The Journal (Newcastle, England)

The Journal is a regional newspaper from Newcastle, England. The Journal publishes the latest business, sports, and politics news.

Articles from November 9, 2006

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2 DAY IN MINUTES: Home and Abroad
Carnage sparks fury HAMAS'S supreme leader Khaled Mashaal said yesterday the group would no longer honour a February 2005 truce and called for renewed attacks on Israel after 18 members of a family, including eight children, were killed in an Israeli...
Action Needed in War against Grey Squirrels
Thank goodness for Lord Redesdale and his attempts to drum up an army that will at last attempt to do something positive in the war against grey squirrels, by shooting them (Front page The Journal, Wednesday November 8). This region has stood alone...
Barton Says There May Be a Witch Hunt
Byline: By Jamie Gardner Manchester City midfielder Joey Barton feels he may have been the victim of a "witch hunt" after the Football Association punished him for dropping his shorts earlier this season. The 24-year-old was fined pounds 2,000...
Beer Cheers Baltic
East European brewer Baltic Beverages Holding has raised growth forecasts for its key Russian market after a bumper third quarter when Russians turned to beer and away from imported wines and spirits. BBH, whose key asset is a majority stake in...
Bird Sparks Police Alert
Bemused police officers were led on a merry dance by a rare bird with a mohican. Surrey Police received 22 calls from motorists reporting an "exotic-looking bird" hopping down the middle of the A3 southbound carriageway just outside Cobham yesterday...
Boxing: Misery Is Mounting for Jailed Harrison
PROMOTER Frank Warren admits Scott Harrison could be stripped of his WBO featherweight title after the 29-year-old was forced to pull out of the next defence of his crown. The Scot has been unable to secure his release from a Spanish prison, where...
Brum Bow out with Pride Intact
Byline: By John Curtis Birmingham regained their pride but still bowed out of another competition at the hands of Liverpool as Daniel Agger's goal in first-half stoppage-time settled last night's Carling Cup fourth round clash at St Andrews, writes...
Clare Fegan Column
Byline: By Clare Fegan If you are a homeowner, company or property developer and you are intending to apply for planning permission, there may be some unexpected pitfalls you should be aware of. Having your planning application rejected may be the...
Clare Fegan; Legal Clinic
Byline: Clare Fegan "IF you are a homeowner, company or property developer and you are intending to apply for planning permission, there may be some unexpected pitfalls you should be aware of. Having your planning application rejected may be the...
Council's Bosses 'On the Back Foot' Academic Will Not Be Allowed to Make Presentation
Byline: By Ross Smith THE author of a report which claimed radical reform plans at a North town hall would put at risk 800 jobs said last night council bosses were "on the back foot" for a showdown meeting today. Trade unions will go head-to-head...
Cricket: Hogg We Will Meet theAussies Head-On
Byline: By Richard Gibson MATTHEW Hoggard promises England will be out to match Australia's aggressive cricket as they bid to retain the Ashes this winter. Hoggard (pictured above), mindful of Australia's hugely successful gameplan of dominating...
Crossley at Wednesday
New Sheffield Wednesday manager Brian Laws has signed Fulham goalkeeper Mark Crossley on loan. Wednesday have secured the experienced former Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough keeper's services up to and including the home game with Hull on January...
Darryl's Ready to Face the Big Two
Byline: By Simon Stone Carling Cup hero Darryl Flahavan celebrated Southend's stunning success over Manchester United and roared 'Bring on Chelsea or Arsenal'. The Shrimpers goalkeeper was the inspiration behind his side's amazing win at Roots...
Democratic Surge Dismays Market
Utility stocks were once again in focus after an announcement by Scottish Power that it had received a takeover approach which might or might not lead to a bid. The news sent shares in other utility companies higher, with Northumbrian Water rising...
Democratic Surge Dismays Market; Stocks and Shares
Byline: Gary Fawcett UTILITY stocks were once again in focus after an announcement by Scottish Power that it had received a takeover approach which might or might not lead to a bid. The news sent shares in other utility companies higher, with Northumbrian...
