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Storm Preparation Advice and Assistance

NCC Storm Preparation Advice

Storm preparation  

Following the Met Office’s weather warnings regards Storm Dudley and Storm Eunice that are expected on Wednesday 16 February through to Friday 18 February, Northumberland County Council has written to local councils to ensure they have all the relevant information to support their communities. Northumberland County Council and partners are preparing for these storms. 

There are some things we can all do in preparation of a storm to protect ourselves, others and our properties including: 

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Mushrooms in the Valley

WARNING: Unless you are 100% confident that you know what you are doing, NEVER EAT mushrooms – many are poisonous or, if not poisonous, can cause severe upset stomachs, etc. Look but don’t eat!

Animal, vegetable or mineral?

You’ve probably played it before. It’s often along the lines of ’20 Questions’, in which someone thinks of an item, an object, a person, and so on. Others then have 20 attempts to ask questions in order to determine the chosen thing – but they can only ask questions that can be answered with either ‘yes’ or ‘no’. To narrow it down, early on someone will typically ask one of the three major category questions: ‘Is it an animal?’, ‘Is it a vegetable?’, ‘Is it a mineral?’ This seems to cover all the bases with regard to how we conceive of the world/universe – everything’s either an animal, a vegetable (presumably meaning a plant) or a mineral. This is fine for a parlour game but is everything actually an animal, a mineral or a plant?

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This Is Unthinkable

The need for people to step up and join the Powburn Show Committee is now urgent – and we need your help!

THE LAST POWBURN SHOW took place in 2019. Since then, the global coronavirus pandemic has prevented it taking place. Its organisation is overseen by a dedicated committee of volunteers who were looking to 2022 as the first opportunity since the start of the pandemic to have the Show up and running again and, once more, serving the local community. However…

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Happy Christmas 2021!

May you have a Happy Christmas 2021

To everyone in the Breamish Valley and to all our friends and family…

A very HAPPY CHRISTMAS

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