Hexham

West Denton pool

North Country Leisure becomes subsidiary of UK's largest not-for-profit leisure firm

Formed in the 1990s, both GLL and NCL have strong reputations in developing and delivering high quality leisure activities

NBA welcomes Red Tractor meeting on proposed assurance changes

Chris Mallon, chief executive of the NBA
Northumberland-based members' organisation seeks clarity over impact of new rules

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

River Tyne's story revealed in study by environmental historian

Dr Leona Skelton at Howdon sewage treatment works on the Tyne
Environmental historian Dr Leona Skelton delves into the ups and downs of Tyne history over the centuries

Hexham MP Guy Opperman: Green belt homes plan is 'against wishes of locals'

MP Guy Opperman
Hexham MP Guy Opperman has accused developer Lugano of a "speculative" attempt to build homes on green belt at Ponteland
Chef's Academy at Newcastle College

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

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

North East heroes recognised in New Year's Honours list

Head teacher at Whitley Bay High School Adam Chedburn
Educators, businessmen and charity volunteers are recognised for their contribution to North East life
West Denton pool

North Country Leisure becomes subsidiary of UK's largest not-for-profit leisure firm

Formed in the 1990s, both GLL and NCL have strong reputations in developing and delivering high quality leisure activities

NBA welcomes Red Tractor meeting on proposed assurance changes

Chris Mallon, chief executive of the NBA
Northumberland-based members' organisation seeks clarity over impact of new rules

Oil price collapse will hurt North East offshore sector but companies are prepared

Petrol pump
North East Offshore firms braced for difficult times, but know that industry will recover

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

Helen Gavin at her home in Felton

Property gallery: Felton family home is the perfect escape in the country

The home of Denise and Crispian Strachan at Clifton near Morpeth

Property gallery and video: Victorian love of space and style near Morpeth

Tragic Bailey Brown, 11, from Alnwick in Northumberland

Family of Bailey Brown from Alnwick pay loving tribute after Christmas Eve death

 

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