Dinwiddie's Big Dream Wrecked
Byline: By Tim Taylor Robert Dinwiddie's dream of winning his card for both the European and American professional tours over the next fortnight lay in ruins last night. Torrential rain in the south of Spain has forced partial delays in Europe's...
Disgrace of Maps with a Political Aim
You really do have to have been born yesterday to believe that "heat maps" compiled by the Department of Health were not to be used for political purposes. The maps show where hospital trusts are facing problems ( and might cost the Government votes...
Door Open on an Affordable Home
Byline: By Robert Brooks It's the town where the average family home costs 10 times the average local income ( but help is at hand to help struggling house-hunters. Town hall chiefs in Alnwick, Northumberland, have launched the Homeseeker's Register,...
Door Open on an Affordable Home; Council Helps Local Buyers on to Housing Ladder
Byline: By Robert Brooks IT'S the town where the average family home costs 10 times the average local income - but help is at hand to help struggling househ unters. Town hall chiefs in Alnwick, Northumberland, have launched the Homeseeker's Register,...
Everton Ace Hits Back at Referee
Byline: Paul Walker James McFadden has strongly denied he called referee Graham Poll a cheat before being sent off in his side's heated Carling Cup defeat, writes Paul Walker. The Scotland international turned angrily to Poll after the Hertfordshire...
Family Friendly
The North-East's first homes, gardens and lifestyle exhibition is coming to Newcastle next April. And companies from across the region are anxious to take part. Superstore IKEA is sponsoring homemaker ( the exhibition, at the Metro Radio Arena on...
Family Friendly; Interiors
THE North-East's first homes, gardens and lifestyle exhibition is coming to Newcastle next April. And companies from across the region are anxious to take part. homemaker - the exhibition, at the Metro Radio Arena on April 14 and 15. IKEA opened...
Feuding Bosses Charged by FA
Byline: By Jim van Wijk Arsene Wenger and Alan Pardew face the possibility of a touchline ban after being charged with "improper conduct" by the FA in the wake of their bust-up at Upton Park. The two bosses had to be separated following Marlon...
Fire Crews Go for Enterprise
Byline: By Ross Smith For 42 hours a week, firefighters are ready to battle flames and save lives. But for the rest of the time, many are earning extra cash by cleaning windows, tidying gardens or putting up shelves. And 26 North-East firefighters...
Fire Crews Go for Enterprise; Figures Show How Many Have Second Jobs
Byline: By Ross Smith FOR 42 hours a week, firefighters are ready to battle flames and save lives. But for the rest of the time, many are earning extra cash by cleaning windows, tidying gardens or putting up shelves. And 26 North-East firefighters...
Fishing: There's Plenty to Celebrate at Jubilee; GAME Angling
IT was another good week at Jubilee Lakes with the cooler weather and first frost of the season stirring up the larger trout. There were eight double-figure fish ranging from 10lb 1oz to 16lb 14oz being brought to the net. Among the big fish were...
Football: Barton Says There May Be a Witch Hunt
Byline: By Jamie Gardner MANCHESTER City midfielder Joey Barton feels he may have been the victim of a "witch hunt" after the Football Association punished him for dropping his shorts earlier this season. The 24-year-old was fined pounds 2,000...
Football: Brum Bow out with Pride Intact
Byline: JOHN CURTIS Birmingham 0 Liverpool 1 BIRMINGHAM regained their pride but still bowed out of another competition at the hands of Liverpool as Daniel Agger's goal in first-half stoppage-time settled last night's Carling Cup fourth round...
Football: Darr Yl's Ready to Face the Big Two
Byline: By Simon Stone CARLING Cup hero Darryl Flahavan celebrated Southend's stunning success over Manchester United and roared 'Bring on Chelsea or Arsenal'. The Shrimpers goalkeeper was the inspiration behind his side's amazing win at Roots...
Football: Ever Ton Ace Hits Back at Referee
Byline: PAUL WALKER Everton 0 Arsenal 1 JAMES McFadden has strongly denied he called referee Graham Poll a cheat before being sent off in his side's heated Carling Cup defeat, writes PAUL WALKER. The Scotland international turned angrily...
