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