ENJOY The Northern Echo uninterrupted with our brand new app. 

We're always looking for ways to make your favourite Echo content easier to read, that's why we've launched an app for news on the go, without getting disturbed by ads. 

We provide in-depth, quality and trusted news, sport, business, entertainment and nostalgia content which we know our readers love. 

Premium Plus digital subscribers will now have unlimited access to our new advert-free app and website, while Premium and non-subscribers have limited access within the app. 

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Key benefits you'll get when subscribing to our app: 

The Northern Echo:

  • Browse uninterrupted with an ad-free experience
  • Read the latest news feeding in from our website
  • Even better navigation. We have included icons along the bottom to news, digital editions and puzzles
  • 'My content' allows downloading and bookmarking of content including digital editions
  • You'll have the ability to search through articles and digital editions of our newspaper (including access to previous digital editions)
  • You can share your favourite stories with friends and family
  • Unlimited access to the website and app as a digital subscriber  

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What else do I get with The Northern Echo app? 

We have a new addition to our team. Joanna Morris has returned, having previously worked as a reporter for us, as our new Investigations Editor. 

Joanna has been working as a data journalist for RADAR. Her attention to detail and rigorous investigative journalism is unrivalled across the region.  

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We're also proud to offer business coverage with Business and Commercial Editor, Mike Huges, nostalgic memories of the North East and North Yorkshire, with Chris Lloyd and Newcastle United, Sunderland AFC, Middlesbrough FC and Hartlepool United coverage with Chief Sports Writer Scott Wilson. 

To enjoy your ad-free experience, check out our app at one of these links:

Apple: Northern Echo on the App Store

Android: The Northern Echo – Apps on Google Play

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Have you got a story for us? Contact our newsdesk on newsdesk@nne.co.uk or contact 01325 505054