Celebrating 100 hundred years of girl guides, Eileen Harle, 94 and June Forster, 91

Brownies 100th birthday to be celebrated with cancer charity coffee mornings

Former Brownies Eileen Harle and June Forster are to help the movement celebrate its 100th birthday

Brian Burnie

Brian Burnie steps in to donate to Poppy Appeal after theft

Brian Burnie, who sold his Doxford Hall estate in Northumberland to set up cancer charity Daft as a Brush, has stepped in to help All Saints church in Rothbury after thieves targeted their British Legion appeal

Brian Burnie at the erection of the stone obelisk marking the starting point and source of the Tyne River at Deadwater Farm

Stone pillar laid at Kielder will provide source of strength

An RAF helicopter has lifted a stone obelisk into place to mark the source of the North Tyne and to give strength to those affected by cancer

Dave Bowmaker, Ron Stanley, Brian Burnie and William Burt King at South Shields

Landmark to honour source of the River Tyne

Stone obelisks are to be erected on a remote Northumberland farm to mark a 150-mile trek which highlighted the work of a cancer charity

A toy collection by customers of the Swan pub in Heddon On The Wall for Thai orphans

Where would Britain be without the pub?

The pressures currently facing pubs threaten this important piece in the fabric of British life


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