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Christmas Fair 2018 Success

Powburn Christmas Fair 2018

The Powburn Christmas Fair took place today in the Breamish Hall.

As well as lots of wonderful craft, art and food stalls, Santa made a visit to cheer the many children who stopped by to say hello. And there was some wonderful home cooking and baking on offer. All-in-all, it was a great day, so our thanks go to the Breamish Hall Committee for their efforts in planning, preparing and delivering a great time for residents.

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War Memorial Poem Published

War Memorial poem NOW ONLINE

Those of you who were able to attend the Breamish Valley War Memorial Dedication on Saturday 27 October 2018 will, no doubt, have enjoyed the poem ‘To The Fallen Of The Breamish Valley’ by Northumbrian dialect poet James Tait.

James wrote a moving three-stanza poem in remembrance of the 39 servicemen from the Breamish Valley who lost their lives during the two World Wars.

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War Memorial dedicated

Breamish Valley War Memorial dedicated

On Saturday 27 October 2018 the Breamish Valley War Memorial Project came to its planned conclusion – the dedication of the War Memorial to the 39 servicemen from the Breamish Valley who lost their lives in the two World Wars.

The ceremony, which was conducted by Revd Jane Wood, took place at 2:30pm in the Community Garden, Powburn. With well over 100 people attending, and with glorious sunshine (on a day that had seen the first slight snow fall of the Autumn in Powburn village), everything went smoothly.

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Local War Memorials

Local War Memorials added

As part of the ongoing Breamish Valley War Memorial Project, information on three local war memorials has been added to the website. Each memorial includes the names of some of the servicemen whose names now appear on the Breamish Valley War Memorial that will be dedicated on 27 October 2018. The three local war memorials are as follows.

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