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The Sweet Smell Of Blossom Time
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 wild cherry.
A Poet, An Artist And An Unlikely Golf Course
Now that heavy traffic no longer blights the centre of Haydon Bridge, MURIEL SOBO finds that the village provides a good start and finish for a circular walk.
The Road To Recovery Through A Camera Lens
Serious illness forced Lee Kershaw to make a major change in his career plans so he turned to photography, as he told STEWART BONNEY.
Why We All Need Our Spectacles
MIKE PRATT, Chief Executive of Northumberland Wildlife Trust looks at some of our local wildlife spectacles.
The Man Who Brought Memories Back To Life
JOHN GRUNDY pays tribute to Frank Atkinson, the inspiration and driving force behind Beamish Museum, who died at the end of last year.
Look At It From A Different Angle
Senior vet JOHN PRESCOTT recalls two cases, one human and one animal, which illustrated how vital it can be to obtain X-ray images from more than one camera position.
Old Haunts Of Reivers, Druids And Jacobites
ANDREW CURTIS concludes his two-part study of the named stones of Northumberland by looking at stones connected with legends and traditions, the natural world and boundaries.
Carry On Cutting For Indoor Colour
SUSIE WHITE suggests garden plants which can provide a wealth of home-grown cut flowers for all seasons.
Rugged Reminders Of A Troubled History
ANTHONY TOOLE takes a detour from North Tynedale on the trail of bastles in the Tarset valley.
Who’s In, And Who’s Out For The Count
IAN KERR explains how the thousands of statistics gathered by volunteers about the county’s current bird population have provided the database for a newly-published work of reference.
On Paper, A Highly Skilful Operation
SUSAN BURKE meets Vincent Lomenech, a Belford-based specialist in paper conservation and restoration as well as picture framing.
Tough Work In A Harsh Landscape
A combination of treacherous working conditions, primitive accommodation and a severe climate made lead mining one of the county’s most arduous industries, as GLEN LYNDON DODDS explains.
A Place Of Your Own
ALLAN POTTS offers examples of how different species have adapted to occupy their own distinctive habitats.
A Mat Finish Too Good To Step On
SUSIE WHITE meets textile artist Rachel Phillimore at her studio in a rural setting near Haltwhistle.
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