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 21, 2015

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101 People Awaiting Gift of Life-Saving Transplant
Byline: Craig Thompson Chief Reporter craig.thompson01@trinitymirror.com AHEARTBREAKING 101 patients across Tyne and Wear are desperately in need of a life-saving transplant, new figures have revealed. Of those on the register, 34 have been waiting...
19 Dead at Mali Hotel after Fresh Attack on French
AT least 19 people died when Islamic extremists armed with guns and grenades stormed the Radisson hotel in Mali's capital. Security forces swarmed into free guests floor by floor. As night fell, offi-cials said no more hostages were being held and...
A Great Success - Be George!
ALTHOUGH only launched recently, a new development in Morpeth, Northumberland, has proved extremely popular with potential buyers. A successful launch event gave people the opportunity to view artist impressions and floor plans of the new homes...
A Jong, Hard Look at Death; Feminist Writer Erica Jong Has Turned Her Attention to Dying and Ageing in Her Latest Book. Kate Whiting Catches Up with the Author to Find out All about Growing Old Gracefully Profile
Byline: Kate Whiting ERICA JONG has just finished chatting with fellow author Joanna Trollope on Radio 4's Woman's Hour, and has tripped across the road from the BBC's Broadcasting House, back to Langham Hotel opposite, to meet me in the bar. ...
Albums
Byline: ANDREW GREENHALGH ONE DIRECTION - MADE IN THE AM YOU'VE got to feel sorry for One Direction when it comes to the actual business of making records. Armed with a captive audience who will buy any new product regardless, they are also unlikely...
Allardyce in Cats Transfers Warning; 'Players Need to Earn New Contract'
Byline: Steve Brown SAM Allardyce insists Sunderland cannot afford any mistakes during the January transfer window. And playing down reported interest in Andy Carroll, he believes any new signings must be "very, very good indeed". The Black...
Balloons Released to Remember Paris
RED balloons representing each of those killed in Paris were released one week on from the terror attacks that shocked the world. Members of Newcastle's West End community came together to show their support and take part in the 'release for peace'...
Barrier Smash Taxi Driver Spared Jail
Byline: Rob Kennedy Court Reporter rob.kennedy@ncjmedia.co.uk ATAXI driver who left his former partner seriously injured by crashing into a motorway barrier at 85 miles per hour as they struggled over a bottle of petrol has been spared jail. ...
Battle of the Birds Is Causing Quite a Flap
Byline: TONY HENDERSON ENVIRONMENT AHIGH Court decision has fuelled a debate in the North East over the issue of granting licences to shoot protected birds of prey. A judicial review in London ruled that Natural England, the Government's conservation...
Battle Won over Plan to Build on Historic Site
Byline: Will Metcalfe Local government reporter will.metcalfe@trinitymirror.com THE site of an English defeat to the Scots nearly saw a new housing development on the outskirts of Newcastle getting its marching orders. In 1640, Edward Conway...
Beauty of Holy Island at Sunrise to Guide Visitors
Byline: Tony Henderson Environment Editor tony.henderson@ncjmedia.co.uk IT was the beauty of Holy Island which persuaded photographer Emma Rothera to up sticks and make it her home. And now Emma will be sharing her love for the island with 40,000...
Birdies Stacking Up for Sunny Sulli; Former Asda Worker Leading Way in Jumeirah
RORY McIlroy remained in pole position to be crowned European number one for the third time in four years as former supermarket shelf-stacker Andy Sullivan claimed the halfway lead in the DP World Tour Championship. McIlroy felt he was stuck "somewhere...
Bit of Luxury Living to Go on Office-Block Site
Byline: Coreena Ford Business writer coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk AMULTI-MILLION pound scheme to turn an office block in Jesmond into luxury flats, shops and new office space has been announced. Property developer Jomast is ploughing several million...
Borrowing Figures Blow for Osborne
Byline: Damian Clarkson Reporter jnl.newsdesk@ncjmedia.co.uk GOVERNMENT borrowing increased to PS8.2bn in October, official figures showed, in what will be a blow to Chancellor George Osborne as he prepares to deliver his Autumn Statement next week....
Boyle Turns Up Heat after a Slow Burn
Frankie Boyle, Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Newcastle I FEARED the worst last night when Frankie Boyle kicked off his sell out show at the Tyne Theatre with a joke about the trial of convicted sex offender Stuart Hall. My apprehension did not stem...
Brave Nathaniel's 'Horrible' Visitor Leaves Him Smiling
Byline: Craig Thompson Chief Reporter craig.thompson01@trinitymirror.com ALITTLE boy battling leukaemia was left with a big smile on his face when one of the UK's most famous children's authors paid him a surprise visit. Nathaniel Greenwell was...
