At a recent meeting of Hepple Parish Council, Jane Mann & Harry
Henderson, volunteers from the Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick attended the
meeting to talk about and gain support for their project, “The Out of Town
Councillors heard that the Bailiffgate Museum is working on the
production of the Out Of Town Museum (OOT), a touring exhibition
dedicated to the preservation of the heritage of the communities of Upper
Coquetdale and the Cheviot fringe. Amongst other things it will feature
the routes people travelled, the work they did and the lives they led -
preserving ways of life that may have, or will soon disappear for ever.
Much of the content of the OOT Museum will come from the people of the
Hepple Parish Councillors were unanimous in supporting
this project, and suggested several local people who would be able to
contribute substantially from their individual experiences to the project.