North Sunderland close gap on NNL leaders

On a day when North Northumberland League leaders AFC Newbiggin were not playing due to Alnmouth United being unable to field a side, North Sunderland took the opportunity to reduce the deficit at the top to eight points with a 3-0 victory away to Amble St Cuthbert.

St Valentines Day.

Photos lead to friendship

I like St Valentine’s Day. Being a bit of a ‘romantic, arty-farty hippy’, as a friend described me, the idea of spreading love appeals.

Artichoke crowns need protection. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Turn to straw, soil and fleece

We have a few perennial salvia cultivars whose extended, colourful summer presence is valued, so losing one variety to frost prompted winter protection for all.

Embleton First School

Leading the way in recycling

Children in Embleton First School were playing their part in helping ‘Third World’ countries by recycling and were keen for other villages to join in the project.

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