Daily Archives: November 14, 2011

Weardale Gazette Annual Magazine

Our annual magazine will be available from 7th December from the usual outlets in Weardale and the surrounding areas.  It is priced at £3.50 and contains lots of interesting features, including the history of St. John’s Chapel; memories of Stanhope … Continue reading

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Remember when?

Our fifth nostalgia edition of Remember when? will be available from Wednesday, 23rd November 2011.  This special edition will bring back memories, of people and places of yesteryear.  Priced at £1, Remember when? will be sold in the usual shops … Continue reading

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Win tickets to see the Magic of Mowtown show

Direct from the USA and celebrating 50 years of number one hits, the Magic of Motown tribute concert show is coming to The Sage at Gateshead on 9th December.  To enter our competition to win a pair of tickets to the show, … Continue reading

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Weardale Way challenge for Tabitha’s Toys honours baby Max

Simon Martin, Business Development Director of the MGL Group in Durham, will attempt to walk the Weardale Way non-stop to help the Frosterley-based charity that has done so much for a seriously ill little boy from Willington.  Max Pedelty was … Continue reading

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Wearhead man launches Dale genealogy website

Les Blackett has had a long-held interest in local Weardale history and has launched his own website, Weardale Genealogy.  He will undertake a search of your family tree for as little as 50p but if nothing can be found then … Continue reading

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Wolsingham farmer to ride first horse race for charity

James Jopling, 29, is a member of the Braes of Derwent Hunt and will ride a horse trained by Wilf Storey in the first race at 11am at a special meeting at Doncaster racecourse on 25th November.  Each of the … Continue reading

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