Glendale, History Society

Tunnel tragedy

Overspending at Christmas is tempting, but try to avoid getting into debt. If you are worried about your finances Citizens Advice Northumberland is at hand to help. Picture by Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Top tips to avoid a debt hangover

Families have been offered expert advice to try to avoid a Christmas debt hangover.

Boat sheds on  Holy Island of Lindisfarne

Holy Island safe crossing times

From today (Thursday, December 8)

On Tuesday, October 11 our RE Ambassadors, escorted by Mrs Susan Francis and Rev John Beckworth, delivered a large array of food donated by our pupils and parents, the local church community and Belford First school for the Harvest Food Festival Service at St Marys Church in Belford.

Serving up community food bank support

RE ambassadors from St Mary’s Middle School, Belford, escorted by Susan Francis and the Rev John Beckworth, delivered a large array of food donated by pupils, parents, the church community and Belford First school for the Harvest Food Festival Service at St Mary’s Church.

Upper Coquetdale were brought together by Upper Coquetdale Parish to enjoy a delicious and exotic Asian meal as a fund-raiser to support the charity 'Peace of Mind'.

Samosa Sisters’ charity lunch success

On Sunday, October 23, over 100 people of all ages were brought together by Upper Coquetdale Parish to enjoy a delicious, Asian meal in aid of the charity Peace of Mind, which supports NE asylum seekers.

Trinite by Jane Coltman

Alnwick, Camera Club

Club competition

Holly berries growing in the garden. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

All is in place for creating your wreath

Wreaths and garlands are an essential part of yuletide, and although they are available in different forms, it’s the traditional holly type that best evokes memories of Christmases past for me.

Ready-cut Christmas trees are already on sale for your festive displays, but remember to treat them with care if you want them to last. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Water’s crucial for a tree-mendous display

Some might think it too early to be choosing a Christmas tree, but they’re out there in the market looking for suitable homes.

Remember when from 25 years ago, South Charlton indoor pairs bowls competition

Searching for clues

We are still searching for more information about this picture of South Charlton Indoor Bowls Club from November 1991.


Northumberland, Bird Club

Brilliant birds

Mr Les Bell from Bartley, county Durham (formerly Seahouses) sent this picture of Alnwick County Modern School back in 1950, he is pictured fourth from right, middle row.

School day memories

Gazette reader Dougie Hedley wrote to the paper after seeing this picture published last week.

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne
Lindisfarne Priory

Holy Island safe crossing times


Beadnell bay

Beadnell WI, Meeting

Health watch

Every month, the 120 members of Wooler U3A have opportunities to visit an interesting variety of places and events with various interest groups. Barbara Rattcliff organises special outings, like the most recent one to The Kelpies and the Falkirk Wheel.

Kelpies are a mane attraction for club members

Members of Wooler U3A recently visited The Kelpies and Falkirk Wheel. Kelpies were maligned spirits, usually taking the shape of animals, particularly horses.

Remember when from 25 years ago, Carol concert in the snow outside The Kings Place, Alnwick

Remember when...25 years ago

This picture from December 1991 shows a carol concert in Alnwick.

How will you be toasting the Christmas season?

20 best spirits and liqueurs for Christmas

With the nights drawing in and the festive season upon us, it’s the season to settle down by the fireside and forget the cold night outside.

Whats on
Chicken and stuffing pie with chips (�5.50)

MEAL REVIEW: Weavers Court Café, Alnwick

Going out for lunch or dinner, or any meal really, with kids can often be a bit of a challenge for parents.

Whats on
Emma Seed
Geese over Holy Island

Easterly winds bring some rare autumn visitors to our county

The local countryside scene in October is reviewed by John Almond with the help of the members and friends of Alnwick and District Natural History Society.

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