Scores of families gathered at Woodhorn Museum to watch more than 300 paper and willow lanterns and six 7ft giant lanterns float by lighting up the dark winter sky
Being part of a close-knit community was an important factor when Eve and Bruce Kean chose to move to the North East around 13 years ago
Towns in Northumberland will be given a new lease of light this weekend as part of a lantern parade being held at Woodhorn Museum
Council bosses are to provide two horse sites in a coastal town in a bid to tackle unauthorised grazing
A Shih Tzu puppy, quarantined as a rabies risk, has been returned to her family in Gosforth
The North East coastline is renowned for it's beauty. This stunning photograph has captured the sunrise at Newbiggin perfectly
Record numbers of North East students were yesterday celebrating brilliant A-level results as the region bucked the national trend
Two pet ferrets are lucky to be alive after they were trapped by the incoming tide at a Northumberland beach
A couple whose seaside bed and breakfast business is under threat because of opposition from neighbours have won the backing of council planning officials
Information about hundreds of historic sites and buildings in Northumberland’s most heavily-populated area has been made available at the push of a button
A retired mineworker has dug deep into his own pocket to ensure that his former pit town has a fitting memorial to its proud industrial past
Horse owners in Newbiggin have been ordered to remove their animals from public land as the council tackle the problem of unauthorised grazing
One teenager is in hospital and another was arrested for allegedly assaulting a baby in Newbiggin after they both took a "legal high"
Land near a North East coastal beauty spot is the latest site to be hit by the scourge of illegal fly-tipping – which cost the region almost £3m last year
A NEWLY-CREATED beach hosted its first major event as scores of intrepid souls plunged into the North Sea in a Boxing Day tradition dating back more than 20 years.
A CANINE counter-attack against controversial plans to ban dogs from the region’s newest beach has been supported by more than 1,000 animal lovers.
ANTI-CRIME surveillance cameras are being switched back on in part of Northumberland – five months after an embarrassing blackout was revealed.
Acclaimed chef Chris Slaughter is offering bespoke cookery training sessions. He reveals the secret to cooking the ultimate Christmas feast to Jane Hall
SUNLIGHT is once again flooding into the heart of a seaside church following the re-opening of a window blocked up more than 150 years ago.
AMBITIOUS plans have been unveiled to invest £4.5m in improving part of a Northumberland seaside village said to be plagued by crime and anti-social behaviour.