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10:49am Wednesday 23rd April 2014
THERE can be few people with a greater passion for this green and pleasant land than Arnold Sanderson.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mum At Large
Ruth on the heartaches & belly laughs that go with being a mum.
A personal view of the week's events
Weekly political commentary.
Opinion from the region's best known woman columnist who never sits on the fence
Topical weekly column from the Rector of St Michael's, Cornhill, in the City of London
A personal view of the week's events
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!
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.
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.
Darlington College writes about the life of its students and the full-time and part-time courses it offers.
NORTH 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.
Polam Hall School based in Darlington writes about the issues affecting our students today from primary to secondary education.
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.
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.
COUNTY 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.
FEEL 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.
WENDY'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.
JUDITH'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.
Colin Devonport offers a view not often aired about the positive side of the railway town with a mining past and glossy future.