The writing talents of the finalists were on show respectively in The Soaking of Vera Shrimp, The GNR Million Opening Ceremony and Death at Dawn
The evolution of Mark Knopfler from Eighties soft rock superstar to peerless songwriter was evident at the Arena
The former Dire Straits front man is to play the Metro radio Arena after the release of his new album
The huge donation has brought the campaign one step closer to establishing state-of-the-art centre
Event will celebrate the millionth runner to finish the Great North Run
There's just days left to claim your free ticket for the spectacular celebration on September 4 for the Great North Run weekend
The Journal is giving away 10,000 tickets for the event which celebrates the millionth finisher of the Great North Run
Mark Knopfler is to perform at the Great North Run Million opening ceremony
Imagine a jukebox devoted to North East songs. We've made a start filling it up with help from some people in the know, but it's not too late for you to get involved
The return of the vinyl LP is not just a nostalgic interlude, but a change in buying habits that is music to the ears of the region's independent record stores
A host of household names have opened up about what the region means to them for a book to raise money for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation
THE last words of Sir Bobby Robson can be kept forever by his millions of fans across the world.
FRIENDS and colleagues in the world of television are mourning the loss of a driving force behind children’s programmes.
MUSIC producer Geoff Wonfor and former Lindisfarne drummer Ray Laidlaw are friends whose work has brought them in touch with some of the best musicians of the time.
THIS week marks the 40th anniversary of one of the important events in the recent history of the North-East.
TWO life-long Newcastle United fans yesterday spoke of their pride at hearing their own music played as the team’s new pre-match song.
NEWCASTLE United chiefs are set to reinstall the fans’ favourite black-and-white anthem to St James’s Park after they changed their tune for Saturday’s match.
NEWCASTLE United fans around the world have made an overwhelming call for Local Hero to be returned as the matchday anthem at St James’s Park.
TODAY will be your last chance to choose which song you want Newcastle United to play as the teams run onto the pitch at St James’s Park.
NEWCASTLE fans who want to see the return of Mark Knopfler’s theme from Local Hero to St James’s Park have just five days to make their views known to club bosses.