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Dame Helen Ghosh, director-general of the National Trust

National Trust chief backs MPs defending Northumberland green belt

MPs campaigning to defend green belt land across Northumberland have gained a powerful ally

Ofsted figures reveal North East schools among the best in the country

Children sitting exams in school
North East schools are outpeforming the rest of the country according to education watchdog, Ofsted

Muhammad Ali backs North East boxer's mobile phone app

Sonny Liston looses his Heavyweight title to Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)
A Northumberland-born boxing trainer has won the approval of sporting legend Muhammad Ali

Northumberland school is worst funded, but best performing in the country

Ponteland Middle School pupils Claudia Edwards, 12 and Maddie Jenkins, 13
Ponteland Middle School is among the top performing schools in the country, but it receives the least amount of Government funding

Newcastle taxi driver helps raise funds for the Bubble Foundation

Taxi Driver Kevin Carr has decorated his taxi with the Bubble Foundation Logo
Taxi driver Kevin Carr has had his cab decorated in the Bubble Foundation logo to help raise funds for the North East charity
Dame Helen Ghosh, director-general of the National Trust

National Trust chief backs MPs defending Northumberland green belt

MPs campaigning to defend green belt land across Northumberland have gained a powerful ally

Ofsted figures reveal North East schools among the best in the country

Children sitting exams in school
North East schools are outpeforming the rest of the country according to education watchdog, Ofsted

Muhammad Ali backs North East boxer's mobile phone app

Sonny Liston looses his Heavyweight title to Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)
A Northumberland-born boxing trainer has won the approval of sporting legend Muhammad Ali

Jobs created as Bluebird Care sets up in Northumberland

Eight jobs have been created, with more to come, after the launch of a domicillary care business Bluebird Care (Northumberland South)

Farmer's lucky escape as sky lantern lands near straw bales

The remains of the sky lantern that landed near straw bales at George Carins's Broom Hall Farm in Black Callerton
George Carins, of Broom Hall Farm, Black Callerton, Northumberland, found a sky lantern near straw bales in one of his fields.

Sheepdog training from famed North shepherd Emma Gray

Northumbrian shepherdess Emma Gray
Shepherdess Emma Gray will be running weekly sheepdog training drop-in sessions starting this month at Northumberland College’s Kirkley Hall campus

About Ponteland

Ponteland is a town to the north-west of Newcastle situated in the county of Northumberland. It is home to Northumbria Police's headquarters and the affluent Darras Hall housing estate where many Newcastle United footballers live. Newcastle Airport is located close by.

Videos & Photos

Region's arts celebrated at BBC's Great North Passion event in South Shields

Biker Paul Green with Grant Anderson and David Kennedy of Newcastle Harley Davidson

Northumberland biker's funeral procession to go ahead thanks to the Journal

Photo issued by the RNLI of the MV Danio, aground after it hit rocks on the Farne Islands

Report slams bosses of ship which ran aground on Farne Islands

 

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