The main road route in and out of the town will be shut until mid-July, although pedestrian access will still be possible.Read the full story ›
The going at Hexham racecourse has been declared good, good to firm in places for today's meeting.
The first race starts at 2pm.
An unexploded grenade from World War One has been found on a construction site in HexhamRead the full story ›
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.
Hexham Racecourse has been sold to Hexham & Northern Marts, the company have confirmedRead the full story ›
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Five people have been winched to safety after getting into difficulty in the River Tyne in Northumberland.
The group had been travelled by boat on the river when they encountered problems near Hexham Bridge. Emergency services were called to scene to rescue them.
More than a million pounds could be investedRead the full story ›
The huge operation to clear a landslip in Northumberland has been completed and services have resumed.
There were no trains between Hexham and Prudhoe and passengers were ferried on a replacement bus service.
That finally came to an end today when the line reopened after a huge operation to rebuild the bank. Kris Jepson reports:
The landslip, which caused part of the Carlisle to Newcastle rail line to close, is expected to re-open fully on Monday, February 8.Read the full story ›
The massive landslip which caused part of the Newcastle to Carlisle rail line to close for the last month, has finally been cleared.Read the full story ›