Vikings raid the Priory

Raiders once again set their sights on the North-East this weekend as a Bank Holiday battle was staged.

Mother, you are in our hearts today

Scott Nugent yesterday dedicated to his mother a sponsored walk in his honour - hours after she died from the same disease that is sapping him of life.

Early start for festival event

A tyneside festival last year was a pretty cool event - too cool in fact.

Teenager missing

Police have appealed for information about the whereabouts of a young North Tyneside man.

Festival set to return

A music festival is to return this summer.

Athletics In Brief

The final fixture of the Winter Indoor Meetings at the International Stadium is tonight.

Rise in car park charges

Charges for all-day parking at car parks in Berwick are set to rise next month for the second time this year.

A proud heritage

They say North Shields was built "where no town ought to stand".

Claire full of beans over coffee venture

Name of Business: Cassé Apé.

Marrying Priory with great play

Tynemouth Priory Theatre starts its 61st season this week. Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr has the details.

Things shaping up for weekend

It's shaping up to be a bumper weekend for family events across the region, with the added bonus of beautiful weather to boot.

Pupils see their project hit the big screen

Pupils of Lord Lawson of Beamish School at Birtley were the stars of a special film screening at the Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle, last night.

Heritage attractions opening their doors free of charge

This year's Heritage Open Days scheme will see over 3,000 buildings across England open their doors free of charge from Thursday to Sunday.

Pedalling for Chris

Hundreds of cyclists are expected to take part in a Northumberland coastline charity bike ride this weekend in memory of a teenager who died from a rare form of cancer.

Hundreds take to the coast

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Hundreds of cyclists will be heading to the picturesque Northumberland coastline this weekend for a charity bike ride in memory of a teenager who died from a rare form of cancer.


Name: Dominic Sewell

This is all in a knight's work

Encased in shining armour, a seven-foot-long lance clasped in your right hand, you spur your horse into a gallop.

Plan ahead for the best of summer fun

Now the long school holidays have arrived, most of us are likely to be planning how to make the most of the weather or wondering how best to entertain the family.

Summer fun

Now the summer has arrived - and with it the long school holidays - you are likely to be planning to make the most of the weather or thinking how to entertain the family.

Challenge to teens

Teenagers are being issued with a challenge to stay celibate for five months.

Where in the world are we?

Jane Hall logs on to Google Earth for an amazing bird's-eye view of not only our region - but some of the world's most amazing landmarks and natural features.

Motor show revs up for weekend

It's lining up to be a bumper weekend of entertainment, with events for all the family across the region.

Great settings galore

For those looking to 'pop the question' this Valentine's Day, English Heritage has the perfect setting for the momentous occasion plus a special offer for Evening Chronicle readers.


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