north Northumberland we thought we would call on Gazette readers to help us identify some of the faces.

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Holy Island Causeway

Holy Island safe crossing times

From today (Thursday, February 16)

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Amble Christmas Lights  Picture by Jane Coltman

Amble, Warkworth Rotary

More than 20 local charities and groups have benefitted from the proceeds of the Amble and Warkworth Rotary Christmas collection, which was carried out door to door throughout December.

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Wooler U3A members Alison and Tony Davies enjoyed a relaxing bike ride to Kielder Water and surprised themselves by buying their first yacht, Corylus!

From landlubbers to sea adventurers

Wooler U3A members Alison and Tony Davies enjoyed a bike ride to Kielder Water and surprised themselves by buying a yacht.

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Fancy a Subway sandwich today?

You can get a free Subway sandwich on Valentine's Day - here's how!

Fancy treating your loved one (or even yourself) to a special Valentine's Day lunch?

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Snowdrops grow well in Northumberland.

Snowdrops are a county speciality

The earliest bulbs to bloom are led by the winter aconite (Eranthis hyemalis). Snowdrops (galanthus) follow close behind. Both are spot-on for February bee visitors.

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