Monthly Archives: August 2010

Country Flower Festival

Hamsterley Methodist Church thanks all who helped in many different ways to make the Country Flower Festival such a wonderful weekend, including those who allowed their gardens to be raided for flowers! The beauty of the floral arrangements and the … Continue reading

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Licensing of Richard and Margaret Diemel

October 3rd, 3.00pm at St. Cuthbert’s Church, Etherley. Change of service times Just to remind everyone that Richard and Margeret will be formally licensed by the Bishop of Jarrow to minister in our Five Parishes on the 3rd October at … Continue reading

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Indian Theme Evening

The Cross Keys, Friday 1st October, 8pm. Following the success of our Tapas evening we are now hosting an evening of Indian food and drinks. Tickets are £10 each, which will include a sharing platter of typical Indian style starters, … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Cathryn Thirling is intending to have a coffee morning in the village hall on Friday 24th September at 10.30 until 12noon as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support. Tea, biscuits and homemade cakes will be … Continue reading

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Parish Paths Partnership

Tuesday 21st September. Healthy walking around the area; leaving the War Memorial at 10.30am and returning at 1pm approximately. Come and join us. Contact Val Bartlett: 01399 488600.

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Harvest Festival

Sharing the Harvest in Hamsterley Village Harvest Festival Family Service In the Methodist Chapel, 19 September at 10.45 am.

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Great North Run 2010

Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity On Sunday, 19th September 2010 I will be competing in the Great North Run to raise money for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity.

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Hamsterley Hoppings – Grand Auction and Presentation Night

7.30pm Saturday 18th September 2010. Hamsterley Social Club. Free entry – please bring a plate. Entertainment by local group: Burnthouses.

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New pages

We have added a number of items to the website: Some information on Hamsterley W.I. and some images of the W.I. members – our thanks to the Chair, Ann Richards for these items. Some images of the Millennium celebrations – … Continue reading

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Border collie bitch for sale

The collie has now been sold. Caroline Clarke writes: I have a beautiful tricolored 13 month old collie bitch, unspayed, who is extremely keen, and has the eye and drive to herd sheep (unfortunately for me)! She is also a … Continue reading

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Whist and Domino Drive

Monday 6th September, 7.30pm, in the Village Hall. Admission: £2.50 including supper. In aid of Cancer Campaign

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The bridge, Linburn Beck

The bridge over Linburn Beck, just south east of Ravensford Farm, is no more.  Contractors working for Durham County Council are in the process of replacing it with what looks like a very substantial bridge. (Click on the image to … Continue reading

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Hamsterley Parish Council meeting – 12 July 2010 – Item 3, The Wind Farm

Minutes of a meeting of Hamsterley Parish Council at 7pm on Monday 12th July 2010 in The Village Hall, Hamsterley – Item 3, The Wind Farm. (The minutes for the rest of the meeting are contained in the blog published … Continue reading

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