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Great things to do this bank holiday weekend

Springtime Live: With guest Mr Bloom, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, on BH Monday

12:19pm Friday 28 April 2017


JAMESON April 24, peacefully at home, of Highlea care home Shildon. Harry aged 78 years. Son of the late John and Elsie. Brother to Alan. Will be sadly missed by all the family. Committal service will take place at 11.00am on Thursday, May 18, in Wear…

1:51am Friday 28 April 2017

Trip down memory lane exactly 175 years after Shildon Tunnel was completed

Vic Weatherhead, John Raw and Jane Hackworth Young mark the 175th anniversary

WE Shildon lads have a strange but abiding affection for the Prince of Wales tunnel: none other had a black hole, we supposed, at least not this side of Calcutta.

11:40am Tuesday 25 April 2017

Guisborough hope for reprieve after finishing third bottom

Guisborough are now relying on a reprieve from the FA after they finished third bottom in the ENL first division when they were beaten 3-2 at home by champions South Shields on Saturday.

9:00am Sunday 23 April 2017

Housebuilder Persimmon sells more homes as mortgage deals help buyers get on ladder

GROWTH: Persimmon says interest on its sites has increased as attractive mortgage deals lure in buyers

A HOUSEBUILDER’S sales have risen as the competitive mortgage market continues to provide fertile ground for growth.

9:31am Thursday 27 April 2017

Stand alone

Approaching Harrogate.

Madge Stamp was right, her view now unobstructed. As Billingham Synthonia’s tea hut supremo supposed in last week’s column, the Synners’ now-endangered cantilever stand really is Britain’s oldest and may well have been the first ever.

6:09am Thursday 27 April 2017

Stiffs sentences

HAIR TODAY: Alan Hamilton

Hetton-le-Hole, home of such football greats as Bob Paisley, Harry Potts and Ralph Coates, on occasion also hosts Sunderland’s Under 23s, or development squad or whatever it is that these days they’re called.

5:11am Thursday 27 April 2017


KIRKWOOD April 19, peacefully at home with her loving family at her side, of Eldon Bank Top Shildon, Ivy aged 84 years nee Cooper. Beloved wife of the late John (Jackie). A much loved mother to Stephen and mother-in-law to Hazel. A precious nana to…

1:51am Wednesday 26 April 2017

AkzoNobel lashes out at shareholders as war of words intensifies

SITE: AkzoNobel's Gateshead base. Bosses have been encouraged by investors to engage with a takeover offer    Picture: GOOGLE

A COATINGS firm has dismissed “irresponsible” calls from a shareholder group to debate a senior boss’ future.

7:55pm Tuesday 25 April 2017

Fresh drama as PPG Industries ramps up AkzoNobel offer to £21bn to end takeover saga

SITE: AkzoNobel's Gateshead base. Bosses have been encouraged by investors to engage with a takeover offer    Picture: GOOGLE

A COATINGS firm has vowed to preserve a rival’s North-East expansion plans after tabling a fresh £21bn bid to end a protracted pursuit.

3:32pm Monday 24 April 2017
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