Daily Archives: October 5, 2011

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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New estate agent opens in Stanhope

Last month, works began to refurbish the former J.W. Woods office at Dales Terrace, Stanhope.  RPS Estates will tailor a service to your individual needs whether you are buying, selling or letting a property.  Give them a call on 01388 … Continue reading

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Stanhope Town Hall under threat

Stanhope Town Hall is under threat of closure after Durham County Council made a ‘U’ turn on future funding.  The building, which is over 100 years old, was thought to be secure when Durham County made the decision to keep … Continue reading

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Coverage of Wolsingham and Stanhope Shows

Wolsingham Show (the 232nd show) took place over the first weekend in September and crowds flocked there to witness the diverse selection of things to see and do. Stanhope Show ( the 170th show) was held on the following weekend.  Stanhope … Continue reading

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