Hexham

Chief executive of Red Tractor Assurance, David Clarke

North East farmers encourage Red Tractor to plough ahead with changes to assurance scheme

The region's farmers are backing proposals aiming at removing a 'weak link' in criteria for well-recognised quality mark

North East MEP plants first tree in a new commercial conifer woodland

From left, Paul Brannen MEP with Simon Hart from Egger and landowner Iain Kyle
Stripped back Wallshield application receives go-ahead after concerns over visual impact and wildlife habitats

Review: Macbeth premiere at Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Robert Mountford as Macbeth
Tara Arts' new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth opened at the Queen’s Hall Arts Centre Arts Centre, Hexham at the start of a national tour

Eldon Leisure Centre: First pictures of how £3m refurbishment work is going

Eldon Leisure redevelopment, behind the scenes as work commences
Staff levels will more than double to 50 as part of the refurbishment programme at the North Country Leisure-operated centre

New parents inspire new play Kicking and Screaming which is touring the North East

Kicking and Screaming is to embark on a tour of the region
A new play called Kicking and Screaming was inspired by interviews with first-time parents from across the North East
Children at school raising their hands

Journal opinion: A bad report - but a good response

The Journal's opinion column for Saturday, February 14, in which we say poor Ofsted reports are not yet a cause for crisis in Northumberland

NEI Restaurant Week is back and it's on course to be a winner

Chef's Academy at Newcastle College
For the first time Newcastle College students will be adding to the culinary treats on offer with week-long specials at their own restaurant

Duchess of Northumberland praises Kew after copying claims over treehouse at Alnwick

Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland
The Duchess of Northumberland has praised a popular tourist attraction after claiming it had copied her Alnwick Garden
Chief executive of Red Tractor Assurance, David Clarke

North East farmers encourage Red Tractor to plough ahead with changes to assurance scheme

The region's farmers are backing proposals aiming at removing a 'weak link' in criteria for well-recognised quality mark

North East MEP plants first tree in a new commercial conifer woodland

From left, Paul Brannen MEP with Simon Hart from Egger and landowner Iain Kyle
Stripped back Wallshield application receives go-ahead after concerns over visual impact and wildlife habitats

Eldon Leisure Centre: First pictures of how £3m refurbishment work is going

Eldon Leisure redevelopment, behind the scenes as work commences
Staff levels will more than double to 50 as part of the refurbishment programme at the North Country Leisure-operated centre

About Hexham

Hexham is a market town 25 miles west of Newcastle, located in the Tyne Valley in the county of Northumberland. It is surrounded by small towns and villages including Corbridge, Riding Mill, Stocksfield & Wylam to the east; Acomb & Bellingham to the north; Alston & Allendale to the south; and Haydon Bridge, Bardon Mill & Haltwhistle to the west.

Videos & Photos

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Vigar & Co (Darlington) LLP and Mohammed Bashir and Christine Bell, of Boro Taxis. Picture: Keith Taylor

Stewart McNicholl is named as North East young director of the year

The North East Excellence Awards 2015.

North East Hotel Excellence Awards celebrate the best in the industry

NE Business Awards, Marriott Gosforth.

The Tyneside and Northumberland Business Awards 2015: the night in full

 

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