The heritage board commissioned by the Friends of Morpeth’s Floral Clock marks 50 years since the donation of the clock on July 10, 1972, by James Fairbairn Smith to his friend Alderman Bertram Jobson, to honour his four years as Mayor of the Borough of Castle Morpeth.
It includes the following information: ‘It is one of only four floral clocks in England and it is the only one with traditional carpet bedding.
‘The floral clock formed part of a beautifully planted flower bed for many years until it fell into disrepair.
Crossing closure will make railway line like the 'Berlin Wall' claims Blyth resident
Sea fret - a look at the foggy phenomenon which spoils sunny days in Northumberland
HMP Northumberland prisoner died after swallowing drugs smuggled into the jail by his mum
Cost of living in the spotlight at Northumberland council meeting
Walrus which visited Seahouses is put down by Norwegian authorities
‘It was restored and replanted in 2018 due to a community partnership between Northumberland County Council and the Friends of Morpeth’s Floral Clock, born out of community interest in and support for the reinstatement of our floral clock.’