Sad day for Ponteland


Friday 21st March 2014 saw the felling of the beech

tree beside the Pele tower. It was unfortunately

diseased and after 100 years or more it had to go.

These are pictures taken during the day.


Start of the day1 Start of cutting down 0951


Midday4 working on 1221


Tackling the last few branches12 reaching out


The last branch goes23 reaching out  ready to go 12



Close of the day28 end of day 2


29 end of day 3