STAYING ALIVE 2016

Nine young people staying at Seahouses for the 2016 “Staying Alive” project were seen in Norham on Saturday 30th July. They were assisting our “Messy Church” in the Norham Churchyard. The objective was to find Canon Gilly’s grave and remove ivy from many others. These objectives were successfully achieved. May sound boring but you can […]

NNS-Norham Not-Spot-Please do something

Despite years of campaigning and a petition most of Norham still has no mobile coverage. You can help by downloading and printing the petition. Please sign it with as many other signatories as possible and post it.  To read our MP’s letter and download a copy of the petition to sign and post, please go […]

Everyone can help prevent it, RUBBISH!

You cannot help but notice all the rubbish left on the River Banks after the December and January floods. Old plastic bottles, tin cans, oil drums, old tyres, discarded children’s toys, endless plastic items.  As the plastic breaks down it gets washed into the sea and will continue to poison wildlife (fish, mammals, invertebrates) for […]

Norham’s Living Nativity

        The Living Nativity event that took place on Saturday afternoon, the 19th December, was very successful.  There must have been around 150 people watching it all, and following the actors who recreated the real story behind Christmas. Were you there? What did you think of it? Make a comment in the […]

Protect me, O God, for in you I take refuge.

“The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; I have a goodly heritage. Therefore my heart is glad, and my soul rejoices; my body also rests secure.” Those verses sound incongruous after the carnage on the streets of Paris on Friday night.  More fitting, perhaps, are the words of Jesus…………….                 To read the […]

Clypping Norham Church

Sunday 4th October saw the remarkable spectacle of over 150 people embracing the 850 year old Norham St Cuthbert’s Church. This ancient ceremony called “Clypping” is achieved by all participants holding hands whilst encircling the whole church building. Quite an achievement for a church as large as St Cuthbert’s! A little ingenuity was required at […]