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

Washington First World War soldier's battlefield poppies survive a century

Poppy sent from the frontline by John Harkess to his wife Ann
Poignant gift from the trenches of Arra and Vimy to wife is used to mark major new interactive website on WW1

Paloma Faith to play Metro Radio Arena in the Spring

Paloma Faith performing on stage
The inimitable singer, who is releasing a deluxe edition of her platinum-selling album in November, will play the venue in March

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

Steph McGovern named as guest speaker at The Fastest 50 Awards

Steph McGovern
The Fastest 50 organised in association with The Journal have announced BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern as guest speaker at next month's awards

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
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

Poppy sent from the frontline by John Harkess to his wife Ann

Washington First World War soldier's battlefield poppies survive a century

Poignant gift from the trenches of Arra and Vimy to wife is used to mark major new interactive website on WW1

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

Lets Stay Together Campaign in South Shields
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
Steph McGovern

Steph McGovern named as guest speaker at The Fastest 50 Awards

The Fastest 50 organised in association with The Journal have announced BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern as guest speaker at next month's awards

Revenues increase at PwC after strong year in the North East

Bill Macleod, Senior Partner of PwC
The big four accountancy firm reported revenue of £2.8bn in 2014, a 5% increase on 2013's results

Rise in profits at Watson Burton LLP ready the firm for future growth says chief executive

Watson Burton
Newcastle law firm Watson Burton LLP reported a slight rise in operating profit in its most recent financial year

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
Heartless thugs steal bikes belonging to meningitis survivor Tilly Lockey and her two sisters

Heartless thugs steal bikes belonging to meningitis survivor Tilly Lockey and her two sisters

The theft happened at the sisters' grandmother's home in Blackhill, near Consett in County Durham, at the weekend

New South Tyneside group aims to support parents of premature children

New South Tyneside group aims to support parents of premature children
Mums of miracle children are offered support through new group set up at St John’s Church Hall, Canning Street, in Hebburn

Sunderland care home manager who stole £12,000 from vulnerable adults is spared prison

Sunderland care home manager who stole £12,000 from vulnerable adults is spared prison
Paul Bowden, of Chopwell, Gateshead, started pocketing cash intended for residents at a residential home who lacked the ability to look after their own money
Highly-rated Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman joins Hartlepool United

Highly-rated Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman joins Hartlepool United

England under-17 goalkeeper reddie Woodman leaves Newcastle United for Victoria Park on a month's loan

Micky Ward to stick with Newcastle Falcons' Craig Willis at Blaydon RFC

Micky Ward to stick with Newcastle Falcons' Craig Willis at Blaydon RFC
One off-day does not mean Blaydon boss Micky Ward will abandon his policy of playing Falcons' Craig Willis

Gateshead Thunder 15 Hemel Stags 14: Fine win for Thunder in semi finals of the play offs

Gateshead Thunder 15 Hemel Stags 14: Fine win for Thunder in semi finals of the play offs
Gateshead Thunder will meet Hunslet in the Championship One semi-finals after a 'golden point' winner against Hemel Stags.
Paloma Faith performing on stage

Paloma Faith to play Metro Radio Arena in the Spring

The inimitable singer, who is releasing a deluxe edition of her platinum-selling album in November, will play the venue in March

Former church in Seahouses has become a magnet for music lovers

St Cuthbert’s House in Seahouses
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
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

Expert says flight MH370 captain 'killed himself and his passengers by switching off plane's oxygen supply

Zaharie Ahmad Shah was responsible for the deaths of the 227 passengers and 12 crew on board the doomed flight, according to aviation expert Ewan Wilson

Videos & Photos

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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