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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…

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,…

New Vehicle

Today was an exciting day for our moor grieves, The Burgage Holders took delivery, from Andrew of Lloyd Ltd., of a new ride on lawn mower and an ATV to help keep the common in shape, check out the photos, how excited are these boys with their new toys?! The moor grieves will definitely be able…

Car Park in the dunes

2018 Car Parking – charges will apply from the weekend 24/25 March – November 4th We will be working over the Winter and Spring 2018/19 to repair the damage to the car park  caused by heavy usage over the summer season.  This is an on going job, you will notice heaps of stone being delivered…