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Getting the most from your seeds

Suddenly we’re sowing seeds, pricking-out and potting-up as if there were no tomorrow.

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The meeting of two great North East residents

The meeting of two great North East residents

Thomas Bewick, 1753-1828, was not only a wood engraver, but a brilliant water-colourist, self-taught naturalist and wildlife illustrator.

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President Paul Crook next to Mayor Andrew Tebbutt.

Reasons for optimism in healthcare service

Morpeth Rotary Club

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Birch hoops support the herbaceous plants.

Put supports in now to avoid being caught out

Stiff breezes are not entirely welcome as April unfolds.

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Image of yesteryear, Morpeth oranges presentations, do you know what the occasion was or who the people were - if so we would love to hear from you.

Images of Yesteryear

The handing out of Easter oranges has become something of a tradition in Morpeth. Do you recognise anyone taking part in the event in this picture from 25 years ago?

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HERALD WAR REPORT: Advert from the Morpeth Herald, April 20, 1917.

HERALD WAR REPORT

In this feature to commemorate the First World War, we will bring you the news as it happened in 1917, as reported by the Morpeth Herald. All material is published with kind permission of the Mackay family. We thank them for their support and generosity in allowing us access to their archive.

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A delighted Lorna hugs fellow contestant Fumbi as they both go through to the knock-out stage.

Lorna's reaction to getting through to MasterChef knockout stages

Berwick’s Lorna Robertson is proving herself to be one of the top contestants in this year’s MasterChef.
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Elephant Seal sunbathing in South Georgia

Club is wowed by ‘hot and cold’ landscapes

On Tuesday, February 28, Morpeth Camera Club staged its Annual Big Event, entitled Hot and Cold, featuring Alan Walker, MPAGB, ARPS, EFIAP, MPSA, and Julie Walker, ARPS, DPAGB, EFIAP, EPSA.

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Marjorie Read (honorary treasurer and company secretary for the Northumberland Federation) demonstrated how to assemble six flower arrangements.

Ladies are treated to a floral feast for the eyes

Hepscott WI

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Patronage has both benefits and pitfalls

Patronage has both benefits and pitfalls

In the Mitford chapel, in the parish church of St Mary Magdalene, is a newspaper cutting or similar, dated 1895.

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Alnwick Castle bulb display

Will your lawn mower be roaring into action this Easter?

Easter weekend is approaching and given good weather will provide for some the first real gardening opportunity of the year. If so the age-old advice remains sound; don’t go at it like a bull in a china shop. Set yourself limited targets and take frequent breaks to avoid the aftermath of muscular problems.

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Image of yesteryear, we know this picture was taken at Druridge Bay Middle School but we don't know much more than that - do you know who the people are or what the occasion was? If so let us know

Images of Yesteryear

We know this picture was taken of Druridge Bay Middle School’s netballers 25 years ago, but not much more than that. Do you know who the people are or what the occasion was?

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Winter Walk by Chris Randall, the winning image at Morpeth Camera Club's 2nd Open Projected Digital Image Competition.

Top tips for competition entries

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Morpeth Lions Club President Chris Offord with the Early Birds team.

Fund-raising event goes swimmingly

morpeth lions Club

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Fascinating finds in an old tin box of Oxo

Fascinating finds in an old tin box of Oxo

I found some old tins around the house and in the shed recently. They are now on show in the Oxfam Shop in Bridge Street, Morpeth.

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Sean Murray, winner of The Great Chelsea Garden Challenge.

Clubs are a good place to look for tips

The RHS theme, Helping New Gardeners To Grow, is an important element of local gardening and allotment clubs, run by volunteers.

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Get some garden ideas during National Gardening Week. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

What will you be doing for Gardening Week?

The national trend of dedicating one week to an aspect of our lives occasionally takes this fellow by surprise.

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Fun for all the family at Manor Walks shopping centre this Easter.

Free Easter fun at Northumberland shopping centre

A range of egg-citing Easter activities will keep children entertained for free at Manor Walks Shopping Centre in Cramlington from Monday.
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Final Bow by John Thompson.

Judge shares his top tips for panel prints

Morpeth Camera Club

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Sean Fugill, Morpeth Lions Club President Chris Offord and Linda Fugill. The Lions have donated �1,000 to the Wansbeck Food Bank.

Lions are given food for thought

Morpeth Lions Club

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