Hexham’s Christmas lights switch-on event will have something for everyone – with some new lights this year, live music, a balloon entertainer, hot chocolate, candlelit service and Festival of Flame in the Abbey. Everything starts at 4.15pm in the Abbey Park with the Hexham Middle School Orchestra playing Christmas carols at the Bandstand. At […]
REMEMBRANCE DAY 2019 HEXHAM TOWN COUNCIL Is pleased to announce details for this year’s ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
Hexham town twinners have just had a fantastic weekend in our German partner town, blessed with wonderful weather and an equally warm welcome from their hosts. On the Saturday morning Metzingen’s mayor Dr Ulrich Fiedler organised a civic reception in the town’s oldest building, the Pfleghof (photo taken outside). Despite the dark clouds of Brexit […]
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.
Hexham Town Council has been awarded the inaugural Newcastle and Northumberland Local Council of the Year Award for its performance in 2019.
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 […]