Dame Margaret Barbour, Prof. Josef Vormoor, Chris Peacock (NECCR) and cancer patient Mary Dafter from Newcastle

Barbour Foundation donates £1m to Future Fund for cancer

The huge donation has brought the campaign one step closer to establishing state-of-the-art centre

Party leaders praise Journal call for real devolution to the North

Prime Minister David Cameron and his Deputy, Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg
Westminster leaders respond to major newspapers of the north joining forces to demand a fair deal for the region

David Cameron accused of peddling 'nonsense with stilts on' in wake of No vote

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement in Downing Street in central London as Scotland has rejected independence
English Parliament move is gerrymandering for Tory-led South and ignoring calls for devolution of powers to the North East

Borders business woman's relief at Scotland No vote

Caroline Stewart from Bari tea
Caroline Stewart, of Alnwick, said Scottish independence could have stifled cross-border trade

North East business leaders stress No vote must not be at region's expense

Businessman Jeremy Middleton
They said regional businesses must be prepared and equipped to deal with a powerful Scottish economy

Newcastle Airport to campaign against Scotland being given power over Air Passenger Duty

Graeme Mason, Planning & Corporate Affairs Director at Newcastle International Airport
Newcastle Airport boss Graeme Mason said giving Scots the devolved power to cut air taxes would affect North airports

North East welcomes Scotland's decision to vote No and renew calls for more devolution of powers

Chief Counting Officer Mary Pitcaithly declares the result
Scotland has voted No in the Independence Referendum but North East leaders say decision still marks the start of change

Scotland votes NO: LIVE updates and reaction from the North East as Scotland votes no to independence

Jon Gamble from go2eventhire as he asks the question YES or NO with illuminated signs near Dunblane, Scotland null
The latest reaction, comment and analysis from the North East as Scotland votes no to independence

Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes welcomes Scotland's No vote

Council Leader Nick Forbes
Coun Forbes says we are better off in the union - but pledged to continue to fight for more powers for the North East in the wake of historic vote

Independence referendum: Scotland votes NO and will stay as part of the United Kingdom

Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom after its historic independence referendum was defeated by 55%-45% in a record vote

The Journal Opinion: How does the North East claim more powers in a changing United Kingdom?

Jon Gamble from go2eventhire as he asks the question YES or NO with illuminated signs near Dunblane, Scotland
The Journal's opinion column for Saturday, September 20, in which we analyse the ways forward after Scotland rejected independence

Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell calls for regional assembly after no vote

Blyth Valley MP Ronnie Campbell
Blyth MP Ronnie Campbell has called for a regional assembly on the back of the no vote on Scottish independence

Formal decision on major development The Sill at Hadrian's Wall is delayed

Plans for The Sill visitor centre were approved but the application has been referred by a third party to the Planning Casework Unit

Former sheriff of Berwick Major John Stephenson BEM dies

Former sheriff of Berwick Major John Stephenson BEM
John Stephenson, who died aged 85, was a father and grandfather who served in Singapore and the Middle East

Former Bishop of Durham Justin Welby admits doubts about existence of God

Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury
Former Bishop of Durham Justin Welby said he had moments of doubt but was certain about the existence of Jesus

North East business leaders react to Scotland's vote to remain part of the UK

James Ramsbotham
Senior businesspeople from across the region are now turning their attention to what devolved powers for Scotland could mean for the North East

North East urged to capitalise on programme to recruit talented school leaders

School pupils sitting their exams
The Government, along with the Future Leaders Trust, is aiming to recruit talented leaders to transform challenging schools in deprived areas
The home of Viz founder Chris Donald

Property gallery: Viz founder Chris Donald's Northumberland home up for sale

Liz Reid has created a 'tropical' garden at her home in Springwell Village. She wants to open her garden up for the public to visit to raise money for charity

Touch of the tropics brought to Springwell village by green fingered gardener

The singers from Hawick bring Scottish fervour to Berwick

How Berwick looked to history as Scots went to the polls

Anthony Coulls and Matt Healey drive a replica Rocket steam engine train at Locomotion in Shildon, ahead of the Steam Gala this weekend

County Durham museum celebrates 10th birthday with steam weekend

Sculpture by Steve Newby with Joanna Riddell and Matthew Jarratt

Cheeseburn Grange in Northumberland becomes sculpture park

Peter Salmon, the new director of BBC North

Peter Salmon: BBC making great shows in North East and there's more to come

The skulls teaching aid from Longhirst Hall

Racist skulls curio found in Northumberland school shed fetches big price at auction

Jon Stainsby who appears as the Speaker of the Temple in Mozart's The Magic Flute

Opera singer Jon Stainsby finally gets to sing on home soil

Auckland Castle boar sculpture

Bishop Auckland castle welcomes larger than life Bosley Boar statue

L-R Simon Gregory, Michele McKenzie, Val Tuck, Veronica Jones, Mayor Terry Robson, Judge Jeff Bates and Judge Ian Beaney

North East communities strike gold on Northumbria in Bloom awards

Jon Gamble from go2eventhire as he asks the question YES or NO with illuminated signs near Dunblane, Scotland

The Journal Opinion: How does the North East claim more powers in a changing United Kingdom?

