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15th May 2018
Holly Brown

Local Legends – Holly Brown Candle and Wax Melt Maker

11th April 2018

Local Legends – Robert Lundgren Jones Tour Guide

29th March 2018
Dave and Billy Mitchell Lindesfarne header

Local Legends – Dave Foote Woodworker

24th February 2018

Local Legends – Patrick Norris Walking Guide

24th February 2018
Red Lion Alnmouth 18th Century Coaching Inn

Local Legends – Jane and Mac, The Red Lion Inn, Alnmouth

5th February 2018

Local Legends – Sarah Farooqi, Artist

13th January 2018
Simon Lowe

Local Legends – Simon Lowe Photographer

12th December 2017
Hauxley nature reserve

Update on Percy returning to Northumberland

Following on from my previous blog it looks like Percy the Pelican will be loaned from the Great North Museum to Hauxley Visitor centre just South of Amble which is great news for the local area.  There will be some costs involved for transport, insurance and a new protective glass case but it looks like Percy is almost coming home! The Hauxley Nature Reserve reopened to the public after a period of redevelopment earlier this […]
28th November 2017
Pelican

Will Percy the Pelican ever return to Warkworth?

So who is Percy the Pelican? Now let me tell you some local history about Percy.  If you don’t live in Warkworth you may never have heard of Percy and the fact that he is so popular in the village that the local magazine is even named after him. Percy the Pelican was first spotted in Druridge Bay but soon took up residence on the River Coquet at Warkworth from 1973 to 1976.  He lived […]