Daily Archives: June 10, 2011

Former Harperley hall CSI founds ex-servicemen’s charity

Garreth Murrell is a former soldier turned CSI lecturer who has founded a new charity dedicated to helping other ex-servicemen overcome psychological injuries suffered in action. Contact Garreth on 07584056181 or email: info@veteransatease.org.uk

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Wolsingham lower school building celebrates centenary

Our Editor, Anita Atkinson, a former pupil and governor for almost 20 years, takes a look at what life was like for Wolsingham pupils 100 years ago.

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Stanhope-bred carpenter exhibits in London

Nicholas Hobbs has made a name for himself nationally and recently exhibited his work at London’s William Morris Gallery.  Visit his website www.nicholashobbs.co.uk

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Wolsingham students are Africa-bound

30 Sixth-formers at Wolsingham School will be paying a working visit to Kenya next Easter and will be part of Camp International.  Each student needs to raise £1,590 so if you can help, contact Mr. Wilkinson at the school on … Continue reading

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Son of Dale becomes Newcastle council leader

Nick Forbes, originally from Westgate, has been elected leader of Newcastle City Council.  The 37-year-old was first elected to the council in 2000.

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Archaeology volunteers uncover ‘lost’ castle of Westgate

A forgotten castle that was once one of the most important buildings in the North Pennines and the gateway to the Bishop of Durham’s great deer park of Stanhope, is now revealing its secrets after centuries as a forgotten ruin.

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