ON THE TRACK OF A RAILWAY PIONEER

MARK A. HUNTER has embarked on a short walk around Wylam in search of George Stephenson’s birthplace, a task that was exceptionally easy but ultimately frustrating. However, he didn’t expect to find the first Tyne Bridge.


MANY CENTURIES OF FAITHFUL SERVICE

IAN KERR outlines the eventful history of Holy Island’s parish church, created to serve the village community because only monks could worship at the neighbouring priory.


ATTRACTED BY MY MAGNETIC NORTH

ROGER ROBSON muses on the passing of years and the course which his life has taken.