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HERALD WAR REPORT: Advert from the Morpeth Herald, September 20, 1918.

HERALD WAR REPORT

In this feature to commemorate the First World War, we will bring you the news as it happened in 1918, 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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Image of yesteryear, from 1992, if you can remember it or if you recognise any of those pictured, please get in touch and let us know.

Lining up for a tee-time treat at event

Look at this fresh-faced bunch ready to hit the greens in Morpeth back in 1992. Do you recognise anyone pictured, or could you tell us more about the event. If so, please get in touch and let us know all about it.

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Pioneering surgery at town hospital

Pioneering surgery at town hospital

The Lancet of July 14, 1900, carries an article headed: “Morpeth Cottage Hospital — A case of fracture of the left side of the skull with complete right hemiplegia; operation; recovery (under the care of Dr E.F.L. de Jersey).”

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Autumn raspberries are in full production, with bigger fruits than ever. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Crop harvesting has come early this year

Storing vegetables, picking fruit, pruning and cutting back rampant growth are but some of the activities occupying this fellow’s autumnal list at arguably the busiest time of year for gardeners.

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Image of yesteryear, from 1992, do you know what the occasion was or who the people were - if so we would love to hear from you.

Top of the class for appeal help

This picture from our archives shows the Northumberland Training and Enterprise Council supporting the Yellow Brick Road Appeal at Morpeth’s King Edward VI School in 1992. But do you recognise anyone in the photograph?

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