17 May 2021 At the Annual Meeting of Hexham Town Council, held on Monday 17 May, Councillor Derek Kennedy was elected as Mayor. Councillor Fay Hartland was elected as Deputy Mayor. Councillor Kennedy’s acceptance speech can be viewed in full below: Thank you to the people of Hexham for electing me and thank you […]
Updated Guidance for Managing a Funeral in England – 17th May 2021 The Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England have updated their guidance on managing a funeral ahead of the introduction of Step 3 easing of lockdown changes on 17th May 2021. The main changes are: Move from capacity limit of […]
A local referendum on the Hexham Neighbourhood Plan will take place on Thursday 6 May – alongside the County, Parish, and Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria Police elections. Those eligible to vote by post in the referendum will receive a separate postal vote pack or, if voting in person, a paper when they […]
Following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and 8 days of national mourning, the Full Council meeting scheduled to be held on Monday 12th April will now be held the following Monday, 19th April.
Hexham Town Council is deeply saddened to learn of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. On behalf of the residents of Hexham we join with everyone throughout the UK to offer our sincere condolences to HM The Queen and the Royal Family. Councillor Robert Hull, Mayor of Hexham, noted that in due course […]
Information from Jobcentre Near Me Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people are claiming Universal Credit. Many of them are new to claiming, having been negatively impacted by Coronavirus. A guide has been produced to help people navigate claiming Universal Credit and can be found here.
Considering COVID-19 and updated government regulations the Hexham Neighbourhood Plan, as modified, will now proceed to a local referendum on 6 May 2021. To view the Notice of Referendum please click on the link below. Notice of Referendum – 6 May 2021
The Hexham Neighbourhood Plan is about to enter its final phase, the town-wide referendum, delayed from April last year because of the pandemic. This is the Plan that emphasises Hexham’s built environment and heritage as assets for sustaining the town’s character. It will ensure that affordable homes will be built that local people need, […]
At the meeting of the Council on 8 March 2021 a Tourism Strategy and Action Plan for Hexham town, put together by a Working Group of experts and representatives from the tourism sector set up by Hexham Town Council, was adopted. The draft Strategy went to public consultation earlier this year and received nearly […]
At the meeting of the Council on 8 March 2021, on behalf of the Town Council the Mayor retrospectively appointed David Oliver as the 2020 Honorary Steward and Bailiff of Hexham in recognition of his contribution to the community through his encouragement of and involvement in the musical life of the town. The Mayor’s […]