The Northern League cup final will be between South Shields and North Shields after South Shields won 4-1 at Shildon tonight, but there was plenty of controversy.
THE body of a man has been found in the garden of a house, but police are not treating the death as suspicious.
A BUSY weekend of action saw Quakers setting new personal bests, breaking club records and, in one case, coming home with a piece of silver.
A FORMER senior executive at a council was asked to “cover up” wrongdoings in the sale of a Grade I listed building, it has been claimed
WHEN a wooden cross was thrown across a room inside the 17th Century Merry Monk pub, in Bishop Auckland, almost as soon as a team of paranormal investigators got there, they knew they were in for a lively night.
A £30M snow centre development near the River Tees in Middlesbrough will go before councillors for consideration next week.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a former Mayor of Darlington remembered as “one of the great gentlemen of local politics”.
TOILET seats and potter’s wheels are among rare preserved artefacts of everyday Roman life to be seen by members of the public for first time at a top Hadrian’s Wall attraction.
FIRE officers have issued a warning urging people to use outdoor cooking appliances correctly after a family were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes.
A CHARITY is asking the public to help them can shape their services for the future.
A PARTY atmosphere is promised as the call goes out for people to walk the historic streets of York while raising money for a good cause.
THE passion of pupils and teachers at a County Durham school has been hailed after it secured a spot in England’s top one per cent for attainment in writing and maths.
A YOUNG father left paralysed from the neck down by a "lunatic" banned driver says he sometimes wishes he had been killed in the horrific crash.
JORDAN RHODES will not be returning to Middlesbrough at the end of the season despite Aitor Karanka’s departure from the Riverside Stadium.
A TEENAGE back-packer ended up fighting for his life when he jumped into a river to impress a girl - without realising it was infested with crocodiles.
A POPULAR food festival will receive a special blessing when it returns next month.
A COMMUNITY centre is undergoing renovations to brings its facilities up to scratch.
A SERIES of special visits to schools will see a gang of super heroes come to life and help youngsters learn about water.
DOZENS of emergency, classic commercial and classic vehicles are expected to turn out for a regional show.
DARLINGTON's match this evening with Bradford Park Avenue at Blackwell Meadows has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
WORKERS face redundancy after a shoe shop fell into administration.
A NEW prison is to be built at Full Sutton near York, the Government revealed yesterday.
A BRIGHT yellow takeaway car which was thrown into the limelight over an online video has been vandalised.
A NEW gallery which looks set to play a vital role in the transformation of a North-East town has received a funding boost.
A CHARITABLE fund set up in memory of a student who died after being hit by a taxi in York has raised more than £70,000.
A BRAVE nine-year-old girl is cutting her hair to raise money for a charity set up in memory of her mother.
ENTERPRISING pupils have smashed their own fundraising target with a host of money-making ideas to help other young people into jobs, education and training.
OLYMPIC Games medallist Sam Griffiths will be passing on some tips from the top to horse riders across North Yorkshire.
PLANS for 56 houses in Bishop Auckland could be refused for a second time when it is discussed by councillors today.
POLICE launched a murder-style investigation after finding a man’s bruised body in the street only to later discover he had died as a tragic result of alcoholism.
MAGISTRATES have allowed a young man to keep his licence after being convicted of driving without insurance.
THE drug dealing son of a Benefits Street star has today been jailed for five years after being caught selling heroin and crack cocaine.
FOUR people have died and around 29 others have been injured in the Westminster terror attack, Scotland Yard's top anti-terror officer Mark Rowley has confirmed.
A COUNCILLOR who used her time as a town mayor to raise awareness of dementia will host a free event aimed at sufferers and their carers.
NEW proposals will be put to County Durham teaching assistants in the next few weeks following further negotiations in the bitter dispute over pay and contracts.
SEB Larsson is happy for Sunderland to put talks about his contract on hold until the summer.
A LORRY driver had a lucky escape after a three-vehicle collision in North Yorkshire.
A COMMUNITY centre has honoured a council officer who has played a key role in its development.
SPARKS weren’t the only things flying during the Full Monty on Monday night: belts, hats and even tiny red thongs went flying off into the crowd when the fun-filled production took to the stage.
THE appeal of author Peter James’ books was evident from the big turn out and the enthusiastic applause at the end of this murder mystery adapted by Shaun McKenna and directed by Ian Talbot.
WHAT is all this nonsense about the UK having to pay the EU a large sum of money as we leave?