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A picturesque landscape of high hills, open moorland, gently rolling farmland and the scenic River Breamish!

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Community Help (Coronavirus/COVID-19)

We take the welfare of all residents extremely seriously.

The greatest concern is for elderly and vulnerable people in our community, many of whom may be self-isolating due to ongoing health issues.

With this in mind, the community has formed a group of local volunteers to help ANYONE who needs assistance.

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Ingram Parish Sports Hill Race Cup (1923-25)

Ingram Parish Sports (1923-1925)

[Credit: All images © Bennet Wiese 2020 and used with permission.]

We were recently contacted by Bennet Wiese, a young man from Braunschweig near Hanover in northern Germany.

A house owner there had passed away and so Bennet’s dad and stepmother were cleaning the house up. As they did so, they found a very interesting silver cup that was originally presented to ‘A. Little’ who was the winner of the Ingram Hill Race in the years 1923-1925. Unfortunately, nothing is known about the house owner other than he had lived in England for a period and that he was not ‘A. Little’.

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The Lark Ascending

The lark ascending at Ingram

Cycling out to Ingram yesterday, in the fields between the ‘whirlpool‘ on the River Breamish and the Ingram bridge, I saw my first skylark of the season. It was performing its typical display flight, climbing almost vertically up into the sky, all the time singing its elaborate and highly-distinctive song. Just makes you feel that Spring is on its way!

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Log Bank Growth

Northumberland Log Bank Growth

Readers of this website will likely be aware of the Log Bank at Wooler that serves the people of north Northumberland.

Well, Kate Thick (Founding Trustee) of the Northumberland Log Bank project has been in touch with the exciting news that the log bank has now grown to include a site at Haydon Bridge that serves west Northumberland/Tynedale.

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