Monthly Archives: July 2011

Family History

Are you a Bacon, Burn, Dennison or Lockey? These and other families now have their own pages in the Community / Family History section. With the popularity of the Family History page, it was becoming too long and cumbersome, so … Continue reading

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Hamsterley Hoppings

Announcing the fifth Hamsterley Hoppings. Bank Holiday Sunday, 28th August 2011. New for 2011: One Man and his Dog (Sheep-dog trials throughout the day How Does Your Garden Grow (a chance to show off your gardening skills) Produce competition (from … Continue reading

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Hamsterley Primary School News – July 2011

What we’ve done this term…… Red Cross Activity Day, Woodland Football tournament, ‘Happier in School’ week, Small School Rounders Competition, Recharging the Earth event, Brass U Tuba concert, Sports day and Jump for Heart, Tesco Fun Run, a visit to … Continue reading

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Hamsterley WI – Afternoon Teas

The Womens Institute of Hamsterley, adjacent to Hamsterley Forest, will be serving Afternoon Teas in the Village Hall on Saturday 20th August 2pm to 5pm. Please call in for a cuppa and a chat. Bring your friends.

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Film Club – Made In Dagenham (2010) (15)

Comedy Drama. Dramatisation of the 1968 strike at the Ford car plant, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. A great British film that will have you shaking with laughter and anger in equal measure. The acclaimed … Continue reading

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Methodist Church Renovation Project

The Heart of Hamsterley project to renovate and reconfigure the nineteenth century Methodist Church premises in Hamsterley, for use as a multi-purpose Churches Together Centre in the heart of the village for use by church and community, is currently underway, … Continue reading

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Another Scam

Caroline Peacock writes: “I’m afraid a new telephone scam seems to be doing the rounds, in which a recorded message tells you that you are due a refund on a mis-sold insurance policy, and invites to you to press subsequent … Continue reading

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New Scam

Caroline Peacock writes: “The following scam has recently been reported to me from several quarters, so although it has actually been circulating since 2009 it seems that it is still doing the rounds and there are still people being taken … Continue reading

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