3 hrs ago | The Advertiser
THE region's Local Enterprise Partnerships must set aside any differences and fight for the common goals of jobs and growth, the new head of the region's biggest business membership organisation told The Northern Echo.
3 hrs ago | The Advertiser
A CHARITY worker from the North-East who organised a marathon in Sierra Leone found himself acting as running mate to the nation's president.
4 hrs ago | The Advertiser
Trainee hairdresser at The House, Spennmoor, Ashley Robinson has won Darlington College's hairdressing student of the year award.
8 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
THE house madame at a lap dancing club has admitted drugs offences arising from a police raid at the premises.
11 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
A MURDER probe has been launched following a house blaze which claimed the life of a 44-year-old man.
12 hrs ago | The Northern Echo
Charity runner Shaun Foster and 11 year old Thomas Mett with his mum Jayne, sister Olivia 9, dad Anthony and brother Thomas 11. TEN YEARS after undergoing a life-saving transplant, the family and friends of a little boy are trying to raise money to buy him a desperately needed stairlift.
14 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
Firefighters were first called to the rear of Garron Street, off Princess Road in Seaham, just after 11pm on Sunday after a Fiat Punto was found on fire.
17 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
Photographer Angy Ellis and partner Martin Watmough, an enterprise consultant, who live in Grangetown, had just returned to Seaham marina after a trip to Hartlepool on Sunday afternoon when they were alerted to the struggling black Labrador off the side of the North Pier.
The 50-year-old was found by police when a neighbour called to report a "serious altercation" in Portrush Close, in the Saltersgill area of Middlesbrough, at 8pm on Sunday.
REPAIRS to a bridge badly damaged by two landslips will begin next week, signalling an end to months of misery for local residents.
DANGER WALLS: A fence protects the footpath along Bridgegate, Barnard Castle, from the danger of rock falls from the crumbling castle walls.
COUNCILLORS are set to meet to discuss bidding for a new pot of funding aimed at helping youngsters into education, training or employment.
The group of pupils from High Coniscliffe CE Primary School visited Sam Turner and Sons garden centre, in Piercebridge, to pot plants for the festival, which will be held at St Edwin's Church, in High Coniscliffe, near Darlington, later this month.
Front row, left to right, James Elliott, seven, Mia Forden, seven, Noah Stand, six, Neve Cooper, five, Kate Neasham, six, Maisey Metcalfe, five.
Crowds at the Angel of the North were atreated to performances by the Unfolding Theatre company, and were kept entertained with a flashmob James Alderson, four, and Noah Alderson, two, play with an interactive art installation as the Angel celebrates its 15th birthday The event, Angel 15, featured work by local artists including paintings and ... (more)
A FORMER resident who lived near a hazardous junction where a motorist was killed says he warned authorities years previously that something needed to be done to prevent a death.
ASBESTOS tiles were thrown 15-feet into the air as fire ripped through a building creating a smoke plume which was visible for miles.