We thank everyone involved in developing the new children’s play area at Bullfield Community Orchard. Particularly: Friends of the Bullfield Community Orchard, Alnwick Town Council, our County Councillors, and pupils who contributed advice.
The Society has been chosen as lead organisation for a ‘street pride’ campaign to reduce street clutter. We started with a pilot survey, on a cold Saturday by committee members Peter, Gill, Susan, Mary, John and David (the photographer – so not pictured). Our list of redundant and excessive signage, inappropriate parking, obsolete and damaged … Continue reading Street pride
Our printer just called to say that the February 2019 edition of the ACS Newsletter is ready to collect. We’ll be distributing it over the next few days
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