On Sale 5th August, 2011
Farming For Production - And For Wildlife Too
by MIKE PRATT, Chief Executive of Northumberland Wildlife Trust
A Favoured Spot For The Sword And The Forge Hammer
SUSAN BURKE visits Newburn, whose riverside location made it a popular venue for battling armies and industrial pioneers.
No More Shared Baths And Cold Dormitories
Like most youth hostels half a century ago, Wooler operated a strict regime with a minimum of home comforts, but times have changed as Jenny Pollock discovered.
A Fistful Of Film Memories
STEWART BONNEY meets some of the people involved in a community film project centred for 30 years on rural Coquetdale.
Enjoy Late Summer Days In.....
Alnmouth And Warkworth
A Plum Lovely Way To Enjoy Fresh Fruit
Home Cooking with Jane Lovett
Plum Frangipane Tarts & Plums in Rum
My Reputation Went To The Dogs
Where does a trainee vet gain valuable hands-on experience? In senior vet JOHN PRESCOTT's student days it involved an evening at the greyhounds.
The Far North? Well, Where Should I Begin?
JOHN GRUNDY was hopeful that he would find enough to write about in one of the less visited corners of the county. He needn’t have worried…
The Hills Are Alive: With The Sight Of Meadows
SUSIE WHITE describes some favourite meadow wildflowers, and how a project in the North Pennines is helping to secure upland hay meadows for the future.
Helping To Put Our Birds On The Map
IAN KERR has been busy submitting sightings of bird species to a national database, and he's by no means the only one . . .
History, Mystery And Magnificent Views
JAMES NORRIS presents his nomination for the best short walk in England.
Tea And Ecology Where A Lead Smelter Once Stood
ANTHONY TOOLE finds a hive of artistic activities at Langley Garden Station, nestling in a green corner of south-west Northumberland.
We Came, We Saw And We Conkered
ANTHONY JOISCE presents a portrait of one of our most popular trees - not least among children - the horse chestnut.
21st Century Cyber-bumpkins And The Boom-boom Zumba Girls Of Stobswood
GORDON WILKINSON opens the doors of the county's village halls, and peeks inside.
ALLAN POTTS sees how soil types have contributed to the variety of landscapes and wildlife across the county.
Also In This Issue . . .
Newbiggin's maritime centre opens
New trails for walkers
Too tasty to hurry
Classrooms need repairs
Bring out your art
Milkhope Centre 25th Birthday
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