Buttler Brilliance Stuns Team-Mates; England Players in Awe of Record-Breaking Century
Byline: David Clough JOS Buttler's brilliant 46-ball hundred left his England teammates speechless as they watched his sustained power-hitting and ingenious deflections from the dressing room. Buttler finished unbeaten on 116 in the 84-run series-clinching...
Buyers Flock to Buy in Bustling Town
SALES and interest at a new development in a popular Northumberland town has exceeded the builder's expectations.. St Andrew's Gardens, in Morpeth, was launched in June and developers Taylor Wimpey North East had expected the homes and location...
Bypass the Black Friday Sales Scrum; You Can Bag a Sales Bargain without Leaving the Sofa, Says Peter Jenkinson
BLACK Friday has crept into our subconscious these past few years and become an important part of the shopping calendar. This year it'll take place on November 27 and is looking to top the whopping PS820 million in online sales it managed last year....
Challenge Ahead Is to; FARMING
Byline: ROBERT GIBSON robert.gibson@ncjmedia.co.uk AN O R T H U M B E R L A N D farmer and landowner appointed vice president of the CLA has spoken of his desire to help rural businesses and communities thrive. For the next two years, Mark Bridgeman,...
Charlie's Panto Pastures New; FRESH from Her Exit from One of Britain's Most Popular Soaps, North East Actress Charlie Hardwick Opens Up about Life Away from the Screen. and Her Venture on to the Stage
IT'S not just the joy in Charlie Hardwick's face that reveals she is in panto at Newcastle's Theatre Royal - you can hear it in her voice, too. Or at least in the roars of laughter that come from her as she watches rehearsals for the scenes she...
CHRISTMAS TREATS; in the First of a Two-Part Feature, Jane Hall Takes an Alphabetical Journey around Some of the Local Treats Vying to Grace Your Festive Table, from American Sweets to Melt-in-the-Mouth Meat
Ais for American sweets: Overindulgence and Christmas go hand in hand - we know we shouldn't, but it's hard to resist. And if the plethora of award-winning locally produced chocolates and other sweet treats aren't enough to sate your palate this...
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Byline: GRAEME WHITFIELD COLUMNIST HAD I had a vote in the Labour leadership contest - I didn't - I would not have voted for Jeremy Corbyn. Any number of things that have happened since his election have confirmed my feeling that he is not the...
Complaints Champion Fights for Your Rights
Byline: JAMES Walker IT IS estimated that incompetent tradesmen cost the UK public billions every year. So when choosing a builder or other construction trade it is important that you ensure you are using a competent tradesperson as the cost of...
Corsa's Return Journey; the Vauxhall Corsa's Back and Brings with It the Latest Supermimi Must-Have: A Downsized 1.0-Litre Engine. ANDY ENRIGHT Reports
Byline: ANDY ENRIGHT VAUXHALL joins the party with its own hi-tech downsized 1.0-litre three-cylinder petrol engine. Available in 90 or 110PS power outputs, the former boasting 54.7mpg fuel economy, it also gets balancer shafts for class-leading...
Critic Set to Lead Devo Deal Debate; Send Your Views of the North East and Cumbria to Richard Kirkman at Yourpictures@thejournal.Co.UK Please Include Address and Daytime Telephone Numbers. If You Would like to Buy Any Picture Taken by Journal Photographers Visit Our Website at WWW.Journallive.Co.Uk/buyaphoto or Call 0191 201 6001
Byline: Jonathan Walker Political Editor jon.walker@trinitymirror.com ALONG-STANDING critic of the Government's promises to devolve power to the North East is to lead a Commons debate on the plans. Newcastle East MP Nick Brown has secured a debate...
David's on Song as His Mythical Novel Takes Fiction Prize
Byline: David Whetstone Culture Editor david.whetstone@ncjmedia.co.uk NORTH East author David Almond has added another prestigious prize to his long list of honours. His novel A Song for Ella Grey, inspired by a Greek myth and set in the North East,...
Deaths
BANNERJEE JEAN (Morpeth). Suddenly on 12th November 2015, aged 76 years. Jean (nee Thornby). A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Funeral Service and cremation at West Road Crematorium on Friday 27th November at 2.45pm. Family flowers only...
Developers Relocate Tenants as Centre Gets PS100m Revamp; REDEVELOPMENT
Byline: COREENA FORD coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk AUCTION DEVELOPERS behind a PS100m plan to redevelop the Newgate Shopping Centre have begun relocating tenants ahead of the site's demolition. McAleer & Rushe, whose plans for a mixeduse scheme...
Double Handful
Byline: John Shaw's racing betting column in association with IT'S a tad disappointing that the PS1 million carrot dangled by Jockey Club Racecourses for the 'Triple Crown' bonus has failed to lure a single Irish entry in the Betfair Chase. Then...
