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CORNHILL-on-TWEED

Latest News

Team Trevelyan: Stop The Teenage Tax Campaign

We need your help to persuade Labour & Independent Councillors to change their minds about the transport-to-school tax they have imposed on our rural families across Northumberland.

Following Northumberland County Council's decision to set a £600 a year charge for post-16 students to get to school on the bus (or force the student to take a public bus at potentially even higher cost if there is one available), we are campaigning to get that decision overturned.

Full Information  HERE (PDF)


The next Parish Council Meeting

will take place in the Village Hall on

Monday 21st July at 6pm

*(Please note this is a date change due to a clash of Village Hall bookings)

The meeting agenda is available on the Parish Council page.


 11/03/2014

Northumberland Food Bank Newsletter

Available HERE

(Opens as a PDF)


CORNHILL-on-TWEED
HOUSING NEEDS SURVEY

 

The report commissioned by Four Housing in October 2013, which incorporates input from Northumberland County Council, is available HERE

(opens as a PDF)

Meeting Notes

Between Cornhill Parish Council & Four Housing 10th March 2014

are available HERE

(opens as a PDF)


 SEE THE LOCAL PLANNING LINK ON THE PARISH COUNCIL PAGE MENU FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION

Traffic & Travel

Radio Borders

Traffic Information

Click HERE for the latest Border travel information

 


Route 67 Bus Timetable

for latest timetable

Click HERE  

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For latest Route 67 fares:

 

Click HERE
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Welcome to the Cornhill-on-Tweed Community Website


 

The village of Cornhill lies on the Scottish border, approximately 1½ miles from Coldstream, and so is on the northerly edge of Northumberland. It was in ancient times known as Cornell. The parish carries the same name and incorporates Old and New Heaton and Tillmouth. The river Tweed runs eastward about a mile from the village, where there is an eighteenth century bridge with a span of five arches over the river. Agriculture plays a part here, with a rich soil that supports diverse crops such as turnips, beans, and a variety of grains.

Cornhill was, for political purposes, part of the county of Durham, but in 1844 by act of parliament was separated from it and then joined with Northumberland. The Anglican St. Helen's Church is dedicated to St. Helen, the mother of Constantine the Great, the first Christian Emperor. Legend says that it was erected in 1082AD, because Norham had become the property of Durham Cathedral. It has undergone rebuilding and restoration work both in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with the bell tower being added in 1840. The Church could boast a harmonium by 1856, when the choir was created. In addition to this, the rectory held a lending library of 300 volumes. There have been several gifts bestowed upon this church by the Earls and Countesses of Home, including stained glass windows, an organ, and a new font.

A school was raised in 1837, for the education of both boys and girls following the national system. The master's house was constructed in 1860, the land for both buildings being given by the Collingwoods. The school was enlarged and improved in 1868 at a cost of nearly £200. The school was closed however in 2012.

(Information supplied by Northumberland Communities NCC)
 

St Helen's Church - Cornhill

St Helen's Church

Will be open daily for residents and tourists to visit from 16th June 2014 onwards. Please come and take a look at our lovely church.

If you would like to join us for a service - visit the link on our "Community Page" for service times.

Local Events

VICARS & TARTS VINTAGE TRACTOR RALLY

Vintage Tractor Rally Poster

Click HERE for PDF Poster


 TILLMOUTH & DISTRICT HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 57TH SHOW

 Tillmout Flower & Dog Show poster

Click HERE for PDF Schedule

Holy Island

Safe Crossing Times

For safe causeway crossing times to Lindisfarne, use the links below.

 

 

 

Planning Notices

Can now be found on by clicking the drop-down page link on the Parish Council main menu

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