HAS it been a good or bad week on Tyneside? Depends who you ask. From a purely football perspective, what matters is that Newcastle United are promoted and firmly back in the Championship title picture.
HEALTH chiefs have launched an investigation to establish why human tissue samples were held at a North-East hospital.
RAFAEL BENITEZ has the backing of the players to take Newcastle United into a new Premier League era after being urged to stay at St James’ Park for the long-term.
THE first key holiday period has been hailed a success following the reopening of a renamed North-East visitor attraction.
A NESTING site for sand martins is being built on the North-East coast.
EAGLESCLIFFE won the Northumberland and Durham Inter County Foursomes at the weekend.
EARLIER this season, when Preston North End paid a visit to Tyneside in the EFL Cup, Newcastle United hit them for six. That was when the Magpies were in the thick of a nine-match winning run, with confidence flowing through the team.
The Magpies secured their place back in the Premier League on Monday after beating Preston 4-1 at St James’ Park.
A NEW exhibition by artist LS Lowry celebrating the 130th anniversary of his birth opens at the weekend.