IT quickly became obvious last season that there wasn't room for three North-East teams in National One. Now it seems there might not be room for two.
A MOTHER and daughter team have launched a nutrition and food business specialising in wheat, dairy, yeast and gluten-free products.
THE 162 coke ovens at Redcar's closed steelworks will burn out by tomorrow morning and be lost forever unless a County Durham coal company can strike an 11th-hour rescue deal, The Northern Echo understands.
UNDER 14 Girls' v Norton. A 7-2 home win ensured the promising Under 14 Girls' kept the pressure on top of the table, Lumley. Goals from Chloe Ryan (4), Becky Potter, Lily Mansfield and Lottie Hall…
DOZENS of skaters came together to mark the 16th birthday of a popular youngster who died earlier this year.
A CHEF who has cooked for Bill Clinton and David Beckham is further developing his talents in the kitchen of one of the UK’s leading chilled and frozen food companies.
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GRAEME STORM’S bid for glory at the Alfred Dunhill Links came to a frustrating end this afternoon.
A PENSIONER has broken the world record for the longest finger nails.
A RUGBY club chairman has been reunited with the student who helped save his life after he had a cardiac arrest while swimming.
THE morning after the night before, and the All Blacks were settling into life in the North-East. Even amongst the world champions, however, thoughts were still being dominated by England and their humiliating exit from the Rugby World Cup.
SCOTLAND captain Greig Laidlaw admits his side cannot afford to make another sloppy start when they take on Samoa in their final group game at St James’ Park on Saturday.
THEY came, they saw, they drank copious amounts of Belhaven Best while wearing ‘See you Jimmy’ hats and kilts. They left disappointed, but will return again on Saturday as their side attempt to take their final chance to secure a place in…
GATESHEAD missed out on a chance to climb level on points with leaders Forest Green in the Vanarama Conference.
HUNDREDS of visitors celebrated wings and wheels at a North-East airfield this weekend.
POLITICAL journalist Kevin Maguire is to be a mentor for hundreds of budding North-East journalists.
NEWS on new devolution powers that will affect North Yorkshire are expected to be announced within weeks.
A MAN is facing ten months behind bars after being found with a Stanley knife hours after new “two strike” laws came into effect.
A FORMER Royal Navy serviceman who started a fire in his flat has had his sentence deferred for six months to allow him to seek psychiatric treatment.
AROUND 200 people have taken part in a sponsored walk to help young people with heart problems.
A NEW 60-bed hotel has opened in a North Yorkshire town, which is expected to contribute about £5.4m investment to the area and create around 20 new jobs.
AN OFF-DUTY police officer has been confirmed as one of those killed in a motorcycle crash in North Yorkshire on Friday.
A CHILD killer and rapist suspected over the unsolved disappearance of a Northern Ireland schoolgirl has died in prison in County Durham.
SAM ALLARDYCE is the bookmakers favourite to succeed Dick Advocaat at Sunderland.
SUNDERLAND have confirmed that Dick Advocaat has stepped down as head coach at the Stadium of Ligh.
A “DANGEROUS” offender will spend eight years in prison after punching, kicking and stamping on a fellow inmate in a young offenders institution.
A TEENAGE cancer survivor has rallied around her fellow Explorer Scouts and Scouts and set them the challenge of raising money for a charity that helps young people in her position and their families.
ANY Government cash put into the closed SSI steelworks in Redcar would risk being swallowed up by the Thai banks which backed its bankrupt owners, Business Secretary Sajid Javid has warned.
A MOTHER is behind bars after threatening the woman who was raped by her son.
THREE cyclists raised more than £1,500 for a charity which helped one of their sons to flourish.
A DOG owner has raised hundreds of pounds for a charity that helps him care for his beloved pet.
VETERANS who are on the road to recovery from mental and physical illness or injury are preparing to brave the catwalk in a fundraising fashion show.
SIZE, age and injury proved no barrier for Thai boxer Shannon Bowe as she fought her way to national glory.
AN independent bed business which lost its founder last year has won a national award.
A COUNTY DURHAM author has written a children's Christmas book to raise money for the NSPCC.
TWO tribes from proud sporting nations met in the North-East on Saturday as Newcastle hosted its first of three Rugby World Cup games.
SHOPPERS were evacuated from Asda, in Bishop Auckland, on Saturday afternoon.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an accident which left an elderly lady with serious injuries after she was struck by a car at a busy shopping centre.
A PRIMARY school was buzzing after opening their new early years building.
A GOOD old fashioned singsong proved a big hit at a dementia support group.
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West Auckland manager Andy Campbell is hoping that his side’s 4-2 extra time win at Darwen in the second qualifying round of the Vase on Saturday is a turning point for them.
Shildon manager Gary Forrest said that he felt “badly let down” by his players after they were beaten 2-1 at home by Consett on Saturday.
ONE of the country's most celebrated actors and writers has returned to his North-East roots for a charity event.
A CAR that failed to stop for police collided with a number of other vehicles before hitting a 19-year-old man.