Monthly Archives: December 2010

Al Kirtley – Hamsterley Lodge

Al Kirtley writes: “You may recall we’ve had previous contact between your site and ours (www.theblacketts.com) and I wonder if you can help us. “We’re trying to identify Hamsterley Lodge, which we’ve seen referred to as the home of William … Continue reading

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The accidental death of Jane Sanderson

Frank Sanderson of Liverpool has contributed a tragic tale:  ‘The accidental death of Jane Sanderson‘. Jane was his great great aunt who died in a fire at the school in 1834. Read more on the Family History page.

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Hamsterley WI – Meeting

The next meeting is in the Village Hall on Tuesday 8th February 2011 at 7pm. Phillip Nixon will talk about “The Border Reivers”. This month’s competition theme is: “A photo of Northumbria taken by a member”. New members and visitors … Continue reading

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Hamsterley WI – Report of Meeting held 11th January 2011

The meeting opened with the singing of Jerusalem. Apologies for absence were given for Marie, Claire and Mary. We were told by our President, Ann Richards, that Kathleen had slipped and broken her hip, we all wish her a speedy … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Celebrations

Hamsterley Primary School Chinese New Year Celebrations. Come along and take pleasure in watching the preparation of a Chinese supper to share. Enjoy a story and quiz on 27th January 2011, 6pm – 7pm. Tickets available from school – £1 … Continue reading

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Knock next door – be a good neighbour this winter

Caroline Peacock writes: “People in County Durham are being encouraged to ‘knock next door’ and help out friends and neighbours during the bad weather. “Durham County Council is issuing the call to action as the snow and freezing temperatures return.”

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The Hamsterley Players present: Cinderfella

A pantomime with a difference for all the family. Friday 28 January 2011 at 7.30pm and Saturday 29 January 2011 at 2.00pm and 7.30pm. All tickets £4 available from Jaquie (01388 488323) and Simon (01388 488024)

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