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Litter Picked!

Litter picked from A697

Following yesterday’s appeal for help to do a Litter Pick on the A697, Robbie Burn has sent the following message and photo.

The villagers of Powburn today took advantage of the A697 being closed for repairs. Nine people turned up and picked up litter from both sides of the road from Powburn to the Glanton junction. As you can see from the photo they have done a magnificent job.

Litter Pick A697

Litter Pick A697

Monday 26 February 2018

Starting at 10:00am

The A697 will be closed on Monday 26 February 2018, from 9am to 3pm. The closure is from the south end of Powburn to the Glanton junction. This is an ideal time to get in and pick up all the rubbish.

Grey day walk: Branton Lakes

Grey day walk

Winter can be muggy, dark and grey. But it’s still great to get outside and enjoy our open spaces. We’re lucky in the Breamish Valley to have the Branton Lakes Nature Reserve accessible all year round. There’s a growing amount of evidence that just being out in nature improves our sense of well-being. And, for me, today was no exception – I thoroughly enjoyed my grey day walk…

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