Lets Stay Together Campaign in South Shields

Union Jack raised over South Shields town hall for Let's Stay Together campaign

A united Britain would be better for the working class, the leaders of the NO campaign said at a rally on Monday

Newcastle and Durham universities retain top world rankings

The Calman Centre at Durham University
The leading North East universities have been ranked among the best in the world by prestigious international measure

St Bede’s Lanchester is chosen to help train the next generation of teachers

Headteacher at St Bede's, in Lanchester, Neville Harrison
St Bede’s Catholic School, in Lanchester, County Durham, has been selected to become a National Teaching School

Dan Snow: Northumberland's border with Scotland has been 'a scar of violence'

Dan Snow promoting the Let's Stay Together campaign
TV presenter and historian Dan Snow explains Northumberland's bloody history with Scotland as he pleads for the Union to remain intact

Bulby's Wood visitor facilities in Northumberland National Park set for £150,000 upgrade

Boulby's Wood car park
Visitor facilities at Bulby's Wood near Ingram in Northumberland National Park are set for a £150,000 upgrade

Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve celebrates 50th anniversary

Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve
Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve - a "coastal hotel" for VIP wildlife has celebrated its 50th birthday

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg calls on young people to help solve North-South divide

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg
The Deputy Prime Minister has urged 16 to 24-year-olds to take part in debate on tackling the North/South divide

Widening North/South divide in healthcare highlighted by new report

Professor Clare Bambra from Durham University
Experts say more powers should be given to North East to provide tailored healthcare to residents

Nearly 5,600 jobs at risk as Phones 4u collapses into administration

A Phones 4u store
EE cut supplies to high street phone retailer Phones 4u over the weekend, forcing it into administration

Thousands band together to fight for cheaper power

John Stirling
Families in North Tyneside have come together to lobby energy firms for more affordable energy prices

We'll become new home to Scottish banks, says Newcastle leader

Cllr Nick Forbes, Leader of Newcastle Council
Businesses ready to quit Scotland after independence referendum could come to Newcastle, says city council leader

Drug discovery pioneers e-Therapeutics' losses widen but investment is bearing fruit

Professor Malcolm Young, chief executive of e-Therapeutics
The firm, which has a Newcastle operation, reported progress on trials of its lead cancer drug and advancements in its Drug Discover Platform

Stan Laurel's letter to his friend's wife on Tyneside goes under the hammer

Stan Laurel's letter to his childhood friend Arthur Miller, of Tynemouth, being auctioned by Anderson and Garland
Comedian's letter to the wife of his North East schoolfriend is up for auction at Anderson and Garland in Newcastle

Union flags go up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish Referendum

Grant Davey, leader of Northumberland County Council, with the Union flag at County Hall
Union flags have gone up across Northumberland ahead of the Scottish vote on independence

One man's mission to protect natural and built heritage

Oliver Maurice
Ex-North National Trust boss in pilgrim walk to rase conservation funds.
Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

The Blackbird at Ponteland

Secret Diner Review: The Blackbird in Ponteland, Northumberland

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media on the killing of British aid worker David Haines

Tom Gutteridge: You and I are the targets of the Islamic terrorists. Get used to it

Joe and Muriel Brattisani of Branxton

'We're not English or Scottish': how Scottish independence could transform life in the Borders

Prince George, pictured here on a family trip to New Zealand will have his world rocked when baby number two turns up

Curious Georgie: Breaking news of Royal baby number two seemed a tad rushed

Julie and Dave Jones at their home in Darras Hall

Property gallery: Detached Darras Hall house is a modern family home

Questions remain about future of Binchester Roman fort site

Objects up for auction from Ayton Castle. Chris Wilkinson with huge wardrobe

Ayton Castle historic treasures go under the hammer at Railton's auctioneers

The Body Worlds Exhibition which opens at the Centre For Life tomorrow

Body Worlds Vital exhibition will stay in Newcastle until November

The home of Vickie Wood at Gill Burn in Rowlands Gill

Property gallery: Rowlands Gill home is perfect for entertaining

Lets Stay Together Campaign in South Shields

Union Jack raised over South Shields town hall for Let's Stay Together campaign

A united Britain would be better for the working class, the leaders of the NO campaign said at a rally on Monday

