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Coldstream near the Scottish border

Coldstream revealed as the safest place to live in the UK

Life for those living in Coldstream and the TD12 postcode is virtually crime free as the area named the safest place to live in England

North East Royal Navy reservist returns home aboard warship HMS Tyne

Able Seaman Edward Warringtom from Jesmond on-board HMS Tyne
Able Rate Edward Warrington has returned to his native North East aboard the warship HMS Tyne

Alcohol industry fails in attempts to ban hard-hitting TV ads

Health campaigners have won a victory against the alcohol industry over their TV advert
Attempts by the alcohol industry to ban a TV advertisement linking their products with an increased risk of developing cancer have failed

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Coldstream near the Scottish border

Coldstream revealed as the safest place to live in the UK

Life for those living in Coldstream and the TD12 postcode is virtually crime free as the area named the safest place to live in England

Able Seaman Edward Warringtom from Jesmond on-board HMS Tyne

North East Royal Navy reservist returns home aboard warship HMS Tyne

Able Rate Edward Warrington has returned to his native North East aboard the warship HMS Tyne

Health campaigners have won a victory against the alcohol industry over their TV advert

Alcohol industry fails in attempts to ban hard-hitting TV ads

Attempts by the alcohol industry to ban a TV advertisement linking their products with an increased risk of developing cancer have failed

Johnson Beharry, who was awarded the Victoria Cross, back the project which was due to be built at Ebchester

Charity plans for injured soldiers' village in Northumberland fail to materialise

A veteran's charity set up to build a £27 million retreat in Northumberland for severely injured soldiers has ended in fiasco

A train pulls into the station at Morpeth in Northumberland

Morpeth could lose rail services as East Coast train franchise sold on

South East Northumberland Rail User Group hits out at new franchise arrangements for the East Coast service

Sir Richard Branson, at the Virgin Money Bank on Northumberland Street, Newcastle, after the takeover of Northern Rock

Northern Rock Foundation forced to close after Virgin Money ends support

Virgin Money decides to no longer fund the Northern Rock Foundation leaving the organisation with no other option than to close

Berwick MP Sir Alan Beith

MP Sir Alan Beith fears cuts may leave HMP Northumberland staff vulnerable

Sir Alan Beith has raised concerns with Sodexo boss Tony Leech after last month's standoff at HMP Northumberland

St. Nicholas Hospital in Gosforth

Fears for mental health patients as 150 jobs go at North East health trust

A mental health trust aims to reduce frontline NHS posts under plans to change the way care is delivered to vulnerable patients

The A1 road which will benefit from a widening scheme in Gateshead

Government funds new North East infrastructure projects

Treasury mixed up North East and Yorkshire but insists backing is there for the region with twelve projects expected to be completed in 2014-15

Alastair Balls, chairman of the Northern Rock Foundation

Northern Rock Foundation to close down after 16 years

Northern Rock Foundation has been unable to reach an agreement with Virgin Money and closure is inevitable

Carl Eales and Jonathan Fletcher take part in the Easter Monday wheelbarrow race in Haydon Bridge, Northumberland

Easter bank holiday sunshine gets region taking part in events

Sunshine smiled on the region for the Easter bank holiday and thousands of people across the region took part in events

L-R Anna McNuff and Lydia Birch ran Hadrians Wall dressed as Romans

Duo complete Hadrian's Wall run to help educate children about history

Anna McNuff and Lydia Birch ran the Wall dressed as Romans so they could learn more about it, to share with children through an online lesson

The revamped Newcastle Central Station portico

Newcastle Central Station hailed by David Cameron for job creation

Newcastle Central Station is among the Government's list of important UK construction projects

Sharon Gray's winning photo of Belsay Hall gardens, which won the Northumberland County Council Residents' Festival photo contest

Snap happy Ponteland mum to give photo contest prize to son

Sharon Willow Gray won Northumberland County Council's Residents' Festival prize with a picture of Belsay Hall

The scene of an accident where a pedestrian was hit by a bus in Newcastle city centre

Walkers and cyclists call for Newcastle streets to be pedestrianised

Campaigners have called for action after 21 people have been hit by buses in only two years in Newcastle city centre

Torture Trails competitors will face ten obstacles and is based on events already happening across the UK

Pub barman plans mud run in Northumberland National Park

Fancy getting down and dirty? This event in Northumberland National Park might just be for you

Northumbria Police Commissioner Vera Baird

Police crime commissioner attacks court service after cells condemned

Vera Baird and Lewis Pearson have attacked the court service for failing to act sooner after the court cells were condemned

Dame Helen Ghosh, director-general of the National Trust

National Trust chief backs MPs defending Northumberland green belt

MPs campaigning to defend green belt land across Northumberland have gained a powerful ally

UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage

UKIP leader Nigel Farage due in North East to battle Labour

UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage is to visit the region this week to speak at a party event being held at the Sage Gateshead

A teachers demonstration in Newcastle in support of the National Union of Teachers (NUT)

North East teachers vote for summer walkout which could disrupt exams

Schools across the region will close after teachers voted to stage a summer walkout

Videos & Photos

Able Seaman Edward Warringtom from Jesmond on-board HMS Tyne

North East Royal Navy reservist returns home aboard warship HMS Tyne

Region's arts celebrated at BBC's Great North Passion event in South Shields

Kate Fox at The Journal Culture Awards 2013 updated

Culture Awards 2013: Find out who the richly deserving winners are

 

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