Author: Yvonne Conchie

Sir James Knott Trust

sir james knott trust

One of our generous project funders, the Sir James Knott Trust, has featured us on their website!

Newcastle Journal think we’re Oresome too Alongside a gallery of cracking photos, one of their top journalists, Tony Henderson, wrote: “Volunteers behind a celebration of centuries of lead mining history were able to drink to the… read more

The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467