Wooler, England Newswire

Wooler, England Newswire

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  1. Ahead of Real Bread Week, meet the North East baker who has achieved his life's ambitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Chronicle Live

    It wasn't bread that first attracted baker Andrew Smith to a career in the food and drink industry - it was beer! "I really wanted to be a brewer but at the time I wanted to get into it, the North East was a bit of a real ale desert," he explains. "The only way I could take that path was to get in with one of the big commercial breweries, but as real ale was where I saw my future and the breweries knew that was what I wanted to do, they understandably weren't interested in me."

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  2. Holiday park has new ownerRead the original story

    Friday Feb 9 | Berwickshire News

    It is the leisure park company's fourth holiday park purchase in 18 months, including Coldingham Bay Leisure Park last year. The purchase brings Verdant Leisure's portfolio to eight parks across southern Scotland and north east England.

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  3. Shepherdess wins role judging alongside Spice Girl Geri Horner on BBC talent showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 3 | Daily Star

    Sophie Armstrong sits with former Spice Girl Geri Horner as one of the panel of singing judges on All Together Now. But the Daily Star Sunday can reveal she is a shepherdess who learned songs for the series by practising while out in the fields looking after her flock.

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  4. Northumbria police officer slammed by Scousers for Twitter dig after massive car park blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Police officer Curtis Ritchie, believed to be based at Wooler in Northumberland, has 'expressed regret' for the tweet which upset some Scousers A serving police officer has come under fire on social media for a comment which appears to refer to the Hillsborough disaster. Criticism was launched at PC Curtis Ritchie after he commented on a BBC News tweet on New Year's Day.

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  5. Holiday park expansion plannedRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2017 | Berwickshire News

    The company, which also runs leisure parks at Coldingham Bay, Pease Bay and Thurston Manor, Dunbar, plans to increase the size of their Riverside Leisure Park at Wooler by 38 pitches, which will be used for 31 caravan pitches and seven new lodges. A new pedestrian bridge will be built over the Wooler Water to give better access to facilities and it will also accommodate disability scooters and wheelchairs.

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  6. Kelso celebrates 200th year of veterinary servicesRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2017 | Berwickshire News

    Staff at Kelso's Galedin Vet Surgery. Back row, left to right, Iain lathangie , Michael Kyle, Alexa Bryce, Marion Hutcheson and Tom sparks.

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  7. Agricultural firm H&H sees profits fall in 'sluggish' marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    Agricultural business H&H Group has reported a small fall in profits in what it has described as a "sluggish economic environment" for the farming sector. The Carlisle group - which operates the auction mart in Wooler, Northumberland - operates in four areas: livestock auctions, estate and land agency, insurance and print.

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  8. Bank of Scotland's Borders mobile bank starts on MondayRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Berwickshire News

    The Bank of Scotland's programme of branch closures is currently under way, and Coldstream will be the last of the 24 branches in Scotland and Northumberland to close on Thursday, October 26. Four branches of the Bank of Scotland will close in the next two weeks, starting with Newtown St Boswells next Thursday, October 19, followed by the Wooler branch on Monday, October 23, Lauder on Tuesday, October 24 and Coldstream on the following Thursday.

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  9. Sally Conner, of RABI, with the gold sovereignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Regional manager for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution Sally Conner could not believe her eyes when she emptied the tin and an unusual, gold, shiny coin dropped out in front of her. She said: "I looked online to find out the coin's value and couldn't quite believe it.

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  10. J Craggs and his champion of champions at Glendale Show.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    A LIMOUSIN cross heifer from Sedgefield took the champion of champions title at the 125th Glendale Show in Northumberland on Bank Holiday Monday. Owner J Craggs, of Glower O'er Him Farm, received The Lilburn Estates Farming Partnership trophy for the overall cattle champion from Camilla Davidson from the estates and Keiran Wilkinson from Carrs Billington.

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  11. See our pictures from the Glendale Show as families flock to NorthumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    With a huge array of food stalls, local farmers and craftsmen selling their wares, and livestock competing to be named best in show, Northumberland's agricultural community was all on display. She said: "I love watching the horses, seeing the beautiful way they are all done up for the show, and there's just a lovely atmosphere."

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  12. Glendale Show in Northumberland to mark 125th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    The 125th Glendale Show takes place near Wooler on the Bank Holiday, and is expected to attract more than 12,000 visitors as a celebration of farming in north Northumberland . This year the show will be rounded off with a parade of vintage tractors to mark the 100th birthday of the Fordson brand.

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  13. Glendale Show organisers reflect on 125 years of changes - and similarities - ahead of landmark eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    When a Northumberland show was first held 125 years ago a thousand visitors turned up for the big occasion and produced an old version of a modern problem. A good number arrived via pony and trap, causing a four-legged traffic jam at the Glendale Show in Wooler in 1892.

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  14. In 10 bites, all you need to know about the 10th Berwick Food and Beer FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    Tin or aluminium is the traditional 10th wedding anniversary gift but neither conjures up particularly inspirational present ideas. Your own weight in aluminium foil? A couple of flan tins? You could always use the foil to create a futuristic costume for the fancy dress party you throw to celebrate a decade of married bliss.

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  15. When and how to see the Perseid meteor shower in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    Stargazers are in for a treat this August as the annual Perseid meteor streaks through the night sky later this month The annual meteor shower is one of the brightest and most active of the year and occurs every year between mid-July and late August and is one of the most stunning celestial events in the astronomer's calender, so don't miss this opportunity to see this impressive shower. To see the Perseid outburst make sure you stand somewhere dark between 1am and dawn and watch from a wide viewing point, and get your camera ready to catch this unique celestial event.

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  16. Ingleby Gallery continues sequential exhibition where one work is paired with another for two weeksRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | Art Daily

    Giorgio Morandi , Natura Morta,1953. Oil on canvas, 33.5 x 43 cm. Private collection.

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  17. How The Sill will be a hillfort for the modern-age set in the Northumberland landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    A new atlas throws a fresh light on Northumberland's hillforts as we get ready for a new national park centre to open From Humbleton Hill near Wooler, you can look across towards Yeavering Bell, Northumberland's largest hillfort, three miles to the west. Northumberland is peppered with archaeological sites; the hillsides above the Breamish Valley hold the highest concentration of early settlements and hillforts in the county.

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  18. Royal award for organisers of Northumberland agricultural showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, which is the highest accolade given to volunteer groups across the UK, has been awarded to the Glendale Agricultural Society in recognition of its work in the agricultural community of north Northumberland . The Society, which is based in Wooler , organises the Glendale Show and also the Children's Countryside Day, which gives urban and rural youngsters insights into the workings of the farming industry.

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  19. Pennine Way walkers had to be rescued after map mishapRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Borders Today

    Two women suffering from heat exhaustion were rescued by Border Search and Rescue Unit members on the Pennine Way south of Yetholm on Saturday. Crew members were just setting off home from Kelso after a helicopter training exercise at Charterhall airfield, near Greenlaw in Berwickshire, when they were alerted to the plight of the pair, both in their 50s, by police.

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  20. How the 'staycation' boom is working rather nicely for those in rural NorthumberlandRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | Chronicle Live

    A new survey shows 49% of those interviewed had been on an activity holiday in England, with walking and cycling the most popular pursuits For an increasing number of people, the answer is no, according to the National Coastal Tourism Academy, which works to encourage growth in the coastal visitor economy. Its new survey showed that 49% of those interviewed had been on an activity holiday in England, with walking and cycling the most popular pursuits.

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