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Redesdale Ramblers: Harbottle

November 20, 2020 10:30 am

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Join the Redesdale Ramblers for a walk around Harbottle. Meet at Harbottle Forest Car Park. Redesdale Ramblers is a friendly, informal community group whose members enjoy walking in Redesdale and beyond. The group is free to join and walkers participate at their own risk. The walks are on Fridays and start at 10.30am. The calendar […]

Redesdale Ramblers: Wark

October 16, 2020 10:30 am

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Join the Redesdale Ramblers for a walk around Wark. Meet outside the Black Bull. Redesdale Ramblers is a friendly, informal community group whose members enjoy walking in Redesdale and beyond. The group is free to join and walkers participate at their own risk. The walks are on Fridays and start at 10.30am. The calendar is […]

Redesdale Ramblers: Falstone

September 18, 2020 10:30 am

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Join the Redesdale Ramblers for a walk around Falstone. Meeting location TBC. Redesdale Ramblers is a friendly, informal community group whose members enjoy walking in Redesdale and beyond. The group is free to join and walkers participate at their own risk. The walks are on Fridays and start at 10.30am. The calendar is always subject […]

Visit the last Black House at Catcleugh

September 6, 2020 1:30 pm

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Find out about the fascinating history of Catcleugh Reservoir and visit the Black House, the last remaining dwelling that was built to house the reservoir construction workers in the late 19th Century. Lovingly restored it contains many artefacts of the period. We will also take a short easy stroll through the woodland to the Dam […]

Redesdale Ramblers: Birtley

August 21, 2020 10:30 am

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Join the Redesdale Ramblers for a walk around Birtley. Meet near the village green. Redesdale Ramblers is a friendly, informal community group whose members enjoy walking in Redesdale and beyond. The group is free to join and walkers participate at their own risk. The walks are on Fridays and start at 10.30am. The calendar is […]

Visit the last Black House at Catcleugh

August 2, 2020 1:30 pm

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Find out about the fascinating history of Catcleugh Reservoir and visit the Black House, the last remaining dwelling that was built to house the reservoir construction workers in the late 19th Century. Lovingly restored it contains many artefacts of the period. We will also take a short easy stroll through the woodland to the Dam […]

Redesdale Ramblers: Gunnerton

July 17, 2020 10:30 am

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Join the Redesdale Ramblers for a walk around Gunnerton. Meeting location details TBC. Redesdale Ramblers is a friendly, informal community group whose members enjoy walking in Redesdale and beyond. The group is free to join and walkers participate at their own risk. The walks are on Fridays and start at 10.30am. The calendar is always […]

Visit the last Black House at Catcleugh

July 5, 2020 1:30 pm

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Find out about the fascinating history of Catcleugh Reservoir and visit the Black House, the last remaining dwelling that was built to house the reservoir construction workers in the late 19th Century. Lovingly restored it contains many artefacts of the period. We will also take a short easy stroll through the woodland to the Dam […]

Redesdale Ramblers: Elsdon

June 19, 2020 10:30 am

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Join the Redesdale Ramblers for a walk around Elsdon. Meet at car park adjacent to the bridge and Village Hall. Redesdale Ramblers is a friendly, informal community group whose members enjoy walking in Redesdale and beyond. The group is free to join and walkers participate at their own risk. The walks are on Fridays and […]

Visit the last Black House at Catcleugh

June 7, 2020 1:30 pm

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Find out about the fascinating history of Catcleugh Reservoir and visit the Black House, the last remaining dwelling that was built to house the reservoir construction workers in the late 19th Century. Lovingly restored it contains many artefacts of the period. We will also take a short easy stroll through the woodland to the Dam […]

River Rede Action Update

February 10, 2020

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Our River Rede Improvements Project was featured in the Winter 2019 edition of Northumberland Wildlife Trust’s magazine, Roebuck. Download the full story here. Or visit out River Rede project page.

Archaeological Excavation report produced for Bellshiel

February 6, 2020

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Our excavation of possible prehistoric features at Bellshiel was carried out in August 2019, in partnership with the MoD and Operation Nightingale. An archaeological evaluation report for the dig has been produced by Wessex Archaeology. You can download the full report here: The main conclusions of the report are: Excavation of Site 1, a circular […]

Excavation report produced for Rattenraw

January 17, 2020

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Our excavation of an Iron Age/Romano-British enclosed settlement at Rattenraw was carried out in July and August 2019. An initial archaeological evaluation report for the excavation has now been produced by The Archaeological Practice. You can download the full report here: The main conclusions of the report are: The site is confirmed as of Iron […]

A Fantastic Year for Redesdale!

December 17, 2019

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2019 has been a really exciting year for Revitalising Redesdale. We want to thank all our partners, volunteers, and the fantastic communities of Redesdale for their support and enthusiasm! See below a poster showcasing our highlights from 2019. These are by no means the only achievements, if you would like to find out more about […]

Revitalising Redesdale Newsletter – November 2019

November 12, 2019

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An Historic Crossing at Smoutel Ford is Reinstated The Revitalising Redesdale Partnership has rebuilt the historic bridleway across the Rede valley, allowing walkers and riders to enjoy trails between Monkridge Hill and Otterburn for the first time in decades.  The ford access work is part of the River Improvement Project.  It is designed to mimic a naturally […]

Community Archaeology Landscape Survey Report for Chattlehope Farm, Catcleugh

November 5, 2019

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Revitalising Redesdale’s Lost Redesdale community archaeology project worked with North of the Wall Tynedale Archaeology Group (NOWTAG) and volunteers to survey approximately 43 hectares of land at Chattlehope Farm, near Catcleugh Reservoir. The survey identified 27 sites of potential archaeological interest and trained volunteers in how to conduct a Level 1 Archaeological Survey. The survey […]

Community Heritage Fund to Help Conserve the Native ‘Dark’ Honey Bee

October 28, 2019

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“We hope that this award marks the beginning of Redesdale becoming a safe haven for one of our greatest natural treasures, the native honey bee.” – Dr. Dorian Pritchard, Redesdale Beekeeping Group We are delighted to announce the Redesdale Beekeeping Group have been awarded £2,000 through our Community Heritage Fund for their work conserving the […]

Farming and Water Event for Farmers, Land Managers, and Landowners

October 14, 2019

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9th October, 2019 – Otterburn We thoroughly enjoyed meeting Redesdale’s farmers and land managers this week to visit sites along the River Rede. With the help of our partners – Natural England, The Environment Agency, Northumberland National Park Authority, Groundwork NE & Cumbria and participating farmers – we had a great discussion about how farmers […]

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