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A tumble and a tipple for Lions

Morpeth Lions Club

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Members of Lancaster Park WI along with guests met up at the lovely home of Rosy Walker for a Strawberry Tea held in aid of the charity Canine Partners-Amazing Dogs who transform lives. Rosy Walker and Pauline Simpson pictured here hosted this event.

Trend-setting and tea time with WI members

Lancaster Park WI

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Members of the Bloomers Gardening Group together with seven members of the Hepscott Horticultural Unit visited Dilston Physic Garden at Corbridge.

Bloomers are blossoming as gardeners

Bloomers

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Image of yesteryear, Morpeth gardens, do you know who the people were - if so we would love to hear from you.

Images of Yesteryear

These green-fingered residents were pictured in Morpeth with some beautiful blooms, but do you know who they are or what the occasion was? If so, get in touch with us.

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Morpeth Lion President Margaret Trewick, organising Lion Simon Pringle and Peter Frampton of Aaron Optometrists, part of the spectacle recycling scheme.

Lions club and businesses have recycling in their sights

Morpeth Lions Club

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A beautiful hanging basket should be kept going as long as possible. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Keep displays going with standby pots

I met an acquaintance at a local plant retail outlet last week and he was buying bedding plants for his summer displays.

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Cragside by Glyn Trueman.

Summer walks keep camera club busy

Morpeth Camera Club

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Exhibits at Longhirst Village Show.

Villagers put the pick of produce on display

Mouth-watering treats will be served up in Longhirst as it raises the curtain on show time.

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Image of yesteryear, we know this picture is of Morpeth Hearts FC, 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 from the past shows the players of Morpeth Hearts FC, but we don’t know much more than that. Do you know who the people are or what the occasion was?

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Good news for single-parent holidaymakers.

Virgin Holidays becomes first to abolish extra charges for single parents

Virgin Holidays has become the first to abolish stealth hotel charges for single-parent families to a string of long-haul destinations.

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Morpeth Lions Club President Margaret Trewick and members with a customer at the Asda Ashington bag pack.

Bags of money for club’s perfect packers

Morpeth Lions Club

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Early Discovery apples. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Just what is it that sets apples apart?

Discovery was raised in 1949 and is always the first dessert apple to ripen in this garden.

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Image of yesteryear, Cambo Best Village do you know who the people were - if so we would love to hear from you.

Images of Yesteryear

Proudly showing off a Northumbria In Bloom award are residents of Cambo, but do you know who the people are in the photograph?

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The Loch Ness bramble. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

It’s a bumper year for garden fruit growing

Soft fruits have been exceptional this year and the good news continues, with apples and plums weighing down the branches.

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Left to right are basket maker Alan Winlow, new Morpeth Rotary Club President Peter Scott, Secretary John Pringle and Alan Clark.

Weaving a tale of an interesting hobby

MORPETH ROTARY CLUB

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Image of yesteryear, we know this picture was taken of Widdrington Station FC, but we don't know much more than that - do you know who the people? If so let us know.

Images of Yesteryear

We know this picture was taken of Widdrington Station FC, 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.

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A bumper crop of raspberries. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

There’s still more to come in harvest

Tomato leaves, especially the lower ones, are beginning to show their age.

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Kelvedon Wonder peas. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Unseasonable weather hasn’t hampered crops

Summer in name, but not in nature. This just about sums up the consensus on seasonal weather so far, but it’s not been all gloom and doom for gardeners.

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Near perfect chrysanthemums.

Presentation and balance reap rewards

Splashes of colour from summer flowers offer the instant ‘wow’ factor that show visitors anticipate.

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Arguments break out at Dispensary

Arguments break out at Dispensary

John Robb, Esq., MD, lived in Bullers Cottage, now Bow Villa.

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