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

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Breamish Valley Photographic Collection

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A photographic record of the history of the Breamish Valley

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A History of Crawley Tower

By MIKE SMITH (Sep 2013)

[Crawley Tower is at OS Grid Reference: NU0616]

The ancient name of Crawley was Caer-law, or Crawlawe, signifying the ‘fortified hill’. Appropriately, the most significant historic landmark remaining today at Crawley is Crawley Tower, a scheduled monument and a grade 2* listed building, consisting of a medieval Pele tower surrounded by fortified buildings, which stand on top of a steep hill immediately to the East of Powburn, positioned with fine views of the Cheviot Hills and the length of the Breamish Valley.

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Newcastle Police Aid to Romanian children

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ROBBIE BURN of Powburn gives us an account of his work in helping destitute, disadvantaged and disaffected children in Romania.

[All images © Robbie Burn 2013 – used with permission]

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Romania is situated on the far eastern outskirts of Europe, bordered by the Black Sea to the east, Bulgaria to the south, Moldova and the Ukraine to the north and Hungary and Bosnia to the west.

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New sign for old

[All images © Robbie Burn 2013 – used with permission]

Thanks to Robbie Burn for smartening up the Hedgeley Parish Council noticeboard outside the Plough Inn in Powburn.

Robbie’s given it a new lick of varnish that should keep it looking smart and protected from the elements for a few years longer.

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