THE JOURNAL took to the streets yesterday to find Newcastle United fans still clamouring for Mark Knopfler’s theme from Local Hero to return.
MUSICIAN Mark Knopfler has told of his desire to see his classic theme from Local Hero ring round the terraces of St James’s Park once again.
MORE than 1,000 fans have now cast their votes for Newcastle United to use the tune Going Home, the theme from the film Local Hero, as their official NUFC anthem.
HUNDREDS of fans have joined the campaign to get their favourite anthem back on the playlist at St James’s Park.
A LONGSTANDING champion of Newcastle United has added his voice to the search for the team’s definitive anthem.
THE search for the definitive Newcastle United anthem gathered pace yesterday as The Journal was inundated with responses from fans.
NEWCASTLE United supporters have been divided over the club’s controversial decision to ditch iconic anthem Local Hero this season as the teams run out on to the pitch at St James’s Park.
NEWCASTLE stars past and present were among hundreds of mourners who gathered yesterday to pay their respects to a promising footballer who lost his battle with cancer.
A PIONEERING music project in the North East believes getting offenders involved with music can create positive attitudes and lead them away from crime in the future.
ONE of North-East’s most famous sons was honoured by Sunderland University yesterday (Wednesday, July 11) for his services to the music.
SPORTS charities in the North-East are set to lose out on millions of pounds in funding as Lottery cash is diverted to the London 2012 Olympics.
ENGLAND one-day cricket captain Paul Collingwood and rock legend Mark Knopfler will head a list of North-East heroes getting honorary degrees from Sunderland University.
A family have paid tribute to their "inspirational" daughter who died last week after a three-year battle with cancer.
Rock legend Mark Knopfler yesterday received a local hero's welcome in his home city.
Guitar legend Mark Knopfler will be honoured at a star-studded tribute event, the Variety Club announced yesterday.
The stars are out this Sunday in aid of the Chronicle's Sunshine Fund.
Man of many talents, Randy Newman talks to Alan Nichol about life, work and his forthcoming gig on Tyneside
Tyneside guitar hero Mark Knopfler is back in the charts again.
Rock star Sting's homecoming to Newcastle last month is featured in a one-hour documentary on TTTV tonight.