Durham residents are casting their votes on six entries for a new flag which will represent County Durham
Churches in the North East gave a warm welcome to two Christian pilgrims embarking on a 100-mile journey across the region
The new Bishop of Durham has declared that society must start asking "deeper questions" about the rise in use of food banks
TV architect George Clarke has given the thumbs-up to volunteers helping to make a Lego version of Durham Cathedral
The Bishop of Durham-Designate pledges to engage young people and tackle the "scourge" of poverty in the North East
A North East clergywoman has been elected the next Anglican Bishop of Waikato in New Zealand and the first woman to become a C of E bishop
Durham Cathedral has been decked out with flowers for a six-day festival inspired by the 1,300-year-old Lindisfarne Gospels
How many people does it take to turn a page? And how long does it take them to do it?
Written by retired Durham University lecturer Douglas Pocock, The Story of Durham takes a look at thousands of years of history and Durham’s impact on the world
University chamber choir joins television celebration show on Holy Island
A Lego reconstruction of Durham Cathedral is being created to raise money for the Cathedral’s Open Treasure project
One of the region's most life-affirming festivals is under way. David Whetstone looks at what's still to come in Durham's annual celebration of brass music
Despite being horrifically injured and spending weeks in hospital, Fr Michael Lapsley launched a project for healing, reconciliation and forgiveness in the years that followed
Organisers of the North East England Tourism Awards are seeking nominations for this year's prestigious event
A train painted with Durham Cathedral’s name and image has been named an blessed at Newcastle Central Station yesterday
The eagerly-awaited Lindisfarne Gospels Durham exhibition in Durham has seen 21,000 people snap up tickets
Durham Cathedral has been voted at the UK's best landmark in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards
Growing up in Australia, Sharon Kiernan heard all about her illustrious ancestor in faraway North East England.
A CONCERTED effort is being made to persuade Pope Benedict XVI to make what would be the first ever papal visit to the North East.
Would you forgive Mike Ashley if Newcastle were promoted?
STEVE Bruce has warned Sunderland's players they will be looking for a new club if they do not start to show they have the mental strength to go with the ability to succeed in the Premier League.
CHRIS Hughton is set to be rewarded for his efforts in reuniting Newcastle with the Championship manager of the month award for August.
If returned to the North-East, the Lindisfarne Gospels would not be the only historic book in the region, as Tony Henderson reports
PETER, 45, leads Amnesty International in the North-East.
PARENTS and pupils from a closure-threatened school travelled to Durham Cathedral yesterday to re-enact a centuries-old tradition to try to save it.
1. What is unique in the North-East about The Round, the new theatre which opened in 2007 in Newcastle’s Ouseburn (the answer is hinted at in the name)?
MARTIN Wharton, 63, has been the Bishop of Newcastle since 1997.
BOSSES at the British Library have defended their decision to stop the Lindisfarne Gospels being returned to their North-East birthplace – claiming they would be unable to protect the ancient manuscript in a “remote location”.
A LUXURY boutique hotel opened its doors to residents with the aim of bringing a new type of hospitality experience to the historic city.
DURHAM Cathedral and Castle is the place which makes residents feel most proud in the North-East according to an online poll.
ALISON, 53, became a professional artist after an illness meant she was unable to continue with her public sector career in international marketing.
VETERANS and their families stood side-by-side with serving soldiers yesterday to remember those injured and killed in the line of duty.
FOR three decades, he was a key element of one of the loudest rock groups on the planet.
PROPOSALS have been tabled for an ambitious public art programme to mark the importance of the River Tyne as a gateway to the region.
LITTLE could Arthur McClelland have known that his 21st birthday present would be enjoyed more than a century later by as yet unborn generations.
COUNCIL bosses have been rapped by a local government watchdog for allowing a giant indoor football stadium to blot out views of a world famous cathedral.
CHURCH pastor Jim Brooking has swapped a tropical paradise for a working holiday in the North-East – but one thing he doesn’t mind is the recent rain.
TOURISM bosses have released a list of their top 10 free attractions in the North-East.
It was a night of bubbling emotion in Hall One on Saturday as descendants of the Jarrow marchers joined the audience for this first performance of Will Todd’s stirring choral work.