AS another week begins, we've rounded up the five most popular stories on the Hexham Courant website last week.

1) Woman rushed to hospital after medical emergency

Emergency services were called out before 11am on January 4 to attend an incident on Priestpopple, Hexham.

2) Road open after incident on A69 Cumbrian border

A five-vehicle crash in the Temon Bridge area saw a HGV involved on fire.

3) Missing Northumberland man found and taken to hospital

Missing Neil Millburn (73) was found and taken to hospital after a suspected crash on a rural road.

4) Boutique hotel closes for refurbishments

Walwick Hall Hotel is undergoing "a number of renovations to breathe new life" into the hotel, expected to reopen on February 1.

5) Police investigate incident at bar

Inquires are ongoing after officers received a third party report a group of males had entered YOLO in Ponteland, looking for another man, who was believed to have been involved in an altercation with them earlier that night.