PARENTS are taking legal advice after plans were announced to merge two private schools in Newcastle.
SHOCKED pupils and parents of two Newcastle girls’ schools reacted with anger last night after learning by email that the two institutions are to merge.
RURAL areas of the region were hardest hit by the latest wintry blast to sweep the North East.
A MAJOR cash reward is being offered to help catch three robbers who subjected an elderly couple to a terrifying ordeal in their own home.
PINT-SIZED skiing sensation Amy Stokoe was in her element during the latest snowfall.
HAVE you got the X Factor? Well, now it does not matter if you do or not, as a North East college is offering a course on how to learn it.
MORE snow is on its way and temperatures are set to plunge as the North East is gripped by the latest cold snap.
AN elderly couple have told of their terrifying ordeal at the hands of masked raiders who tied them up and threatened to cut off their hands unless they handed over cash and jewellery.
ONE of a group of six people hospitalised after taking an illegal drug they bought on the internet has spoken publicly about the incident.
FLY-TIPPING cost the North East almost £3m last year, as the number of incidents of rubbish dumped on public land rose for the second year running.