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HINDMARSH HALL

The AGM at the Hindmarsh Hall was very informative, it gave The Burgage Holders Committee members who were able to attend food for thought and some valuable information to take back to the rest of the committee.    

Spring 2019

  It was an absolute pleasure working in the sunshine on the Common today, Mondays are our busy day we can be seen out and about buzzing around in the ATV loaded up with our gear for the day’s jobs. We have taken advice from “the experts” and  can now look forward to the beach…

Christmas Eve

To mark the arrival of Christmas Eve the Burgage Holders lit the beacon on Bracken Hill, this may be the beginning of a new tradition in the Burgage calendar.  

World War One

FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIAL TRAIL 1st – 30th of November 2018 FIRST WORLD WAR MEMORIAL TRAIL To mark the centenary anniversary of the end of World War One The Burgage holders of Alnmouth Common, in collaboration with The Local History Society are, for the month of November, placing plaques around Alnmouth Common forming a walking…

competition

  The judging for the Young Photographer Competition organised by the Alnmouth Burgage Holders and Alnmouth Post Office. took place on Tuesday 18th September the winners were as follows: Age 2 – 6:  Cicely Kewell Age 7 – 10:  Evelyn Kewell Age 11 – 13:  Olivia Hands Age 14 – 16:  Maisy Child   The…

coast care

Our friends at Coast Care are giving a helping hand on the Common this summer and Autumn they have made inroads into the pernicious weed problem various volunteer groups have given their time to pulling weeds out around the pond area.  http://www.coast-care.co.uk/activities/alnmouth-common-maintenance-with-alnmouth-burgage-holders-part-1/    

Nightfold

A great job being done, spraying kills the weeds and we get the tractor onto the job to cut them down,  a bit different from the days when the Bugage Holders “employed a youth to cut down the yellow tops” by hand.  And what a lovely backdrop to the day’s work.  Unfortunately the finishing off…

Alnmouth WI Centenary Oak Tree

The Alnmouth WI have planted an oak tree on the common to celebrate their 100 year birthday, it is situated just behind the Denton Fountain at the bottom of Bracken Hill, with newly laid turf and garden seating it is a perfect rest stop for walkers, or indeed a  picnic spot great for watching the…