IT IS a long way from a wet and windswept Gosforth Park to Wembley in May, but on Thursday night at the former, Blyth Spartans were finalising preparations as they attempt to take the next step towards the latter.
NEWCASTLE United have begun restructuring for life outside of the Premier League but the most important decision of all is not expected until next week.
THE threat of rain was not enough to wither the infinite variety of fashions on offer at this year’s Northumberland Plate Day.
A new children’s TV series, shot in Newcastle, begins on Monday on BBC1.
TYNEGRAIN, the farmer co-operative based in South Shields, has celebrated its 25th anniversary.
I WOULDN’T start from here if I were you – that’s the way the old joke goes about asking for directions in Ireland.
AS a youngster, Paul Hanagan watched the races at Chester with his father, never dreaming that one day he would return there as a jockey and win the track’s most prestigious handicap.
Doug Moscrop reflects on the contribution made by David Williamson who is leaving his post as executive director and general manager at Newcastle racecourse next summer
ARURAL entrepreneur is set to expand the whisky business which she set up to help put her Northumberland village on the map.
WITH an historic and romantic setting, Newcastle Racecourse provides an inspirational venue for weddings.
NEWCASTLE Racecourse has long been one of racing’s premier sporting venues and over recent years, its facilities have been improved to ensure an even greater racing experience.
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RACING fans will have the chance next month to wine and dine and relive some of the magic moments involving trainers and jockeys in the North this year.
A FORMER radio brand development boss has stopped questioning his future and branched out into business for himself.
TYNESIDE’S fashion set turned out in their splendour at the weekend for the popular Ladies’ Day at Newcastle races.
If you are sheltering from the rain at Plate Day today, get yourself to a computer and you can see a gallery of pictures from previous events which proves that the sun really does sometimes shine on Newcastle racecourse.
The North-East is expected to escape the worst of severe weather which is predicted to hit areas of Britain already badly affected by flooding.
Organisers at the launch of today's Northumberland Plate Festival have vowed that the gloomy weather engulfing the North-East will not dampen their spirits.
Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr has some "Marvellous" news about a band-fest in Newcastle this summer.
Sedgefield Racecourse has a new general manager in Jill Williamson.
The move comes just a few months after Jill took over the commercial management of the track, while holding the position of business development manager at Newcastle Racecourse.
A coal carving has set auctioneer Jim Railton a pit puzzle.
It used to be said in the North-East that you only had to whistle down a mine shaft and you'd get a team of great footballers.
It will be a cod's on favourite for racegoers at Newcastle Racecourse tomorrow with the Henry Colbeck Fish and Chips Raceday.
After entertaining royalty in 2005 and playing host to VIPs from another Grade One racecourse last year, York can look ahead to a new domestic season without any high profile distractions.
Newcastle Racecourse is planning to tip the balance for the Josie Grove Leukaemia Fund appeal by auctioning its official scales.
Bosses at Newcastle Racecourse yesterday unveiled a new 18-hole, US-style mini-golf course they hope will attract 40,000 visitors to the North-East every year.
The Northumberland Golf Club in the centre of Newcastle may be one of the region's most exclusive places to play golf - but it's also one of the friendliest and welcomes visitors too.
Ido believe the time has come for all good people of this area to raise a clamour which will rock the corridors of power to such an extent that this ancient, archaic law protecting all those under-age thugs from being named and shamed is changed.
Newcastle Racecourse is preparing a gala occasion tomorrow, with live racing at Gosforth Park combined with a the Grand National from Aintree on a big screen.
Fire crews spent two hours putting out a grass and gorse fire on Saturday afternoon.
Confidence in the North-East's future prosperity is building nicely - in more ways than one.
Newcastle Racecourse is predicting a record-breaking year in conference business, following a decade of growth.
Investors have a unique chance to find out about the latest commercial property opportunities when the region's biggest property showcase takes place later this month.
It's a great pity Kelso's richest jumping programme of the season isn't shown on terrestrial television today.
Bosses at Newcastle Racecourse have launched an audacious bid to host a royal wedding.
The team at Newcastle's Grainger Market came to the rescue of Journal columnist David Banks yesterday when they offered him use of their historic weigh house.
Sheep specialist Dr John Vipond has some positive messages for the sheep industry when he speaks at a major agricultural conference in Newcastle next week.
Asecurity firm launched six years ago by a nightclub doorman expects to boost turnover by £2m over the next two years.
Tony Henderson on an exploration of the architectural triumphs of Newcastle and Gateshead.