St Bede’s Lanchester is chosen to help train the next generation of teachers

Headteacher at St Bede's, in Lanchester, Neville Harrison
St Bede’s Catholic School, in Lanchester, County Durham, has been selected to become a National Teaching School

Newcastle and Durham universities retain top world rankings

The Calman Centre at Durham University
The leading North East universities have been ranked among the best in the world by prestigious international measure

Dan Snow: Northumberland's border with Scotland has been 'a scar of violence'

Dan Snow promoting the Let's Stay Together campaign
TV presenter and historian Dan Snow explains Northumberland's bloody history with Scotland as he pleads for the Union to remain intact
Professor Malcolm Young, chief executive of e-Therapeutics

Drug discovery pioneers e-Therapeutics' losses widen but investment is bearing fruit

The firm, which has a Newcastle operation, reported progress on trials of its lead cancer drug and advancements in its Drug Discover Platform

North East engineering firm British Engines grows turnover by 12%

CMP Products in Cramlington is among the six companies in the British Engines portfolio
A year of restructuring at British Engines allows for significant investment in facilities, while 30 new apprentices join company's Apprenticeship+ scheme

Ryder Architecture follow up North East successes with new overseas opportunities

Ryder Architecture is the preferred bidder to design new police headquarters in Kowloon, Hong Kong
Firm was named as highest ranking architectural practice in the 2014 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For list

Stronger sales raises profit expectations at Greggs

A Greggs bakery shop updated
High street bakers Greggs said lower costs and better sales had improved trading since earlier this year
16-year-old boy is charged after death of Whitley Bay man Lee Devlin

16-year-old boy is charged after death of Whitley Bay man Lee Devlin

Lee, 40, of Charles Avenue, was found with head injuries in a walkway next to Whitley Bay Metro station and was pronounced dead at hospital

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

North East news LIVE: 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 Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Plans for new homes at Northumbria Police's Ponteland HQ set for green light

Plans for new homes at Northumbria Police's Ponteland HQ set for green light
Plans to redevelop Northumbria Police's Ponteland headquarters for 260 houses look set to be approved
Neil Cameron: Who would manage Newcastle United under Mike Ashley?

Neil Cameron: Who would manage Newcastle United under Mike Ashley?

The Newcastle United job is still one of the best in football, even if some ex-managers and pundits would disagree

Lee Ryder: Monday night's TV offering required a warning for Newcastle United fans

Lee Ryder: Monday night's TV offering required a warning for Newcastle United fans
Seeing Hatem Ben Arfa make his Hull City debut was galling for Geordie fans who are craving creativity and vision

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet challenges Sebastian Coates against defensive duo

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet challenges Sebastian Coates against defensive duo
Black Cats boss Gus Poyet believes on-loan Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates will keep John O'Shea and Wes Brown on their toes
St Cuthbert’s House in Seahouses

Former church in Seahouses has become a magnet for music lovers

A North East church bought "by accident" is now playing host to some of the most accomplished musical performers

Bob Dylan fan John O'Connell hits the road with first UK tour

John O'Connell who is taking his Simply Dylan show on the road
A new show dedicated to the music of Bob Dylan is being taken on tour after an enthusiastic response in Liverpool

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
The Blackbird at Ponteland

Secret Diner Review: The Blackbird in Ponteland, Northumberland

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

Campaign to bring tax relief to tastebuds will be in the spotlight on Tax Parity Day

Diners across Tyneside will be able to enjoy cheaper food and drink on September 24 at selected bars, restaurants and hotels

James Close: Basking in French sunshine as well as Good Food Guide accolade

Grouse Salad
Head chef James Close was on holiday when the Good Food Guide put the Raby Hunt in its Top 50 restaurants in the UK
David Haines

Morning news headlines: Bid for anti-IS coalition steps up, Cameron in last-ditch Scotland trip

The latest news from around the globe

Northern Ireland politician Ian Paisley dies at 88

Dr Ian Paisley
Firebrand fundamentalist Protestant preacher and politician led opposition to compromise with the IRA for decades

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Kate Ford who won the Journal Whodunnit competition in 1984 and won a sapphire necklace which is now up for auction at Anderson Garland

The Journal murder mystery competition prize up for auction 30 years on

The Blackbird at Ponteland

Secret Diner Review: The Blackbird in Ponteland, Northumberland

Julie and Dave Jones at their home in Darras Hall

Property gallery: Detached Darras Hall house is a modern family home

 
 

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