Football: Feuding Bosses Charged by FA
Byline: By Jim van Wijk ARSENE Wenger and Alan Pardew face the possibility of a touchline ban after being charged with "improper conduct" by the FA in the wake of their bust-up at Upton Park. The two bosses had to be separated following Marlon...
Football: Gareth Is So Good for Us, Says Yakubu
Byline: By Jack Pickerting GARETH Southgate has received a glowing endorsement from striker Aiyegbeni Yakubu ahead of tomorrow's meeting of Barclays Premiership chairmen where a rule change could give new managers more time to move into the job....
Football: I Will Quit When We Reach Top - Quinn
Byline: By Paul Gilder NIALL Quinn has no intention of outstaying his welcome at the Stadium of Light after admitting that, should he help to reestablish Sunderland as Premiership regulars, he will have no qualms about standing down. And the...
Football: Jonny's New Injury Blow
Byline: ALAN HEDLEY ENGLAND'S World Cup hero Jonny Wilkinson has suffered another shattering injury and is likely to be on the sidelines for up to two months, writes ALAN HEDLEY. And the Falcons injury jinx shows no signs of going away with No...
Football: Roeder's Spoilt for Choice as Keeper Returns
Byline: Paul Gilder Chief Sports Writer GLENN Roeder is preparing to make one of the most difficult decisions of his managerial career at St James's Park as a fit-again Shay Given prepares to challenge an in-form Steve Harper for his Premiership...
Football: Spurs Star Tom Helps in Cruise
Byline: MIKE MCGRATH Tottenham 3 Port Vale 1 (after extra-time) TOM Huddlestone proved the difference as Tottenham came from behind to grab an extra-time win to reach the quarter-finals of the Carling Cup at Port Vale's expense, writes...
Football: That's More like Chelsea
Byline: ADRIAN CURTIS Chelsea 4 Aston Villa 0 CHELSEA assistant manager Steve Clarke said their Carling Cup performance against Aston Villa provided them with the perfect tonic to Sunday's defeat by Tottenham in the Barclays Premiership, writes...
Football: The Heat Is on Me, Says Cats Skipper; 'You're Always Worried If You're Going to Get Back In'
Byline: Stuart Rayner STEVE Caldwell has admitted he was worried he might not be able to force his way back into the Sunderland team after injury and that his comeback this weekend has done nothing to make him feel any more secure about his place...
Football: Three Reasons to Be Cheerful; Stars Return to Help Raise United Spirits
Byline: Paul Gilder NEWCASTLE'S bid to begin a relegation revival this weekend has received fresh impetus after it emerged that three of Glenn Roeder's most important players are all in contention to make their first-team comebacks at the City of...
Ford Banned for a Week
Rugby union: Border Reivers hooker Ross Ford has been suspended for seven days after pleading guilty to a charge of foul play during the Heineken Cup defeat at Northampton Saints last month. The 22-year-old was cited by commissioner Denis Templeton...
Fury at Labour's Hospital Risk List
Byline: By Liz Hands Health Correspondent Secret Department of Health "heat maps" were unveiled yesterday ( showing hospital trusts facing problems which the Government believes could lose Labour votes in the next election. Four North-East hospital...
Fury at Labour's Hospital Risk List; Secret 'Heat Maps' Highlight Ministers' Fears
Byline: By Liz Hands Health Correspondent SECRET Department of Health "heat maps" were unveiled yesterday - showing hospital trusts facing problems which the Government believes could lose Labour votes in the next election. Four North-East hospital...
Gardeners' Diary
Keep in touch with North-East gardening and floral events every Thursday. Today British Cactus and Succulent Society ( Northumbria branch, talk, Shooting Stars, by David Rushforth, St Aidan's Community Centre, Brunton Park, Gosforth, 7.30pm....
Gareth Is So Good for Us, Says Yakubu
Byline: By Jack Pickering Gareth Southgate has received a glowing endorsement from striker Aiyegbeni Yakubu ahead of tomorrow's meeting of Barclays Premiership chairmen where a rule change could give new managers more time to move into the job....
