Hexham

From left, YoungsRPS new director Edward Boon, head of the Sedgefield office John Turnbull, new recruit Kevin Guy and James Thompson

Appointments: Rural property consultants YoungsRPS appoint two new directors

Two new directors have been appointed at expanding rural property consultants YoungsRPS

Judy Willis announced as new Northumberland County Show event organiser and secretary

Judy Willis, the new Events Organiser and Show Secretary at Northumberland County Show
Former police force worker Judy Willis has been named as the successor to Gaynor Scandle

Opera singer Jon Stainsby finally gets to sing on home soil

Jon Stainsby who appears as the Speaker of the Temple in Mozart's The Magic Flute
A new operatic venture sees top class productions reaching places most opera companies never reach

Hexham's Pudding Parlour targets Newcastle market with Fenwick concession counter

Greg and Kristy Giblin of The Pudding Parlour
American-inspired bakery a year ahead of business plan as customer demand increases

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland
Prize gems - given away for solving a whodunnit puzzle in the Journal - are now to be sold by 1984 winner
Billy Lowes who lost his leg in a shell blast during the First World War

Fascinating stories form part of Humshaugh First World War exhibition

Tynedale village set to showcase stories from First World War as part of an exhibition this weekend

Survey gives hope as red squirrels hold their own

A red squirrel, with a nut in it's mouth at Kielder Forest
North East's red squirrels hang on to their territory in face of grey advance, a new study suggests

Farmers feel 'targeted' by thieves as rural crime bites across the North East

Lambs feeding on hay at a feeder
The cost of rural crime in the region shot up last year, new figures reveal, as farmers say they believe thieves are targeting their farms
From left, YoungsRPS new director Edward Boon, head of the Sedgefield office John Turnbull, new recruit Kevin Guy and James Thompson

Appointments: Rural property consultants YoungsRPS appoint two new directors

Two new directors have been appointed at expanding rural property consultants YoungsRPS

Judy Willis announced as new Northumberland County Show event organiser and secretary

Judy Willis, the new Events Organiser and Show Secretary at Northumberland County Show
Former police force worker Judy Willis has been named as the successor to Gaynor Scandle

Hexham's Pudding Parlour targets Newcastle market with Fenwick concession counter

Greg and Kristy Giblin of The Pudding Parlour
American-inspired bakery a year ahead of business plan as customer demand increases

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

The home of Viz founder Chris Donald

Property gallery: Viz founder Chris Donald's Northumberland home up for sale

Anna Hedworth AKA The Grazer for her food blog and the queen of pop-up restaurants- has just opened her own Cafe. The Cook House, in two shipping containers in the Ouseburn Valley

New café named 'Cook House' pops up in Newcastle's Ouseburn

Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

 

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