Brian Burnie, who sold his Doxford Hall estate in Northumberland to set up cancer charity Daft as a Brush, has stepped in to help All Saints church in Rothbury after thieves targeted their British Legion appeal
An RAF helicopter has lifted a stone obelisk into place to mark the source of the North Tyne and to give strength to those affected by cancer
Stone obelisks are to be erected on a remote Northumberland farm to mark a 150-mile trek which highlighted the work of a cancer charity
A fish and chips world record attempt failed by default last night [Fri] after organisers were forced to postpone the mouth-watering event at The Journal Tyne Theatre.
Thousands of people will be attempting to eat their way into the record books at The Journal Tyne Theatre next week.
Amazing, isn't it, how quickly life changes? How you can lay down your head one evening and all's well with the world and wake the next morning and everything has changed?
When millionaire Brian Burnie volunteered for a charity cycle ride, it was the first time he had got on the saddle for 47 years.
Brian Burnie took part in the Great 500 Cycle Ride for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
Cyclists embarking on an epic ride to raise cash for a cancer charity were bid an enthusiastic farewell yesterday by a mother who lost her daughter to the disease.
More than 2,500 war veterans turned out yesterday for a fish-and-chip feast and a sing-along as part of a world record attempt.
A big-hearted businessman last night appealed for war veterans to join him for a fish and chip lunch, which he hopes will break a world record.
A lorry driver accused of killing a Northumberland teacher when he hit a line of cars at temporary traffic lights appeared in court yesterday.
BIG-hearted businessman Brian Burnie is planning a second attempt to set a new world record for serving fish and chips - when he hosts North-East war veterans at a summer garden party.
Brian Burnie has risen far since he was born into a typical working class family living in Heaton, Newcastle.
Senior staff have bought out a recruitment company from one of the region's best known businessmen and now plan to double turnover to £10m inside five years.