Two familiar faces arrived on Tyneside yesterday to tell businesses how to get the training they need to stay ahead of the competition.
Shoppers visiting the new Waterloo Square complex in South Shields are finding it easier - and safer - to get there.
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.
More than 400 town centre car parking spaces in North Tyneside will be free at weekends from October to persuade people to shop locally.
The cream of the North's acting, writing and artistic talent have joined forces for a TV series exploring the magic of the written word.
Jill Halfpenny is the latest addition to the 3 Bandstand line-up, set to fill The Sage Gateshead with music and laughter next month.
Superdog Boz woke up as a hero yesterday after staying by the side of his owner for two nights before guiding rescuers to him with a series of barks.
An auction is giving one lucky man the chance to dress like a celebrity.
A coronation Street star was found guilty of drink driving yesterday after magistrates dismissed his claim that a police error invalidated his breath tests.
Calls were made last night for tougher sentences for benefits cheats after shocking new figures revealed they are costing the North-East £28m every year.
A 16-year-old girl suffered serious head injuries last night after it is believed she tried to jump off a 30ft drop at a North-East quarry.
A paramedic was taken to hospital last night, and four other people hurt, after an ambulance answering a 999 call was involved in a collision with a car.
Soaps are all about make believe but David Whetstone explains how fate has brought two real-life brothers together on Emmerdale.
Halifax Bank of Scotland has said it is on course to deliver annual profits of more than £5bn.
The venue may have changed but the sentiment remained heart-warmingly the same as the curtain came down on Sunday For Sammy 2006.
A man was seriously ill in hospital last night after a bizarre accident outside a garage forecourt.
Wearside-born programme-maker Chris Cowey followed in the footsteps of Simon Cowell last night as a judge on ITV1's latest tuneful reality show.
Tony Blair sought to lay to rest his reputation as a "fake" Newcastle United fan on Saturday.
Ayoung Darlington entrepreneur and part-time model hopes to become hot property in the world of estate agency having realised his ambition to set up his own business.
The waning popularity of the football pools continued in the first half of this year with the Littlewoods owner yesterday revealing a 15% fall in sales.
The Port of Tyne is now the 10th largest vehicle handling port in Europe, Automotive Logistics Magazine reported.
Tony Chrisite was watching Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights on satellite TV at his home in Spain when his singing career was brought back to life before his very eyes.
Harrison & Hetherington Ltd conducted the spring sale of Whitebred Shorthorn Bulls on behalf of members of the Whitebred Shorthorn Association on Friday February 25.
Former Coronation Street star Ian Mercer is making a new name for himself - as a willing supporter of grassroots events in the rural North-East community where he lives.