A Scotsman who has helped drive some of the biggest regeneration projects in the North-East is now a fully-fledged Northumbrian.
A police officer has been suspended from driving while an investigation looks into an accident last week when a patrol van responding to a 999 call was in a crash an oncoming car in County Durham.
A traditional smokery is building up sales around the world with a little help from a Northumberland technology business.
A woman who triumphed over stress and depression to create a successful crafts business has been named one of the country's Top 50 business heroes.
One of the most inspirational developments for decades, The Alnwick Garden has rapidly become a leading light in the North East's drive to promote itself as an exceptional destination for tourism, culture and learning.
Hundreds of schoolchildren learned how their food gets from the farm to their plates at an Education in the Countryside Day, held at the Glendale Show Ground near Wooler in Northumberland.
Three billion eyes will be focused on a Northumberland tourist spot next month, when it plays host to a key stage of the Miss China competition.
A brew which was last bottled almost 50 years ago is about to make its comeback.
Police in Lanchester, County Durham, are hunting vandals who caused damage to 10 cars estimated at thousands of pounds.
A double launch took place last night at The Alnwick Garden which bodes well for art lovers and producers in Northumberland.
A popular tourist transporter in a Northumberland market town has been taken off the road, because of a row over parking.
One of the North's flagship tourist attractions is looking abroad for £42m to help fund its completion.
Firefighters were called to a Royal Mail call centre yesterday [THURS] after a book caught fire.
Health experts in Northumberland have launched a campaign to convince new mums that breastfeeding is ideal.
A leading charity will be aiming to raise thousands of vital pounds this weekend, when scores of walkers converge on a Northumberland visitor attraction.
In The Alnwick Garden's secret places you can listen to music and poetry as part of a sound installation project by writers and musicians.
Top brass from the world of tourism are changing places this week, to get closer to the North-East attractions they are helping to promote.
A man died last night after he was hit by a Metro train at the coast.
Planners at North Tyneside Council are recommending rejection of a bid for houses and industrial units at Benton Square Industrial Estate.
Pr agency owner Kari Owers speaks to The Journal on the places and people which mean something to her.
Students at New College Durham will be invited to learn lessons about climate change when ClimateDome arrives on campus - with energy efficiency tips that could save them £300 a year.
A globe-trotting museums expert who spearheaded the creation of a flagship new tourist attraction in Northumberland is leaving just six months after the £16m complex opened to the public.
The search is on for this year's champion of the North-East whose "bold endeavour" has bought credit to the region.
Glorious sunshine and blue skies gave families an early taste of summer yesterday as they flocked to a variety of Easter Sunday events across the region.
They say you should never work with children or animals, but it's proving to be an excellent combination according to families visiting a North farm over the Easter break.
9am: Continental Market at South Shields Market Place.
An open-air classroom has been created at the Duchess of Northumberland's Alnwick Garden to help local people grow vegetables and learn about the importance of healthy eating.
The Northumbrian Association is again asking the people of the North-East to nominate an individual for the Hotspur Award.
The straight, stiff tail of the Percy Lion is getting ready to wag.
A derelict garage site on the main entrance to a historic Northumberland town is being lined up for new housing.
It hadn't been Alison Best's intention to devote herself to developing the art of stenciling.
A village is in line for a £5.6m hotel and visitor centre project aimed at tapping into Northumberland's booming tourism market.
Businesses in the North-East are leading the way in getting disabled people back into work, according to JobCentre bosses.
One of the North's top tourist attractions will soon be helping its guests tie the knot, after being granted a licence to conduct civil ceremony weddings.
Farmers will be serving up crops with a difference at a special farmers' breakfast event at Alnwick Gardens today.
Northern Delight - It was recently described as the best place to live in Britain.
Chesters: The central part of Chesters mansion and the walled garden were built in the 18th Century.
Environment Editor Tony Henderson on great gardens which give so much pleasure.
Visitors got into the festive spirit when a top North tourist attraction turned on thousands of glittering bulbs.