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Bellingham 29 November -0001 (1980 Date unspecified) The 800th anniversary of St. Cuthbert?s Church was celebrated.
Coquetdale 29 November -0001 ] Alnham School closed and the eight remaining pupils were transferred to Netherton North Side School. [Northumberland Archives].
Haltwhistle 29 November -0001 A fire caused ?40,000 worth of damage to the Haltwhistle and District Industrial Co-operative Society premises in Main Street. Only a week earlier, the store had been entirely redecorated. More than three fire brigades were unable to prevent damage, estimated at more than ?40,000.
Hexham 29 November -0001 Beaumont Street was closed for a day while Tynedale Council workmen cut down seven trees found to be diseased and in a dangerous condition.
Schools 29 November -0001 (various dates) School leaving ages: 1893 raised to 11; 1899 raised to 12; 1921 raised to 14; 1947 raised to 15; 1973 raised to 16. The 1870 Elementary Education Act introduced compulsory universal education for children aged 5-13 but left enforcement of attendance to school boards.
West Woodburn 29 November -0001 ] The lintel over the door at the Bay Horse Inn bears the date 1797 and licensees John and Irenee Cowans arranged a celebration for October 18th.
West Woodburn 29 November -0001 (Date unspecified) Planning permission for the demolition of the petrol filling station, offices and workshop and the construction of seven four-bedroomed dwellings and new access road.
West Woodburn 29 November -0001 (Date unspecified) The North Tyne Otter Hounds continued to meet at the Fox and Hounds at West Woodburn well into the 1970s, although it was said that in the final 25 years, they had killed only one otter ? and that was by accident. The otter hunters carried long poles to winkle otters out of their hotts.
Railway 21 April 1833 Improvements to be brought by Railway at Haydon Bridge (NJ 22/04/1933).
Bellingham 23 April 1864 A gas company had been formed in Bellingham. Upwards of 100 shares were taken at a meeting held on Saturday (16th April).

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