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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

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Spiced Toffee Apple Cake

Recipe update

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!

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Cheviot Views Committee Vacancies

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…


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Cheviot Views online (Sep 2015)

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
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Nepacs caravan project

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.

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