Daily Archives: May 10, 2011

Weardale Gazette Annual Magazine

If anyone is interested in purchasing a copy of our annual magazine there is a small amount available.  Please get in touch with Christine by email on christinewp@weardalegazette.co.uk or 01388 527706.  The price is £3.00 + 0.91p p&p.

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Wolsingham man seeks help for Japanese

Kingsley Smith is appealing to Dalefolk to help with the Japanese earthquake and tsunami fund set up by a local group.  Log on to www.japanesedisasterfund.co.uk

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Weardale Granite 50 years on

50 years ago an event took place at Rookhope which changed the way geologists all over the world think about how minerals are formed.  Read about the Rookhope Borehole.

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Dale guide aims to help boost visitors

A new guide to Weardale is to be provided at hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs around the area called the Weardale Bedroom Browser and includes information on the history of the dale, local attrations and places of interest and details of … Continue reading

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Local man’s trek to Peru raising money for Hospice

Former Stanhope man, David Pickard, has signed up to the Butterwick Hospice’s Peru Salkantay Inca Trail Challenge in September and needs to raise £3000 sponsorship.  For more information, contact Julie Nisbet 01388 603003 or email julienisbet@butterwick.org.uk  or sponsor David on line … Continue reading

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Magistrates and staff say farewell to court

Former and present magistrates of the defunct Teesdale and Wear Valley Bench were joined by court staff, past and present, as well as local dignitaries, including Sir Paul Nicholson, the Lord Lieutenant, to say a sad farewell to Bishop Auckland … Continue reading

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Easter activities in the Dale

Pupils from Rookhope School celebrated Easter. Following the Cross on Good Friday.

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