A CAMPAIGN has been launched which will have a major impact on the way people think, feel and act towards learning and skills.
THE success of a new skills service in the North-East was celebrated with a special visit from Coronation Street stars, one year after its launch.
THOSE animated cricketing heroes Beefy and Lamby will be back on our TV screens hundreds of times during September in a new three-week campaign by the English Beef and Lamb Executive.
TWO iconic North-East landmarks will be put in the spotlight this weekend as viewers get the chance to vote for the country’s favourite view.
TS27 lies in County Durham to the north of Hartlepool. The region stretches from Blackhall Colliery to Crimdon Park.
JONATHAN Frank’s transformation from Blockbuster Video worker to screenplay writer is in itself the stuff of movies.
FEW breeds have made more of an impact on the sheep industry in recent years than the Lleyn and demand for this Welsh female sheep looks set to soar to new heights.
I presume you would have something pithy to say if The Journal you are reading at this precise moment was reprinted on Monday with the pallid excuse that it gave you "another chance to read" the issue.
Church-goers across the region will be kept up to date with the latest happenings in the TV soaps when the new Bishop of Jarrow takes to the pulpit.
Schools should be banned from teaching children that marriage is superior to gay partnerships, lecturers said yesterday.
Everyone at Coronation Street is "thrilled to bits" after the programme swept the board at the British Soap Awards, a spokeswoman said yesterday.
Serious role secures Wood's Bafta record
A bungalow in County Durham was damaged in a kitchen fire yesterday[WED].
For the past seven years the Jackson family have lived in one side of Corrie Cas, while grandmother lived in the other half.
Bemusement by phone is the only way I can describe my Fleet Street pal's reaction when I replied to his scornful inquiry: "So what have you been doing up there today in Sleepy Hollow?
More than 13 million Coronation Street viewers tuned in for Monday night's Tracy Barlow verdict.
The teen phenomenon began 50 years ago, highlighted, if not actually sparked off, by the tour of Bill Haley and his Rock-Around-The-Clock band in 1957.
Scheming murderer Tracy Barlow sits alone in her prison cell with nothing for company but a picture of her daughter.
Coronation Street has been cleared by TV watchdog Ofcom following more than 30 complaints about scenes of bullying and torture.
Planners last night agreed to the demolition of a house which featured in the cult gangster film Get Carter.
Pink glow sticks at the ready, ladies, because it's Girls Night all week at the Gala Theatre in Durham.
Planners will this week recommend the demolition of a large detached house which featured in the cult gangster film Get Carter.
Christmas television, for me, was unsparkling. There were two exceptions, however.
Zara Phillips will receive an MBE from her grandmother next year after being named in the New Year Honours List.
Status Quo are at Newcastle City Hall tomorrow. Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr has the details.
It's pantomime time again, which can only mean one thing .
Britain has become a destination of choice for feckless Poles who have ended up jobless and homeless here, Poland's President Lech Kaczynski said yesterday.
In an ironic twist to the saga over Sunderland's parking regime, "metric martyr" Neil Herron believes council traffic orders are illegitimate - because they give measurements in yards.
Helles Belles, The Apartment, Newcastle
Eleven million viewers tuned in for Fred Elliott's final scenes in Coronation Street.
May i congratulate Elaine Kay on her article in the Friday Forum series (The Journal, September 29)?
Final training sessions take place today for the squads of celebrities and footballing legends who will square up to each other at St James' Park when Sky One's The Match reaches its on-the-pitch climax tomorrow night.
Coronation Street butcher Fred Elliott lies in a coffin after tragically dying on what should have been the happiest day of his life.
Am i the only person irritated to death when interviewers ask leading politicians about pop groups or soaps or everyone goes "Aah" at pictures of politicians as proud parents?
The President of Pakistan's memoir, In the Line of Fire, makes sober reading.
A 14-year-old girl has been found hanged, months after her cousin died in similar circumstances.
Nearly 50,000 runners will line-up for the 26th Great North Run between Newcastle and South Shields tomorrow.
Animal print is back with a growl. Vicky Pepys weighs up the wildlife influence.
Coronation Street co-stars Bradley Walsh and Debra Stephenson have denied having an affair.