Daily Archives: April 20, 2011

Remember when? issue 4 is on sale now

Available at our usual outlets for £1.00 and available by post £1.68.  Tel. 01388 527706, or email christinewp@weardalegazette.co.uk Photographs of people and places in Weardale from yesteryear. The Weardale Gazette is asking readers for old photographs for its next Remember … Continue reading

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Heathery grouse moors help make north’s sites extra special

Conservation work to boost the heather-clad splendour of England’s moorland has helped put Northern England at the top of a league table for safeguarding the nationally important natural sites that provide vital refuges for wildlife and essential free natural resources … Continue reading

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New fitness suite proves popular

The new Lifestyle Fitness suite in Wolsingham Sports Hall is proving very popular.

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Important changes to bus travel

Members of the public who are entitled to concessionary travel are being reminded that there are important changes to Durham County Council’s scheme.

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Wolsingham Beer Festival

The Black Lion in Wolsingham is gearing up to host another beer festival beginning Friday 27 May at 11am.  There will be a multitude of cask ales, including local ones.

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Annual vintage rally at Stanhope dedicated to stalwart

The rally will take place at Unthank Park, Stanhope on 14 and 15 May.  Organised by the Durham County Vintage Collectors’ Society, this year’s event has been dedicated to Bob Longstaff from Crook, a former bus driver with Weardale Motor … Continue reading

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Universal sadness as doctor retires

Staff and patients gathered together to say a fond farewell to a popular Consultant at the Weardale Community Hospital in Stanhope last month.  Dr. Jenny Skinner, a Palliative Care Consultant has worked with staff at the hospital for the past … Continue reading

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Proposed changes to school transport to Wolsingham

Head teacher, Andrea Crawshaw, has written a curt reply to Durham County Council over proposed changes to school transport and she is appealing to the Weardale community to back her.

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