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Hamsterley Parish Council – Additional Meeting

Banks Renewables Ltd have recently submitted a revised proposal for the wind farm alongside Windy Bank Road (the road that follows the edge of Hamsterley Forest to the west of the village). Representatives from Banks will attend a specially convened meeting … Continue reading

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Picnic Cinema

We’re showing two films at Hamsterley Forest next week – on a big screen in the woods and with the chance to camp out overnight too. Friday 11th July & Saturday 12th July. Arrival Time: Campers from 6pm, Non-campers from … Continue reading

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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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