Twinning Exchange

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 […]

Success for Hexham in Northumbria in Bloom Competition 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 […]

Hexham Town Council recognises climate emergency and adopts an action plan on sustainability

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 […]