Country diary

Saturday, August 31: Romany Ramblers walk– Wauchope Hall. Meet at 9am. 11.5 miles. Route: Halterburn, Hethpool, Southernknowe, Trowupburn.

Saturday, August 31: Berwick and Borders Cyclists ride to Newcastle. Distance: 75 miles over some beautiful but hilly country. Leaving Berwick at 9 am, arriving in Newcastle at about 5pm. If you’re planning to come along you need to book yourself and your bike on the train back to Berwick – one leaves Newcastle at 5.54pm.