The Journal's opinion column for Saturday, September 20, in which we analyse the ways forward after Scotland rejected independence

Barbour Foundation donates £1m to Future Fund for cancer

Dame Margaret Barbour, Prof. Josef Vormoor, Chris Peacock (NECCR) and cancer patient Mary Dafter from Newcastle
The huge donation has brought the campaign one step closer to establishing state-of-the-art centre

County Durham museum celebrates 10th birthday with steam weekend

Anthony Coulls and Matt Healey drive a replica Rocket steam engine train at Locomotion in Shildon, ahead of the Steam Gala this weekend
Locomotion, the National Railway Museum at Shildon, is hosting two days of events as part of its Steam Gala

Borders business woman's relief at Scotland No vote

Caroline Stewart from Bari tea
Caroline Stewart, of Alnwick, said Scottish independence could have stifled cross-border trade
James Cookson of Meldon Park Estate

North East's £40m forestry sector celebrated at Forestry and Firewood Fair

Forestry and Firewood Fair set to attract landowners, farmers and those with an interest in wood burning as sector continues to thrive

Action needed on Team Valley shortage of large scale commercial property space

Aerial shot of the Team Valley Trading Estate
Real estate firm is encouraged by UK Land Estates plans to bring forward the Dukesway Central scheme

Enterprise agency reconfigures to offer North East firms loans of up to £25,000

Twenty pound notes
Pinetree has rebranded to offer advice, support and funding for entrepreneurs who are growing businesses

Newcastle secures funding to support female entrepreneurs in using digital technology

Joanna Berry, entrepreneur and director of engagement at Newcastle University Business School
The wwWomen scheme, part of the Go Digital initiative, launches next week with an event at The Great North Museum: Hancock
North East news Replay: Latest updates from Newcastle and the North East

North East news Replay: Latest updates from Newcastle and the North East

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and County Durham for Friday, 19 September 2014

Geordie Shore members show Insane Fight Club cast a night on the Toon

Police swoop to clear Newcastle's East End of criminal residents

Police swoop to clear Newcastle's East End of criminal residents
15 arrested during week long crime crackdown as officers battle to protect community in Newcastle's East End
Gus Poyet promises Sunderland fans that this is now his team

Gus Poyet promises Sunderland fans that this is now his team

Sunderland boss admits that his squad was far too big when he first took over, and it affected everything

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew does not fear his expected reception at St James' Park

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew does not fear his expected reception at St James' Park
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew is ready for what he says will be the "toughest day of his managerial life"

Durham coach grateful for veteran Collingwood's outstanding leadership qualities

Durham coach grateful for veteran Collingwood's outstanding leadership qualities
Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood happy to leave captaincy to Mark Stoneman, but his contribution is still massive
Anna Hedworth AKA The Grazer for her food blog and the queen of pop-up restaurants- has just opened her own Cafe. The Cook House, in two shipping containers in the Ouseburn Valley

New café named 'Cook House' pops up in Newcastle's Ouseburn

Food blogger and pop-up dining queen Anna Hedworth has designed herself a new career as a full-time café owner. Jane Hall reports

How Berwick looked to history as Scots went to the polls

The singers from Hawick bring Scottish fervour to Berwick
Berwick's annual film festival is attracting thousands to the town as it looks ahead to a changing political landscape

Cheeseburn Grange in Northumberland becomes sculpture park

Sculpture by Steve Newby with Joanna Riddell and Matthew Jarratt
The work of leading artists is being displayed in the grounds of Cheeseburn Grange, near Stamfordham
Anna Hedworth AKA The Grazer for her food blog and the queen of pop-up restaurants- has just opened her own Cafe. The Cook House, in two shipping containers in the Ouseburn Valley

New café named 'Cook House' pops up in Newcastle's Ouseburn

Food blogger and pop-up dining queen Anna Hedworth has designed herself a new career as a full-time café owner. Jane Hall reports

Best of the North East beer industry gets the recognition it deserves

John Bull Inn in Alnwick
North East pubs and breweries get a good showing in the latest Good Beer Guide which is published this week

Secret Diner Review: The Blackbird in Ponteland, Northumberland

The Blackbird at Ponteland
The Secret Diner enjoys a meal at a gastropub which would double as his abode, if he lived in Ponteland

Could 24-year-old Olive (an amazing 113 in feline years) be the world's oldest cat?

Owner John Burgess believes his pet could be about to claim the remarkable title after death of previous holder, Poppy from Bournemouth

Scotland votes no: historic referendum sees independence rejected

Better Together supporters celebrate at the Marriot Hotel in Glasgow as Scotland rejected independence, despite the Yes campaign winning a majority in Glasgow
Scotland votes to save the Union, despite Yes campaign winning a majority in Glasgow

Videos & Photos

The home of Viz founder Chris Donald

Property gallery: Viz founder Chris Donald's Northumberland home up for sale

Anna Hedworth AKA The Grazer for her food blog and the queen of pop-up restaurants- has just opened her own Cafe. The Cook House, in two shipping containers in the Ouseburn Valley

New café named 'Cook House' pops up in Newcastle's Ouseburn

Group of men including chief draughtsman R J Robson (fourth from left) stood in front of North Eastern Railway electric locomotive No 3, Darlington c. 1914. Courtesy of National Railway Museum, York

North East Transport Links Breakfast: We look back to the North East's role as a rail pioneer

 
 

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