Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

A daily newspaper covering the news, politics, crime, sports, and business of the Newcastle and North East regions of England. Also features profiles of local newsmakers and celebrity news.

Articles from August 18, 2007

Anger as Mercy Is Shown to Bombers; Indonesia Cuts Prison Sentences of Bali Plotters
Byline: By PAUL MCMILLAN PLOTTERS in a bomb attack which killed two North East tourists have had their sentences cut. Six Islamic militants who were jailed in Indonesia for their part in the 2002 Bali bombing have had their sentences reduced...
A Real Fine Mess for Stanley! Sunday League Football Latest Consett Sunday League
THERE was a major opening-day shock in the First Division as champions Stanley Royal suffered a 3-1 defeat at AK Leisure. The Royal went throughout last season without a defeat but, despite a goal from former Billingham Synthonia and Consett striker...
Back from Desert for Stylish Civvies; Fashion Female Soldiers Don't Get Much Time to Dress Up, as SUHAINE STEVENS Discovers
Byline: SUHAINE STEVENS AFTER returning home after a stint in Afghanistan, Army officer Joanna Marples is more than keen to kick off her combat boots, get out of her uniform and get into some stylish civvies. Joanna, 25, from Bedlington, is a...
Can You Cut It? Gardens Peter Barratt's GARDEN CENTERS Quality Value & Style
IF you want to increase your stock for next year you start off by taking semi-ripe cuttings from all sorts of shrubs, herbs, soft fruit and lavender, now through to the first half of September. Beginners to gardening can become confused with the...
Colourful Nine Year Pursuit of Perfection; Gardens Pounds 50 WINNER ME & MY GARDEN
Byline: ANNA FENTON It started with a couple of pot plants but Mary Johnson's passion for her garden soon grew. Here ANNA FENTON talks to her about her new love WHEN I first moved in the garden was absolutely bare, there was no colour or anything...
Helping You to Recycle More; Council Offers a Lift-Your-Box Service in Its Green Policy
Byline: By AMY HUNT Environment Reporter A HELPING hand is available for those who struggle to do their recycling. Newcastle's Recycling Assisted Lift Service is designed to aid elderly and disabled people with their recycling box. This month...
Making a Real Show of Himself; All-Round Entertainer Warren Speed Is Adding Another String to His Bow by Introducing Male Burlesque into Newcastle's Nightlife as Well as Reviving Its Comedy Festival. GRAHAM ROBSON Finds out How He's Getting On
Byline: GRAHAM ROBSON HE'S a jack of all trades, is Warren Speed. He's the man behind next year's Newcastle- Gateshead Comedy Festival, a stand-up comic and the driving force in charge of entertainment company Growling Clown Entertainment Growling...
Remember When: Beloved Trundles of the Trolleybus; System Kept Busy Town on the Go for Decades A BLAST FROM THE PAST
Byline: RAY MARSHALL TROLLEYBUS memories are to be evoked thanks to a new book which looks back at the life and eventual demise of one of the region's best-loved travel systems. The South Shields trolleybus system was one of three to operate...
Toon Gets Pounds 30m from New Boss; Club's Debts Almost Halved
Byline: By NICK WHITTEN Industrial Reporter BILLIONAIRE Mike Ashley has dug deep into his pockets to almost halve Newcastle United's near-pounds 80m debt. The sports tycoon splashed pounds 30m of his own cash this week on scrapping a large...
Travel: Plenty to Conquer; ANDY FLETCHER and His Family Hit the Road for a Week in Normandy
Byline: ANDY FLETCHER PLAYING happily in the sand, my two boys were unaware of the depth of history beneath them. The Duke of Normandy sailed from these shores not far short of 1,000 years ago, intent on waging war against England. Nine centuries...
TV Bosses Serving Up Chef after Chef; TV CRITIC
Byline: LIZ LAMB COOK YOURSELF THIN, TUESDAY, C4 THERE'S a feast of cookery programmes on TV at the mo. A slightly podgier Jamie Oliver is back on our screens with Jamie at Home, then there's The Hairy Bikers' Cookbook and Kitchen Criminals,...