News from Detchant
The Lord Palmer writes: For the last 15 years Lord Walton of Detchant (obituary, April 28) and I were nearly always on the same 1pm train from Kings Cross to Berwick-upon-Tweed. All the crew on the 1pm were devastated to learn that he had died. He ...
Little was known about muscular dystrophy when a quiet and determined young medic called John Walton began to study the disease in the early 1950s. The genetic condition tended to affect young boys who were not expected to live past the age of 18 ...
Colin, from Ladykirk near Norham, was given a job by BEDMAX Shavings founder Tim Smalley, who produced haylage (Haymax) at his family farm, Detchant, near Belford. Colin and his new truck were responsible for delivering Haymax around the UK.
He was a former Dean of Medicine at Newcastle University and became Lord Walton of Detchant in 1989. His illustrious research and career were recognised in 2014 with the creation of the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre at the university.
The Detchant-based shavings manufacturer has worked with JHW for a number of years and intends to invest in the Tweedmouth business. JHW was originally founded by Jimmy Wood in 1939 in the West End. It is a family run engineering business and ...
The Detchant-based shavings manufacturer has worked with JHW for a number of years and intends to invest in the Tweedmouth business. JHW was originally founded by Jimmy Wood in 1939 in the West End. It is a family run engineering business and ...
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Thursday, 08 of December
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Partly Cloudy 11.7º C
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Low: 7° C
Humidity: 59%%
Visibility: 10.0 km
Thursday, 08 of December
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Friday, 09 of December
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Saturday, 10 of December
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Sunday, 11 of December
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Detchant
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