Eagles Fight to Escape Wolves and Keep Their Win Record; NEWCASTLE EAGLES 95 WORCESTER WOLVES 88
Byline: Thomas Mackintosh NEWCASTLE Eagles continued to fly towards the defence of their league title, but were made to fight hard for a 95-88 win over the Worcester Wolves. Birthday boy Drew Lasker and forward Darius Defoe were in inspired form,...
Early Festive Present for All the Family
ANORTH East housebuilder is offering homebuyers an extra special Christmas this year after announcing some special Express Move offers on a selection of impressive and spacious homes at a coastal development. The Vista development, on Mill Lane,...
Elite Digital Stars Battle It out for Pitch Honour; TECH
Byline: ROBERT GIBSON robert.gibson@ncjmedia.co.uk REPRESENTATIVES from six North East digital start-ups will be travelling to Manchester on Tuesday to battle it out for places on Tech North's elite Northern Stars lineup. Beginning in Newcastle...
Emissions Scandal Widens as More Models Identified
VOLKSWAGEN'S emissions cheating scandal has widened after the Environmental Protection Agency said software allowing sixcylinder Volkswagen diesel engines to cheat on pollution tests is on more models than originally thought. The EPA and the California...
Enjoy the Charm of the Coast; Vicky Robson
HIS deceptive coastal home was a labour of love for James Lackie and his late wife Maureen when they bought it 21 years ago. TStanding close to the seafront in Tynemouth, North Tyneside, the property is beautifully positioned overlooking the beach,...
Equestrian Youth Are Given a Leg-Up
Byline: Anna Harris EQUESTRIAN stars of the future wanting to get ahead in their chosen discipline are being given a leg up. Both British Eventing and British Showjumping have announced they are recruiting members on to their development schemes...
Evolution Not Revolution for New-Look A4
THIS fifth generation Audi A4 is very much a thorough evolution of its predecessor and now claims to be class-leading in nearly all the areas that really matter to business buyers in the compact executive segment. That means efficiency, cabin quality,...
Fa Carlsberg Vase
ASHINGTON manager Steve Harmison would have preferred a home tie against opponents from outside the Ebac Northern League - rather than playing holders North Shields at the Daren Persson stadium. Ahead of the potentially mouth-watering tie, he said:...
Footballer Who Just Could Not Take It When Ball Hit Him
Byline: Rob Kennedy Reporter AFOOTBALLER who attacked an opponent on the pitch has walked free from court. Paul Gordon was playing for Wallsend Town when he saw red after Andrew Bartle's clearance hit him. A court heard Gordon responded with...
France Extends Its State of Emergency
FRANCE will be on a state of high alert until well into the New Year after the country's senate voted to extend a state of emergency for three months following last week's deadly attacks. The move expands powers to allow police to carry out arrests...
Freestyle Football Star Set to Show off Skills
Byline: Luke Barnes Reporter ncj.ecnews@trinitymirror.com FOOTBALL Freestyler John Farnworth's amazing skills have been his passport to a world of sporting wonders. The four-time Guinness World Record Holder has travelled round the globe from...
French Winger Facing Long Absence after Hamstring Setback
Byline: Chris Waugh GABRIEL Obertan has suffered a setback in training that will rule him out for several months - but Newcastle United team-mates Karl Darlow and Jack Colback are nearing a return. The Magpies' injury crisis is slowly beginning...
'Full Moon Market' Event Will Offer Food from around World
MORE than a dozen chefs will be coming together on November 25 for a special foodfocused evening in Durham Market Place. The Full Moon Market, so named because November 25 marks the next full moon, will see a range of world foods being served up...
Get a Foot on the Property Ladder
FIRST-time buyers are snapping up starter homes on Cussins' latest Northumberland development at Fenwick Park, Longframlington. Perhaps this is no surprise since prices start at only PS140,000 for a two-bedroom Poppy style home and PS160,000 for...
Go Dutch Next Spring; Get Planting Tulips Now for a Wealth of Colour in 2016
Byline: gardening With Diarmuid Gavin A bunch of greigii tulips blooming aNYTIME now a huge Hollywood blockbuster called Tulip Fever will hit our screens. It tells of the time in Holland when tulip bulbs were being traded for the price of family...
Have Yourself a Very Local Christmas; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE
GET a taste of all things local this Christmas at Moorhouse Farm Shop and Coffee Shop, Station Road, Stannington, Northumberland. The team at Moorhouse Farm Shop is gearing up for a truly local Christmas. A range of top quality turkeys and geese...
Healing Hans Gets Cats Star Lee Back in Action; Leading Doctor Works His Magic
Byline: Spencer Brown SAM Allardyce says Lee Cattermole is fully fit and raring to go after seeing renowned German doctor Hans-Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt. Cattermole (pictured right) has been struggling with a back problem, and during the international...
