Ponteland

Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

Hexham MP says campaigners are at 'last chance saloon' in bid to save greenbelt

Northumberland County Council says new homes are needed as report is due on One Core Strategy plans within weeks

NFU plans CAP briefings and online clinics

Richard Pearson, regional director for the NFU in the North East
The NFU farming organisation says it wants to make transition to latest round of CAP 'as painless as possible'

Opera singer Jon Stainsby finally gets to sing on home soil

Jon Stainsby who appears as the Speaker of the Temple in Mozart's The Magic Flute
A new operatic venture sees top class productions reaching places most opera companies never reach

Secret Diner Review: The Blackbird in Ponteland, Northumberland

The Blackbird at Ponteland
The Secret Diner enjoys a meal at a gastropub which would double as his abode, if he lived in Ponteland

Ponteland wildlife artist James Alder has book published after 60 years

James Alder, painted by his artist friend John Gilroy
A book on shipyard kestrels by James Alder is finally finished after 60 years and many visits to a Tyneside shipyard
Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham

Hexham MP says campaigners are at 'last chance saloon' in bid to save greenbelt

Northumberland County Council says new homes are needed as report is due on One Core Strategy plans within weeks

Ponteland wildlife artist James Alder has book published after 60 years

James Alder, painted by his artist friend John Gilroy
A book on shipyard kestrels by James Alder is finally finished after 60 years and many visits to a Tyneside shipyard

Tragic Ponteland student Rachel Blaylock had performed well in A-Levels

Rachel Blaylock
Teenager Rachel Blaylock, who died in a car crash earlier this month, was due to collect her A Level results
Richard Pearson, regional director for the NFU in the North East

NFU plans CAP briefings and online clinics

The NFU farming organisation says it wants to make transition to latest round of CAP 'as painless as possible'

A first look at Newcastle Quayside's latest addition Tiger Hornsby

Workmen apply the finishing touches to Newcastles newest bar, Tiger Hornsby.
We take a sneak peek inside Tiger Hornsby, a week ahead of its official opening

Ten jobs created as entrepreneur pair acquire lease for The Blackbird in Ponteland

The Blackbird at Ponteland
Two regular drinkers at the Grade II listed pub in Ponteland aim grow a pub group

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

The home of Tony and Anne Lapping in Corbridge, Northumberland

Property gallery: Corbridge couples home is a grand design for life

Nicky Parfitt-Parker of Anderson Garland with valuable marvel comics which are for auction

Newcastle rare comic auction expected to fetch top prices

Dunstanburgh Castle

North East rock sites are some of the best in the UK say geologists

 

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