How we use Cookies

Northumberland free school celebrating after positive first Ofsted report

Pupils from Cramlington Village Primary School which has just had a good Ofsted report

Cramlington Village Primary School was praised for its "inspiring teaching"

Commonwealth Games champion set to compete on Tyneside

Greg Rutherford
Long jumper Greg Rutherford will take part in GreatCity Games on the Quayside after his Commonwealth success

Road and rail connectivity, port capacity and air links will all be on the agenda for a special debate

The Transport Links Breakfast takes place on Thursday September 25 at Ramside Hall Hotel, Co Durham
Panellists include top business leaders and politicians\n

Patients in Northumberland facing 'tartan curtain' over healthcare

Berwick MP Sir Alan Beith
A "tartan curtain" is blocking access to healthcare services in Scotland, Sir Alan Beith has claimed

Judge slams Northumberland County Council over wind farm 'technicality'

Northumberland wind farm protestor Andrew Joicey
A high court judge has criticised a council for trying to derail a legal challenge because it received a photocopy of a document

Council workers punched, kicked, bitten and sworn at by angry members of the public

Newcastle Civic Centre in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Report reveals more than 1,500 North East council workers have been attacked while doing their job in the past two years
Greg Rutherford

Commonwealth Games champion set to compete on Tyneside

Long jumper Greg Rutherford will take part in GreatCity Games on the Quayside after his Commonwealth success

Northumberland attractions win awards for 'silver tourism'

Seven of Northumberland's tourist attractions have been cited for their positive contribution to helping older and less able guests enjoy stress free days out
Seven Northumberland tourist attractions have been cited for helping older guests enjoy stress-free days out by mature travellers

Boost for Newcastle University's Gertrude Bell archive

Newcastle University have aquired tapestries belonging to renowned writer and traveller Gertrude Bell to add to it’s archive
A collection devoted to one of the North East’s most celebrated women has been boosted by a new aquisition

Threat of closure for GP service at Blaydon Health Centre

Blaydon health centre
Review being carried out of GP service at Blaydon Health Centre as it faces closure threats
Director of Bradley Hall, Neil Hart

Commercial Property Focus: Project Management

Newcastle-based Bradley Hall and GVA give us their take on the importance of project management

Forestry and Firewood Fair returns to Northumberland

Andrew Kitching of Northwoods
Industry event at Meldon Park Estate will cover everything from woodland management to the Government's Renewable Heat Incentive

Road and rail connectivity, port capacity and air links will all be on the agenda for a special debate

The Transport Links Breakfast takes place on Thursday September 25 at Ramside Hall Hotel, Co Durham
Panellists include top business leaders and politicians\n

Tennis World to stay on current site as new £18m Middlesbrough sports village images unveiled

Middlesbrough sports village
New artist’s impressions of Middlesbrough £18m sports village have been unveiled :: Tennis World will now remain on its existing site
Alan Pardew the Newcastle United manager

The Agenda: NUFC squad will comfortably compete in Premier League top half

A few fringe players have claimed a stake over the summer for a first-team place - and about time

Alan Pardew claims any deal for Loic Remy could be 'straightforward'

Loic Remy of Newcastle United
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew drops biggest hint yet that he will go back in for last season's top scorer

Poyet warns Connor Wickham he must sign a new SAFC contract or move on

Connor Wickham of Sunderland
Connor Wickham is in the final year of his deal at Sunderland, and Gus Poyet says the Black Cats cannot afford to let him run down his contract
Greg Rutherford

Commonwealth Games champion set to compete on Tyneside

Long jumper Greg Rutherford will take part in GreatCity Games on the Quayside after his Commonwealth success

Sean Brown says Newcastle Falcons can storm Premiership Rugby 7s

Sean Brown of Newcastle Falcons
Workmanlike Newcastle Falcons can graft their way to Premiership Rugby 7s glory, says Sean Brown.

Gonzalo Tiesi backs Juan Pablo Socino to star at Newcastle Falcons

Juan Pablo Socino
Fellow Argentinian Gonzalo Tiesi believes Championship golden boot Juan Pablo Socino can make the step up with Newcastle Falcons
Neil Morrissey

Neil Morrissey and Charlie Brooks join cast of Newcastle-made show

The stars are joining the cast of the CBBC show The Dumping Ground, which is filmed in Newcastle

Lights to go out in commemoration of the outbreak of war

Inside a WW1 trench with British and captured German soldiers, who have been disarmed although the picture from Annan's Frederick Gibbs shows they have still retained their ration tins and even a pipe.
Businesses, institutions and individuals are being asked to switch lights off as people reflect on a fateful moment in history

World premiere commemorates war dead of Upper Coquetdale

John Casken at the desk where he does much of his composing
Composer John Casken and his choir are to honour the First World War fallen of north Northumberland
Ox cheek with local beer, pickled radish, peas and mushrooms

James Close: Cook up a celebration with some of our finest local beers

The chef of the Michelin-starred Raby Hunt Restaurant explains how to cook ox cheek with local beer

Sachins launches new ready meal range in partnership with Fenwick

Sachins restaurant in Newcastle
Popular Newcastle restaurant expands its offering after the success of its event catering business

Kingdom buffet restaurant closes at Haymarket Metro Station

Kingdom Buffet restaurant at Haymarket Metro Station
The Kingdom buffet restaurant had operated on the first floor of the £20m Haymarket Metro Station building since 2012

Videos & Photos

Twilight at a rig in the Cooper Basin, Australia. Sent in by Robert Elliott

Oil rig selfies: Behind the scenes of oil rig worker life

North East youngsters take on a Maori haka dance

Engineers add the Great North Run sign to the Tyne Bridge overnight

Great North Run 'selfies' sought after sign placed on Tyne Bridge

 
 
Lightning strikes over the Vale of Belvoir, Leicestershire

Weather: UK braced for downpours but heatwave is set to return

Gale force winds are expected to hit Wales, the West Country and northern England after the UK recorded the eighth hottest July since 1910

Morning news headlines: Gaza ceasefire welcomed, DNA project, Tories favour UKIP deal

Eastbourne Pier fire
The latest news from around the globe

Former police officer accused at inquests of witnessing 'the whole Hillsborough lie'

View from the police control box towards the Leppings Lane terrace at Hillsborough (picture from Hillsborough Inquests)
Retired PC Michael Ryan urged to tell the truth

Journalists

Dan Warburton
Chief News Reporter
David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Adrian Pearson
Regional Affairs Correspondent
Angela Upex
Head of Business
Mark Douglas
Chief Sports Writer
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer