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Ponteland

A computer generated image of what Holyrood House will look like

Tyneside care home operator creates 100 jobs in Wakefield

Crown Care, the care home division of Tyneside-based Ladhar Group, has opened a luxury home in Wakefield

homemaker featured property - 26 July 2014

The home of Len and Lillian Lawson in Darras Hall
This contemporary four-bedroom family home has been much improved and updated by owners Len and Lilian Lawson

Classical work inspired by the story of the Chilean miners comes to Sage Gateshead

David Temple, musical director of the Hertfordshire Chorus, at the memorial to the victims of the Hartley pit disaster
Rob Barnes took in James McCarthy's beautiful work, which featured choral contributions from four North East schools

Auction Marts: Acklington, Carlisle, Darlington, Hexham, Scots Gap, Wigron and Wooler

At Borderway Dairy Day sale, a heifer from WC&J Leek sold for £2.500. Pictured, from left, are vendor Ian Leek, sponsor Vicki Edgar from NMR and auctioneer Glyn Lucas
Reports from this week's mart sales at Acklington, Carlisle, Darlington, Hexham, Scots Gap, Wigron and Wooler

Double celebration for red kites at Gateshead this weekend

A celebration of red kites return to the North East will be marked in Gateshead this weekend
The home of Len and Lillian Lawson in Darras Hall

homemaker featured property - 26 July 2014

This contemporary four-bedroom family home has been much improved and updated by owners Len and Lilian Lawson

Double celebration for red kites at Gateshead this weekend

A celebration of red kites return to the North East will be marked in Gateshead this weekend

Service to remember top North East wildlife artist James Alder

Artist James Alder with his painting of the wild cattle of Chillingham
Exhibition and service celebrates the life and works of Ponteland artist and ornithologist James Alder
A computer generated image of what Holyrood House will look like

Tyneside care home operator creates 100 jobs in Wakefield

Crown Care, the care home division of Tyneside-based Ladhar Group, has opened a luxury home in Wakefield

Auction Marts: Acklington, Carlisle, Darlington, Hexham, Scots Gap, Wigron and Wooler

At Borderway Dairy Day sale, a heifer from WC&J Leek sold for £2.500. Pictured, from left, are vendor Ian Leek, sponsor Vicki Edgar from NMR and auctioneer Glyn Lucas
Reports from this week's mart sales at Acklington, Carlisle, Darlington, Hexham, Scots Gap, Wigron and Wooler

Northumberland entrepreneur acquires maintenance company

Dave Tilley, Stewart Openshaw and Phil Allison
David Tilley ran Ponteland-based D W Tilley for 24 years until he sold the business to support services group Mitie in a deal worth more than £7.5m in 2008

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

Inside a WW1 trench with British and captured German soldiers, who have been disarmed although the picture from Annan's Frederick Gibbs shows they have still retained their ration tins and even a pipe.

Lights to go out in commemoration of the outbreak of war

(left) Sam W. Heads, paleoentomologist; and Jared Thomas, lab techncian

North East scientist explores 20-million year old world

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

 

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