Local Info

You can find information here about the following, just click on the items on the list below to find out more: 

PRESCHOOL PROVISION

Parent and Toddler Group
Acomb First School Hall
Every Wednesday 9.30 to 11.30am, term time.

Hexham Community Preschool Playgroup
Term time Mon-Fri 9.15 – 12.15
Funded places available           Children 2 1/2 – 5yrs
Awarded OFSTED Outstanding December 2014
“Rich, varied and imaginative experiences are offered each day”
“Children achieve very high standards to their learning and development and are exceptionally well prepared for school, when the time comes” (Ofsted 2014)
Call on: 07799 105667
Community Centre, Gilesgate, Hexham

Sure Start
Hexham Children’s Centre
Beaufront Avenue
Hexham
NE46 1JD
Telephone: 01434 601698
email: Hexhamcc@northumberland.gov.uk
Monday – Thursday. 9:00am-5:00pm, Friday 9:00am-4:30pm

Little Oaks Nursery (Little Oaks (Acomb) Ltd)
C/o Acomb First School
Stonelea
Main Street
Acomb
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 4PL
Telephone: 01434 613422
email: admin@acomb.northumberland.sch.uk
Person in charge: Catherine Fergus (Manager)
Services Offered: Nursery School (Privately Owned), Open term time, Full Day Care, Sessional Day Care
Total Places for Children: 20
Age: from 2 years 6 months
Opening Days: Mon-Fri      Opening Hours: 0800-1500
When Closed: School Holidays

SCHOOLS
Acomb First School
Stonelea
Main Street
Acomb
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 4PL
Telephone: 01434 603870
email: admin@acomb.northumberland.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Angela Speed

Acomb Childcare After School Club

Contact  Nicola Nicola EnglishEnglish

Beaufront First School
Beaufront Woodhead
Sandhoe
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 4LY
Telephone: 01434 602903
email: admin@beaufront.northumberland.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Mrs Eileen Daniel

Hexham Middle School
Wanless Lane
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 1BU
Telephone: 01434 602533
email: admin@hexhammiddle.northumberland.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Mr Atkins

St Joseph’s RC Middle School
Highford Lane
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 2DD
Telephone: 01434 605124
email: admin@st-josephs.northumberland.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Alan Hodgson

Queen Elizabeth High School
W
hetstone Bridge Road
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 3JB
Telephone: 01434 610300
email: admin@queenelizabeth.northumberland.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Mr Atkin

HEALTH PROVISION

Hexham Hospital
Corbridge Rd
Hexham

Burn Brae Medical Group
The Health Centre
Corbridge Rd
Hexham

Sele Medical Centre
The Health Centre
Corbridge Rd
Hexham

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services  – Accessed through GP – Information
Adult Mental Health Services – Accessed through GP

PHARMACIES

Boots Chemist
Fore Street, Hexham
1 Cattle Market. Hexham
4 Town Hall Buildings, Corbridge

Lloyds Chemist
Hexham Hospital
Corbridge Rd.
Hexham

Tynedale Hospice at Home
www.tynedalehospice.com
Tel: 01434 600388

Counselling Direct
www.counselling-directory.org.uk.

SOCIAL SERVICES

Adult Social Services
Children’s Services

LEISURE ACTIVITIES

Wentworth Leisure Centre
Wentworth Place
Hexham
NE46 3PD
Tel: 01434 607080

VILLAGE HALL/PLAYING FIELDS/PAVILLION
All queries regarding booking activities, please contact Bill Grigg, Parish Council Clerk, Tel: 01434 634397

Monday
Youth Club for 8-13 year old children held in village hall Monday evenings 6.00-7.30pm. For more info please contact: Steph Brown 07741180417 or Keda Norman 07795110330

Monday Club on at 1.00pm-2.30pm with a range of activities for older residents in the village.  Local Parish Council Clerk, Bill Grigg is at the village hall from 11.30 until 1.00pm to deal with any residents concerns or queries. Local police officer attends every 5 weeks, dates published in Acomb News, Hexham Courant.

Acomb Village W.I.
Meets every 3rd Monday in the month, at 7.30.pm.
Catherine Fergus. President:  01434 681744 : 07792 877892

Tuesday
Yoga Class, 7pm-9pm
If interested, either
ring Norah on 01434 674249
or email: n.phipps@btopenworld.com

Wednesday
Indoor Bowls, afternoon

Thursday
Karate, 6pm.-7pm.
Hexham  Morrismen,  7.30-9.30pm

Saturday
Hexham Folk Dance Club  meet fortnightly

Sunday
Messy Church on 2nd Sunday in the month, 2-5pm

Pavilion, playing fields with football pitch, tennis courts and playground located on Main Street, behind Acomb Post Office.

ACOMB LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY
Acomb Local History Society meets the 1st Monday in the month at 7.30pm in the Methodist Church Hall.

ACOMB CHURCHES
St John of Beverley at St John Lee Parish Church
Acomb Methodist Chapel
Coffee morning, all welcome on first Saturday of each month, 10 to 11.30am

POST OFFICE/SHOP
Main Street
Acomb
Opening hours:
9.00am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-5.00pm
Monday,Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
9.00am-1.00pm Wednesday
9.00am-12.30pm Saturday

HEXHAM LIBRARY
Queens Hall Beaumont St Hexham
tel. no. 01434 652488

MOBILE LIBRARY
Millersfield, Tuesday, 17.25-18.05
Orchard Avenue, Tuesday: 18.10-18.30
17 February, 3 March, 17 March, 31 March 2015

BUS SERVICE – http://www.tynevalleycoaches.co.uk/timetables.htm

TRAIN SERVICE – http://www.thetrainline.com

TOURIST INFORMATION

Hexham Library

Queen’s  Hall Beaumont Street
Tel: 01670 620450
Email: hexham.TIC@northumberland.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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