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The Graceful Lady Of Our Woodlands

BRUCE FERGUSON continues his exploration of the natural history, myth, folklore and uses past and present of the trees native to Northumberland with a look at the birch.

 

A Personal Touch Is On The Cards

SUSAN BURKE learns about paper and card craft from Ruth Ridgway, who runs a weekly class for enthusiasts of all abilities in Hexham.

 

Telling Tales Out Of School

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STEWART BONNEY highlights a project which has introduced the tradition of oral storytelling to schoolchildren by taking them to some of the county’s most notable historical sites.

 

Flying Visits With A View To Feeding

RICK TAYLOR introduces some of the feathered characters which call in for a life-saving snack when the weather is at its coldest.

 

The Ruined Abbey Which Time Forgot

ALLAN CROOKSTON reports on the decline and near disappearance of Newminster Abbey, once one of the foremost monastic sites in the north of England.

 

Getting To Grips With The Cheviots

Are the Cheviots the last undiscovered wilderness of England? MIKE PRATT, Chief Executive of Northumberland Wildlife Trust investigates.

 

A Loving Father’s Garden Of Delights

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ANTHONY TOOLE discovers an unusual haven of tranquillity on the edge of a battlefield.

 

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of Coal Lumps

The end of both coal and aluminium production in the last 20 years has been a double blow to Lynemouth, but the village is fighting back thanks to its resource centre, as GORDON WILKINSON discovered.

 

 

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