Sunderland artist Chris Blade is back from the Arctic with stunning images from the icy landscape
A mighty tribute to one of Wearside’s great lost industries has been launched at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland
Jeffrey Sarmiento first solo show in the UK opens at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland. Barbara Hodgson meets the artist
The Secret Diner finds out that Sunderland's National Glass Centre Brasserie is a good place for a quick lunch
Businesses and organisations offering shining examples of equality practice have less than a fortnight to apply for the 2013 North East Equality Awards
Sunderland's National Glass Centre will reopen this weekend after an ambitious £2.3m refurbishment programme
CHINESE motifs have been introduced into a Sunderland church as part of a festival of art linking two remarkable cultures.
We look back at the highs and lows of 2007 for businesses in the North-East.
A PAIR of glass artists have won an unusual commission to capture the dramatic light off the North-East coast.
NEWCASTLEGATESHEAD Convention Bureau is set to offer conference organisers something different after signing up The Art Works Galleries, Northern Stage and the Apartment Group as new members.
A DROP in price was thought to be needed to secure a takeover deal for Newcastle United, after one potential bidder dropped out.
THE work of 10 top designers with North-East connections will feature in an exhibition called Our Friends in the North, one of the highlights of the Design Event 07 festival which starts tomorrow.
SUNDERLAND girl Lauren Laverne is coming home this week to present the last of her Channel 4 music shows before going off on maternity leave.
THREE leading lights of the North’s cultural community are adding their support to Northern Rock.
Journal columnist Bill Oldfield has won a top food prize at the region’s tourism awards.
EMERGENCY services yesterday warned youngsters to be careful near water over what is left of the summer, after a teenage prank resulted in a dramatic rescue for one boy.
RICHARD SMITH hit top form when he scooped the first two places in the Friars Goose Boat Club Cedric Bilverstone Open boat competition last Sunday.
The listed Victorian Monkwearmouth Station Museum, Sunderland, is to re-open on August 4 after a £1m revamp.
Jessamy kelly and Joanne Mitchell entered last year's Blueprint awards with glass design company Juo Ltd, which produces fused art glass, giftware and interior panels.
Hi-ho Silver! Artist Rena Holford has immortalised her horse, Silver, as a life-sized glass statue.
The bones of a monster moggy are just one new draw at Baltic today.
Roadside recovery man Paul Loom is flying the flag for the North-East as a finalist in the AA Patrol of the Year awards.
Concern is growing for a missing teenager who may be in Newcastle.
Two neighbours have taken a leap forward in the North-East creative sector after merging their businesses.
Kathryn Wightman was one of the stars of the show at yesterday's [Sun] first ever Homemaker Exhibition.
What do you think about the arts? Now 100,000 beer mats are helping to promote Arts Council England's 60th anniversary debate.
A new memorial to North-East genius Thomas Bewick was unveiled last night.
The death knell sounded for centuries of glass manufacturing on Wearside yesterday when French company ARC announced the closure of its factory.
9.00am: a two-day art sale begins at the National Glass Centre, Sunderland.
An amazingly diverse line-up of young firms are vying for success in an entrepreneurial competition, writes Iain Laing.
One of the North-East's major visitor attractions has entered a new era by scrapping admission charges.
One of Sunderland's oldest industries comes under the spotlight when glass experts from around the world arrive in the city for a four-day conference.
A ladies Barbershop group are to host a Strawberry Fayre - complete with scones, cakes and traditional bric-a-brac stalls.
Glass is all the rage in the North-East - as befits the region which boasts the National Glass Centre.
Sunderland is a city of unexpected delights and discovery. A city of contrasts, steeped in history, yet at the forefront of 21st Century developments.
Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens is hosting Plantmania through spring and summer.
Parents are being urged to volunteer to help a children's charity.