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Northumberland wind farm protestor Andrew Joicey

Judge slams Northumberland County Council over wind farm 'technicality'

A high court judge has criticised a council for trying to derail a legal challenge because it received a photocopy of a document

Durham Constabulary officers investigated over alleged crowbar killing of injured deer

A picture of deer
The Durham Constabulary officers are alleged to have killed the deer in Tanfield Lea in June in a 'non-approved manner'

Roman treasure pulls in the visitors in Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields
Soldier's legacy goes on show at South Shields as part of The Glory of Rome: Arbeia's Greatest Treasures exhibition

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Northumberland wind farm protestor Andrew Joicey

Judge slams Northumberland County Council over wind farm 'technicality'

A high court judge has criticised a council for trying to derail a legal challenge because it received a photocopy of a document

A picture of deer

Durham Constabulary officers investigated over alleged crowbar killing of injured deer

The Durham Constabulary officers are alleged to have killed the deer in Tanfield Lea in June in a 'non-approved manner'

Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

Roman treasure pulls in the visitors in Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

Soldier's legacy goes on show at South Shields as part of The Glory of Rome: Arbeia's Greatest Treasures exhibition

Sara Bryson from Children North East

Charity leader calls for living wage to help North East children out of poverty

A children's charity has called for government bodies to implement a living wage to help lift North East families out of poverty

Sir Bobby Robson on the pitch during his time in charge of Newcastle United

Fifth anniversary of football icon Sir Bobby Robson's death is marked

Today marks the fifth anniversary of football legend Sir Bobby Robson's death, following a long battle with cancer

Alison Davison from Morpeth Northumberland whose husband Glenn died from familial Alzheimer's

Dementia cases rise in the North East - with some areas having the highest rates in England

New figures have revealed that some parts of the North East have the highest rates of dementia diagnosis in England

Men's Football Quarter Final match between Brazil (3) and Honduras (2), on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at St James' Park on August 4, 2012 in Newcastle, England. A police officer joins in the fun.

Calls for Newcastle to bid to stage the Commonwealth Games

The event could help put the city on the global map, say councillors and leaders at State of the City event

Prince Imran the CGF President speaks during the Opening Ceremony for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Friends and neighbours? Journal poll reveals our feelings about links to other countries

As the Commonwealth Games highlights one grouping of nations, the Journal’s weekly poll asks people how they feel about our links to other countries

Rod Meek, from Anderson and Garland, in Westerhope, with the glasses to be auctioned.

Antiques discovery reveals Jarrow's tragic pit past

Glasses find marking pit horrors in South Tyneside go up for sale at Newcastle auctioneers

Master Stonemason Brendan Teasdale, who is starting to carve a 4ft x 5ft block of stone which will be used in the restoration of the front of Seaton Delaval Hall.

Master stonemason tackles heavyweight historic hall job

Head mason at Teamforce Restoration in Blyth is taking on a restoration mission at Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

Northumberland reacts to home-grown star Laura Weightman after she brought home Commonwealth silver medal in the 1500m

Dr Jason Ellis of Northumbria University who has taken part in an experiment converting his brainwaves into soundwaves for broadcast on radio

From brainwaves to airwaves for North East university professor

Unique experiment sees Northumbria University professor create unique piece of music from his own brainwaves

The wartime women's workforce at the Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Company

Exhibition tells of impact of First World War on North Tyneside

The exhibition is part of the wider Heritage Lottery Fund supported Wor Life 1914-18, Tyne & Wear in the First World War

Former council leader Lord Beecham at Newcastle Civic Centre

Labour peer hits out at Justice Secretary and brands legal aid residency test 'nasty'

Lord Jeremy Beecham said the Justice Secretary is playing to right wingers in the run-up to the 2015 General Election

Joe Brown (inset) appeared at Newcastle Crown Court

Danger driver jailed after narrowly missing pedestrian in Hexham

Motor menace Joe Brown "travelled at speed" through Hexham, Northumberland, while high on drink and drugs

Financial Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke, opens the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) digital facility in Benton, Newcastle

Minister visits North East to launch pioneering HMRC digital centre

Financial Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke opened a new HM Revenue and Customs digital facility in Benton, Newcastle

Corporal Richard Jobson

Alnwick soldier tells how colleague saved his life in Afghanistan

Corporal Richard Jobson was injured in Afghanistan in 2013 when a rebel opened fire in his Army base

David Cotterill, Michael Walls, Gary Wood and Phillip Dowd, from Terraclean

North East group plan to rally through Europe in old London taxi for cancer charity

Group taking part in 1,200 mile Two Ball Banger Rally to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

The Walls family enjoy the new interactive game at Belsay

App designed at Newcastle University brings historic Belsay Hall to life

Newcastle University experts have designed a new interactive game giving visitors to Belsay Hall a whole new experience

The old Ritz Cinema on High Street West, Wallsend

Former Tyneside town centre cinema set to become JD Wetherspoon pub

JD Weatherspoons have submitted a planning bid for the former Wallsend Ritz cinema on High Street West

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Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields

Roman treasure pulls in the visitors in Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields

Sir Bobby Robson on the pitch during his time in charge of Newcastle United

Fifth anniversary of football icon Sir Bobby Robson's death is marked

Laura Weightman of England celebrates winning silver in the Women's 1500 metres final at Hampden Park during day six of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Messages of congratulations pour in for Northumberland runner Laura Weightman

 

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