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Images of yesteryear

Just what was going on in Morpeth’s Carlisle Park 30 years ago? We’ve come across this old photograph published in the Herald at the time, but have no information about it. Can you fill us in, or identify those pictured?

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Battlesteads Beer Festival is set to return for the seventh year later this month.

Beer is the name of the game at hotel

It’s not just beer lovers who are eagerly awaiting the return of the Battlesteads Beer Festival.

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Multi-Line and Multi-Kite British Champion Josh Mitcheson.

Kite ace Josh set to defend his British titles in Northumberland

An expert kite-flier from Ashington is in line to defend his British titles this weekend in his home county.

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Mary Kendal, Ian Nelson and Lilian Nelson.

Club members rally for charity collection

MORPETH LIONS/ROTARY

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Rabbits can be bad news in the garden. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Open season for the plant nibblers

Friend Hugh asked recently what could be attacking his wife’s roses so it was straight into the process of elimination.

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Snails operate overnight, targeting garden vegetables, fruit and ornamental borders. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Don’t just reach for the garden pest poison

We think we’ve had it all this first half of the year – late start, too cold, too hot, too wet, too dry. Then just as July unfolds, the garden pests get into their stride.

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Picture by Sandra Iddon

Enormous variety of shots – even within the same genre

I love the diversity of images we see in the Northumberland Camera Club.

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Image of yesteryear, 30 years ago, do you know where the photograph was taken and who is in the photograph? If so let us know.

Images of yesteryear

These youngsters from Ponteland took a trip to the coast 30 years ago for what looks like a clean-up. Do you recognise anyone or have more information about what they were doing? If so, let us know.

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Maris Bard potatoes.

Potatoes can help improve soil condition

Visit any allotment and it’s a safe bet that two iconic crops will be found.

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Image of yesteryear, 30 years ago, do you know where the photograph was taken and who is in the photograph? If so let us know.

Images of yesteryear

These ladies were pictured in the Morpeth Herald 30 years ago, but we don’t know why or who they are. Could you shed any light on the photograph, or do you recognise anyone? If so, please get in touch and let us know.

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Drought tolerant plants at Beth Chatto garden.

Preparations are vital if leaving plants now

June is not a good time to be away from the garden, even for the shortest of holidays.

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Bichfield Tower Gardens.' Picture by Jane Coltman

Private gardens of Grade I listed tower open to public for one day

The private gardens of Bichfield Tower will be open to the public as part of the National Garden Scheme.

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Choisya, Lemon Balm and roses emit their fragrances. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

The many qualities of your herbs

I’d always find space for herbs in the garden because they go hand in glove with the vegetables, but it’s their hidden depths that fascinate.

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The North Northumberland Branch of the Autistic Society's Garden at Howick Hall. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Garden is alive with a feast for all the senses

The creation of a sensory garden in the grounds of Howick Hall by the North Northumberland Branch of the National Autistic Society is to be applauded.

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Sue Dawson.

Club looks back on photographers’ work

MORPETH CAMERA CLUB

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The oriental poppy is persistent in its spread. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Right plants, just in the wrong place

The definition of a weed is debatable.

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Columbine seeds are some of those that can spring up in the garden unannounced and uninvited. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Why ignoring pesky weeds is not an option

The vegetables are looking healthy, mixed ornamental borders are alive with colour, and soft fruit beds are almost ready to deliver. The only problem, and it’s a constant one, is weeds.

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Northumberland food producers take their message to Parliament

In the midst of crucial Brexit votes and Prime Minister’s Questions, a small corner of Parliament was devoted to Northumberland today.

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Daft as a Brush volunteers John and Raymond, with trustee Derek and WI secretary Carol Reed, pictured with one of the charity's ambulances.

Team talks of ‘fantastic’ service

Hepscott WI

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