The Bandstand Sessions

  The Hexham Town Council funded Summer Bandstand Sessions have begun! Over 200 people enjoyed each gig last week: The Often Herd and Sam Shields. Bring a chair and a picnic, there is lots of music planned every Thursday and Sunday until mid September. A programme for the coming weeks can be viewed here.  Thank […]

The Tynedale Talking Newspaper

  All Tynedale people who are blind or partially sighted can keep in touch with local news and events via the free weekly Talking Newspaper. The main Hexham Courant articles are delivered spoken onto a memory stick directly to homes, every Friday, thanks to the TTN’s reader volunteers and technicians. TTN also has a free […]

Project Gigabit: call for evidence

  Northumberland has been selected as one of the first counties in England to benefit from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) first phase of the £5 billion Project Gigabit. The project aims to provide next generation gigabit broadband to hard to reach homes and businesses by 2025. The Council are working with […]

Activities and Support for older people and those affected by dementia

  The latest edition of ‘Activities and Support in West Northumberland’ for older people and those affected by dementia is out now. This is a comprehensive guide to support groups, classes, film screenings and cafes, singing classes, advice services, physical and sporting activities and lots more – including virtual events, telephone friendship, music and radio […]