Golf: Dinwiddie's Big Dream Wrecked
Byline: Tim Taylor ROBERT Dinwiddie's dream of winning his card for both the European and American professional tours over the next fortnight lay in ruins last night. Torrential rain in the south of Spain has forced partial delays in Europe's...
Golf: Room for Improvement, Says Furyk
Byline: By Gary Rose A CAREER best year seems to be not enough for Jim Furyk as the world number two insists he still has room for improvement ahead of today's opening round of the HSBC Champions in Shanghai. The 2003 US Open champion, renowned...
Government to Rule on Planning Storm; Councillor's Controversial Scheme Backed
Byline: By Neil McKay A HOUSING application from a councillor which sparked a political storm is to be referred to Government officials. Derwentside District Council planners caused an outcry when they overruled advice from their own planning...
Happy Royals Woo the City Crowds
Byline: By Daniel Thomson Laughing and joking, Royal couple Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall yesterday touched the hearts of hundreds during the first day of their visit to the North-East. Hundreds of people waving flags and banners...
Happy Royals Woo the City Crowds; Royal Visit Hundreds Turn out to Meet Charles and Camilla on Their Whistle-Stop Tour of the North-East
Byline: By Daniel Thomson LAUGHING and joking, Royal couple Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall yesterday touched the hearts of hundreds during the first day of their visit to the North-East. Hundreds of people waving flags and banners...
Hoggard: We Will Meet the Aussies Head-On
Byline: By Richard Gibson Matthew Hoggard promises England will be out to match Australia's aggressive cricket as they bid to retain the Ashes this winter. Hoggard (pictured above), mindful of Australia's hugely successful gameplan of dominating...
Horse Racing: The Hardy Boy Lands Shock Win; 'Stuffy' Horse Romps Home
Byline: By Robert Pratt THE Hardy Boy put up a laudable chasing performance to spring a 66-1 shock at Lingfield Park yesterday. Anna Newton-Smith's gelding jumped for fun under Henry Oliver before registering a nine-length victory from Myson...
Hunting Set Follow Their Hound Dog
Byline: By Hayley Beattie Auctioneer Chris Armstrong will swap his gavel for a microphone when he takes to the stage to become his hero Elvis. The 30-year-old is performing for the second year at the Songs from the Sticks event, run by the Countryside...
Hunting Set Follow Their Hound Dog; Auctioneer Turns Crooner for Countryside Alliance
Byline: By Hayley Beattie AUCTIONEER Chris Armstrong will swap his gavel for a microphone when he takes to the stage to become his hero Elvis. The 30-year-old is performing for the second year at the Songs from the Sticks event, run by the Countryside...
Investors Share a Hi-Tech Vision
Byline: By James Barton A hi-tech company behind a revolutionary process that could generate millions of pounds for the region from X-ray technology has raised pounds 875,000 of investor capital. The money forms part of a pounds 2m cash injection...
It's Never Been Plain Sailing for Brave Adventurer
Ross Hobson has won races, broken records ( and suffered disasters and accidents ( during his 15 years aboard Mollymawk. The Newcastle Dental School lecturer first tried to sail solo across the Atlantic in the Europe 1 Star Race from Plymouth to...
I Will Quit When We Reach Top ( Quinn
Byline: By Paul Gilder Niall Quinn has no intention of outstaying his welcome at the Stadium of Light after admitting that, should he help to re-establish Sunderland as Premiership regulars, he will have no qualms about standing down. And the...
Jobs Lost but Firm's Proud Name Lives On
Byline: By Rebekah Ashby AROUND 40 staff have been made redundant after an historic hardware stockist - with grand expansion plans - collapsed. Thomas Potter, which had been trading for more than 80 years, moved from Newcastle - where it had...
Jonny's New Injury Blow
Byline: By Alan Hedley England's World Cup hero Jonny Wilkinson has suffered another shattering injury and is likely to be on the sidelines for up to two months, writes Alan Hedley. And the Falcons injury jinx shows no signs of going away with...
Keeping Those Sea Tales Alive
Byline: By Tony Henderson Environment Editor A project is to collect stories and memories of a port's heritage, amid concerns it could slip away forever. Sustaining our Coastal Heritage: the Value of Local Knowledge, is a two-year project supported...
