Prizes are given for staff who help keep the North East hospitality industry at the top of its gain
Josie’s Dragonfly Trust was set up by inspirational teenager Josie Madeline Grove shortly before she lost her own battle with leukaemia
Flavoured milks aren’t just for children, as the grown-up Natty range is out to prove. Jane Hall finds out more
Matfen Hall Hotel and Spa, near Hexham, has recruited Paul Walker who joins from Rockcliffe Hall, Country Durham
A trip to Matfen Hall three years ago left the Secret Diner with a bad taste in his mouth. His return trip was found to be a lot more pleasant
Hexham greenkeeper David Thompson has been awarded a scholarship by the R and A
City of Newcastle golfer Jack Hermeston has been made a Sport Newcastle scholar and was part of the winning team at the Sport Newcastle golf day
Eight-year-old Corbridge golfing sensation Junior Dobson is coming under scrutiny at an international selection day for northern Under-16s
Two England female golfers from the North East are to head overseas to the US for scholarships on the college circuit
Lee Westwood admitted he had been “kicked where it hurts” in the US PGA Championship as Adam Scott and Justin Rose remained in contention for their second major titles of the yea
THE final of the Glenmuir PGA Professional Championship tees off at De Vere Slaley Hall on Tuesday with home club contender Steve McNally explaining why there is a buzz about the tournament.
THE wife of a respected tourism boss who developed a blood clot and died just days after spraining his ankle on holiday in Turkey last night paid tribute to her "kind and marvellous" husband.
THE most-capped international in the world, Gary Wolstenholme, is to play for Cumbria next season and has pencilled in Northern Counties Championship fixtures against Northumberland and Durham for his 2008 schedule.
HE IS preparing to compete on golf’s greatest stage but Kenneth Ferrie will not forget his humble beginnings, as Chief Sports Writer Paul Gilder reports.
MARTIN, 46, is a professional magician. He has been performing magic full-time for more than 20 years but before that he used to sell magic in London to other magicians.
The 2007 season started with new players having the opportunity to test their skills against the best in the Northern Counties league.
Young Jack Hermaston has had a super year and the icing on the cake has to be his selection for the HSBC Wee Wonders World Team Junior Championships being staged at Pinehurst in North Carolina next July.
John Harrison has targeted the European Seniors Tour in three year's time.
Hannah Davies discovers what to buy for the beauty-lover in your life this Christmas in The Journal’s spa awards.
PETER Smith is the new leisure manager at Matfen Hall. The 26-year-old started his career at Matfen as receptionist in the leisure club and has worked his way up.