The monthly pop up café is proving to be a great success. Customers are popping in for coffee (filtered coffee available ) and scones for elevenses and the majority are arriving for a hearty soup later. We have usually three varieties of soup with a choice of buns , including gluten free, cakes, scones -fruit ... read more

Hexhamshire WI Pop up cafe

News on the road at the Dipton Mill Inn: 1. The remaining vulnerable trees on the bank immediately north of the Dipton Mill will be taken down on Friday February 2nd. 2 NCC-Streetworks will arrange closure for duration of the work and will give advance warning including on road signage, indicating the hours the road... read more

What’s on

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.

About Hexhamshire

18th February 2024. 1st Sunday in Lent. Prayer for today: Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ fasted 40 days in the wilderness, and was tempted as we are, yet without sin: grant us grace to discipline ourselves in obedience to your spirit; and, as you know our weakness, so may we know your power to... read more

St Helen’s Church

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


Hexhamshire Parish Council

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

John and Barbara Austin took some wonderful photos of our Jubilee celebrations, which you can see below.  Simply click on a photo to enlarge it and then scroll through.   If you would like to order any copies, please contact them on,  and give the reference of the photo(s) you would like.    

Hexhamshire Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

The Hall has been the centre of Hexhamshire life for generations, hosting community groups, dances, classes, weddings, parties – the list is endless. It was built by public subscription in 1932 as a memorial to Shire men who lost their lives in World War One.  The builder was Thomas Charlton of Juniper, and the total cost... read more

Whitley Chapel Parish Hall