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Old July 14th, 2017, 02:17 PM   #561
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Corbridge flood work complete

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Corbridge flood work complete
13 Jul 2017



Work is complete on new flood prevention measures for Corbridge.

The council has finalised a comprehensive scheme to upgrade the surface water drainage system in and around Station Road and Tinklers Bank - where many houses were severely affected by flooding during Storm Desmond in December 2015. A new highway drainage system has been built along Station Road and a new outfall runs through Tynedale Rugby Club, replacing the existing culvert which was badly damaged during Storm Desmond.

Councillor Glen Sanderson, Cabinet Member for Environment and Local Services with the County Council, said: “We understand how distressing this flooding was for the people of Corbridge and other towns and villages which were affected. This council has been working tirelessly since the severe weather in winter 2015 to clean-up and repair roads and infrastructure both in Corbridge and the wider area and this major piece of work will be vital in protecting the town in the future. We appreciate the support from local residents during these works and did all we could to keep disruption to a minimum.”

Councillor Nick Oliver, whose own family home in Corbridge was flooded during the storms, said he was delighted the improvement works were now finished. He said: “It’s fantastic that this scheme, which is vital for the people of Corbridge, is now complete. I know first hand the effects the floods had on Corbridge and other parts of the county. It was important the council and other agencies did everything they could to ensure the town was better protected in the future.”

Although the drainage scheme is now complete, road resurfacing work is continuing and is expected to be finished at the end of this week.

Throughout the project the county council has worked closely with the parish council, Corbridge Flood Action Group and Tynedale Rugby Club.

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Corbridge hotel operator invests £170k in street food venture

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Corbridge hotel operator invests £170k in street food venture
Jamie Hardesty 18 July 2017



Northumberland hotel The Angel Inn at Corbridge has set up a mobile hospitality side arm after investing £170k in new street food vans.

Targeting corporate events and private functions across the region, the new Angel Street Food project has created three new jobs and consists of three types of street food offerings. 72 Angels & Burgers includes char-grilled burgers made from freshly ground Northumbrian beef and lamb whilst Posh Box, a converted horse box, serves bespoke coffee, crepes and cakes. Adding to the package, Moroni Pizza Shack offers freshly-made pizzas cooked in a clay oven.

The company reported that contracts have already been secured for a number of events in the coming months including Taste Tynedale, Burgham Horse Trials and Stamfordham Village Fair, as well as for several corporate and private functions.

The Angel Inn offers seven bedrooms and a self-contained apartment as well as a bar, lounge and barn restaurant, and has seen its overall turnover almost double to around £2.5m since coming under new management in 2011, with staff numbers rising to now reach 53.

Kevin Laing, managing director at the Angel Inn, said: “The Angel’s reputation for high quality food is well established and respected, and it makes sense to maximise the use we make of it by widening the range and availability of the food that we offer. Street Food is all about fun, and we want to over-deliver on expectations. Our aim is to provide restaurant-quality food and drink from each of our vans by using only high quality ingredients, and to ensure we differentiate ourselves fully from the levels of catering that you might ordinarily expect from most mobile facilities. It makes logistical sense to focus this new venture primarily on North East England, as we know the market very well and have a strong reputation on which to build, and we’ve been very pleased with the initial reaction from both existing and new customers.

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Prospect House, Hallgate, Hexham

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8 June 2017



AFTER being sold for £460,000, one of Hexham’s most prominent public buildings looks set to be turned into 20 new homes.

Plans for Prospect House, drawn up by Stockton-based Cockerton Green Developments, seek permission to create 10 one-bedroom flats, eight two-bedroom flats and two cottages with two-bedrooms on the site. The proposals end years of speculation over the future of the building, which was formerly the Bush Inn, before being taken over as the headquarters of Hexham Rural District Council in 1939. The RDC added the council chamber which was subsequently used by Tynedale Council throughout its existence before the building was inherited by Northumberland County Council.

The building became surplus to requirements; council staff relocated and Hexham Town Council meetings were moved from the building. A sale was finally agreed early last year. The Grade II-listed building sits within the Hexham Conservation Area and is just a stone’s throw away from the Grade I-listed Old Gaol and the Grade II-listed Old Grammar School.

