Monthly Archives: February 2016

Mind Your Language

The English language is probably the world’s predominant language, used now in almost every country along with any native language, and resorted to whenever there is need to communicate between persons of different first language, or great public international interest. … Continue reading

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The Woolcomber

Did you know that Hamsterley has a published poet? No, nor did I till I came across a reference to Epitaph on John Simpson, of Hamsterley, Woolcomber. It was written by a Mr Issac Garner, not to be confused with his … Continue reading

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Millenium Garden Carol Singing

The’ Wearmouth’ Choir and Orchestra and all who came to sing their hearts out once again made this night fantastic. The weather was also kind to us all and we could start in the garden for a few. The rest … Continue reading

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British Values

Trevor Pitt wrote in this month’s Parish Magazine: We often hear from the public media that most British people now have ‘no religion’. But last Christmas millions of us attended a church service – presumably we weren’t just celebrating the … Continue reading

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