AN abrupt instruction from Northumberland County Council’s chief executive Steven Mason to all his senior staff appears to be at the root of a council decision to halt the publication of statutory notices in the Hexham Courant .
Record numbers turned out to take part in the traditional Hedley Barrel Race on Easter Monday.
The official launch of a unique exhibition which stretches the full 150-miles of the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site rolled into Corbridge Roman Town and Museum. Running for the next six months until September 10, the Hadrian's Cavalry exhibition will celebrate the regiments which once guarded the wall, and explore the role and daily life of the Roman army’s cavalry forces.
Pupils at Shaftoe Trust Primary School, Ovingham Middle School, Wark First School and Bellingham Middle School have become fish eggs-perts as part of a Salmon in the Classroom project with the Tyne Rivers Trust.
The annual Sele First School Easter bonnet parade is always a site to behold in Hexham. More than 350 youngsters paraded through the Abbey grounds and around the bandstand to show off their creations before the end of term.
This year's Allendale Challenge was a huge success as 600 participants either ran or walked the 26-mile route in and around the village.
Just in time for Easter, pupils from Belsay First School got the chance to dress up as monks this week as part of a project about the northern saints. They paid a visit to St Bartholomew’s Church in Kirkwhelpington where they worked with church volunteers David Pearson and Jim Grant, teacher Ian Knight and the Rev. Jonathan Mason.