While details within the application suggest the developers plan to retain many of the original features, it is proposed that the modern, brick extension be demolished to make way for the two cottages. Drawings attached to the application suggest 20 car parking spaces and storage for 12 bicycles along with the creation of an inner courtyard. The apartments would be accessed via the existing main entrance, with entry to the cottages via the rear parking area.

Mayor of Hexham, Coun. Tom Gillanders, said he was surprised the building had been sold for what he considered a knock-down price. As a town council, we haven’t made any comments or objections at this stage, but it’s a project we haven’t taken our eye off,” he added. Because of the complex make-up of the building; part of it is Jacobean and part of it is Victorian and so on, we expect the developers will be coming back and asking for changes once they see what needs to be done. It will have to be handled sensitively. But I think it’s right to be bringing residential property back into the centre of the town.”

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17/01438/FUL | Change of Use (B1 to C3) of Prospect House comprising demolition of modern rear single storey extension, conversion of existing office building and construction of 2 No Cottages with associated external works providing twenty units of self-contained residential accommodation | Prospect House Hallgate Hexham NE46 1XD
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17/01439/LBC | Listed Building Consent: Demolition of modern rear single storey extension, conversion of existing office building and construction of 2 No Cottages with associated external works providing twenty units of self-contained residential accommodation | Prospect House Hallgate Hexham NE46 1XD
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A tour of Hexham Parks

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Corbridge to get its own 'Pele Ale' after microbrewery comes to Pele Tower

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Corbridge to get its own 'Pele Ale' after microbrewery comes to Pele Tower
By Jonathon Manning 23 July 2017


Corbridge pele tower which has been restored

Corbridge’s historic Pele Tower is set to become a local pub after its new manager installs a microbrewery in the 14th century property.

The Pele Tower was originally used to protect the town from Border Reivers, but was converted into an events venue last year by owners Shaun and Jane Cutler. But now the pair have decided to lease the venue to pub trade veteran Paula Williams, who is planning to install a microbrewery at the site and brew her own “Pele Ale”. The Tower will continue to host events such as champagne and wine tasting nights but will also be open more regularly as a local pub.

Mr Cutler said: “Because it’s been run as an events venue it means the doors aren’t open all the time. It’s only open when somebody hires it. We have been looking around for the next stage of its development with the plan to keep the doors open more often. It continues to be a private hire venue but it also becomes more a part of the community. Paula has quite a lot of experience in the entertainment and bar industry, but the principle behind it is that they will continue with what we started but open Pele Tower on a daily basis. She has also had the exciting idea to create a small microbrewery and brew their own Pele Ale.”

The microbrewery will be installed in the vaulted basement area of the tower. It will mean that the tower will have its own unique drink and can operate its own bar. Currently Ms Williams is in discussions with a number of different breweries to find the best tasting beer for the new project. The equipment for the microbrewery will be installed in September when the brewing will begin. The pub will also look to sell a range of craft beers from across the North East.

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No pot luck needed for Hexham’s very own terracotta warrior

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No pot luck needed for Hexham’s very own terracotta warrior
28 July 2017



A MAN who is a master of his craft is behind a business which has traded in Hexham for the last 40 years.

Chris Dunne is the hands behind the products at The Potting Shed on Broadgates. His workshop and shop are a familiar feature for many in the town, which supplies a combination of garden centre clients, passing trade and most recently online shoppers.

“For most of my time here my customers have been garden centres around the country,” said Chris. Hexham’s location gives easy access to deliver to main population centres in northern England and the south of Scotland.”

Chris’s vast range of terracotta pots, which he makes by hand, blend into any garden setting, making the plants they hold the star of the show. Strawberry pots, rhubarb forcers, lily pots and wall pots mean every type of garden and plant is catered for. The top seller is the personalised pot, engraved by Chris with names and dates. A standard 12-inch flower pot is transformed into a memory to celebrate weddings, new homes, birthdays and many other events.

