A WOMAN was flown to James Cook Hospital with serious leg injuries after a collision on the A167 at Breckenbrough Hall, near Thirsk, North Yorkshire.
WAYNE Rooney lived up to top billing in Donetsk as he scored the goal which sent England into a Euro 2012 quarter-final meeting with Italy in Kiev on Sunday.
Frank Bell has taken over as the new chairman of Consett, and is hoping that the ongoing judicial review will soon be completed in the club’s favour.
CHILDREN blighted by radiation from the Chernobyl disaster have been given free toys and clothes by supporters.
THE A66 eastbound is closed at Middlesbrough after a lorry shed its load.
Even if the sun hasn’t realised it yet, the time is ripe to start planning your next barbecue. Diana Pilkington gets some meaty inspiration from Mike Reid, executive chef at restaurant chain Gaucho - best known for its Argentine steaks
It's festival time for authors and a chance for them to meet their readers. Steve Pratt talks to Harrogate crime writing supremo Mark Billingham about bringing life to book...
It's festival time for authors and a chance for them to meet their readers. Steve Pratt talks to Victoria Hislop about bringing life to book...
A COUPLE of bids totalling £12m inside 24 hours for two players offers up an indication that Newcastle United are trying to help Alan Pardew add to his squad.
Sue Fox and her husband enjoy a stay in the Burgoyne Hotel and rediscover a delightful corner of the northern Dales.
ARE you seeking a new style for your home that’s economical, charming and has the royal seal of approval? Look no further than homespun style.
After completing the first leg of her Coastal Tour of England in the North-East, artist Lynne Wixon talks to Ruth Addicott about the places that inspired her the most.
Playing old 78s on a wind-up gramophone, Vintage DJ Tilly Shaw talks to Ruth Addicott about her love for old music.
Actor Cillian Murphy’s got his name in Red Lights, but he’s not shedding any light at all on secrets of the latest Batman movie. He talks to Steve Pratt.
A North-East make-up artist is making a name for herself among the world’s A-listers. Rachel Meek takes a look at her brush with success.
IF you’ve ever muttered the words “I don’t know much about art, but I know what I like,” then Grayson Perry would probably quite like to meet you.
The UK’s trade deficit unexpectedly widened sharply in April to its highest level in nearly seven years, Analysts said it highlighted the continuing weakness in the UK economy.
WORKERS at SSI in Thailand have welcomed the arrival of the first shipment of steel made by the company’s Teesside works.
ODYSSEY Systems, the Tees Valley telecommunications specialist, is celebrating its 25th anniversary year with a vow to continue investing in its business.
They came, they sawed… and we conquered. As the Forestry Commission tries to track more of them down, Ruth Addicott looks at the vital role lumberjills played in the war effort.
NORTH-EAST businesses have the chance to reach for the stars when it comes to building the world’s largest ground-based telescope.
Bernard O’Mahoney helped control the drug trade in one of the UK’s most infamous nightclubs and was a suspect in a gangland triple murder. The reformed criminal turned author and North-East cafe owner talks to Chris Fay.
THE price of petrol at the pumps is continuing to fall and should dip even further soon, the AA said today.
A MOTHER who killed her young son and daughter in a Spanish hotel room was astonishingly calm when she showed police their bodies, a court heard today.
A LIBRARIAN has turned author and written her first children's book.
INTRUDERS fled a house empty-handed after possibly breaking in to the wrong house, police have said.
UP to 800 women are expected to take part in a hospice’s biggest fundraising event of the year this weekend.
Pope, of Durham, (HAS, June 15) which extorted the people of Darlington not to knock wheelie bins until they had tried them.
I LIVE on the site of the former RAF West Beckham chain home radar station, in Norfolk, and am writing a book about this historic site and its famous wartime commanding officer. So far I have tracked down the former wartime station commander’s…
I LIVE in New Shildon and think that it could be looked after better, particularly the roadside shrubbery.
I WOULD like to thank the Olympic Committee for choosing me as a torch bearer in Darlington (Echo, June 18).
OUR supposed “leaders” are to hold yet another round of talks to stave off the looming economic crisis and to save the disastrous euro.
THE Government’s announcement of another £80bn gift to the banks is a scandal (Echo, June 14).
VJ.CONNOR’S letter (HAS, June 16) mades a number of interesting points about troubled familes.
POLICE have vowed to clampdown on illegal off-road bikers after concerned residents reported the problem getting worse.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a kind-hearted and talented Bishop Auckland woman who has been described as the town’s own Mary Portas.
THIS series of massive economic bailouts – £100bn here, another £100bn there, with heaven knows how many back up “fire walls” running into the trillions – will have the effect of impoverishing a whole generation.
IF anyone is in any doubt about where the priorities lie in the world of modern football, they should look at the punishment handed out to Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner yesterday.
What could be the region’s biggest ever casino remains an undimmed ambition of Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon. Stuart Arnold reports.
TODAY’S second NatWest Series match at The Oval will take place in sombre circumstances, following the death of Surrey batsman Tom Maynard.
BORN To Sea can do his family name proud in the St James’s Palace Stakes.
YORKSHIRE clinched their second Friends Life t20 win on the spin last night as they easily beat Derbyshire at the County Ground by 41 runs last night.
ENGLAND boss Roy Hodgson insists he has not had to take on a dressing room full of huge egos.
ANTONIO Cassano and Mario Balotelli fired Italy into the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 after a tense victory over the Republic of Ireland.
ENGLAND skipper Steven Gerrard has vowed not to let minds wander beyond this evening’s Euro 2012 qualification decider with co-hosts Ukraine.
THOUSANDS of people are expected to turn out to watch the Olympic torch relay tomorrow.
A BURLESQUE night will be held at a North-East theatre this weekend.
THE train took the strain as the Olympic torch arrived in North Yorkshire yesterday.