A fitting memorial

Derek Knox, of Longhorsley History Society, remembers the installation of a memorial to World War I airmen

In 2018 the local history society was contacted by the Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust to inform us that we would be receiving an Indian granite plaque to commemorate there being an airfield here in World War I.

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War and revolution

A fascinating book Lady Sybil: Empire, War and Revolution by Simon Boyd, grandson of Lady Sybil Grey of Howick Hall, came to the attention of The Northumbrian thanks to Mike Fraser, Programme Co-ordinator for the annual Berwick Literary Festival, which takes place each October. Here, Simon Boyd offers a taste of the story of his grandmother as a young Northumbrian woman in Russia during war and revolution…

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Cycle/drive the region

Martin Gibson takes a two-wheeled tour of some of the region’s loveliest reservoirs in a journey you can enjoy just as well by car

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