Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wolsingham girl selected for England development squad

Caity Mattison has been selected to be part of the England Girls under-15 talent development squad.

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Stanhope Ford goes to Public Enquiry

A public enquiry will now play a key role in deciding whether to permanently close a Weardale ford to vehicles.

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Carry Hamsterley in your pocket!

Can’t see the wood for the trees?  Then a new iPhone app helping outdoor fans to explore Hamsterley Forest is just the ticket.  Trail maps, photo-galleries, opening times and even a tool to help you identify trees in the 2,000 … Continue reading

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Stanhope-based photographer in Cherub Competition finals

Liz Laidler of Weardale Studios has won a quarterly prize in the Master Photographer Association’s inaugural Cherub of the Year competition that recognises the UK’s very best baby photography.  The award could lead to Liz’s customer collecting £10,000.

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Wolsingham farmer is regional winner in Tye Trophy

Joy Henderson of Carrs Farm has won the Durham award that recognises the contribution made by farmers to conservation and environmental improvement.

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Wolsingham artist wins Lumiere commission

Bethan Maddocks is among four who will receive funding to produce a series of lightworks and installations for this year’s Lumiere Festival in and around Durham City Centre.

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