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Friday, 30 January 2015

Hexham

Beales store in Hexham ‘could benefit’ with cut price takeover deal imminent

hxBeales04ct THE future of Beales store in Hexham is back in the melting pot as ownership of the business seems set to change hands yet again.

Last updated 27 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Jobs to be cut at Hexham schools

Graeme Atkins JOB losses and pay cuts are on the way as two Hexham schools fight to plug a £279,000 black hole in their finances.

Last updated 27 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Tale of hope for neglected dogs

hxfawcett A KIND-HEARTED Hexham campaigner is going out of his way to ensure every dog has his day, or at least a juicy bone.

Last updated 27 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Every book is a labour of love

hxurchin AUTHOR and mother-of-three Margi McAllister apologised that she couldn’t possibly say when I asked which of her books was her favourite.

Last updated 26 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Focus on film festival

PLANS are afoot to launch a film festival that would burnish Hexham’s growing reputation as a town of culture.

Last updated 26 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Acomb village notes

THANKS to all those who filled in the village questionnaires. A4A had a 56 per cent (307) return, which was a great result.

Last updated 26 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Move is sign of success for Corbridge firm

50072658H001 ONE of Corbridge’s longest established businesses is moving out of the village after more than three decades there.

Last updated 26 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexhamshire village notes

THE ’Shire said goodbye to two of its well-known residents last week.

Last updated 26 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Job cuts likely as Hexham schools tackled £279,000 deficit

QEHS JOB losses and pay cuts are on the way as two Hexham schools fight to plug a £279,000 black hole in their finances.

Last updated 23 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexhamshire: District’s jolliest landlord brewed Courant 150 beer

hxbrooker TYNEDALE’S jolliest landlord, known for his infectious bellow of a laugh and his fine ales, has died suddenly at the age of 67.

Last updated 21 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham pet shop’s closure blamed on national retailer

50072467H000 A STALWART of Hexham’s high street for more than 20 years is being forced to shut up shop amid pressure from a national retailer.

Last updated 20 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Tragedy of our radiant little girl

hxFreyaMum03ct SKIPPING to meet her friends, full of smiles and stories about Santa, Freya Gumbley was ‘radiant’ on her first day back to school after the Christmas holidays.

Last updated 20 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Another Hexham shop set to close

ANOTHER large shop premises in Hexham is to be left empty.

Last updated 20 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Swimmers asked to go to lengths for charity

50072313H000 SWIMMERS who helped raise more than £5,000 for Marie Curie by taking part in the 2013 Swimathon at Hexham’s Wentworth Leisure Centre are being urged to do it all again.

Last updated 20 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Valuable paintings stolen from gallery

hxpaintings ALMOST £7,000 worth of paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries have been stolen during a burglary at a Hexham art gallery.

Last updated 20 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Town keeps precept low

hxrobsonterry DESPITE fears that hidden cuts being imposed by Northumberland County Council could hit the town hard, Hexham Town Council is only imposing a modest rise it its parish precept for the year ahead.

Last updated 20 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexhamshire: Housing plan for disused rural offices

THE offices of the failed Hadrian’s Wall Heritage enterprise in rural Hexhamshire could be turned into two houses in the green belt.

Last updated 20 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Slaley village notes

TONIGHT is film club night. They will be showing The Two Faces of January; an unashamedly old-fashioned thriller (from the novel by Patricia Highsmith).

Last updated 20 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Dipton Mill Inn landlord dies

Geoff Brooker ONE of Tynedale’s most popular pub landlords, Geoff Brooker, has died at the age of 67.

Last updated 14 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

Hexham: Court prevents Abbey selling art masterpiece

hxFallenMadonna02ct A HISTORIC painting worth up to £200,000, given to Hexham Abbey by an anonymous donor nearly 70 years ago, cannot be sold, a church court has ruled.

Last updated 13 January 2015
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk

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