Hunt News

CVNNH Carols Evening 22nd December 2017

Just before Christmas, the CVNNH held their annual Carols Evening in the beautifully decorated St. Gregory’s Kirk Newton. The Farr boys piped everyone into the church which was nearly full. The music ensemble consisted of 1 trombonist and 1 cellist, 2 keyboard players, 3 flautists, 4 clarinetists and 5 singers. The readings were well received…

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St Cuthbert’s Ride 24th September

College Valley and North Northumberland Hunt and HospiceCare North Northumberland ST CUTHBERT’S RIDE Sunday 24th September 2017   7 or 10 miles across spectacular country Over 25 small optional jumps Start/Finish: near North Lyham, NE66 5RY. This is west of Belford, north of Chatton and east of Wooler. There will be signs. Start riding any…

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CVNNH – History and continuity

By Frank Houghton-Brown Reproduced here by kind permission of Horse and Hound Magazine Sir Alfred Goodson was a farm student at Akeld near Wooler, with his great friend Sir Nelson Rycroft – father of the legendary hound breeder Sir Newton Rycroft – when the Border hounds streamed off the steep hillside above with their hard-pressed…

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