As with many small businesses, online retail has benefited The Potting Shed. “The shop itself is just a small proportion of my turnover,” he added. There is one product that outsells everything else in the shop though, both locally and on the website.” And, after four decades of experience, what does Chris make of Hexham as a retail destination? Upmarket shops, like those in Corbridge, are an essential part of the mix of successful market towns in other parts of the country,” he said. Hexham needs something that defines it.”

http://www.hexham-courant.co.uk/news...1f1da43fd8d-ds

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The Albert Edward Club, Hallgate, Hexham

This building in Hallgate is dated 1884 and appears to carry a Masonic Sign, although I'm not sure that Masons meet there these days, if ever?

It has been a private members club since 1935 and is noted for its billiard and snooker tables.

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Hexham House has wow factor as a wedding venue

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Hexham House has wow factor as a wedding venue
1 August 2017



IT may be another month before it’s scheduled to open to the public, but the £1.5m transformation of Hexham’s latest wedding and tourism venue is already complete.

And there’s no doubt the project to upgrade facilities at Hexham House to include a registry office, two ceremony rooms and seven luxury holiday apartments has breathed new life into the Grade II* listed building.

During a sneak preview tour, led by former registration manager for Northumberland County Council and project lead Lorraine Dewison, it’s easy to imagine the high ceilings, original wood panelling and newly-installed chandeliers providing the perfect setting for couples looking to tie the knot. Even the original doors, decorative mouldings and ceiling cornices have been carefully restored by contractors Compass Developments to ensure the original character of the building was retained.

Built in 1723 to the north of Hexham Abbey grounds, Hexham House has always been surrounded by perimeter walkways and picturesque paths. In 1928, having been extended on either side, it was bought by the formerHexham Urban District Council and the grounds were opened to the public. In more recent years, it has served the town as a base for council staff in the days of Tynedale District Council as well as the county council. But the building has been empty for the last five or six years and Lorraine acknowledges it has been crying out for redevelopment.

Two ceremony rooms – one of which holds up to 65 guests – now sit alongside a waiting area and office space for the town’s two registrars for births, deaths and marriages, who will be relocating from nearby Hadrian House. Alongside the wedding complex are seven modern self-catering apartments, spread across three floors, with two offering two bedrooms and five with one bedroom. These can be hired by wedding guests alongside ceremony bookings, with holiday makers expected to snap up the dates available in between.

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Former Haydon Bridge Fire Station, California Gardens, Haydon Bridge

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No going back as Haydon Bridge fire station site is sold
10 July 2017


Haydon Bridge's former fire station.

HOPES of reviving Haydon Bridge's former fire station have been dashed, after it emerged that the site has been sold.

In May Haydon Parish Council called for a review of last year's decision by the previous Labour administration at Northumberland County Council, to close the retained station as part of a county-wide cost cutting programme. But at last Wednesday's (JULY 5) full county council meeting, at County Hall in Morpeth, the newly-elected Conservative group said there was no going back.

Coun. John Riddle, who is the council's fire authority chairman, said: "If I had been in post last year, I might have looked for cuts in other areas. But in relation to Haydon Bridge, the previous administration put the site up for sale and it has now been sold. There is no going back."

The county council has not yet released details of the buyer for the former fire station site.

Haydon Parish Council had been keen for it to be retained for community use, and previously raised fears over any possible sale to a housing developer.

Coun. Georgina Hill, of Berwick East, called on the Conservatives to reverse last year's decision, which aimed to trim £500,000 off Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service's budget as a result of Government pressure to make savings.

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Hexham House - Preview of stunning new wedding venue in Hexham

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Preview of stunning new wedding venue in Hexham
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The Hexham House preview event is on Thursday 10 August from 5pm - 8pm


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Barclays to close Corbridge branch
7 August 2017



VILLAGERS and businesses are reeling from the news that the only remaining bank in Corbridge is set to close.

The Barclays branch in the Market Place, which occupies a site used as a bank for almost 100 years, will close its doors for the final time on Friday, November 10. The news comes after Lloyds announced declining footfall had prompted the decision to close its Corbridge branch in March.

"It came totally out of the blue," said resident and former parish councillor, David Walton, who was one of many residents to receive a letter on Friday, advising him of the closure. That's both of the village's banks lost within a year."

It's understood the 24 hour cash machine will also be lost in November - with the only alternative ATM found inside the village's Co-op supermarket on Hill Street.

