SEYDOU DOUMBIA’S first appearance at St James’ Park was not enough to ensure Newcastle United Under-21s would avoid defeat against Stoke City.
THE CLUB held its annual presentation evening on Saturday to recognise and reward performances of individual members for their efforts during the 2015 season. The shortlist was nominated by the club captains and vice-captains and all members placed…
JANUARY WAS a fairly quiet month in terms of the number of races ran by Club members, largely at the mercy of the weather. The races that were attended, however, were by no means insignificant. They provided a number of opportunities for Striders to…
IT may not be a great deal in the context of the big picture but there is finally an acknowledgement that local government funding cuts have gone too far in some areas.
A MAN accused of sexually abusing boys at his home has denied his relationship with his former partner was “a lavender marriage”.
A HUSBAND and father whose wife has life-limiting cancer says he has been "absolutely amazed" by the response of public after who raised just over £2,400 in ten days so the family could go to Disneyland Paris.
PARAMEDICS have issued a warning after another 20 people rang 999 over the weekend after taking legal highs.
A £10m scheme to improve the sewage treatment serving a key tourist resort has been unveiled.
ONE of the most influential figures in British music will be sharing her experiences with an audience at Richmond's Georgian Theatre Royal.
A FARMER has been ordered to pay more than £2,000 after he cut trees down in an ancient woodland and blocked a public footpath.
PEOPLE are being asked to play their part for a better internet as part of Safer Internet Day 2016.
A MAJOR national medical conference on pre-hospital care is to take place in the region.
A FUNERAL director is helping to keep a roof over the heads of Darlington’s homeless population.
MORE lives could be lost due to a council’s plans to cut financial support for two public health organisations.
A DOG re-homing charity has launched a tenth anniversary appeal to raise £250,000.
A MAN who was caught on camera dumping rubbish at a flytipping blackspot has been fined.
A YOUNG boy is set to star in an episode of a popular children's programme after he found an innovative way to communicate with people.
A GREAT-GRANDFATHER has told of how he had to learn to walk again after being hospitalised for almost eight weeks when he contracted Legionnaires' Disease while on holiday in Bulgaria.
CHRISTIAN students will stage their biggest mission week in recent years later this month (February 15-19).
PREPARATIONS to hold a charitable 10k race are picking up pace in North Yorkshire.
DRAGONS and dancers descended on Darlington to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
A SECURE hospital order has been imposed on a man who stabbed his own father after becoming aggressive at his family’s home.
PARENTS concerned that the proposed merger of two schools could leave them with no other choice of secondary school within 20 miles, have delivered a petition to education bosses.
GOVERNMENT delays in telling council bosses what money they will have to spend has led to North Yorkshire County Council cancelling it’s budget meeting.
MILITARY instructors have had their efforts with young people officially recognised.
ONE of the most deadly battles of the First World War has inspired artists featuring in a festival which has been launched today.
A 'HAUNTED street' created by students from Cleveland College of Art and Design (CCAD) has gone on display.
FOR a historic flower club to flourish, membership must grow.
A FAMILY-friendly gig has been hailed a success by music lovers of all ages.
THOUSANDS of North-East men are paying for sex with transactions increasingly arranged on the internet, new research has found.
ONE of Britain’s best-known barbers Mucktaru Kargbo spent two days working with hairdressing students at a North-East college.
TWO green-fingered neighbours are opening up their gardens as part of a scheme to raise money for charity.
THE UK’s biggest tourism conference is set to be staged in Yorkshire next month, when people can hear about campaigns and projects planned for the county.
WORK has begun to demolish a row of former shops in Middlesbrough town centre.
A HAVEN for rescued seal pups is asking visitors and residents to throw in their towels - to help them treat the marine mammals.
RELATIVES of Quaker pioneer Edward Pease last night made an impassioned plea for Darlington's historic central library which faces closure under controversial council cutbacks.
STUDENTS hope to have raised more than £10,000 by staging a charity fashion show.
DANIEL AYALA will miss Middlesbrough’s trip to MK Dons tomorrow but Aitor Karanka hopes to have the key defender back for the next Championship game.
THE driver of a van involved in a collision with a motorcycle is prepared to admit responsibility for the crash, due to his careless driving.
A CHARITY which supports wounded, injured and sick veterans and service personnel is appealing to alternative therapists who can help improve the sleep patterns of those in its care.
MENTAL health services leaders have voiced fears the number of suicides in the North-East will continue to rise for the foreseeable future, as official figures showed the region had the highest rate in England.
AN HISTORIC Darlington church is staging a year-long programme of events to celebrate major renovations which will open it up to the wider community.
A SPECIAL Snowdrop Walk will be held in Sedgefield this month to raise funds for charity.
POLICE in Barnard Castle have issued a warning to residents to keep property secure following shed burglaries. Officers said there have been a number of shed burglaries in the past few days in Butterknowle, Wycliffe and Headlam. Various items have…
Ryan Winks has become known as "the singing jockey" after bursting into song to celebrate winning a race.
TWO best friends kicked, flicked and tapped their way to victory at a Strictly Come Dancing-inspired charity event.
LEAVING the EU would be "a huge step into the unknown" for the UK, with most of the possible outcomes likely to result in lower GDP growth, an economic thinktank has said.
A MAN appeared in court on Monday (February 8) on charges of causing more than £45,000 of damage to parked cars.
ONE of the region’s leading theatres will re-open on April 22 after a £4.1million redevelopment project.
A COUPLE who wanted to built their own home on the same land as their family farm have had their plans thrown out by a district council.