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Transport secretary says North's railways have a real problem to solve

Wed, 2022-11-30 19:46
The transport secretary says he is "focused" on trying to improve services in the North of England.

Stanley rape: E-fit of suspect released by police

Wed, 2022-11-30 18:50
Police say a man was attacked near a dog-walking spot in County Durham.

Rehomed Gateshead wallaby Choppy dies from pneumonia

Wed, 2022-11-30 18:26
The marsupial, named Choppy, was taken in at a local zoo after he was spotted on the hop last month.

Ambulance staff in England vote for strike action

Wed, 2022-11-30 15:44
Members of two unions have backed walkouts across England and Wales as the NHS pay dispute deepens.

Alnwick Gardens brought to life with Winter Light Trail

Wed, 2022-11-30 14:23
Visitors follow a trail lit up by projections and installations.

Dozens of Pelton headstones damaged in vandalism spate

Wed, 2022-11-30 11:02
At least 36 headstones were knocked over or damaged in a "devastating" attack.

Heartbreak as North Shields wooden figurine vandalised

Wed, 2022-11-30 06:59
North Tyneside Council says the Wooden Dolly will probably take months to fix.

Girls Aloud: It's 20 years since pop greats were born on Popstars The Rivals

Wed, 2022-11-30 06:40
It's two decades since a talent show launched one of the most successful girl bands in chart history.

Wallsend town centre levelling up images revealed

Wed, 2022-11-30 05:57
Images of a transformed Wallsend are released ahead of a decision over £19m of levelling up funding.

Newcastle: Father's ashes thrown out in flat clearance blunder

Wed, 2022-11-30 05:55
Warren Dodds came back from holiday to find his flat had been emptied and all his belongings gone.

Metro: Three-month South Tyneside closure extended by a week

Tue, 2022-11-29 18:03
Engineers need the extra time to complete the final stretch of power lines and test safety signals.

Newcastle Reclaim the Night march booed by men

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:06
A women's march for safer night-time streets was jeered by men in Newcastle city centre.

Tyne Bridge repairs could take up to four years

Tue, 2022-11-29 13:52
The landmark is in a worse condition than feared and work could take twice as long as expected.

Northern bans e-scooters from trains and stations

Tue, 2022-11-29 11:11
The rail company has said the devices' batteries pose a fire risk because they can overheat.

Rare toy book found in Northumberland sells for £1,600 at auction

Tue, 2022-11-29 10:54
Auctioneers said it was a "mystery" how the collection of tiny books ended up in Northumberland.

Historian David Olusoga to get freedom of Gateshead

Tue, 2022-11-29 07:06
David Olusoga moved to Gateshead from Nigeria when he was five years old.

Newcastle City Council seizes 1,300 fake football kits

Tue, 2022-11-29 07:02
The strips, advertised for sale online, had a street value of about £35,000, the council said.

Fiona Hill to become Durham University chancellor

Tue, 2022-11-29 06:44
Fiona Hill grew up in County Durham and became an adviser to three US presidents.

Newcastle City Council struggles to fill warden posts

Tue, 2022-11-29 06:01
Newcastle City Council will increase pay for anti-social behaviour wardens as 15 roles go unfilled.

New appeal for missing Sacriston miner Edward Donnelly 20 years on

Mon, 2022-11-28 12:32
Durham Police believe Edward Donnelly was murdered after disappearing in 2002.