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Images of Yesteryear

These children were pictured at Ellington Library 25 years ago, but do you know what the occasion was or who the people were?

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Morpeth Lion Simon Pringle shakes hands with Warkworth New Zealand Lion Angela Taylor at Warkworth Castle.

Angela makes an 11,000-mile trip

Morpeth Lions Club

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Camera Club Saves on Socks

John displays the art of street photography

Morpeth Camera Club

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Protect your special pompom dahlias. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Get tender plants under cover now

November 6 brought a dawn whiteness to the lawn, the pond was frozen over for the first time in ages, and healthy foliage on border dahlias was reduced to a black, gooey mass overnight.

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Prepare land now for vegetables. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Old sayings can ring true in the garden

One day fireworks, next day frost. Typical, given the hot and cold unpredictability of our weather these days. Good for this coastal gardener living in a dream world of milder winters, but having had a wake-up call, feeling a sense of urgency.

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

Images of Yesteryear

These parents and children look like they were having a great time in this old photograph from 25 years ago, but do you know where it was taken, what was going on, or can you identify anyone pictured?

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Fitzroy by Steve McDonald

Artistic flair comes to the fore in contest

Morpeth Camera Club

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A beautiful Taihaku cherry tree. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Let nature show the way with seeds

Do you want to grow a mighty oak from an acorn or the plants for a hawthorn hedge?

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Lasagne at the Shoulder of Mutton, Longhorsley.

MEAL REVIEW: Shoulder of Mutton, Longhorsley

We’ve driven past the Shoulder of Mutton at Longhorsley on the A697 many a time but never popped in.

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Eating Out at Cafe Vault - houmous and roast vegetable flatbread.

MEAL REVIEW: Café Vault, Newgate Street, Morpeth

Seldom are the chains attaching the Gazette staff to their desks unlocked at lunchtime, but there is a first time for everything as they say.

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Volunteers dig into tree planting in Alnwick. Their efforts will create a long-lasting feature for the town. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Tree memorials will stand the test of time

There’s no better way to mark a significant event, personal or otherwise, than planting a tree.

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

Images of Yesteryear

These children were pictured at Ponteland High School, but do you know what the occasion was, or who any of the people are. If so, we would love to hear from you.

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The game Toilet Trouble is predicted to be popular this Christmas.

These are the predicted must-have toys for Christmas 2017

Industry experts have predicted the top 12 must-have toys for Christmas 2017.

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The Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game.

Harry Potter version of Pokemon Go set to be launched

Muggles will have the opportunity to explore JK Rowling’s wizarding world with a Harry Potter-themed augmented reality game by the creators of Pokemon Go set to be launched next year.
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Northumberland Scooter Club presents funds to the Riding for the Disabled Association, Newcastle and District Group.

Two wheels put to good use for four-legged friends

Northumberland Scooter Club

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The apple Lord Lambourne is a reliable cropper. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

All credit to community growers

Last winter, an invitation to the Bullfield Orchard to participate in fruit-tree pruning and an informal blessing of the potential harvest was too tempting to resist.

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Its harvest and pressing time for members of the Bullfield Community Orchard in Alnwick. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Orchard revival has biodiversity at its core

‘This season of mellow fruitfulness’ has appealed from an early age, as did being surrounded by fruit and vegetables when we celebrated the harvest in song.

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

Images of Yesteryear

This lot seem to have a lot of trophies on the table, but are they dishing them out, or claiming them as prizes? If you know where the photograph was taken and who is pictured, get in touch.

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Morpeth Rotarian George Brown (pictured left) and speaker Chris Hudson, who talked to members about the history of Morpeth Railway Station.

Tracking the history of town’s railway

Morpeth Rotary Club

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The perpetual spinach is regenerating. Picture by Tom Pattinson.

Setting up our own ‘Noah’s Ark’

Refusing to let a brief spell of warmth turn our heads, we’re still in autumn mode.

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