Hello and welcome to the March 2022 issue of the Consett Magazine.

We hope that the change in text size has improved the readability of the articles. We’ll continue to listen to the feedback from our readers and strive to improve every aspect of the magazine.

In this issue of the Consett Magazine Lorraine Weightman dives deep into the historical island of Lindisfarne and the fascinating story of St. Cuthbert on page 4 and 5.

Consett Rotary Club and Haystax have teamed up to plant nearly 800 tress as part of project aimed at creating a fully accessible farm area. More info on page 6.

Our beloved Derwent Walk is under threat by new plans in the area. Find out what you can do to save this iconic local foot and bridle path
on page 7.

Consett In Focus is a photography project brought to you by the same people involved in the Consett Corona Photo Project, see their amazing behind the scenes pictures of Aladdin at the Empire Theatre on pages 8 and 9.

Buzzila: local legend, music producer and DJ. is back and has been busy over the past year, read all about it on page 11.

We were sent a fantastic hand written poem by Mrs. Salkeld, kindly scanned and sent by the wonderful staff at the Consett Library on page 14. (See the original handwritten version online)

Kind regards from Marco, Barry and everyone who makes the Consett Magazine possible!

If you have a story, issue, photo or poem you’d like published, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email: editor@consettmagazine.com


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