Jets can’t halt winning streak

RETURNING Eagles legend TJ Walker could not stop Fab Flournoy’s men edging to their seventh consecutive win of the season as they claimed a tight victory last night.

Fab’s prodigy makes an emotional return

FORMER Newcastle Eagles favourite TJ Walker has a penchant for success – a desire well satisfied during his time on Tyneside.

A Hundred Reasons to rock

NEED a reason to rock this week? Well here’s a Hundred Reasons as one of the most outstanding British bands of the modern era return to Tyneside on the back of brilliant new release Quick The Word, Sharp the Action (V2 Records).

ANEWCASTLE designer has landed a job as a recruitment consultant with Gateshead-based agency Altitude Recruitment.

The specialist agency places talented professionals with the region’s booming advertising, marketing, PR and digital media companies.

Double gold homemaker

HOMEMAKER’S first exhibition has scooped double gold at a prestigious national awards ceremony.

Mobilx Vipers 4, Hull Stingrays 1

TEMPORARILY made homeless by Mickey Mouse, the Vipers decided to tear up their play book and get mucky beside the seaside in Whitley Bay.

Plymouth Raiders 69, Newcastle Eagles 76

A SUPERB victory at Plymouth last night made it a fabulous double winning weekend for the Newcastle Eagles.

Leicester coach is wary of Eagles’ duo

EAGLES’ duo Richard Midgley and Olu Babalola are being tipped as the men to spearhead Newcastle’s trophy haul this year by Leicester coach Martin Ford.

TSC vows to take the heat off region’s roads

ASTORAGE business is marking its 10th anniversary with a pledge to help other companies reduce their impact on the environment.

TSC vows to take the heat off region’s roads

ASTORAGE business is marking its 10th anniversary with a pledge to help other companies reduce their impact on the environment.

After 27 years, we’re ready for Rush hour

LIKE most rock fans, Led Zeppelin nut Alex Lifeson is still buzzing about his favourite band’s much-hyped reunion.

Moved by beautiful melancholy of Rice

DAMIEN RICE gives the impression of being the sort of gentleman you could take home to meet your parents.

Midgley stars as Eagles open account

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Matt journeys the green mile

TV gardener Matt James may have transformed a lot of urban gardens, but now he’s keen that we should all go that extra green mile.

Huge interest in exhibition

THE first stands have already been reserved for next year’s homemaker exhibition – before the official launch.

Time to book into big exhibition

THE first stands have already been reserved for next year’s homemaker exhibition – before the official launch.

Newcastle Eagles 83, Guilford Heat 90

FAB Flournouy’s new-look Eagles roster spread their wings for the first time last night – but BBL giants Guildford Heat swiftly shot them down in a tight 83-90 victory.

Dominating BBL is Eagles’ goal

HE will not compare squads past and present, but Fabulous Flournoy’s expectations are as high as ever after the Newcastle Eagles coach insisted he has assembled a roster bent on BBL domination this season.

Eagles look to be kings on new court

THE Newcastle Eagles will launch a new era in the club’s history on a new court this Friday after the MetroRadio Arena installed a new playing surface.

Eagles’ Hyatt ready to step up to challenge

EAGLES wide boy Jeremy Hyatt is ready to jettison his bad habits and become a model pro after joining up for a seventh season with Newcastle.

Arena gig for Fighters

FOO Fighters have announced a gig at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, with tickets on sale from tomorrow.

From no man’s land to modern offices

THE renaissance of Newburn Riverside mirrors that of the North-East, emerging as it has from an industrial no man’s land to a modern, state-of-the-art business park.

Wilson calls time on his playing career

ROB Wilson will oversee Newcastle Vipers’ Elite League campaign from the bench after the Canadian last night called time on his playing career.

Bridge provides solid foundation

ANDREW Bridge will spend a sixth successive season in the North-East after the England guard agreed to rejoin Newcastle Eagles for the forthcoming BBL campaign.

Jon comes up with the answer

A FORMER radio brand development boss has stopped questioning his future and branched out into business for himself.

Vipers set for first-time profit

THE region’s largest ice hockey team is set to skate into the black for the first time in its 12-year history.

Hungover on success

IBIZA Rocks! Just ask Newcastle-based band Hungover Stuntmen, who have just returned from a month on the sunshine isle.

MacDonald relishing Vipers challenge

HIS dream move to the NHL might have collapsed this summer, but Ryan MacDonald last night had no regrets as he became the latest player to join the Mobilx Vipers.

Band earned their stripes with the critics

AMERICAN rockers The White Stripes have announced their biggest UK tour to date, including a gig in Newcastle.

Eagles bid fond farewell to Walker

PAUL Blake last night admitted he felt privileged to have spent seven years working with TJ Walker as the popular point-guard called time on his distinguished career in the North-East.

Sheva heads for the Toon

NEWCASTLE Vipers pulled off the signing of a famous name today, with Rob Wilson hoping his new Ukrainian ace can have a similar affect as his namesake in the football world.

A riotous return for the Chiefs

PREDICT a riot at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena later this year.

Golfers putt to the test for 007's car

Golfers who play it right at a charity event are being offered the chance to drive-off in 007's favourite runaround - an Aston Martin.

Arcade Fire, Metro Radio Arena

Grammy-nominated indie rock band Arcade Fire have announced a UK tour playing six arena shows in the UK this autumn, including the band's first ever show in Newcastle.

High School Musical, Metro Arena

It's been a smash hit movie, and now Disney's High School Musical is taking to the ice and coming to Newcastle.

Hot news as Arcade Fire make Newcastle debut

The Arcade Fire, currently one of the most talked about groups in the world, will play Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena later this year, it was announced yesterday.

Ices High

Tickets have gone on sale for High School Musical: The Ice Tour, the latest manifestation of the Disney mega-hit.

Stars out for charity

The Prince's Trust golf day on July 5 at Slaley Hall, is one of a series of star-studded sporting events taking place over the summer in aid of the charity.

Man bailed over attack

A 28-year-old man has been charged with assault after an attack on a man in County Durham which left the victim with a fractured skull.

Charting changing styles of pop world

Pop stars from the 1950s to the present day will feature in a new North-East exhibition.


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