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Beach School

We are supporting Hipsburn School in their wish to become an official Beach School see below a lovely letter from the Head Teacher and a link to learn more: Dear Parents and Carers,                                            …

2020

Work has started on the Common to tidy it up for Spring. Overgrown pathways are being strimmed and overhanging branches trimmed with some of the brash being used for wildlife habitat. Coppicing in the marsh area is continuing over the next few weeks. It is nice to see Spring flowers making an appearance at the…

Christmas Eve

Following on from last year – to mark the arrival of Christmas Eve –                the Burgage Holders once again lit the beacon on Bracken Hill, it was nice to see a crowd gathering to watch before heading off to the Crib service at St. Johns.  A perfect start…

Car Park in the dunes – and where the money goes..

The car park will remain available for use during the winter months,   but please bear with us, the harsh weather plays havoc with the surface.  We will be working  late Winter and Spring 2019/20 to repair the damage to the car park  caused by heavy usage over the summer season and weather damage over…

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…

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…

Car Park Updates Spring 2018

many of you will have noticed the pile of stone, 20 tonnes of it, finally the potholes have dried out enough to be filled, the digger has been working all afternoon, scraping and grading in an effort to give our car park users a smoother drive.  But please, drive slowly and carefully, the surface is,…