Pete Tong takes to the decks at Shindig on Saturday for a live broadcast on Radio One.
The future of an up and coming North motorcycle star hangs in the balance unless he can find the cash to run with a top team next season.
Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper yesterday earned a rave review after his first public appearance as the Newcastle ambassador for the Grass Roots golf programme.
Newcastle United goalkeeper and keen golfer Steve Harper has signed up as an ambassador for Golf Roots - the junior golf initiative that makes golf more accessible to young people in urban and inner city areas.
Best student experience in England, best new university in England, top marks for teaching, top-five UK campus - need we say more?
Gateshead's Chris Coates is resting up in the hope he will be cleared fit to ride for next weekend's final round of the Metzeler Racetec National Superstock Championship at Brands Hatch.
David Beckham yesterday day refused a single by new pop star Lily Allen - because she had been "horrible to Victoria".
It's been five years since Hear'Say topped the charts, but former band member Suzanne Shaw is still drawing the crowds.
It's been a busy week for Steve Harper. After putting pen to paper on a new two-year contract as Shay Given's understudy at Newcastle United, he has signed up as an ambassador for Golf Roots, a junior golf initiative which makes the sport more accessible to young people in urban and inner city areas.
Baby Spice Emma Bunton, ex-Bad Girls star Claire King and EastEnders actress Louisa Lytton have signed up for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.
The Orange Lights are set to get up close and personal with an audience in Newcastle this week.
A second "John Peel Day" marking the anniversary of the music legend's final broadcast on Radio 1 was announced yesterday.
Manufacturing order books built to their strongest level in nearly two years this month as domestic demand made up for a struggling export market, a survey showed.
Superstock rider Chris Coates has finally got his season back on track after securing a ride for the rest of 2006 following a strong race at Croft last weekend.
There's a quick question for you: what has comedian Ricky Gervais got in common with long-running radio drama The Archers?
There's just one week to go until the biggest motorsport event of the year roars into the region - and it couldn't have arrived at a better time.
I was taken by a piece in one of the Sunday papers.
Comic poet John Hegley is bringing out the family favourites as he spins tales about his relations at the Gala.
Soul singer Nicole Willis, pictured below, is in Newcastle later this month.
Pop music history was made last night (Sun) after a song reached the top of the UK singles chart based solely on computer download sales.
Easington Colliery Band has won a free van for 12 months in a competition launched by Northgate.
Northumbria Police are starting monthly surgeries in parts of rural Northumberland to improve its service to the local community.
Who would have thought music could be this good again. After the early 90s which saw the stratospheric rise of groups like Oasis and the Stone Roses, music hit a definite slump.
Once again the Humshaugh-based Cocklaw flock has taken the top prize in the Bluefaced Leicester classes at the Royal Highland Show.
Comedy group Straightjacket return this weekend, as Showbusiness Reporter Gordon Barr explains.
Thousands are expected to gather under the shadow of a North East monument for a free weekend of music.
Seb Fontaine returns to Shindig tomorrow.