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.
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.