Hexham

Imtiaz Dharker who has been awarded the Queen's Medal for Poetry

Poet Imtiaz Dharker published in North East to be honoured by Queen

Imtiaz Dharker, introduced to British readers by Hexham-based Bloodaxe Books, has won the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry

Glowing 'totem sign' in Hexham rejected as 'ugly, outlandish, intrusive, and garish'

Hexham signs
A planning bid for the sign within Hexham Conservation Area, near the railway station, has been refused amid opposition

Northumbria health chief joins medical director of the NHS to discuss future of urgent and emergency care

David Evans, medical director for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
North East medical director, David Evans, meets healthcare leaders to share learning about new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

Totem sign bid at Hexham facing opposition

Hexham signs
Plans for a totem sign at Hexham are facing opposition amid fears it will detract from the town's conservation area and listed buildings

New senior posts at growing Askham Bryan College

Nick Barnes, left, and Wes Johnson of Askham Bryan College
Campus principal for Cumbria and the North will be supported by new director of the North East
David Evans, medical director for Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Northumbria health chief joins medical director of the NHS to discuss future of urgent and emergency care

North East medical director, David Evans, meets healthcare leaders to share learning about new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

Totem sign bid at Hexham facing opposition

Hexham signs
Plans for a totem sign at Hexham are facing opposition amid fears it will detract from the town's conservation area and listed buildings

Hexham land lady blames pub chain for ending a dream

Moya and Keith Burn from Seghill who lost a small fortune on a pub they used to run
The former boss of the Coach and Horses says artificially high alcohol prices forced her out
Nick Barnes, left, and Wes Johnson of Askham Bryan College

New senior posts at growing Askham Bryan College

Campus principal for Cumbria and the North will be supported by new director of the North East

Hexham social enterprise launches project to build employability skills through musical instrument repair

The opening of Core Music's Hexham social enterprise
Hexham's Core Music has opened a separate workshop where up to six people at a time will learn and practice the skills needed to repair guitars and make ukuleles

Hexham and Northern Rural takes on new agricultural consultant

Hexham and Northern Marts has appointed Carol Johnson as an agricultural consultant
Carol Johnson has been appointed in the run-up to changes in the Single Farm Payment

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

Brunswick House in Whalton

Property gallery: Whalton house was home from the first view

A Christmas food tasting test

Sweet Christmas fare put to the Taste test

From left, Richard Means from award sponsor, Strutt & Parker, with Lucinda and Tom Richardson and Giles Brandreth

Northumberland farm business Wheelbirks Parlour wins national award

 

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