Local information and contacts




Whitley St Helens
Vicar Rev Andrew Patterson
Holy Communion 9.30 am
Tel 01434 673379
Whitley Chapel C of E First School Headmistress Ms Karen North
OFSTED rating good
Tel 01434 673294
Whitley Chapel Parish Hall A fantastic venue for meetings, concerts, dances, club meetings etc
tel 01434 676949 to book
Baby and Toddler Group Meet the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month in the parish hall
Contact Claire Bradley 01434 601387
Hexhamshire Bowls ClubCarpet bowls in the parish hall, every Tuesday evening.
Contact Margaret White on 1434 673199
Hexhamshire Football Club Member of the Hexhamshire and District Sunday League. Training on Thursday evenings
Contact Lewis Short 07854 860057
Hexhamshire Leek ClubAs well as growing leeks for the annual Leek Show in September, the club enjoys a varied social calendar
Tel Michael Atkinson 01434 673932
Hexhamshire Magazine10 editions per annum. To subscribe phone Lorna Common on 01434 602742 or email hexhamshiremagazine@gmail.com
Hexhamshire Women’s Institute
New members always welcome
tel Maureen Stevens 01434 605362
Hexhamshire Young Farmers ClubYou don’t need to be a farmer to join! You do however need to be aged 10 – 26.
Contact Sophie Myers 07816829890
PubsThe Dipton Mill Inn – with its own brewery
The Rose and Crown, Slaley – a community owned pub
The Travellers Rest, Slaley
Shire walksFirst Friday of the month; usually 4 – 5 miles long and takes about 2 ½ hours. Meet at Whitley Chapel at 9.30 prompt. Wear suitable clothing and footwear: the paths are often muddy. For more information contact Mary Macklon on 01434 673458
TaxisMel’s taxi service, based in the Shire 07949 169191
WI social lunchFirst Friday of the month in the parish hall from 11.30 – 1pm. Proceeds towards a Shire cause eg £1500 has been raised for new curtains in the Parish Hall and £1200 for a defibrillator
Soup and a roll, plus tea and cakes.
Citizens’ Advice Bureau Northumberland Adviceline - Mon- Fri 9.00 to 4.30pm
03444 111 444 www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Hexham drop in centre – Wed & Fri 9.30am – 3.30pm The Community Centre, Gilesgate
Hexham NE46 3NP
Healthwatch Northumberland The independent champion for people in Northumberland who use health and social care services.
tel 03332 408468