- Skipper of boat involved in a collision at sea is fined £1,000
A MAN has been sentenced after a serious collision between his fishing boat and a cargo ship off the North East coast.
- Holiday unit plan gets green light despite protests
A CONTROVERSIAL plan to put holiday units on green belt land which drew more than 160 objections has been narrowly passed by councillors.
- Work to begin on new cycling roundabout
WORK is set to start next week on a new cycling roundabout - and drivers are being warned to expect delays in the area.
- Revised plan to demolish pub and build new 'family homes'
A PUB could be demolished to make way for houses and apartments under new proposals lodged with planning bosses.
- Huge cost of smok smoking to North is revealed
SMOKERS in the North East cost the region more than £887 million a year in healthcare, social care costs and lost earnings.
- Balcony fall woman set for trip home from Thailand
ALMOST one month after Jill Dodds plunged 20ft from a balcony that collapsed in Thailand, her family are finally able to make arrangements to bring her home.
- Axe-wielding burglars were after victim's bet winnings
TWO masked men left a pensioner terrified after smashing into his home armed with axes and a knife to steal his gambling winnings.
- Drunk stole and then crashed his friend's car
A TYNESIDE transport firm worker stole and crashed his sleeping friend's car - then confessed all to unsuspecting police.
- Promotion hopefuls leave it very late to find the net
PROMOTION-CHASING Northampton and Sutton both scored late equalisers on a dramatic day of League Two action.
- Moors triumph after late show
IT was late, but it was great from Spennymoor Town as they secured their place in the last 16 of the FA Trophy by seeing off brave Plymouth Parkway.
- ELECTION 2021 RESULTS
Newcastle Arthur's Hill Maggie Birkmyre (Con)................................188 Joseph Eldridge (Newc Ind)...................... 110 Daniel Gilmore (TUSC)................................... 16 Shehla Naqvi (Green).................................. 123 Stephen Powers (Lab)..................... 1,031...
- Jade standing tall after facing fears
A FORMER Team GB athlete from County Durham has described how she has learned to love her towering 6ft 4ins height after being taunted by childhood bullies....
- Defeat was 'tough to take' for Max Power
MAX Power said that fine margins were the difference as Sunderland slumped to their third successive defeat....
- Cats failed in promotion goal - but how did players shape up this season?
SUNDERLAND'S season ended in disappointment as their play-of fsemi-final defeat against Lincoln put paid to their promotion hopes for another season....
- Covid: stop the spread
The future looks a lot brighter than it did this time last year thanks to the vaccination rollout, but Covid is still here so we must do our bit to prevent its transmission. Cold and flu season always puts pressure on the NHS, and although the Covid vaccines are the best line of defence against the ...
- A bright future
Whether you're starting out, switching careers or looking for a local vacancy, finding a job in the middle of a pandemic isn't easy....
- Learning at home without tears
Government help ¦ THE Government is investing over £400million to support disadvantaged children and young people with access to technology through the pandemic, including providing 1.3 million laptops and tablets....
- Safety in numbersrs
Mpro gramme, Dragoon any military personnel have come together to help speed up the vaccination programme, and 27-year-old Calum MacLeod of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is just one of them. He was called upon by GMC (General Medical Council) Scotland to help set up sites in Glasgow that will be...
- 10 Great ways to keep kids busy
WE'VE all been here before, of course, but on our first weekend back in lockdown families across the North East will be feeling a heavier than usual dose of the January blues....
- Btck to school... the BEST pltce to be
PARENTS all over the country are breathing a sigh of relief as their children prepare to go back to school after a difficult few months. The classroom is the best place for children to be, as face-to-face learning gives them a secure routine and normality, and helps with their socialisation,...