Congratulations to the joint winners in our 2018 Christmas shop front competition: Elemental in Fenkle Street, and the Salvation Army in Bondgate Within.
Thanks to Morpeth Civic Society for their hospitality on 14th November. It was an opportunity for us to showcase our work on Some Alnwick Heritage Heroes, and a chance to discuss common concerns, and different approaches. We left with much food for thought.
Our plans to showcases our townscape, and celebrate those who have helped to protect, interpret and promote it over the years have been covered by the Northumberland Gazette. Please get in touch if you would like to be involved.
In 1869 Alnwick Board of Health assessed the eighteen footways that it was responsible for maintaining, and nine that were in the care of others. In most cases the route they describe can still be traced: either on the ground, or on a 19th century map. Some of their footways no longer exist, but many … Continue reading Path Finding
Alert readers of our newsletter may have noticed several spelling mistakes and one factual error in the recent (November 2013) edition of the Civic Society Newsletter. We will leave readers to spot the spelling mistakes, but this is an early opportunity to correct the factual error: Alnwick Playhouse dates from 1925, not 1926. We understand that … Continue reading Newlsetter corections and clarrifications
We are working on creating a new background for various projects which will involve maps. It’s a good way of understanding how difficult this is, and appreciating the work of others. These are a couple of recent attempts. Hopefully we are beginning to get somewhere.