A fire in a wheelie bin spread to the guttering of a house early hours yesterday.
Darts and dominoes, pies and peas: we know how to do things in style up here in Paradiso on Tweed.
STOCKTON-BASED InBiz is celebrating achieving Investor in People status once again.
Backs Kevin Till and Mark Christensen, both scored two tries as Gateshead Thunder won their bottom four Co-op National League Two clash against Keighley Cougars by 20 points at the Thunderdome yesterday.
The main components of Haggerston Castle which survive are the water tower and the rotunda, which is now a lounge for holiday home owners.
Watson Burton has announced its largest set of promotions with 11 of its solicitors taking on new roles at the Newcastle firm.
Companies in the UK have been warned that heavy investment in biofuels could be jeopardising future performance and profits.
Traders in a former Northumberland pit town will get a major business boost from a proposed £60m investment aimed at transforming its shopping centre, it was claimed yesterday.
He's been hands-on with horses since he was knee-high, but at 73 there's no sign of Roger Buglass giving up the reins.
The Journal has been rolling off the presses for 175 years, and for 40 of them dedicated Ann Donohoe has been at the sharp end of the daily operation to get the paper out to our loyal readers.
A new pit banner for Greenside, near Gateshead, has been unveiled.
An appeal aimed at curbing arson attacks has been heralded a success.
A prominent office building in the centre of Newcastle is close to being fully let for the first time this decade, after the completion of a string of significant lettings this year.
Gateshead Thunder's troubles continued when they slumped to a third consecutive heavy Co-op National League Two defeat yesterday.
Sainsbury's is to open its 21st store in the North-East and its first in Newcastle city centre before the end of the summer.
Our supermarket shopping choices affect more than just the content of our dinner plates.
A dairy in Whitby is to close with the loss of 95 jobs, it emerged today.
A long established post office is available for sale.
Property investor Helmsley Group has bought Felling Neighbourhood Shopping Centre in Gateshead.
The UK's trade deficit returned to a downward trend yesterday as it emerged the UK imported £4.3bn more than it exported during February.
Gateshead Thunder coach Dave Woods angrily confronted his players at half time as they left the field at Derwent Park yesterday.
Police yesterday released further details of a raid on a village store in a bid to track down the knife-wielding robber.
Thunder will travel across country to Workington Town tomorrow buoyed by their opening-day win over York City Knights.
Marks & Spencer is in pole position to buy the Co-op supermarket site in Hexham.
There is no evidence the NHS's national chlamydia screening programme is beneficial, researchers say today.
A hooded knifeman was being hunted by police last night after an attempted armed robbery at a village store in Northumberland.
Eggs aren't just for Easter. For Christine Jackson and her sister Catherine, they're on the menu 365 days a year, as Jane Hall reveals.
"i never realised what an incredible number of Italian wines there are!"
Anakena's Chardonnay/Viognier 2006, like my wine of the week, is another great buy (£4.99 at the Co-op).
Anakena Shiraz 2005, Co-op, £4.99.
Student housing developer and investor Unite has won the race for a prime Newcastle city centre site which could accommodate a large development with room for up to 350 student beds.
Retail property's star has waned in the past 18 months, but as GVA Lamb & Edge's Ian Pearson explains, the first three months of 2007 auger well for some parts of the retail market.
Behind the scenes the retail sector in central Newcastle is facing change, not just to its fabric through development but through the changing fortunes of retailing.
A woman aged 90 was hit by a car and her leg injured in a supermarket car park.
One of the region's leading dealers in high quality grass machinery is moving to bespoke new premises in Cramlington, Northumberland after 36 years in Choppington.
Firefighters are carrying out a blitz this month on a village dubbed an arson hotspot.
I had no idea there are so many Fairtrade wines available locally.
There are so many good Fairtrade wines to choose from. Here's six of the best buys:
Local beef and sheep farmers can find out more about sheep and cattle nutrition at an on-farm meeting at Boulmer Hall, Boulmer, Alnwick, on Friday.
Slaley wines are remarkably good. You'll not be too surprised, however, to learn that the grapes were grown not on the damp green hills of Northumberland, but in the sun-gorged vineyards of another Slaley, at Stellenbosch in South Africa.