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Sunday, 24 May 2015

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Councillors approve Hexham retail park plan

DESPITE numerous objections, councillors gave the go-ahead for an £8m retail park on the disused goods yard at Hexham railway station.


The proposal, which will include a Homebase DIY store and other national chains,will create around 100 jobs.
But the scheme has outraged conservation groups, who feel the design of the outlet is out of keeping with the area. They say the development will have a serious impact on the appearance of a historic part of Hexham.
**Read a full report in this week's Hexham Courant.