Keeping Those Sea Tales Alive; Coastal Heritage Project Gets under Way
Byline: By Tony Henderson Environment Editor A PROJECT is to collect stories and memories of a port's heritage, amid concerns it could slip away forever. Sustaining our Coastal Heritage: the Value of Local Know ledge, is a two-year project supported...
'Let's All Help with Hampers'
Byline: By Zoe Hughes Mp throws down a challenge AN MP has challenged people across the North to donate money to an emergency fund to help families hit by the collapse of the Christmas hamper firm Farepak. Sunderland South's Chris Mullin has...
'Let's All Help with Hampers' MP Throws Down a Challenge
Byline: By Zoe Hughes Political Editor AN MP has challenged people across the North to donate money to an emergency fund to help families hit by the collapse of the Christmas hamper firm Farepak Sunderland South's Chris Mullin has called on everyone...
Let's Do the Movies Right Here, Says MP
Byline: By Zoe Hughes Political Editor The North-East can boast Get Carter, Billy Elliot, Harry Potter and even Alien 3 among its list of movie credits. But an MP is demanding more help from the Government in promoting the region as a place to...
Let's Do the Movies Right Here, Says MP; Wear Ready for Big Screen Success
Byline: By Zoe Hughes Political Editor THE North-East can boast Get Carter, Billy Elliot, Harry Potter and even Alien 3 among its list of movie credits. But an MP is demanding more help from the Government in promoting the region as a place to...
'Manufacturers Are Far from Convinced That the Better Growth They Saw Earlier in the Year Has Become Something More Sustainable'
NORTHERN manufacturers outperformed their Southern counterparts over the last quarter, according to new research. And business confidence in the North-East and Yorkshire saw the sharpest increases in the UK, according to the latest Regional Trends...
Midgley Voices Concern over Thunder Delay
Gateshead Thunder are set to finally announce a decision on their new coach at a board meeting tomorrow. The Tynesiders are the only one of rugby league's 34 professional clubs still to sign or re-sign a player for the 2007 season, which begins...
Misery Is Mounting for Jailed Harrison
Promoter Frank Warren admits Scott Harrison could be stripped of his WBO featherweight title after the 29-year-old was forced to pull out of the next defence of his crown. The Scot has been unable to secure his release from a Spanish prison, where...
Murder Accused
A man accused of stabbing his former partner to death made a brief appearance at Newcastle Crown Court yesterday. Iraqi-Kurd Ari Abdullah, 29, of Vallum Court, Elswick, Newcastle, is charged with murdering nursery nurse Samantha Anderson. He...
North Ready to Power into Crucial New Role
Byline: By Nigel Stirling British Gas owner Centrica's announcement that it is to build a pounds 1bn "clean" coal-fired plant on Teesside could bolster the region's claims as the alternative energy industry's own Silicon Valley, as Nigel Stirling...
North Ready to Power into Crucial New Role; Focus British Gas Owner Centrica's Announcement That It Is to Build a Pounds 1bn "Clean" Coal-Fired Plant on Teesside Could Bolster the Region's Claims as the Alternative Energy Industry's Own Silicon Valley, as Nigel Stirling Reports
Byline: Nigel Stirling SIR Nicholas Stern's climate review this month has thrown the spotlight on the North-East's alternative energy credentials. The region is already home to what potentially will be Europe's largest biodiesel plant at Seal...
Perry's Cooking Up for a Big Day
Byline: By Andrew Baldock Perry Freshwater is not your typical England international prop forward. Born in New Zealand, Freshwater lives in the south of France where a vineyard and orchard surrounds his house, while his hobbies include walking...
Planners Tell Airport to Prove Turbine Risk
Byline: By Dave Black Airport chiefs have been asked for more evidence to back up their claim that a drugs company's green energy project poses a threat to aircraft. Aesica Pharmaceuticals wants to erect two 110m-high wind turbines next to its...
