Off to Metzingen for town twinning exchange with Hexham’s German Twin Town.
New website finally launched following some technical issues. It will provide more readily accessible approach to Town Council information and services. Importantly it is mobile phone and tablet friendly; a big improvement on the old site. Hexpress Editorial board meeting to review last edition. Readers welcomed new format, content and the fact it was produced […]
At the Northumbria in Bloom Awards ceremony held at the Lancastrian Suite, Gateshead on 25 September Hexham In Bloom received 11 awards for its entries in the 2019 competition. The competition, covering communities across the North East, aims to encourage local communities to improve their areas through community gardening and sound environmental practice. In front […]
Beales department store has re-opened following its recent brief closure. Following a refit, it has re-opened in a new outlet format. The Post Office will remain in place. Bob Hull, Mayor of Hexham has welcomed this development which reflects the recognition of the fact that the town has a future as an important retail centre […]
As a result of an Expression of Interest to a Historic England £95m fund Hexham is to establish a new High Streets Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) to deliver a £2.4m programme of physical improvements to the town centre, community engagement and cultural activities to regenerate the town centre. The project will be funded by Historic […]
During September’s Council meeting the Council adopted a resolution, on the basis of the results of a working group on sustainability, recognising a climate emergency and that the Council has a significant role to play in maximising its contribution to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in line with the approach adopted by the County […]