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.
Has it been refurbished? Who should we thank?
Alnwick House of Correction later became a courthouse, a police station, and is now a Youth Hostel. 150 years ago it was one of the most expensive prisons in England. From the Alnwick Mercury, Jan 1870: …the Saturday Review of last week makes the following startling statement: the average charge for each prisoner is £37 … Continue reading Alnwick House of Correction