WORK has begun on a £900,000 Stocksfield housing development that has caused controversy in the community.
TO many Hexham people, Jim O’Neil was the friendly milkman who delivered the morning pinta to much of the town.
A MOTOR cyclist who broke his leg, collarbone and ribs in an horrific crash has praised the quick-thinking actions of a minibus driver.
AMONG his many achievements, Hexham’s Colin Hill can list swimming the English Channel.
THERE were fears that this year’s Prudhoe Kite Festival might fall flat as the mild weather snatched the wind from its sails.
IT might be only 10 years old, but an arts centre that is just as likely to draw in Dutch and German visitors from the cross Channel ferries as commuters on the A69, dropping in for its coveted all-day breakfast, has certainly come of age.
FOR the first time in three decades, Alston hosted its own music festival – and it was an instant success with 400 people enjoying the line-up.