CORONER JE Brown Humes addressed the jury as he drew the inquiry into two sensational deaths to a close. He said: “As men of the world, you have heard that Robert Leighton, a man of high passion and fierce temper, had been openly associating with…
PLANS have been submitted to extend Stanhope Fire Station to create a new gym and improved locker and changing facilities.
THE rich ancestry of Weardale folk will be celebrated during an eight-day festival this summer.
THE first sheep show in the country to reopen after the foot and mouth crisis returns this month.
POLICE and railway officials have launched a joint campaign to crackdown on trespassers on a popular heritage line.
A TOURISM network will join forces with the next generation of filmmakers to create a series of short videos to promote Weardale.
A CLOUD of uncertainty is hanging over a heritage railway after a $3m legal dispute erupted over the biggest event on its calendar – The Polar Express.
AN angling society which is celebrating its 100th anniversary hopes to attract a new generation of fly fishers.
JOPLING May 11, peacefully in the care of West Lodge, Frank, aged 84 years of Sunniside, formerly Weardale. Devoted husband of Nancy, much loved and loving dad to Judith, also a dear brother, uncle and good friend to many. Will friends please meet for…
THE Northern Echo has joined forces with our sister papers and local news outlets around the country to highlight the value of real news and a free press, at a time when rumour is presented as fact and the lines between real and fake news are more…