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A Death Threat From Across The Channel
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 ash.
Autumn Enters The Woods
ALLAN POTTS captures the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness on camera.
When Were You Last In Church?
JOHN GRUNDY suggests that some of the remarkable treasures which reside in the county’s churches are well worth a visit.
A Baptism Of Fire For The Contemptibles
Mark Moffitt looks at the crucial role played by the 1st Battalion of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers in the opening months of the First World War.
Creating Many A Favourable Impression
SUSIE WHITE renews her acquaintance with printmaker Janet Dickson, who shares her expertise in courses she runs from her home near Netherwitton.
A Divine Experience Of The Dowser’s Art
TONY NEWTON discovers that dowsing is alive and thriving in Northumberland.
A Model Example Of Getting Things Done
SUSAN BURKE meets the creative model builder who goes by the professional name of The Thingmaker.
A Wrags-to-riches Tale Of Retraining
SUSIE WHITE revisits Whalton Manor to learn about an innovative scheme which encourages participants to take up gardening as a new career.
For The Benefit Of City And County
STEWART BONNEY delves into the history of a society which has been fighting on behalf of the people of Northumberland and Tyneside for the past 90 years.
Scribbly Jack Is Losing His Home
The once-widespread yellowhammer has become a less common sight in today’s farmland, as IAN KERR explains.
How Village Memories Were Brought To Book
A book compiled to celebrate Wall village and its parish was reviewed this spring in Issue 138 of The Northumbrian. SUSAN BURKE meets the people who inspired the project.
How I Came To Be Plugging Leeks
DANNY CALDERBANK explains that his appointment to a job in the North East led to the start of a fascination with the region’s most iconic vegetable, the pot leek.
Half-forgotten Loughs Deep In The Forest
ANTHONY TOOLE continues his walks to some of the county's smaller loughs with visits to Fallowlees and Blackaburn.
Autumn Signals A New Beginning
MIKE PRATT, Chief Executive of Northumberland Wildlife Trust looks at early autumn adventures, a time when the young of many species (even some humans!) leave home and branch out on their own.
Waiting For The Man From The Ministry
Soon after senior vet JOHN PRESCOTT joined his first practice, his preventative measures to isolate a possible case of foot-and-mouth disease were put to the test.
Also In This Issue....
SHOPPING FOR CHRISTMAS
HOME COOKING WITH JANE LOVETT
Any excuse for a good Grouse
Roast Grouse (Deconstructed)
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