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Travelling to and from Haltwhistle

Travelling to and from Haltwhistle

The ever growing band of tourists visiting the North of England and in particular the area of Haltwhistle continues to grow, fuelled partly by a comprehensive transport network which makes it very easy to find the town. Situated on the A69 main road, which travels from the east coast to the west coast of England, [...]

Travelling to and from Haltwhistle
The Hadrians Wall Path

The Hadrians Wall Path

While Haltwhistle is very much at the centre of the Hadrians Wall Path experience and attracting significant tourism numbers from around the world, many people will be surprised to know that what is left of the Roman Wall still runs approximately 84 miles from Wallsend on the east coast to Bowness-on-Solway on the west coast. [...]

The Hadrians Wall Path
Where is Haltwhistle?

Where is Haltwhistle?

Haltwhistle is a small market town situated in Northumberland, England and is roughly 35 miles from Newcastle, 21 miles from Carlisle and 10 miles from Brampton. While there is some dispute regarding the “Centre of Britain”, Haltwhistle claims to be the Centre of England, something which has been well developed to increase tourism in the [...]

Where is Haltwhistle?

Support grows for Haltwhistle Heritage Centre

08 February 2010

Support for new Haltwhistle Heritage Centre continues to grow with a recent public meeting in the town attracting significant support. It is hoped that the new heritage centre would be able to house important local documents, artefacts and research material on Haltwhistle and the surrounding area. This will be a major coup for the local [...]

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North East History Tours

16 November 2009

As tourist numbers continue to grow in the north-east of England why not check out the North East History Tours website at www.NorthEastHistoryTours.co.uk and peruse the list of themed history tours available in the region. Whether you are interested in Christian Heritage, Border Warfare or the Mining and Railway history which has dominated the region [...]

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Bed and Breakfast Haltwhistle

10 November 2009

There are a growing number of bed and breakfast Haltwhistle venues as tourist numbers continue to rise and interest in the region looks to spread beyond the UK. It is the mixture of beautiful scenery, Hadrian’s Wall and the local vibrant community which seems to be bringing more and more people to the region for [...]

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Sainsbury’s in Haltwhistle car park row

08 November 2009

There is uproar in the town of Haltwhistle after news that Sainsbury’s has introduced restrictions on the use of the car park adjoining the store. Despite the fact there would appear to be an agreement in place with the Haltwhistle town Council which effectively allows residents to use the car park free of charge for [...]

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Haltwhistle chef lands top job at London restaurant

08 November 2009

While Haltwhistle chef Daniel Graham may have been beaten to the title of Master Chef after reaching the final, he has been offered a position by Michel Roux at his three Michelin star London restaurant Le Gavroche. It seems as though the seasoned chef from Haltwhistle did is enough in the final to at least [...]

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Haltwhistle business Kilfrost continues to blossom

21 October 2009

While Kilfrost may have moved its base to the Newcastle region, the company still has a significant exposure to Haltwhistle where all of the company’s deicing products are produced and then forwarded to one of three overseas factories to be mixed into the finished product. This is a company which has massive exposure to the [...]

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Haltwhistle promised more care for the elderly as Greenholme closes

21 October 2009

After the Northumberland county council finally admitted that the Haltwhistle elderly people’s home at Greenholme is to close it has been revealed that £3.7 million is to be injected into another scheme to build 35 one and two bedroomed “extra care homes” in the centre of the town. The controversial decision to close Greenholme has [...]

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Haltwhistle chef down to the final three in Masterchef

21 October 2009

Daniel Graham, 27, from Haltwhistle is down to the final three on the BBC programme Masterchef : The Professionals. The show is set to hit the BBC again this week when the final three will be reduced to the winner under the watchful eye of expert judges Michel Rous and Gregg Wallace with the best [...]

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VisitNorthumberland.com promotes North of England tourism

24 September 2009

The VisitNorthumberland.com website is a one-stop website for those interested in visiting and touring the Northumberland region. It offers specific sections for regions of Northumberland, towns and villages, major attractions, activities and an array of events available in the region. This particular website is part of the official Northumberland tourist board and has access to [...]

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Haltwhistle businesses

22 September 2009

Like so many other towns and villages around the Northumberland region the make-up of Haltwhistle businesses has changed dramatically over the years although the old Main Street has managed to maintain its original character and look. Haltwhistle businesses include newsagents, supermarkets, banks, pubs and clubs, hairdressers, general retail outlets, insurance companies and petrol stations to [...]

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