POLITICAL opponents will face off in a series of Hustings events planned as part of the Hexham constituency election race.

The events will see all five candidates address the public and answer questions from the floor.

The first of the three events will take place at St Mary Magdalene Church, in Prudhoe, on Tuesday, November 26 at 7.30pm.

It will be followed by events at  Ponteland URC in Darras Hall on Friday, November 29 at 7.30pm and Hexham Trinity Methodist Church on Monday, December 2 at 7.30pm.

The confirmed parliamentary candidates are Guy Opperman (Conservatives), Penny Grennan (Labour), Mark Griffin (Brexit Party), Nick Morphet (Green Party) and Stephen Howse (Liberal Democrats).