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

Gareth Breese is Durham CCC's fairytale matchwinner

Gareth Breese of Durham
In his final one-day appearance for Durham, Gareth Breese signed off with a Royal London Cup-winning performance

Durham CCC win their fifth major trophy in eight seasons

Durham v Warwickshire
Gareth Breese hit the winning runs as Durham won their fifth major trophy in eight seasons in a nail-biter at Lord's

Knowing Gareth Breese was still to come calmed Durham's nerves

Gareth Breese and captain Mark Stoneman
Durham captain Mark Stoneman said the dressing room were reassured to think Gareth Breese could see them through a nervy Royal London Cup final

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

The Right Reverend Martin Wharton retires after 17 years in the Diocese of Newcastle

The Right Reverend Martin Wharton, Bishop of Newcastle, is retiring after 17 years in the Diocese of Newcastle

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

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

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
Windows on the Tyne restaurant

Secret Diner Review: Windows on the Tyne restaurant at the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead

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

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

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

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
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
Mr Justice: County Durham couple take on Parking Eye - and win

Mr Justice: County Durham couple take on Parking Eye - and win

A pensioner, from Durham, was faced with a parking charge for accidentally missing off part of his car reg number

Mr Justice: Washington bricklayer's complaint over pay helps force change at a top builder

Mr Justice: Washington bricklayer's complaint over pay helps force change at a top builder
Barratt Homes have changed their system of paying sub-contract labour after complaint by Washington bricklayer Paul Greener

Bishop of Newcastle retires after 17 years in the Diocese of Newcastle

Bishop of Newcastle retires after 17 years in the Diocese of Newcastle
The Right Reverend Martin Wharton, Bishop of Newcastle, is retiring after 17 years in the Diocese of Newcastle
Mark Douglas: An eight-year contract was a disaster for Newcastle United - and Alan Pardew

Mark Douglas: An eight-year contract was a disaster for Newcastle United - and Alan Pardew

A long-term contract was supposed to help Alan Pardew but it has been a huge hindrance, and Newcastle United need to learn their lessons

Mark Douglas: Alan Pardew survives but the prognosis for Newcastle United boss still grim

Mark Douglas: Alan Pardew survives but the prognosis for Newcastle United boss still grim
Protests fail to spark on a day when Papiss Cisse saves Alan Pardew. But what has really changed at Newcastle United?

Mark Douglas: Papiss Cisse is back - and might hold the key to Newcastle United survival

Mark Douglas: Papiss Cisse is back - and might hold the key to Newcastle United survival
If you don't score goals you go down, so Newcastle United need Papiss Cisse to maintain this kind of carefree form
Fledgling Tiger Hornsby mixologist 22-year-old Xanthe Harrison Crowther

Dedicated staff praised for saving the opening of Tiger Hornsby bar in Newcastle

Intensive cocktail training was the order of the day for staff at the new Tiger Hornsby bar in Newcastle which aims to offer ever-changing unusual cocktails

Alnwick-based tea brewery launches new 'house' blend

BARI Tea in Alnwick has launched a new house blend
The Bari Breakfast Blend has taken two years of refinement and testing to achieve the perfect taste

Sunderland restaurant Purple Bar turns up the heat with chilli sauce chicken challenge

Purple Bar in Sunderland is introducing a man vs food-style challenge involving chilli sauce
The popular bar on Wearside is inviting brave diners to take up a challenge involving chicken wings and a sauce made with the world's hottest chilis
Fledgling Tiger Hornsby mixologist 22-year-old Xanthe Harrison Crowther

Dedicated staff praised for saving the opening of Tiger Hornsby bar in Newcastle

Intensive cocktail training was the order of the day for staff at the new Tiger Hornsby bar in Newcastle which aims to offer ever-changing unusual cocktails

Alnwick-based tea brewery launches new 'house' blend

BARI Tea in Alnwick has launched a new house blend
The Bari Breakfast Blend has taken two years of refinement and testing to achieve the perfect taste

Sunderland restaurant Purple Bar turns up the heat with chilli sauce chicken challenge

Purple Bar in Sunderland is introducing a man vs food-style challenge involving chilli sauce
The popular bar on Wearside is inviting brave diners to take up a challenge involving chicken wings and a sauce made with the world's hottest chilis
Missing schoolgirl Alice Gross

Hunt for missing Alice Gross is biggest police search since 7/7 bombings

Around 600 officers from eight forces are looking for the teenager and Latvian national Arnis Zalkalns

Morning news headlines: Gordon Brown to unveil plans for Scotland's future and hunt for missing Alice Gross continues

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown to set out his ideas for the future of Scotland
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The home of Viz founder Chris Donald

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

The Bishop of Newcastle

The Right Reverend Martin Wharton retires after 17 years in the Diocese of Newcastle

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

 
 

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