Were you inspired by the Tour of Britain passing through Alnwick? Are you looking for an excuse to get your bike out of the garage, and go for a ride? You might have noticed the announcement last week that £20 million will be invested in upgrades to the National Cycle Network. <here>. However, the nearest … Continue reading Tour of Britain
The steepest street in the world is Ffordd Pen Llech in Harlech. The steepest street in England is Vale Street in Bristol (pictured). And the steepest in Scotland is Middle Brae in Tobermory. Which is the steepest street in Alnwick? When it coms to gradients, we hardly rank among the world leaders. We’re not even … Continue reading Which is Alnwick’s steepest street?
At the time of writing, we have 499 followers on Twitter. They are more likely than average to be interested in the weather, politics and National Parks, but less likely than average to be interested in music festivals. Are you among them?
You don’t always get a second chance, but here’s one for members who couldn’t join our summer outing.
The Environment Agency provides a map of flood risks across the country <here>. This extract for part of Alnwick shows a detailed view of the extent of high, medium and low flood risk from surface water. There are options for different degrees of risk from reservoirs, sea and rivers, water velocity and depth. We suspect … Continue reading Long-term flood risk
The August newletter is back from the printer, and we’ll be distributing it over the next few days. In it we mention several places in the Aln Valley. We made a word search – but there wasn’t space to include it. So we’ve attached it <here> – as a taster of what is to come.