The parish covers a large and mostly sparsely populated area which falls within the green belt and the North Pennines AONB. Find out more about the area.

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About our Church Please come and join us at St Helen’s Church for an  OPEN DAY on SATURDAY 20 MAY from 10.30 – 2.30pm  for PLANTS, BOOKS, CAKES teas and refreshments      St Helen’s Church, Holy Communion is celebrated at 9.30 every Sunday Vicar: Revd. Andrew Patterson Tel: 01434 673379

St Helen’s Church

There are many distinct groups and clubs in Hexhamshire, offering a wide range of activities and events. The purpose of this page is to provide you with a contact name and number if you are interested in joining any of these groups.

Clubs and Organisations

This section is where local businesses can advertise. If you would like to feature, please contact us via the enquiry form or call Marge Rastall on 01434 673547 Advertising is subject to the following terms and conditions:

Local Businesses

The Parish Council meets on the second Thursday of every month at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall. Members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings. The responsibilities of the Parish Council include: Submission of comments to planning authority on planning applications. Commons and village greens. Playing fields, playgrounds and local open spaces. The sportsfield... read more

Parish Council

Whitley Chapel Parish Hall has been the centre of Hexhamshire life for generations, hosting community groups, dances, classes, weddings, parties – the list is endless. Built by public subscription in 1932, and enlarged and improved in early 2000, the Parish Hall provides excellent facilities for a diverse range of user groups of all ages and... read more

Parish Hall

Whitley Chapel C of E First School is a small rural school situated 5 miles from Hexham in beautiful countryside.Our aim is to provide an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice, in a happy, secure and well-disciplined environment. In Whitley Chapel Church of England First School we work... read more

Whitley Chapel C of E First School

The Hexhamshire Magazine is published ten times a year and includes news, announcements and articles relevant to Shire life. For more details contact the editor on

Hexhamshire Magazine