We’ve rounded up the top 10 most read stories on the Hexham Courant website this week.

  1. B&M shoppers left ‘furious’ over new 49p item

B&M shoppers have been left “furious” following the release of a new 49p chocolate bar in UK stores.

  1. Man taken to hospital after reports of casualty on Stocksfield train station tracks

A man was taken to hospital after reports of a casualty on train tracks.

  1. Hexham Middle School to host July fair ahead of move to new site

Hexham Middle School is hosting a summer ‘fair-well’ as it moves to a new site. The fair has since been cancelled due to the delay in lifting lockdown restrictions.

  1. Trio to walk Hadrian’s Wall after Dad’s Covid battle

A family in the region are set to complete a mammoth walking challenge to pay tribute to the staff at the RVI for helping their father following a battle with Covid-19.

  1. Hexham man given community and restraining order for assault

A man who assaulted a woman has been handed a community order and restraining order.

  1. Resurfacing works taking place on A69 between Heddon on the Wall and Wylam

Resurfacing works have begun on a stretch of the A69 between Heddon on the Wall and Wylam.

  1. Man denies £30,000 of vehicle fraud in Wylam

A man has pleaded not guilty to more than £30,000 of vehicle fraud.

  1. Four men banned from every NHS hospital in England

Four men have been banned from every hospital in England after sharing videos from inside NHS corridors at the height of the pandemic.

  1. Hexham café Small World is five years old

A worldwide pandemic hasn’t stopped a cafe in Hexham town centre from celebrating a special anniversary this month.

  1. Prudhoe woman jailed for smuggling drugs into HMP Northumberland

A woman has been jailed for 16 months for smuggling drugs into HMP Northumberland.