Crowds gathered around war memorials to honour those who died in conflicts past and present on Remembrance Sunday
Fallen heroes were honoured at a dedication service in Saltwell Park in Gateshead which has once again been turned into a Field of Remembrance
Saltwell Park in Gateshead will become a moving tribute to those servicemen and women who have lost their lives fighting for their country
A North East-born soldier is nearing the end of her two month tour on the frontline in Afghanistan
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg was at Alnwick to mark Sir Alan's Beith 40 years as Berwick MP
Specialist equipment designed and manufactured by Haskel Europe is helping Royal Navy divers keep British and international waters clear of unexploded mines
Tynemouth World War One Commemoration Project has lined up a top lost of speakers to talk about the conflict
Seven new courses spanning across the offshore oil and gas, offshore wind and maritime sectors are being offered at the Newcastle-based Maersk Training
A military strike on Syria could spread chaos across neighbouring Middle East countries, a senior North East MP has warned
QuestUAV Ltd based in Amble, Northumberland is aiming for new markets after enlisting expert coaching on sales and marketing
Shadow defence minister Kevan Jones is leading calls for soldiers who die in battle to be given the special sign setting out what they have given for their country
Six surviving Second World War veterans have taken part in a reunion to remember VJ Day
Modus Seabed Intervention has purchased an underwater robot as part of investment plans to develop a fleet of AUV units
Plane enthusiasts will flock to Sunderland for what is sure to be an amazing weeked at this year's Sunderland International Airshow
Ashington and Berwick Territorial Army Centres are to close following a Government announcement
Stokesley-based firm Analox Military Systems has won a valuable contract to supply submarine equipment to the Norwegian Navy
An RAF Hawk jet was yesterday forced to make an emergency landing at Newcastle Airport after the cockpit filled with smoke
Parades and activities were held around the region over the weekend as crowds of people enjoyed Armed Forces Day
Denise Robertson gives her views on how government cuts are affecting the Armed Forces
PUB equipment maker Phoenixabc is set to prove it is poles apart from its competition by growing its business into Eastern Europe.
ENGLAND Golf do not keep a record of such matters but it is likely John Kirkpatrick is one of few 50-year-old golfers ever to win a county championship.
EX-SERVICE organisations and local people in Northumberland’s biggest town are being asked for their views on whether new names should be added to its network of public war memorials.
A D-DAY veteran and former headteacher from North- umberland has died, aged 87.
THE Army has taken delivery of the remote controlled armoured digger which looks set to be the last major defence machine built on Tyneside.
AN INJURED man faced a race against time after falling on rocks while the tide was rising along the North East coast.
THREE separate planning applications to build wind turbines in County Durham will be decided today by councillors.
Steven Fletcher has always been a wanderer, but settling down at “home” has brought the best out of him.
ONE down, two to go. The campaign to raise £750,000, assume control of Darlington Football Club and take it out of administration by the end of April has reached its initial target, by selling the first of three £250,000 tranches of shares, inside five days of the scheme's launch.
IT was Harriers night at the International Stadium yesterday. It wasn’t Kidderminster’s.
CARLISLE United's five-game unbeaten run came to a tame end as they were knocked out of this season's Carling Cup by a tenacious Aldershot side who carried their good form from the victory over West Ham into a tense game to deservedly claim their place in round three.
A unique health centre will target a “lost generation” of war veterans and help ex-servicemen and women back into civilian life.
DANIEL Newlove has a cheeky smile and a restless energy. Just like any other 13-year-old boy would be, he’s fidgeting in his seat and probably wishing he was out playing with his mates rather than talking to me.
AS if Whitley Bay’s participation in the FA Vase Final is not enough of a highlight for one weekend, club director Dave Styles has a couple of extra-curricular activities on the go that could contribute to the best few days of his life.
IT was at the age of 23, in 1962, that Robert Douglas started work as a prison officer and over the next 15 years he dealt with some of Britain’s most notorious criminals.
THE Duke of Northumberland is coming to the aid of a three-year-old boy with cancer.
TWO sailors whose boat sank in the North Sea last night were rescued when a fishing boat stumbled across them in the dense fog.
MORE than 100,000 people descended on Sunderland for an airshow where there were no planes in the sky.
THE arrival of Saturday’s match ball in an RAF Sea King helicopter helped whip up a crowd that needed little encouragement but after having been on a high for so long at home, Carlisle United have come down to earth with a bump.
TOUTED as a viable alternative to coal, gas and nuclear, the bid to cover the UK in wind turbines is now facing mounting opposition.
DARLINGTON chairman George Houghton has urged the town to get behind the club’s promotion push following concern over the low crowds at the Darlington Arena this season.