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Flying the flag

The Northern Echo: NORTHERN PRIDE: Arnold Sanderson with his flags

10:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THERE can be few people with a greater passion for this green and pleasant land than Arnold Sanderson.

Putting the world in perspective

8:07pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE main talking point of the week in the pubs and offices of Britain has been the sacking of David Moyes as the manager of Manchester United.

The Northern Echo: Features: Comment
The Northern Echo: Features: Letters

Time for a reality check

10:42am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

IT is clearly a matter of regret that the North-East’s biggest charity, the Northern Rock Foundation, is to close.

Who really won the war

The Northern Echo: VE DAY: Crowds celebrate Victory in Europe in 1945

11:03am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

WERE we really victorious in 1945? Certainly our two allies, Russia and the US, emerged as victors – stronger, richer and more powerful.

The Northern Echo: Features: Echo Woman
The Northern Echo: Features: Health

Plating a trail

The Northern Echo: Food, glorious food: Children are getting to know more about how it is produced in a Farm to Fork project

11:18am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Many children have no idea where their food comes from. Lisa Salmon looks at a new initiative designed to remedy that and encourage healthy eating

Worth keeping your eye on

The Northern Echo: Some eye diseases have no symptoms at all in the early stages

12:25pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

EYE tests aren’t just about assessing whether we need glasses. They can also help detect a range of health problems, such as tumours and diabetes, and prevent long-term sight loss.

The Northern Echo: Eating Out
The Northern Echo: Food and Drink: Recipes

Ego on a plate

The Northern Echo: The Marco Pierre Steakhouse at Hotel Indigo, Newcastle

5:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE most striking thing as you enter Marco Pierre White’s restaurant, within Hotel Indigo in the heart of Newcastle, is the man himself. Giant images of the celebrity chef adorn practically every wall, so any doubts you may have had of being in the wrong place are quickly dispelled.

Coconut souffle

The Northern Echo: Serve coconut souffles with coffee ice cream and a dusting of cinnamon

12:41pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Forget ringing for a takeaway or grabbing a jar of ready-made sauce. Cooking Indian food from scratch is easier than you think. Here is an easy recipe for you to try.

The Northern Echo: North East History
The Northern Echo: Motoring car reviews and news

Record breaker Jim

The Northern Echo: STRONG SIDE: Jimmy McMillan, seated front right, with fellow players from the team that won the 1964 FA Amateur Cup

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FIFTY years ago, nearly to the day, on Saturday, April 18, 1964, Jimmy McMillan, the Crook Town outside left, climbed the steps to the Royal Box at Wembley Stadium to receive his fourth and record-breaking FA Amateur Cup winners’ medal.

More spent on keeping cars on road than anything else, survey finds

The Northern Echo: Thief walks out of store with new bike

10:59am Thursday 10th April 2014

NEARLY half of drivers in the UK spend more disposable income on their car than anything else, according to a survey.

The Northern Echo: Columnists Header

The Northern Echo: Peter Barron

From The Editor's Chair
Editor's view of the week's events.
Dad At Large
Peter Barron on the heartaches & belly laughs that go with being a father of four.

The Northern Echo: Mike Amos

Mike Amos
Discursive and multi-faceted column
Backtrack
Sporting memories

The Northern Echo: Ruth Campbell

Mum At Large
Ruth on the heartaches & belly laughs that go with being a mum.

The Northern Echo: Ray Mallon

Ray Mallon
A personal view of the week's events

The Northern Echo: Rob Merrick

Rob Merrick
Weekly political commentary.

The Northern Echo: Nigel Burton

Gadget Reviews
Best and worst from the world of gadgets
Video Game Reviews
PC, console and handheld
Motor Reviews
Weekly motoring reviews

The Northern Echo: Chris Lloyd

Echo Memories
Weekly column taking a look at North-East History
Memories Blog
North-East history blog

The Northern Echo: Sharon Griffiths

Sharon's View
Opinion from the region's best known woman columnist who never sits on the fence

The Northern Echo: Peter Mullen

Peter Mullen
Topical weekly column from the Rector of St Michael's, Cornhill, in the City of London

The Northern Echo: Harry Mead

Harry Mead
A personal view of the week's events

The Northern Echo: Steve Pratt

Tonight's TV
Steve's look at tonight's TV
Movie Reviews
Weekly movie reviews
Soapwatch
Light-hearted delve into soapworld

The Northern Echo: Staff Blogs

The Northern Echo: Blogs: Peter BarronPETER BARRON
Peter Barron, editor of The Northern Echo since January 1999, joined the paper as a reporter in 1984. He spent a year as editor of the Hartlepool Mail before rejoining The Northern Echo as editor. He is also a former UK columnist of the Year. Sign up for my free email newsletter!

The Northern Echo: Paul Fraser FRASER KICKS OFF
Football chat with The Northern Echo's chief football writer, Paul Fraser. You can follow Paul and our other sports writers on twitter via our sport page.


The Northern Echo: Chris LloydECHO MEMORIES
Chris Lloyd's Echo Memories is one of the most popular features in The Northern Echo, generating plenty of reader reaction every week. This blog aims to air as many as the letters and emails as possible, to encourage more memories and feedback, and to act as a first draft for a future column.

The Northern Echo: Reader Blogs

The Northern Echo: Darlington CollegeDARLINGTON COLLEGE
Darlington College writes about the life of its students and the full-time and part-time courses it offers.


The Northern Echo: Dr Neil O'BrienNORTH DURHAM CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP
North Durham CCG chief clinical officer, Dr Neil O'Brien, gives some personal insight into what’s happening in North Durham's NHS.


The Northern Echo: John MorelandEDUCATION
Polam Hall School based in Darlington writes about the issues affecting our students today from primary to secondary education.


The Northern Echo: Button's BlogBUTTON'S BLOG
Button's Blog aims to give Darlington residents a unique insight into the thoughts of the town’s Neighbourhood Police Team Inspector, Mick Button. Sgt Louise Guest of Darlington Neighbourhood Policing team will also contribute.

The Northern Echo: Cockfield BlogCOCKFIELD
Nigel Dowson writes about his home town of Cockfield. Nigel, who was born and bred in Cockfield, owns Jigsaw Hair Salon in Darlington and has a passion for local history.


The Northern Echo: County Durham FoundationCOUNTY DURHAM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
This blog will tell you about new funding streams available through the foundation's grant-making programmes, set up by local donors and through other partnerships including government funding.


The Northern Echo: Paul GoughFEEL GREAT FOR SPORT
Advice from Chartered and State Registered Physiotherapist, Paul Gough, who is known for his successful running of the physiotherapy department at Darlington Football Club for more than four years.

The Northern Echo: Wendy's Slimming BlogWENDY'S SLIMMING BLOG
Join Wendy on her weight loss journey as she looks to slim from 32st down to 10st with the help of Slimming World.


The Northern Echo: Judith Middleton BlogJUDITH'S DIVORCE BLOG
Reflections on divorce, separation and associated topics by Judith Middleton, Consultant at Macks Solcicitors. Judith qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and is accredited as a family law specialist by Resolution. She is also the Regional Press Officer for Resolution, Tees Valley.

The Northern Echo: Colin DevonportSHILDON MATTERS
Colin Devonport offers a view not often aired about the positive side of the railway town with a mining past and glossy future.


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