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Wednesday, 04 March 2015

Hexham

Pomp and ceremony herald town’s first female rector

hxDagmarBishop09ct THE rousing sound of spontaneous and sustained applause rang through Hexham Abbey as history was made on Tuesday evening.

Last updated 3 March 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Volunteers sought for town clean-up

HEXHAM MP Guy Opperman is once again swapping order papers for rubbish bags next month, when he helps organise Hexham’s third community clean-up.

Last updated 3 March 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Allendale Road houses get the go-ahead following amendments

AT the third time of asking, plans to build three detached houses with an access leading directly on to one of Hexham’s most notorious roads have been approved.

Last updated 3 March 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Slaley considers annual fund-raiser for charities

SLALEY Parish Council is considering plans to help small local organisations raise much-needed funds.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Staff put on a gig for charity

STAFF at the Hexham branch of Virgin Money are fund-raising for Marie Curie Cancer care in honour of a 26-year-old who has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.

Last updated 3 March 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Building a strong reputation

A FIRM which set up shop in Hexham 25 years ago next month has built a glittering reputation over the years.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Whitley Chapel: Planners approve pig and poultry farm despite ‘shanty town’ concerns

WITH some misgivings, planners have granted formal consent for what was described as “a shanty town” near Whitley Chapel.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Acomb notes

THE yoga class continues to meet on Tuesday at 7pm at Acomb village hall.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Award is the perfect topping

50073993H000 A YOUNG businesswoman from Whitley Chapel is proving to be the cream of the crop.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Slaley notes

THIS correspondent went to a preview of a newly- completed film on Thursday last, called Addicted to Sheep, about a year on an upland hill farm in Upper Teesdale, with a delightful lesson from a young lad on the purpose of tups and yows!

Last updated 3 March 2015
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It’s all a matter of style

50073958H000 A HEXHAM hairdresser has clipped and preened her way to another prestigious award.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Hexham Abbey welcomes its first female rector

Dagmar Winter HISTORY was made at Hexham Abbey on Tuesday when the ancient church welcomed its first-ever female rector.

Last updated 25 February 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Much-criticised retail park up for two awards

A DEVELOPMENT reviled by Hexham Civic Society is in the running for two prestigious awards.

Last updated 24 February 2015
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Hydro scheme is sunk after lord puts salmon fishing first

Lord Allendale HOPES of installing a money-spinning hydro electricity plant under Hexham’s Tyne Bridge have finally been blown out of the water.

Last updated 24 February 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Charity begins at home for store workers

hxchinup A CHARITY run from a spare room in Halton Lea Gate to provide holidays for seriously ill children and their families has received a welcome boost.

Last updated 24 February 2015
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Station tour aims to help police fight hate crime

OFFICERS at Hexham Police Station gave young people with a range of disabilities a behind the scenes tour of the station on Monday.

Last updated 24 February 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Slaley: Villagers warned about sneak thefts

WATCH out, there’s a thief about, the councillors of Slaley have warned.

Last updated 24 February 2015
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Hexham: Book profits boost Hospice

A SERIES of books by local author Rosemary Straker has raised over £6,500 in aid of the Tynedale Hospice at Home charity.

Last updated 24 February 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Hopping mad due to pesky rabbits

hxnayflowers HUNGRY rabbits have been causing havoc at one of Hexham’s most popular beauty spots.

Last updated 24 February 2015
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Slaley: WI members clock up half a century

hxhalfcentury TWO dedicated members of a Tynedale Women’s Institute have been commended for their long-service to the organisation.

Last updated 24 February 2015
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