Planners Tell Airport to Prove Turbine Risk; Airport Invited to Produce More Evidence
Byline: By Dave Black AIRPORT chiefs have been asked for more evidence to back up their claim that a drugs company's green energy project poses a threat to aircraft. Aesica Pharmaceuticals wants to erect two 110m-high wind turbines next to its...
Positive Message on Future for Farmers
Byline: By Anna LognonnA THE ECONOMIC fortunes of many of Britain's farmers looks set to continue improving, according to the NFU's latest Farming Outlook report. Among many positive trends identified in the NFU's quarterly industry report, experts...
Positive Message on Future for Farmers
Byline: By Anna Lognonne The economic fortunes of many of Britain's farmers looks set to continue improving, according to the NFU's latest Farming Outlook report. Among many positive trends identified in the NFU's quarterly industry report, experts...
Pounds 1bn Plan Revealed for Coal-Fired Power Plant
Byline: By Nigel Stirling RITISH Gas owner Centrica has outlined plans for a pounds 1bn investment on Teesside for the UK's first "clean" coal-fired power station. Regional economic development agencies yesterday estimated the new plant would...
Racist Killers Jailed for Life
Byline: By Hilary Duncanson Three Asian gang members were jailed for life yesterday for the "savage and barbaric" race-hate murder of a defenceless white teenage boy. Imran Shahid, 29, his brother Zeeshan Shahid, 28, and 27-year-old Mohammed...
Racist Killers Jailed for Life; 'Barbaric' Murder of Defenceless Boy
Byline: By Hilary Duncanson THREE Asian gang members were jailed for life yesterday for the "savage and barbaric" race-hate murder of a defenceless white teenage boy. Imran Shahid, 29, his brother Zeeshan Shahid, 28, and 27-year-old Mohammed...
Rapist Says He Will Not Move
Byline: By Hilary Clixby Lotto rapist Iorworth Hoare told a court yesterday he spent his life "looking over his shoulder" since his release from prison. The 53-year-old also claimed bottles, bricks and eggs had been thrown at his home, passing...
Rapist Says He Will Not Move; I Believe the Threats, Says Lottery Winner
Byline: By Hilary Clixby LOTTO rapist Iorworth Hoare told a court yesterday he spent his life "looking over his shoulder" since his release from prison. The 53-year-old also claimed bottles, bricks and eggs had been thrown at his home, passing...
Ringleader's Long History of Thuggery
KILLER Imran Shahid was the ringleader of a gang of thugs who brought terror to a community. Known by the nickname Baldy, the 29-year-old had a history of extreme violence. He became the chief of a feared Asian gang called the Shielders in Glasgow...
Roeder's Spoilt for Choice as Keeper Returns
Byline: By Paul Gilder Glenn Roeder is preparing to make one of the most difficult decisions of his managerial career at St James's Park as a fit-again Shay Given prepares to challenge an in-form Steve Harper for his Premiership place. Having...
Room for Improvement, Says Furyk
Byline: By Gary Rose A career best year seems to be not enough for Jim Furyk as the world number two insists he still has room for improvement ahead of today's opening round of the HSBC Champions in Shanghai. The 2003 US Open champion, renowned...
Rugby League: Midgley Voices Concern over Thunder Delay
GATESHEAD Thunder are set to finally announce a decision on their new coach at a board meeting tomorrow. The Tynesiders are the only one of rugby league's 34 professional clubs still to sign or re-sign a player for the 2007 season, which begins...
Rugby Union: Perry's Cooking Up for a Big Day; Prop Ready for Debut
Byline: By Andrew Baldock PERRY Freshwater is not your typical England international prop forward. Born in New Zealand, Freshwater lives in the south of France where a vineyard and orchard surrounds his house, while his hobbies include walking...
Ship Saves Lone Sailor
Byline: By Rhodri Phillips A North-East sailor last night described the moment his yacht capsized in "horrendous" winds ( leaving him stranded in the middle of the Atlantic. Ross Hobson, 46, a dental lecturer, from Kirkley, near Ponteland, Northumberland,...
