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The Northern Echo: Features: Columnists

From the Big Bang to the millionth finish of Bupa Great North Run

The Northern Echo: David Almond

9:57am Friday 29th August 2014

THE countdown to the millionth finish of the Bupa Great North Run will start with a bang – the Big Bang to be precise.

Home alone

The Northern Echo:

10:18am Friday 29th August 2014

DON’T laugh – there really is an illness called Retired Husband Syndrome.

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

A day many will treasure

9:55am Friday 29th August 2014

FOR those who were at Durham Tees Valley Airport yesterday, to witness the fly-past of a Lancaster bomber, it was a day they will never forget.

Fifty years on – appealing for your memories of the Rolling Stones’ shows

The Northern Echo:

9:58am Friday 29th August 2014

TIME passes fast and, believe it or not, it is 50 years ago this year since the Rolling Stones played two shows at the Rialto Theatre in York as part of their 1964 UK tour.

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

The dust gatherers

The Northern Echo:

10:13am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A survey has confirmed what most of us already know – men are rubbish at household chores. But what’s their excuse? asks Nel Staveley

Feel the heat – but stay safe

3:41pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

WITH British summers so unreliable, it’s no wonder many of us are keen to make the most of the sunshine when it shows up, and a leisurely walk – or a strenuous hike – is a great way of getting outdoors into the fresh air.

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

Duke curries favour

The Northern Echo:

12:56pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Barry Nelson delves back into history to discover new delights being delivered in Darlington

Leftover roast pork salad with crackling

The Northern Echo:

3:32pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

IT’S hardly likely that you’d deliberately roast a joint of pork specifically to make this salad.

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

Football’s North star

The Northern Echo:

12:45pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

IN the 1950s if you could get a game of football for Bishop Auckland, Crook Town, Shildon and Durham County then you had to be a decent player.

Ibiza is the place to be in 2014

The Northern Echo: Ibiza I-Tech:  Seat's best-selling small car is better value than ever before and helping lead the Spanish manufacturer's product-led fightback

12:50am Thursday 28th August 2014

AFTER a brush with near-death Seat is fighting fit and setting new sales records in the UK.

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
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

Light-hearted delve into soapworld

The Northern Echo: Columnists: Viv Hardwick

Tonight's TV
Viv's look at tonight's TV

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: Jobs blogCAREERS ADVICE
Expert careers advice to help you find the right job, from writing a professional CV, to making the right impression during the interview process.

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.

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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