Root wads on the move!
Following the delivery of the root wads to Site 1 of the Breamish Riverbank Stabilisation and Reinstatement Works project, the 6m-long root wads were being expertly shifted into place yesterday by members of the Haywood Contracting team.
Christmas Wreath Workshop 2019 in Powburn
Create your own Christmas Wreath
Sunday 8 December 2019
Christmas Crafts and Santa 2019 at Powburn
Saturday 7 December 2019
Breamish Riverbank Stabilisation and Reinstatement Works
Further to our post about preparations for work on the River Breamish Riverbank Protection to begin, following the delivery of the root wads, Project Officer, Joe Taylforth has been on site to take an aerial photograph and to put up an information poster. He’s kindly shared these with readers of BreamishValley.com and they can be viewed below.
Root wads ready to be installed
There are about 38-40 root wads, each approximately 6m long.
Dial a Ride transport
North East Equality & Diversity (NEED) Ltd is a charity based in Alnwick catering for people with a range of disabilities and those living in rural isolation. They operate across the North East and Border regions.
NEED Ltd owns a fleet of minibuses and other accessible vehicles and is currently offer Dial a Ride services from 5 locations, including:
This article provides a plausible account of some of the history surrounding the former ‘Powburn Shop’ in Powburn, Northumberland UK from 1841-1939. It is based on limited data and, as with any other research, it would need further investigations to confirm or refute the tentative hypotheses put forward. To this end, suggestions for further research are provided. Nevertheless, it is hoped that the reasoned narrative will be of interest to anyone fascinated by local history and the village of Powburn within the Breamish Valley.