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Hexham & Tynedale NCT produces a quarterly newsletter, the canny bairn, which is distributed to local parents, children's centres, local shops and services four times a year. The publication contains regular articles on local services, new arrivals, branch news, NCT news and local events.

Newsletter Contributions

This is YOUR local newsletter so we would love to include your experiences. Send in your birth stories, funny things your toddlers say, book/equipment reviews, dads' experiences, birth announcements or articles. Tell us what you would like to read and how we can improve the newsletter!

Please email any contributions or ideas to: 


Would you like to advertise your business in our newsletter? Our rates are very affordable and you'll reach a targeted audience of 1200 Tynedale-area households, ranging from expectant couples to families with babies, toddlers and preschoolers. (Plus, you'll be helping to support NCT, the UK's largest charity for parents!)

If you are interested in advertising in the Canny Bairn, please contact Alternatively, please find further details about advertising in the newsletter here

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