Store Cattle: Hexham and Northern Marts at their weekly sale had forward 618 Store Cattle & Suckled Calves.
THE last few years have seen an extraordinary number of new cultural buildings opened across the North-East and an equal number of impressive refurbishments.
A DRIVER was convicted of careless driving yesterday over the death of a motorcyclist.
ONE of the winners of last year’s Schools Awards is encouraging more people to enter this year’s competition.
A DRIVER who turned into the path of a motorcyclist, killing the rider, admitted to a court he should have seen the machine.
A DRIVER was to blame for a horrific crash which killed a motorcycling enthusiast enjoying a day out with her partner, a court heard yesterday.
THE secret reason behind Newcastle United’s run of bad form has been revealed – as a magpie that has taken up residence in a Northumberland village
The homemaker team picks out some unusual and eye-catching properties for sale in the region.
WHY not leave city life behind and try escaping to the country?
Nominations are invited for our culture accolades It’s time to get your nominations in for some of the most coveted awards in the region.
PLANS to use woodland close to a popular Northumberland beauty spot to stage military-style paintball games have finally been shot down by a Government planning inspector.
A WOMAN from the North is helping to tackle devastation left by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
A TEENAGER is recovering after being stabbed in Sunderland.
SET in the heart of the rolling Northumberland countryside, Pastures New is a new livery yard offering deluxe equine accommodation for the discerning client.
TODAY’S buyers demand more when it comes to luxury homes. Three reception rooms are a must and many properties feature two en suites.
AGAINST almost all the odds, Clara Vale are still fighting for their lives – and loving every minute of it.
CHOPWELL face three must-win end-of-season matches to have any chance of lifting the title.
CHOPWELL forced themselves ahead of the chasing pack with a gritty win over Stocksfield.
PROPOSALS to charge households for rubbish through prepaid refuse sacks or hi-tech wheelie bins could prove unworkable and exacerbate fly-tipping, it was claimed yesterday.
FIGHTING to the death to avoid relegation, Clara Vale’s players can be forgiven for having mixed emotions about their rain-affected draw at the weekend.
RACE nineteen of the 2007 TLI North East Pursuit Series at Wallridge Cross was run in heavy rain, which meant only 29 hardy riders turned out to brave the conditions.
THE rain hit several games in the Foster’s Durham Senior League and while the two title contenders came out of the afternoon with the same points return, it was Burnmoor who were the happier on Saturday night with their 24-point lead intact and four games left to play.
WITH the full league programme in the Foster’s Northumberland and Tyneside Senior League having been moved to Bank Holiday Monday because of Durham’s first-ever major final, Tynedale have the stage to themselves as they entertain Leadgate this afternoon in the Foster’s Trophy final.
BLUE Flames will look to keep their title hopes burning tomorrow with another win against tough opposition.
ENGLISH Heritage is staging Shakespeare’s classic play Twelfth Night in Belsay Hall’s magnificent walled garden.
THE penultimate race of the 2007 TLI North East Series saw the peloton revisit the hard Saltwick Hill course for the last time this year.
PAT WISBACH hailed his Blue Flames tailenders’ heroics as his side saw off rivals Stocksfield to blow the Premier League title race wide open.
JOHN DAVIDSON (NFM/TRM) celebrated a fine win over Joules Duncan (Gosforth RT) and Colin Ash (Anderson Racing) in race 17 of the TLI Pursuit Series.
WITH the weather now back to something like summer, the temperature is also rising in the race for the Premier Division championship.
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WHILE the title race is as keen as ever, interest at the opposite end of the table has been rekindled by Clara Vale’s victory over Corbridge last week.
RACE 16 sixteen of the TLI Pursuit Series saw the continuing battle between Colin Ash (Anderson Racing) and Tony Fawcett (NFM/TRM) come to a head on the uphill finishing at Wallridge Crossroads.
Skipper Dave Greener thinks they can after Saturday’s victory over Corbridge, only their second of the season.
TODAY’S pub management manuals contain the phrases “maximising business performance” and “central disciplines”.
KIRKLEY’S big-hitters are hoping to smash their way clear of the lower reaches – starting at Corbridge.
IAN SMITH hopes some big hitting from his top order can help his Kirkley side kick on up the table.
LEADGATE re-ignited their title challenge when they sent Percy Main to another defeat in the Foster’s Northumberland and Tyneside Senior League despite Main’s fight.
BLUE Flames are hoping the poor weather will not douse their ardent league title fires as they look to get back to playing – let alone winning – ways.
STOCKSFIELD cemented their place at the top of the Three Counties Northumberland League as every fixture fell victim to the weather again.