Dad took a tumble in Bailiffgate while walking to see the hunt gather in front of the castle entrance.
The reaction by the people around him was immediate and heart-warming.
An ambulance was called, a towel found to make a pillow, he was put in the recovery position, jackets taken off to use as blankets and a woolly hat appeared.
People sat on the kerb chatting and encouraging him.
The Cookie Jar staff provided a blanket and even our dog was looked after by passers-by.
Dad suffered two black eyes, a broken nose and a fractured eye socket, but he is on the mend and looking forward to getting out and about in Alnwick.
Thank you one and all.
Peter and Jan Hall,