George Osborne

We need children protected and bins cleared - we don't need hundreds of councillors and officers

North East Party leader Hilton Dawson says it is now possible to see what George Osborne has in store for the region

Susan Winfield the Lord Lieutenant for Tyne and Wear

New Lord Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear talks about her life serving the community

Susan Winfield talks of stitching up prisoners and piloting a programme which saw a young Cheryl Tweedy cleaning loos

Lyn Shears receives honour from the Prince of Wales

North East philanthropists receive royal honour

Lyn Shears and her late husband Trevor praised for their support of the arts

Explorer Conrad Dickinson

Northumberland polar explorer embarks on royal challenge

After a delayed start, caused by blizzards that left the teams snowed in at base camp, Conrad Dickinson, from Hexham, left yesterday afternoon

Prince William

Prince William to visit North East youth workshops

Prince William is set to visit the North East to attend youth workshops set up in memory of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales

Prime Minister David Cameron

Curious Georgie: Well off pensioners need to pitch in as well

The Journal's youngest columnist gives a toddler's perspective on the latest goings on with the Government

The launch of the fundraising campaign for the new £11.2 million Inspirational Discovery Centre at Once Brewed National Park, near Hexham

Adventure guru backs Northumberland National Park proposal

A world famous polar explorer has thrown his weight behind a proposed £10.5m visitor centre in Northumberland

Lady Melissa Percy emerges from St Michael's Church alongside groom Thomas van Straubenzee after their wedding

In pictures: Prince William and Harry attend wedding of Lady Melissa Percy

High society came North at the weekend as Alnwick hosted the wedding of the year.

The wedding of Lady Katie Percy in 2011

Alnwick gets ready for Duke of Northumberland's daughter's wedding

DETAILS have been announced of the North’s society wedding of the year, which is set to take place this weekend.

The Duke of Edinburgh leaves the London Clinic on June 17, 2013

Duke of Edinburgh leaves hospital in good spirits after operation

He received numerous visits from his family, including the Queen, after being admitted for exploratory abdominal surgery

Denise Welch back Pride of Britain Awards

NORTH East star Denise Welch has backed the Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Awards.

Charity clay pigeon shoot hits the target for The Prince's Trust

A CHARITY clay pigeon shoot hosted by a commercial law firm and local entrepreneur has raised £35,000 for The Prince’s Trust.

England's failed World Cup 2018 bid assessed

IN sending the World Cup east yesterday Fifa didn’t just break English hearts, they took a monumental gamble with the future of their competition.

Horrible Histories

Terry Deary on his plans to change the world

CHILDREN worldwide clearly know it already but Terry Deary is a very entertaining chap.

Dave Laws

How Dave’s career went sky high

Newcastle International Airport has rarely been out of the news this year.

What car do you drive?

BMW 6 Series

Footballer quizzed on fight in nightclub

SUNDERLAND footballer Dickson Etuhu has been quizzed by police after a brawl in a Norwich nightclub, it emerged last night.

Climate change focus brings opportunity

THE profile afforded to this week’s United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali is yet another sign that the issue is firmly fixed on the agenda, with everybody from the Prince of Wales downwards now paying close attention to the debate.

stock exchange, money

Friday morning's business news

Businesses call for climate change action / Many firms are ignorant over new energy legislation / Positive start for the stock market

Raising young people’s aspirations

THE Government has this month set out its new strategy to raise the education participation age to 17 by 2013 and 18 by 2015.


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