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Robson Green opens Hexham Fish Pass

Robson Green has officially opened Hexham Fish Pass.

The Fish Pass is designed to make it easier for salmon and sea trout to migrate upstream to breed.

Tyne Rivers Trust is the driving force behind the project, which has been more than twenty years in the planning.

It was completed last year but officially opened today (22nd March) to coincide with the opening of the brown trout fishing season on the river Tyne.

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Power cuts in Crook, Hexham and Otterburn

Prudhoe - Hexham line remains closed after landslip

The Northern Rail line between Prudhoe and Hexham is likely to remain closed until the end of the month after a landslip last week.

The rail operator have said that work is continuing to rebuild the embankment.

The landslip was between Corbridge and Riding Mill in the Farnley area.

50,000
tonnes of material is estimated to have to be removed from the site.

A replacement bus service is running between Prudhoe and Hexham.

Network Rail contractors are onsite and working to repair the damage.

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