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David C writes: HamText 07766 146730 “I am launching on an experimental basis a village text messaging service.

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New Baptist Pastor

David Clarke writes: “The Rev Trevor Rowe will be our pastor from April, taking over from Rev Ray Richardson who resigned last December.

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Caroline Peacock writes: “The village now has its own defibrillator – and the notice below tells you where it is and what the procedure for using it will be. This could save the life of someone having a heart attack, … Continue reading

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Break In

Caroline Peacock writes: “I have received the following message this morning, a timely reminder that the approach to Christmas is always, sadly, a risk period for break-ins:

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Hamsterley Cinema – Star Trek – Into Darkness (132min) (12A)

Friday 17th January 2014, Village Hall. Science Fiction Adventure Captain Kirk leads a manhunt into a war-zone to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction.

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Parish Magazine

Caroline Peacock writes: “Please see below a message from Sue Routledge, who has been looking after the Parish Magazine in recent years and is now handing the editorship over to Jonathan Ward:

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Neighbourhood Protection

Caroline Peacock writes: I hope you will be pleased to see that we live in an area where the Neighbourhood Protection team has a pretty unexciting life. Teesdale Neighbourhood Protection Report PDF file (89Kb)

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Hit and Run Incident in Darlington

Patricia Iveson passed on the following: Durham Constabulary, 7 November. Details released of vehicle police are keen to trace. Police investigating the death of three year old Danny Wake are appealing for information about a particular vehicle they would like … Continue reading

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New B&B – Ladywell House

We have a new B&B in the village: Ladywell House. Lynne and John Bainbridge invite you to view their website at Ladywell House B&B.

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