Jubilee picnic held in Bessingham

More than 50 people enjoyed a jubilee picnic in Bessingham this week.

Organised at Rectory Cottage, the group ate lunch while listening to a local folk band on Monday.

There was also an exhibition of photos and articles all about the village in former times. Everyone was asked to write their names on the village plan to show where they lived as a way of getting to know each other.

A spokesman for organisers Bessingham Society said: 'It was a very successful event organised to promote more community spirit and will be followed soon by the official inauguration of the new village sign.'


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus