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THE subject of Monday’s meeting of Ponteland Civic Society is the proposed £3.2million Hexham Abbey Project.

Newly appointed manager Claire Gelder will tell how specialists, working with the heritage team and within English Heritage guidance, will restore its medieval monastery premises and the former Magistrates’ Court to create a Heritage Centre with a range of facilities.

The meeting will take place in St Mary’s Church Hall, Thornhill Road, from 7.30pm. Non-members can attend for a nominal charge of £2.