TRAVEL: Excited to see Wooler again

In my planning for an upcoming trip to the UK, I noticed the article in your paper about the decision to build a replica of the fountain in Wooler, originally built in memory of William Wightman, my great-great-grandfather.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 9th September 2016, 5:00 am
Updated Monday, 12th September 2016, 4:26 pm

I heard stories of the fountain when I was young and came for a visit to Wooler in 1992. At that time, I heard about its dismantling from a woman in a store on the main street. I also purchased some paintings and postcards depicting the fountain.

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Today, we fly out from Toronto, Canada, and will be arriving in London tomorrow morning. Then we are taking the train to Edinburgh, renting a car and then heading down to Wooler for the weekend. It will be exciting to visit that lovely area of the world again, and, maybe we will see a fountain in the middle of the town!

Elizabeth Wightman,

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