County councillor for Corbridge, Nick Oliver, said the bank's elderly and business customers would suffer. "Barclays say 62 per cent of customers are now using other branches, but they don't say how frequently, and that still leaves 38 per cent who rely on it," he said. Coun. Oliver is due to meet with the managing director of community banking at Barclays next week to ask them to reconsider the decision.

A spokeswoman for Barclays said three staff at the Corbridge branch would be relocated and that the building, which is leased by the bank, would be put on the market.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 4:01PM



The Middle Street branch is to be shut down on March 14.

Making the announcement this week, Lloyds Bank say that the decision to close their Corbridge branch was a difficult one.

In recent years the opening hours of the village branch had drastically reduced. Currently it operates only from 9.30am to 1pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Lloyds say that the bank was earmarked for closure due to a drop in footfall at the branch. They say approximately 93 per cent of customers already use alternative branches such as the Hexham branch. And according to the bank, the Middle Street branch has only five regular weekly personal and business customers.

A spokesperson said: "We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause and have informed customers of the closest alternative branch, which is in Hexham."

Lloyds say that customers will have their accounts realigned to Hexham and that they will 'proactively' talk to customers about services available at Corbridge Post Office.

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A three storey, detached building, situated within the village as a notable landmark for its style and prominence, available with vacant possession of part.

There are three floors (with circa 925sq ft upon each floor) and included in the sale a south facing garden to the rear, yard and outbuildings to the west.

Part of the property is subject to a protected tenancy, which is currently bringing in £8,450 per annum.
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Pele Tower brewery plan’s ale and hearty

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Pele Tower brewery plan’s ale and hearty
9 August 2017



CORBRIDGE’S historic Pele Tower is set to become a local pub after its new managers announced plans to install a microbrewery in the 14th-century monument.

Originally used to protect the town from Border Reivers during the 14th and 15th centuries, the tower was converted into an events venue last year by Shaun and Jane Cutler, who bought it from the Duke of Northumberland. Now the pair have decided to lease the venue to pub-trade veterans Darren and Paula Williams, from Cumbria, who are planning to install a microbrewery on the ground floor to brew their own Pele Ale. The tower will continue to host events such as Champagne and wine-tasting nights but will also be open seven days a week as a pub.

Shaun, who brought the building into the 21st-century by installing running water, electricity and wifi, said: “Because it’s been run as an events venue it means the doors aren’t open all the time. It’s only open when somebody hires it. We have been looking around for the next stage of its development and decided to put it on the market for rent.” Jane added: “When we met Paula and Darren we knew instantly their vision for the place was like ours, to breathe new life into it and open it to the community.”

Darren and Paula, who live near Whitehaven, will be relocating to Tynedale. With 27 years in the pub and restaurant industry behind them - having run the Brown Cow in Cockermouth and The Waterfront in Whitehaven, to name just a few - they have plenty of experience in the business. Yet the journey into brewing will be a first for the pair, who have called on the expertise of Allendale Brewery to get them started. “We’ll be installing our own brewing equipment here on the ground floor,” said Darren. But because we’ve got limited space, Allendale Brewery will be brewing some for us, so we’ll have a Pele Ale from them and a Pele Ale Special made here.” The couple want the brews to sit between a pale and golden ale, with the Pele Ale Special coming in darker and stronger at about 4.5 per cent.

It is hoped that the new pub, which will also stock drinks from Hexhamshire, Wylam and High House Farm breweries as well as 30 gins and whiskies, will be launched within the next few weeks.

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Starbucks set for six-figure move to former Little Chef

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Starbucks set for six-figure move to former Little Chef
10 August 2017



TYNEDALE is in line for its second Starbucks coffee outlet close to the A69 as part of a six-figure investment.

Months after Euro Garages included the big-name brand within Hexham’s 24-hour service station at Bridge End, the Blackburn-based filling stations operator has announced its redevelopment plans for a second site in the district.

The former Little Chef site at Bardon Mill is undergoing a £500,000 refurbishment and will be rebranded as a Starbucks coffee shop, due to open by October. Speculation over the future of the roadside restaurant was rife after it closed suddenly last week. Signs warning motorists that the site was out of action were placed in the windows, before contractors moved in and a skip appeared outside.

