JEREMAIN LENS is delighted Sunderland moved so quickly to appoint David Moyes as their new manager, and claims the former Manchester United and Everton boss will be starting from a strong base as he looks to rebuild the Black Cats.
COUNCILLOR Jane Brown, cabinet member for for corporate service in Durham, persists in claiming that myself and other Durham Teaching Assistants will be losing an average of 10 per cent of their salary if they are unceremoniously fired then re-hired…
I FEAR I must voice my opinion of Darlington Council’s binmen.
THERE is much media indignation that the Government seems to have made no contingency plans in the event of the UK leaving the EU.
I FOUND Peter Barron’s (Echo, July 22) piece about the cane very interesting.
Whitby Town Football Club have received the support of a music legend as they prepare for their new season, and big summer music festival.
STEPPING back in style was the order of the day when the past met up with the present in the Dales town of Leyburn.
THE organisers of a unique three-day summer festival, where nearly half of those in attendance are children, are celebrating an 800 per cent increase in visitors since launching the event seven years ago.
SIGNS that Durham have hit the buffers after their energy-sapping win at Southport last week continued yesterday in a Royal London Cup thrashing at Northampton.
A MOTORCYCLE safety event which has become a big family fun day proved as popular as ever with the public today (Sunday July 24).
SUNDERLAND International Airshow continued to fly high and live up to expectation over the weekend.
A RUSSIAN-speaking student has offered a familiar welcome to children from the area which suffered the world's worst nuclear disaster 30 years ago.
CELBRITIES from the small screen were among 3,000 runners who took part in the Great Yorkshire Run.
SHEEP farmers with a passion for the wool industry were proud of creating a successful new section for fleece entries at this year’s Aldborough and Boroughbridge Show.
A STOCKTON business has donated £855 to the cancer care unit at James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough following a charity summer event.
STAFF from an Italian restaurant visited a local hospice to lift patients’ spirits.
DURHAM suffered a heavy defeat in their long trip to Yeovil Town.
TEESSIDE singer/songwriter Rojor releases his new album Fatally Beautiful worldwide on September 2. The 11-track album features singles Everytime I See Her and Planet Ride, both of which picked up nationwide airplay earlier in the year on the UK’s…
JORDAN NOBBS's stunning goal helped guide Arsenal to a 4-0 win over her former club Sunderland.
THE owners of an Indian restaurant where two staff members were stabbed last week have thanked the community for their support as they prepare to re-open tonight.
Bruce Robison and Kelly WIllis / Noel McKay and Brennen Leigh: Summertyne Americana Festival, Sage Gateshead
A MARCH rumoured to be a far-right anti-Islam event in Stockton under the guise of a LGBT solidarity event attracted just a handful of protesters at the weekend.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to make jousting an Olympic sport in 2020. English Heritage has started a petition, arguing that the medieval sport, should be introduced in Tokyo.
A KEEN cyclist is preparing to push his body to the limits of its capabilities with a gruelling ride of the equivalent of climbing Everest.
RYEDALE Show is preparing for Royal guests for its 150th event next week.
SUNDERLAND’S pre-season trip to France got off to a traumatic start this morning – with the club’s players currently stranded at Manchester Airport.
DURHAM were left to make their highest one-day score when two batsmen who have struggled to live up to their reputed potential put them to the sword in the Royal London Cup tie at Northampton.
CHARLES N’ZOGBIA’S hopes of securing a permanent contract at Sunderland have been boosted after he was included in the squad for this week’s training camp in France.
A WAR hero and students took inspiration from each other at an annual ceremony to celebrate success.
MORE than 16,000 people took advantage of Saturday's fine weather to visit an action-packed Cleveland Show.
A TOWN’S main car park is to be closed for five days while roadworks take place.
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AN undergraduate is returning to the land to help spread the word about the Festival of Thrift.
AN environmental campaigner is launching a “resource rescue mission” to help improve rubbish recycling at North Yorkshire agricultural shows.
AITOR KARANKA is confident Alvaro Negredo will be able to rediscover his best form during his season-long loan with Middlesbrough.
HAVING been confirmed as Sunderland’s new manager on Saturday morning, David Moyes watched his players in action for the first time a few hours later as they continued their pre-season preparations with a 2-1 win at Rotherham United.
A NURSERY for children with complex needs has been ranked “outstanding” by Ofsted inspectors.
NORTH Yorkshire villagers have learnt details of a fourth proposed housing development in their community within four months.
A TEENAGER has completed a skydive in memory of a much-loved teacher.
A MAN has been charged with attempted murder following Thursday night's stabbing at an Indian restaurant in Darlington.
A MAN has been ordered to pay out more than £800 following a two-year battle over a garage built without planning permission.
GOVERNORS of a closure-threatened primary school are giving up their summer holidays in a final push to save it.
OPPOSITION councillors have launched a petition calling for development to be spread across County Durham instead of concentrated in the area’s only city.
A DANGER driver who went on the run when he faced jail for a high-speed police chase was branded a coward by a judge as he jailed him for 15 months.
TODDLERS donned graduation caps and special t-shirts as they celebrated the end of their nursery days.