Plough Inn re-opening successful!
[All images © Robbie Burn 2015 – used with permission]
The re-opening of the Plough Inn in Powburn went ahead as planned on Friday 23 October 2015.
There was a good turnout on the evening, with everyone enjoying the opportunity to meet up with friends and acquaintances and enjoy a drink together.
Locals help their local to re-open
[All images © Eileen Whitenstall 2015 – used with permission]
Since Joe Robson announced that he will be re-opening the Plough Inn in Powburn this week, local residents have been lending a hand to ensure that everything’s spick and span for the re-opening on:
FRIDAY 23 OCTOBER 2015 at 7:00pm
Plough Inn closed until further notice
It seems that the Plough Inn pub and restaurant in Powburn is now closed until further notice. A handwritten notice has been placed on a blackboard outside the pub as follows:
A recipe by May Wilson, Powburn
In the last issue of Cheviot Views newsletter (Issue 23), May Wilson gave us a ‘Recipe for Success’ to make Spiced Toffee Apple Cake. Unfortunately, we omitted to publish the ingredients for the toffee sauce. As a few keen bakers have contacted us to get the ingredients so that they can try out May’s recipe, we thought we’d set out recipe again – this time with all the ingredients. Enjoy!
Cheviot Views Committee seeks volunteers
CHEVIOT VIEWS is the quarterly newsletter for Hedgeley Civil Parish (includes Powburn, Bolton and Beanley). In print since March 2010, regular features include interviews with local residents, description of seasonal plants and flowers, cooking recipes with a local flavour, and ‘Out & About’ information showing what’s on in the area.
We have the following voluntary Cheviot Views Committee vacancies…
Cheviot Views online: No 23, September 2015
The latest issue of Cheviot Views: the newsletter for Hedgeley Parish is now available and, if you’re a resident of Hedgeley Parish, it should be dropping through your letterbox any moment.
A few of the highlights include:
- The oldest paperboy in Northumberland, Les Holmes
- Hugh Tindle discusses ‘birdlife’ in the Breamish Valley
- In his popular series ‘Plantastic’, Richard Poppleton takes a look at that most ubiquitous plant – bracken
Bulby’s Wood improvements are a genuine improvement!
In April 2015 I reported on the improvements to facilities at Bulby’s Wood [55°26’28” N 1°59’20” W]. These included:
- refurbishment of the existing toilet block
- creation of a tourist information point and display area in existing building
- some external landscaping works
Nepacs caravan project supports time for prisoners’ families
Nepacs, a long standing north east charity which supports a positive future of prisoners and their families, is seeking volunteers to help support its Northumberland caravan project.
Staff and volunteers from Nepacs provide a number of services to support friends and families of prisoners, in HMP Northumberland, HMP Frankland, HMP Holme House, HMP Durham, HMP Kirklevington Grange, HMPYOI Deerbolt, and HMP&YOI Low Newton. These services include prison visitors’ centres and tea bars, play sessions for prisoners’ children, family visits, listening support, a youth project, integrated family support and support within the Middlesbrough and Durham courts.