Pupils set off yesterday on a fact-finding tour as part of their drive to help win a third world heritage site for the North-East.
An office block in the shape of two cedar-clad cubes has been voted South Tyneside's best building.
The Journal's Culture Club tomorrow celebrates a successful first year - with the promise of more offers and exclusive events for the year ahead.
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North-East England has changed - no longer is it reliant on the heavy industries of the 20th Century.
Police and other emergency services were swamped at the weekend after a series of violent incidents got the bank holiday weekend off to a brutal start.
South Tyneside is a special corner in the North-East that offers visitors so much to see and do.