A spokeswoman for Euro Garages, which also has partnerships with brands including Greggs, Subway and Burger King, revealed the investment in the site would create new jobs. The Little Chef site at Bardon Mill was closed for refurbishment in early August,” she said. It will now reopen as a Starbucks coffee shop in late September/early October. All existing jobs have been transferred, with an additional six jobs created.”

Having served customers on the busy route between Newcastle and Carlisle for more than 30 years, the Little Chef restaurant at Bardon Mill was one of just over 50 outlets remaining in the UK. he site, which opened from 7am to 7pm, seven days a week, was given a stay of execution in 2012 when a cull of 67 failing restaurants saw the loss of up to 600 jobs nationwide. The future of the chain became unclear in February when it was bought by Euro Garages from the Kout Food Group and the new management announced that each site would be assessed on a “case-by-case basis”.

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Screwfix creates 11 jobs with new store opening

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Screwfix creates 11 jobs with new store opening
10 August 2017



TRADE retailer Screwfix has announced plans to open a new store in Hexham, creating 11 new jobs.

The unit, on the town’s Bridge End Industrial Estate, will open its doors next Thursday giving a new base for tradespeople and DIYers off the A69. From tools and workwear to decorating essentials, the business is known for offering a range of supplies and already has bases in Newcastle, Gateshead and Consett.

Screwfix’s new Hexham store manager, Nick Zinonos, said: “We’ve created 11 new jobs and employed people from around the Hexham area. Our new team includes people with all different levels of experience, focused on providing superb customer service to meet the needs of our busy trade customers. Everyone here is really looking forward to the store opening.”

Mr Zinonos believes the store’s convenient location, click collect service and seven days a week opening hours will be a hit with local people and businesses alike. I’m confident we’ve got a great location here in Hexham.” he said. My team and I have already been getting to know local businesses and tradespeople and look forward to working with them.”

Mr Zinonos believes the store’s convenient location, click collect service and seven days a week opening hours will be a hit with local people and businesses alike. I’m confident we’ve got a great location here in Hexham.” he said. My team and I have already been getting to know local businesses and tradespeople and look forward to working with them.”

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17/01104/LBC | Listed Building Consent 2no. waiting room refurbishments (redecoration, new flooring, seating, associated signage & lighting), replacement of 1no. existing ticket vending machine along with 3no. new ticket vending machines (4no. total) & wi-fi connect | Hexham Railway Station Station Road Hexham Northumberland NE46 1EZ
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Application Received Mon 27 Mar 2017
Application Validated Tue 13 Jun 2017
Address Hexham Railway Station Station Road Hexham Northumberland NE46 1EZ
Proposal Listed Building Consent 2no. waiting room refurbishments (redecoration, new flooring, seating, associated signage & lighting), replacement of 1no. existing ticket vending machine along with 3no. new ticket vending machines (4no. total) & wi-fi connect
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The Graduate, 9 Cattle Market, Hexham

Northumberland College are taking over 9 Cattle Market, Hexham as a hair and beauty salon.

From https://www.treatwell.co.uk/place/th...beauty-hexham/ :

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The Graduate Hair and Beauty is a salon based in Hexham. Hair and beauty treatment carried out by our senior stylist and professional students at discounted prices.
17/02733/ADE | Advertisement consent for fascia signage to be installed above the shop front. Existing metal fascia back board to change to dark oak panelled horizontal backing board. Install metal lettering and logos to be mounted on steel pegs through the back board. Including manifestations to windows. | 9 Cattle Market Hexham NE46 1NJ
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Application Validated Mon 14 Aug 2017
Address 9 Cattle Market Hexham NE46 1NJ
Proposal Advertisement consent for fascia signage to be installed above the shop front. Existing metal fascia back board to change to dark oak panelled horizontal backing board. Install metal lettering and logos to be mounted on steel pegs through the back board. Including manifestations to windows.
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The property is shown in this photograph from 9th August 2016 - the one with the plain red sign:



This is the proposal, courtesy of the planning document:


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17/01281/LBC | Proposed conversion of vacant office to register office and holiday apartments. | Hexham House Gilesgate Hexham NE46 3NH

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