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Bulb Planting 2021

Powburn Play Area Bulb planting 2021

Can you help us?

As part of the ongoing improvements to both the Powburn Play Area and the Powburn Community Garden, we’ve bought new bulbs (snowdrops and bluebells). The children of Branton School have kindly agreed to help plant them. Of course, the more helpers we have, then the easier it will be. So, if you’d like to join in we’re meetings as follows (weather permitting!).

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Log Bank LANTRA Training

LANTRA Training at Wooler Log Bank

[Credit: Images are © Kate Thick 2020 and used with permission]

The Northumberland Log Bank owes its continuing success to the help of several willing volunteers.

Of course, proper training of people who volunteer to cut and remove logs is essential. And yesterday (Saturday 10 October 2020), three volunteers undertook LANTRA training in safe chainsaw use and crosscutting. Lantra is an awarding body for land-based industries in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

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Log Bank Collections Continue

Log Bank collections nearby

[All images © Kate Thick 2020. Used with permission.]

While life has been difficult for everyone over the past few months during the lockdown, people experiencing fuel poverty continued to benefit from the services of the Northumberland Log Bank. Operating out of Wooler and Haydon Bridge, their services are invaluable to many residents in north Northumberland and in west Northumberland/Tynedale.

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