Month: June 2017



Tyne Rivers Trust – calls for river photos again

The Tyne Rivers Trust are asking for photographers to enter their images of the Tyne Catchment for the 2017 photo competition. Images must have been taken this year and have the River Tyne or one of its tributaries as the subject. Last year Hexham member Bob Turner had his winter image of the Tyne at Hexham selected as the December image for the calendar.     The winning images will be used in the Tyne Rivers Trust 2018 Calendar which will be sold to raise money for the Trust’s work of conserving and regenerating the river. Similarly to 2016, the production costs of the calendar will be supported by EGGER which means that all the Read More …



1st PDI Competition – Reflections

Now that the summer assignments to the Farne Islands are done, my next task is to start the new season of PDI competitions. Many thanks to Dave Best for running the PDI competitions last season, and congratulations to Danny for becoming the 1st winner!   As many of you will already be aware I’m taking over running the PDI competition from Dave this next season and hopefully I’ll make just as good a job as he did. The subject for the 1st PDI competition for this coming season is ‘REFLECTIONS’ and will run for the summer recess.   This can be a reflection in a shop window, in a mirror, water reflection in puddles, lakes etc Read More …