Slaley Hall's new executive chef, Paul Bussey

Slaley Hall appoints Paul Bussey as new executive chef

Paul Bussey, who has worked at Rockliffe Hall and in Dubai, has been appointed executive chef at Slaley Hall in Northumberland

Chef's Academy at Newcastle College

NEI Restaurant Week is back and it's on course to be a winner

For the first time Newcastle College students will be adding to the culinary treats on offer with week-long specials at their own restaurant

Simone Arcucci, left, and Paul Bussey of Slaley Hall

Appointments: Executive chef and deputy general manager join Slaley Hall

Northumberland's elegant Edwardian mansion has appointed an executive chef and deputy general manager

Slaley Hall in Northumberland

Northumberland hotel Slaley Hall acquired by US Investors as part of De Vere sell-off

The four star Northumberland hotel is one of six venues sold to Sankaty Advisors and Canyon Capital Advisors

Lara Johnston, 8, left, and Charlotte Wilson, 8, from Slaley Primary School, in the outdoor classroom in the grounds of Slaley Hall

Slaley First School pupils embrace 'forest school' status at luxury hotel

Pupils at Slaley First School are using the grounds of a luxury hotel to bring subjects to life

Steve Cram Charity golf day in aid of Coco at Slaley Hall

Jarrow Arrow joins sporting stars to raise cash for children with charity golf day

Steve Cram tee'd off with some of the region's biggest sports celebrities at a Northumberland golf course to raise money for a children's charity

Former Journal Champion of Champions winner Phil Ridden

PGA rules put paid to Phil Ridden's pro hopes - for now

City of Newcastle golfer Phil Ridden is back working full-time after being forced to shelve plans to turn professional

Chris Paisley in action

Graeme Storm backs Chris Paisley to bounce back

Chris Paisley lost his card in his first European Tour season but Graeme Storm believes he is good enough to bounce back and win European events

Fundraising event for The Prince's Trust, at Slaley Hall

Stars gather for day of fundraising for the Prince's Trust

Sports stars known for their fancy footwork and record breaking feats went head-to-head on the golf course for a charity fundraising event

The ninth hole of the hunting course at Slaley Hall

Hunting course at Slaley Hall is played the wrong way for PGA Cup

Slaley captain Doug Ellison thinks playing Slaley Hall's Hunting course the wrong way round should be the norm

England Boys golfer Jake Storey from Alnmouth

Generation gap makes for fascinating Champion of Champions

A Durham County championship record holder and two England Boys internationals are part of a strong group aiming for glory at Close House

Golfer Pauline Dobson

Lee Westwood's tips for Pauline Dobson’s stand-in

One of the favourites for The Journal Ladies Trophy was yesterday forced to cry off from today’s Durham County Final at George Washington

Rose and Crown, Slaley

Slaley villagers raise a glass to success of Northumberland pub

People living in Slaley in Northumberland have been rallying around to keep the much-loved Rose and Crown watering hole open

Garrick Porteous

‘Perfect role model’ Garrick Porteous relaxed and ready

Garrick Porteous will have the best of everything when he tees off in the Open at Muirfield today

Andrew Leach with David Rodham, ZFL golf specialist

Striking changes in golf technology

Andrew Leach of Benton-based ZFL Golf has been helping golfers with custom-fit assessments for clubs and putters for 13 years

Newcastle United goalkeeper Steve Harper

Steve Harper: 'Joe Kinnear's a larger than life motivator'

WHEN others do the talking for him, the prospect of Joe Kinnear as Newcastle’s new director of football seems a mite less frightening.

Not a Good day as Craig’s glory bid is sunk

CRAIG Goodfellow’s hopes of recapturing the Peugot supported Glenmuir PGA Professional Championship crashed with a final-round 77 on the Hunting Course at De Vere Slaley Hall.

The 9th hole at De Vere Slaley Hall golf course

Chance to get up close - and learn at De Vere Slaley Hall

THE final of the Glenmuir PGA Professional Championship tees off at De Vere Slaley Hall on Tuesday with home club contender Steve McNally explaining why there is a buzz about the tournament.

'Son of Sandy' could follow his father's lead

SANDY Twynholm has retired from Northern Counties League golf after 30 years and 112 caps for Northumberland, but might Son of Sandy one day pick up the baton handled so skilfully by his father?

teaser: Jonas Gutierrez, JONÁS Gutiérrez

Our spirit's better than ever - Jonas Gutierrez

JONÁS Gutiérrez has urged Newcastle United’s sharp shooters to gun for a top-four slot going into the international break – as he revealed black-and-white team spirit is better than last season.


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