Top honour for Rat Inn
Last updated at 08:37, Wednesday, 13 February 2013
THE Rat Inn at Anick has been named one of the best gastro pubs in Britain in a prestigious industry poll.
The hostelry, which dates back to the 1700s, has been ranked at number 41 in the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastro Pubs Awards 2013 and is the only Northumberland pub to appear.
the awards are voted for through an extensive poll of over 500 voters including celebrity chefs, pub guide editors and food journalists.
**Read the full story in this Friday’s Hexham Courant.
First published at 08:36, Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk
This week in... 1972Friday, December 15, 1972...
STAFF at five hospitals in the Tynedale area walked out during a strike over pay.
Hexham General, Hexham War Memorial, Haltwhistle War Memorial, Wooley Sanatorium and Prudhoe hospitals, were all affected after the National Union of Public Employees called out their members.
Ancillary staff, including porters, cooks, telephone operators and boilermen joined the 12-hour stoppage with some NUPE members taking part in a protest march in Newcastle.