COUNCILLORS have unanimously approved plans to turn a former care home into a hotel.
AN open air museum is offering a job opportunity with the chance to make history.
MAGNIFICENT banner parades, brass bands and pit ponies will celebrate the region’s proud mining heritage during a five-day event at an open air museum.
A JUNIOR Miners’ gala - a minors’ gala - has been staged as part of a celebration of the North-East’s industrial heritage.
A NORTH-East grandfather shortlisted for a national award has been touring the region in a final push to clinch votes.
A PLAQUE dedicated to the victims of the Brancepeth Colliery pit disaster will go back on public display next week after spending years behind closed doors in a derelict building.
VISITORS to a popular attraction can step back in time to enjoy afternoon tea, Edwardian style.
COUNCILLORS are to discuss plans to turn a former care home into a hotel next week.
FOLK fans have a choice between two popular local acts tonight, when The John Wrightson Band appear at the atmospheric Beamish Mary (there’s a song about her, you know!) at No Place near Stanley, and at Darlington’s Copper Beech, good-time duo…