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Sunday, 20 April 2014

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Digging deep at Vindolanda in search of Roman remains

HxvindodigA MORE than 500 volunteers from home and abroad will descend on Vindolanda Roman Fort this summer in pursuit of historic treasure.

Haydon Bridge: Retiring head says it’s right time to step aside

hxcox TWO decades at the helm of a historic Tynedale school came to a fitting climax for Audrey Cox last week.

Popular former Hexham Courant editor Ronnie Turnbull dies aged 80

hxronnie ONE of the North-East’s most respected newspapermen, former editor of the Hexham Courant Ronnie Turnbull, has died at the age of 80 at his home in Acomb.

Bardon Mill: Visitors go potty for unique visitor centre

hxpotty THOUSANDS of visitors have flocked to Bardon Mill’s historic pottery since it opened its doors to the public a year ago.

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Eagle fashioned from Roman coins lands at fort museum

Tyne Out

A STATUE of an eagle fashioned out of 3,000 melted down Roman coins goes on display at Chesters fort this week, along with some of the nigh-on 2,000-year-old currency that escaped the sculptor’s furnace.

  • Talented youngsters from near and far delight the judges at 110th music festival
  • Acting greats would struggle to improve drama club’s Theft
  • Tynedale Music Festival
  • Picture gallery - Hexham Rotary Club charity dinner


    POLAR explorer Conrad Dickinson was guest speaker at a charity dinner hosted by Hexham Rotary Club. He gave an illustrated talk on the South Pole trek he went on with Prince Harry and a group of injured servicemen and women. The dinner at Langley Castle raised £4,370 for the Walking with the Wounded charity.

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