Celebration of mountain man

AN explorer who died climbing the world’s highest mountain is the subject of the latest Ponteland Senior Gentlemen’s Club meeting on Monday.

Guest speaker at the event is Bernard Hope and his presentation is entitled George Mallory – of Everest Fame.

The meeting will take place in the lounge of Ponteland Memorial Hall in Darras Road, from 2.30pm. For more information, telephone Donald Lloyd on 01661 872661.