Police forces in the North East are using stop-and-search powers more than all other parts of the country outside London, new figures show
Residents in Dudley, North Tyneside, reacted with anger after Arriva North East rejected calls to divert a service through their village
From the sounds of brass musicians to scenes from the Wild West there was something for everyone to enjoy in the summer weather
Former X Factor winner Joe McElderry visited Shotley Bridge Community Hospital to officially open its new chemotherapy unit
THE lifeboat at the centre of a maritime disaster that claimed nine lives made a poignant return to its home port more than half a century after the tragedy.
THOUSANDS turned out to line the riverside at Durham for one of the country’s oldest regattas.
The long-awaited refurbishment of a 130-year-old bridge is to go ahead as part of a £23m package of improvements to roads in the North East, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced
ORGANISERS of a play about famed suffragette Emily Davison are hoping to honour her achievements by performing it inside the Houses of Parliament.
THE FOUNDER of a leading autism charity has admitted driving while three times over the limit.
TWO County Durham police stations will have starring roles in the next series of the TV crime drama Inspector George Gently.