A FARMER who beat Sir Jackie Stewart in the motor racing legend’s first competitive race, is to be reunited with his early rival.
IF you want choice, value and style – head to the well connected suburbs where you often get more for your money.
THE limited edition range of Fabulous Metallics, by The Body Shop, follows the trend of pale faces, metallic bold lips and smoky eyes and looks terrific on all ages and all complexions.
ALL it takes is the colour black, a cinched in waist, long gloves and tough boots.
I’VE just arrived home after being in London doing the Kylie Minogue new video (I did the make-up for her backing band) and then going on to Paris Fashion Week.
ASPECIALIST car tuning business in Gateshead is aiming to treble its turnover in the next five years as it prepares to open a £1m garage and win more business around the world from fans of the sportier motor.
Sharon Musset-Harford has set up her business The Loft in Jesmond, which includes a designer fashion department, hair salon and a nail bar over three floors soon to be topped by a rooftop cafe.
A WOMAN is continuing her family’s enterprising streak by opening a new designer boutique which aims to bring a little more glamour to Newcastle.
ONE of the top events in the national property market calendar looks set to celebrate record attendance when it comes to The Sage Gateshead next month.
THEY are heralded as the homes of the future and a lifeline to first-time buyers keen to climb on to the property ladder.
IF you’re “petite” and looking around for your favourite Minosa brand for the 5ft 3in and under; quit now!
The UK’s first flat-pack homes have gone on sale at Ikea’s Tyneside store.
A TEENAGER has followed in his parents’ entrepreneurial footsteps by setting up a business which helps students find part-time work.
SCENTISTS who are studying bumblebee behaviour did not have far to travel to retrieve one of their missing charges.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here so Hannah Davies rounds up the best buys to make you feel good and charitable at the same time.
THE opening of a showhome is always a special event, but one North-East builder had an extra special launch – with a little help from the world’s most famous wizard.
GREEN is the theme at a new development of family homes.
WEB browsing seems to work well in tandem with actual shopping these days.
BEST-selling female artist of all time Mariah Carey knows her notes for sure; knowing her perfume notes means learning a whole new tune yet she’s produced her first fragrance with Elizabeth Arden which arrived in Boots, Debenhams and Superdrug at the weekend.
AN alleged rape victim yesterday admitted lying to police about her prior sexual relationship with her accused.
SHOPPING is the most frequent reason for travel in Great Britain, accounting for 20% of all trips by all transport modes in 2005.
ENERGY efficiency specialist Eaga has posted a 36% leap in sales in its maiden results as a stock exchange listed company, and promised it will keep growing.
THE 8.6 million overnight visitors who stayed in the North-East last year poured £940m into the region’s economy, new figures show.
BRAVE Jonny Kennedy touched the hearts of millions of TV viewers with a moving documentary about his painful illness.
DRIVERS in one of the last parts of the North-East with free parking may soon have the privilege halted.
THE owner of the MetroCentre has revealed its purchase of the nearby Metro Retail Park was completed for just £82.5m – some £12.5m below the original asking price.
PROPOSALS to charge households for rubbish through prepaid refuse sacks or hi-tech wheelie bins could prove unworkable and exacerbate fly-tipping, it was claimed yesterday.
ONE of the last developments to be built since the Highways Agency clamped down on new office schemes next to the A1 has been sold.
MOTORISTS across Tyne and Wear will soon have to decide if they are prepared to accept radical congestion-busting transport solutions.
THE sheer beauty of these North-East properties really is set in stone.
MORE than 220 North-East jobs are set to be axed by the merged Thomas Cook and MyTravel tour operator.
Hannah Davies put together the region’s answer to Trinny and Susannah and a woman who desperately needed a new look after her amazing weight loss.
A NEW showhome is being launched this weekend at Dunelm Homes’s Orchard Meadows development at Kip Hill, near Stanley.
TOURISM bosses have released a list of their top 10 free attractions in the North-East.
A MOVE to encourage Tyneside’s youngsters to choose retail as a career is being rolled out across the country.
THIS week’s postcode feature centres on the NE5 area of Newcastle – where commuters can truly have the best of both worlds.
DIVERSITY is at the heart of the Up For Arts festival.
METROCENTRE creator Sir John Hall has issued a rallying cry for a new generation of entrepreneurs to transform the economic fortunes of his home town.
THIS week, I thought I’d talk a little about male grooming.
Newcastle Choral Society member Peter Nevin, who joined in 1986, here pays his own tribute to choirmaster Len Young.