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ETAPE Pennines Cycle Event

Caroline Peacock writes: “Here is the information about this year’s Etape Pennines cycle event in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care, which will take place on Sunday 6 October.  The PDF file below is actually the map, which is much … Continue reading

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Tour of Hamsterley

Sunday 28th April 2013, starts 8.30am. See modern & historic rally cars battle to be the fastest rally driver in Hamsterley Forest. See www.tourofhamsterley.co.uk for more details.

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Christmas trees

Christmas tree sales run daily in Hamsterley from 1 to 16 December, from 10am to 4pm.  Cash raised will be used used to care for the region’s woods.

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Dreaming of a green Christmas in Hamsterley Forest!

The Forestry Commission is gearing up for a green Christmas as it launches its popular Xmas tree sales point in Hamsterley Forest on 1 December.

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New historical photographs

We have just added some new historical photographs, curtesy of Roly Smith. On the Gallery / History – Places page are photographs of Shull, Shull Lodge and St. Johns. On the Gallery / History – People page are new photographs … Continue reading

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Hamsterley Forest in the 1930s – Can you help

Rosie Bristowe of Testimony Films writes: “I hope you don’t mind me contacting you out of the blue. I am a researcher for an award winning documentary film company, Testimony Films.  I understand that during the 1930s, Hamsterley Forest was … Continue reading

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Sponsored Walk

Ian Shuttleworth writes: “On April 29th 2012 I am doing the 11 mile sponsored walk in Hamsterley Forest on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support. If anyone would like to sponsor me please visit my ‘Just giving’ site. Cheers, Ian Shuttleworth … Continue reading

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Hamsterley Forest – Descend Downhill Incident

Caroline Peacock writes: “Vicky (Chilcott) has asked me to forward this message, which has already been sent to all members of Trailblazers, also to all on the local email list – and some of you will, I think, have seen … Continue reading

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Hamsterley & Upper Gaunless Action Group

Caroline Peacock writes: “I have been asked to circulate the following message: The Hamsterley & Upper Gaunless Action Group (HUGAG) have major concerns about the proposal by Banks Ltd to erect wind turbines beside the road that runs along the … Continue reading

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Hands off Hamsterley – Rally

Caroline Peacock writes: “Dear Friends, For the reasons that Vicky explains below, we shall still be joining the meeting in Hamsterley Forest at 11am on Saturday morning.   We hope as many people as possible will be there too.”

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