Monthly Archives: October 2011

Weardale Gazette Calendar on sale

The Weardale Gazette calendar is on sale at all  of our retail outlets in Weardale and surrounding areas.  It features 12 photographs taken in the Dale priced £4.20 (includes A4 envelope).  You can also purchase it from our shop in the Market … Continue reading

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Stanhope man patents new ice scraper

Ian Rolph who owns Tyne Tees Trade Windows, has patented a new device for eliminating ice from the windows of vehicles and the production of the design is set to help the ailing Weardale economy. The iceplane is set to … Continue reading

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Foden’s Band comes to Wolsingham

The brass band, ranked third in the world, is paying a visit to Weardale thanks to Stanhope Silver Band.  The concert will take place on Saturday, 19 November at Wolsingham School (upper building) from 7pm.  Info: 01388 537229.

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See Durham like you’ve never seen it before

Lumiere 2011.  November 17 see the start of the UK’s largest festival of light, bringing together more than 30 British and International artists in Durham city.  Lumiere features everything from dramatic installations, vast animated projections and human rivers of light … Continue reading

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Hamsterley Village Hall – Tartuffe!

The Northumberland Theatre Company presents Tartuffe! (an hilarious and outrageous classic) on Saturday, 15 October at 7.30pm. Tickets £6 adults, £5 child, £18 family from Jaquie on 01388 488323.

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Weardale Gazette Calendar 2012

Look out for our Weardale Gazette Calendar for 2012 in shops from 26th October.  Also available from the Weardale Gazette shop or tel. 01388 527706.

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No fireworks in upper Dale this year

Every year the committee of the Upper Weardale Town Hall at St. John’s Chapel has organised a bonfire and firework display as a way of thanking everyone for their support of the Town Hall.  Due to spiralling costs, safety considerations … Continue reading

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Artistic Catherine launches photography business

Catherine Dipper from Wolsingham has turned her passion for photography into a business.  She can be contacted via the website at www.catherinedipper.co.uk

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Shakespeare at St. John’s Chapel

The Durham Shakespeare Group present A Midsummer Night’s Dream on 8 October at the Town Hall at 7.30pm with pre-booked tickets to include supper.  £8 on the door.  Tickets available from 01388 537680.

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The GrassSnakes at Westgate

A musical touring group perform at Westgate Village Hall on 15 October, described as a bit of Dylan and a bit of Country.  Ticket price includes a meal.  Tickets are limited, tel. Peter 01388 517373 or visit www.thegrasssnakes.co.uk

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