Ship Saves Lone Sailor; Horrendous Winds Overturn Trimaran in Mid-Atlantic
Byline: By Rhodri Phillips A NORTH-EAST sailor last night described the moment his yacht capsized in "horrendous" winds - leaving him stranded in the middle of the Atlantic. Ross Hobson, 46, a dental lecturer, from Kirkley, near Pon-teland, Northumberland,...
Showcase for Our Stylish Businesses
As word spreads about the region's inaugural homes, gardens and lifestyle exhibition, more and more North-East businesses are signing up for a stand at homemaker ( the exhibition. The Bathroom & Kitchen Studio is one of the latest exhibitors...
Showcase for Our Stylish Businesses; Interiors
AS word spreads about the region's inaugural homes, gardens and lifestyle exhibition, more and more North-East businesses are signing up for a stand at homemaker - the exhibition. The Bathroom & Kitchen Studio is one of the latest exhibitors...
Six of the Best; This Week We Bring You Six of the Best Homes in the Suburbs on the Market. for Comprehensive Details on Each Property, Ring the Estate Agent on the Number Supplied. for More Great Properties Don't Miss Homemaker Every Saturday in the Journal
low fell pounds 399,950 PRESENTED to a high standard, this deceptively spacious three-bedroom split-level home in Low Fell, Gateshead, has many great features, such as a conservatory, veranda with shutters leading to the garden and an en suite bedroom...
Something Old
Byline: By Clare Jobson This week, Clare Jobson finds herself attracted to antiques. Sundays have become something of an antique day in many of our households. How many of us rise from our beds on these cold Sunday mornings to make a pilgrimage...
Something Old. Interiors with BARKER AND STONEHOUSE This Week, Clare Jobson Finds Herself Attracted to Antiques
Byline: Clare Jobson SUNDAYS have become something of an antique day in many of our households. How many of us rise from our beds on these cold Sunday mornings to make a pilgrimage to our local car boot sale in hope of unearthing a bargain? Then...
Spotlight on the Wide Scope of Smoking Ban
Byline: By Simon Loy While most of us are aware of the Government's proposals for the banning of smoking in public places, you may be surprised to learn how far-reaching these proposals may potentially be. For instance, you may not know that the...
Spotlight on the Wide Scope of Smoking Ban; Legal Clinic
Byline: By Simon Loy WHILE most of us are aware of the Government's proposals for the banning of smoking in public places, you may be surprised to learn how far-reaching these proposals may potentially be. For instance, you may not know that the...
Spurs Star Tom Helps in Cruise
Byline: By Mike McGrath Tom Huddlestone proved the difference as Tottenham came from behind to grab an extra-time win to reach the quarter-finals of the Carling Cup at Port Vale's expense, writes Mike McGrath. The League One side had scented...
Stars
Byline: Lara Wells ARIES: It seems a stale day but everyone needs one of them to get thinking about what's to come. Enjoy time out and take stock of your life to judge where you want to be in the future. Call for more. Call 0901 609 4651 TAURUS:...
Tapping on Heaven's Door
Byline: By Tamsin Lewis The RSC is bringing a stomping interpretation of Romeo and Juliet to the Theatre Royal. Actor Adam Rayner talks to Tamzin Lewis about playing Tybalt. Tap dancing was not exactly what Adam Rayner was expecting when he got...
Tapping on Heaven's; the RSC Is Bringing a Stomping Interpretation of Romeo and Juliet to the Theatre Royal. Actor Adam Rayner Talks to Tamzin Lewis about Playing Tybalt
Byline: Tamzin Lewis TAP dancing was not exactly what Adam Rayner was expecting when he got a breakthrough role with the RSC. Especially after landing the part of bull-headed Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet. For Adam, Tybalt was all about aggression,...
That First Rung Is Far out of Reach for So Many Young People Today
When Alison Fleming and husband Andrew moved back to the North-East from Scotland just over three years ago, Alnwick was beginning a property price boom. And the couple, in their 40s, with two young children, say it's lucky they got a foot on the...
That's More like It, Say Chelsea
Byline: By Adrian Curtis Chelsea assistant manager Steve Clarke said their Carling Cup performance against Aston Villa provided them with the perfect tonic to Sunday's defeat by Tottenham in the Barclays Premiership, writes Adrian Curtis. The...