Forwards Andy and Stuart Thomson will play together in the British Basketball League for the first time this season
Berwick Bandits speedway rider Ricky Ashworth has finally been allowed from hospital, a year after a serious accident
Competition now closed: The Journal has teamed up with Britain's favourite ale John Smith's to celebrate the running of the 2014 John Smith's Northumberland Plate at Newcastle Racecourse on Saturday June, 28
The appointment reinforces the strong connection between Newcastle Eagles and Durham-based Esh Group
Tributes have been paid to John Clayton, respected voice of the coarse angling scene, who died after suffering a heart attack
Morpeth Golf Club pro David Clark ends barren run at Whickham, then dedicates win to predecessor Martin Jackson
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Darren was appointed editor of the Chronicle in September 2011, following a six-year spell as editor of the Evening Gazette in Teesside.
He has held a number of senior roles on regional newspapers across England, Scotland and Wales over the last 15 years and is now editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror North East.