What is the North East's best building? Results of the public vote

Hundreds of readers voted for their favourite North East landmark in our poll

Loin of Northumberland Venison with fondant potato, bacon and chestnut sprouts with a red currant and mead sauce

Recipe: Chef David Barella from The Bamburgh Castle Inn, Seahouses serves up something special

Loin of Northumberland Venison with fondant potato, bacon and chestnut sprouts with a red currant and meat sauce is on the menu

Iconic buildings in the North East

What is the North East's best building? Our panel of experts try and find out the answer

We turn our gaze onto what is the best building in the North East and ask experts for their opinions

Dunstanburgh Castle

North East rock sites are some of the best in the UK say geologists

North East locations such as Dunstanburgh, South Shields and Allenheads are voted some of the UK's top geology sites

The Evolution Festival 2013 at Spillers Wharf in Newcastle

100 reasons why it's great up North? Now we're up to 115 reasons

We've taken on your suggestions to expand our 100 great reasons why it's great up North

Northumberlandia near Cramlington

All in a day's work? Why it takes much longer to take in 100 great reasons

Graeme Whitfield is never one to shirk a challenge. Here he tries to complete all 100 great reasons – in a day

Whitby Abbey

New book looks at the life of the Northumberland princess St Hilda

A new book argues that a 7th Century abbess born in Northumberland was one of the most important women in history. Ian Robson looks back at the life of St Hilda and talks to the author who believes she still has something to say today

Michael Fassbender

Hollywood stars filming Macbeth at Bamburgh Castle

Oscar-nominated Michael Fassbender and actress Marion Cotillard are filming new film Macbeth at Bamburgh Castle

The Tidal Surge which caused such devastation last week also uncovered a previously hidden historic site at Bamburgh.

Wartime structure unearthed by tidal surge at Bamburgh Beach

A wartime defence structure has been unearthed by last week's tidal surge which also caused an 18th Century shipwreck to disappear

Golfer Garrick Porteous in action

Q-School agony for three of the region's golfers

Alex Wrigley showed some promise, but it's tough going at the Q-School for three North golfers who fell by the wayside

Sycamore tree at Hadrian's Wall

Northumberland to target 'vikings' for tourism

Northumberland County Council is to promote key county sites to Scandinavia in a new tourism pitch

The winning image which will be used on the front of the Northumberland Coast visitor guide

Farne Islands picture is a competition winner

A picture of the Farne Islands is the winner of a competition to front  next year’s Northumberland Coast visitor guide

War widow Sharon Turton who switched on the lights

Bamburgh Castle shines bright for Poppy Appeal

Bamburgh Castle was last night lit with the huge image marking the start of the annual Poppy Appeal, which is this year focusing on the support The Royal British Legion provide to families of the armed forces

Chris Paisley in action

North East golf duo ready for Twynholm Testimonial

Chris Paisley and Garrick Porteous will compete in Sunday's  Sandy Twynholm Testimonial in Morpeth

David Weir won four golds at last year's Paralympic Games

David Weir to join best wheelchair athletes on planet for Tyne Tunnel 2k Race

34-year-old won four gold medals at last years Paralympic Games and will take part in the Tyne Tunnel 2k Race on the evening of September 13

The Victorian Coquetvale Hotel which has been put up for sale by owner Chris Greaves

Rothbury hotel owner brings in specialists to sell property

A specialist firm has been brought in to find a buyer for a well-known Northumberland hotel

Andrew Leach with David Rodham, ZFL golf specialist

Striking changes in golf technology

Andrew Leach of Benton-based ZFL Golf has been helping golfers with custom-fit assessments for clubs and putters for 13 years

Garrick Porteous in action

Garrick Porteous signs three-year contract with ISM

Garrick Porteous has signed a three-year contract with one of the world’s biggest sports management companies, Chubby Chandler’s ISM

Amateur Championship winner Garrick Porteous praised by David Curry

David Curry was the last player from Northumberland before Garrick Porteous to win The Amateur Championship

Time Team presenters Mick Aston (left) and Tony Robinson

Trubutes paid to Time Team star Mick Aston

Archaeologist and broadcaster Professor Mick Aston has passed away aged 66

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