COMMUNITY volunteers have turned out in force to give a North-East cemetery an autumn makeover.
WATER voles, amphibians and kingfishers are all set to benefit from Tesco’s 5p carrier bag charge.
OFFENDERS have turned over a new leaf by transforming overgrown land to make way for disabled children to access North-East woodland.
RESIDENTS across the Tees Valley are being asked their views on a transport plan to improve roads, railways and footpaths across the region.
NORTH-East politicians have welcomed the government’s pledge of almost half a million pounds towards plans for a new road crossing over the River Tees.
THE Government has done everything it can to help rebuild Teesside after a steelmaker’s collapse, an MP last night claimed.
THE County Durham girl who went to Rio and returned as an Olympic champion – all before finding out her GCSE results – has been crowned The Northern Echo’s Local Hero 2016.
SEVENTEEN years ago, just as I was setting out as editor of The Northern Echo, I launched an event to honour the heroes of grass roots sport in the North-East.
A GOVERNMENT decision to approve a controversial multi-million pound retail and leisure development at Scotch Corner has been met with equal joy and dismay after almost two years of wrangling.