Category: Communities

Rebuilding The Forgotten Orchard

The following pictures and slideshow show the ongoing project to re-open the long forgotten Orchard, which once helped feed patients from the Swan Hunter memorial hospital, once situated above the Wallsend Hall grounds in the Village Green, Wallsend. Richardson Dees park in Wallsend and hall grounds once had abundant fruit bearing trees. The vinery wall in the Hall grounds, dates back to the beginning of the end of the 18th …

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Wallsenders Come To Terms With New North Tyneside Council Tax Changes

Wallsender’s receiving there new Council Tax bills from North Tyneside Council, have started to notice some quite stark changes because Council Tax Benefit has been abolished from April 2013 and replaced by the Council’s own scheme, which they have renamed Council Tax Support. The biggest change to hit already hard pressed Wallsend household’s will be that anyone of working age …

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25 Year Old Murdered On Burns Close Crescent In Wallsend

Police have closed off a street in Wallsend & have launched a major murder investigation after a 25 year old man was stabbed to death on Burns Closes Crescent, in Rosehill, Wallsend in the early hours of Saturday morning. Officers from the North Tyneside branch of Northumbria police were called at 1.53am on Saturday, February 16, 2013 to reports of …

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