Heed's Loan Deals to Ease Injury Woe
Byline: Steve Brown steve.sports-brown@trinitymirror.com GATESHEAD have signed Newcastle United youngster Liam Gibson and Sunderland youth star Martin Smith on loan deals. The Tynesiders - who welcome FC Halifax Town to the International Stadium...
Help Business and Communities
70% of the country. It was said that the new scheme would be simple and easy to use, yet we are on the 14th draft of the guidance documents alone and those amount to 650 pages. "It is not fit for purpose and we are trying to drive home these problems....
Homes and School Evacuated after Suspicious Package Leads to Bomb Scare
Byline: Sarah Nichol Reporter sarah.nichol@ncjmedia.co.uk HOUSES and a school were evacuated after a bomb scare in Gateshead. Police discovered a "suspicious package" behind Gateshead Jewish Primary School, on Gladstone Terrace, at around noon on...
How Long Does It Take to Save for a Deposit?
IT takes an average of 13 years for a single person in the UK to save the typical 20% deposit needed to buy their own home, according to research by housing charity Shelter. And in London this increases to over 29 years. Shelter says that one of...
In 1999, Gerald Quigley Vanished Forever. Did He Leave to Start a New Life - or Is There a More Sinister Answer?
Byline: Sophie Doughty Crime Reporter sophie.doughty@ncjmedia.co.uk DETERMINED to solve a 16-year mystery, a detective is today urging anyone who knows what happened to missing Gerald Quigley to come forward now. The 25-year-old vanished without...
It's Blanket Coverage for Seasonal Family Films on Tyneside
Byline: Tony Henderson Environment Editor tony.henderson@ncjmedia.co.uk FOUR animated films with a seasonally snowy flavour will be screened for youngsters at a Tyneside heritage centre. Gateshead Council is renewing its relationship with Newcastle's...
It's Time to Cosy Up; North Wind Doth Blow and the Temperature Is Dropping So It's Important to Make Your Home Look and Feel Snug. Claire Hornby Looks at On-Trend Ways to Get That Essential Cosy Look and Feel
WITH the darker nights and colder weather it's time to batten down the hatches and make our homes warm and cosy. This is easy to do with some simple, yet stylish, accessories that give your interior scheme an update and provide plenty of comfort...
It Would Be Ruud Not to; Vardy Set to Equal Record
HE'S no Ruud van Nistelrooy but Jamie Vardy could be about to wrest away one of the Dutchman's great scoring records. The Leicester striker is today attempting to equal the former Man United star's run of 10 Premier League games with a goal - then...
I'VE Been Visiting Vienna [...]
Byline: POLITICS PAUL BENNEWORTH I'VE been visiting Vienna this week for a conference on 'social innovation'. Social innovation involves citizens actively developing their own solutions for the problems they face and is currently building into a...
Je Suis Francais - but We Should Also Say We Are All Peshmerga; GARY KENT Reports from Kurdistan, Where the Fight against Isis Is Being Waged Far from the Headlines
Byline: GARY KENT AWEEK ago we all woke up to the horror of mass murder in Paris by a fascist death cult. I was then with seven MPs over 2,000 miles away in Iraqi Kurdistan as Sinjar was taken back from the same barbaric group. A year ago in Sinjar...
Jones Looking to Future on and off Field
EDDIE Jones has pledged to groom a home-grown successor after becoming the first foreign England head coach. The Australian sounded all the right notes when conducting his first press conference yesterday afternoon, just hours after the Rugby Football...
Karen Overbury
LIKE judges and magistrates, journalists pledge to go about their work without fear or favour. Not infrequently, I'm asked to recommend an estate agent. And, for obvious reasons, I won't. I urge people to ask around for recommendations from family,...
Klopp's Interest Lies in Reds Being League Best
Byline: Carl Markham MANCHESTER City may be the Premier League leaders, but Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is not interested in who is the best in the league - unless it is his own side. The Reds head to the Etihad Stadium today where they have...
Leadbitter Keeps His Cool to Earn Victory for Boro; MIDDLESBROUGH 1 QPR 0
MIDDLESBROUGH salvaged victory over QPR with a stoppage-time spot-kick to move back to within one point of the top of the Championship. Grant Leadbitter slammed home a penalty four minutes into injury time after a blatant handball by Leroy Fer....
Lights, Camera, Reaction as City Gets All Festive
Byline: Lisa Hutchinson Reporter lisa.hutchinson@ncjmedia.co.uk CHRISTMAS cheer spread through the malls in intu Eldon Square as festive fun put smiles on thousands of faces. As crowds gathered for the official switch-on of Newcastle's 20,000...
Lost in Admiration of Murray Perspective; If You're in a Tiny Minority and Can't Stand Bill Murray, the New Level 4 Exhibition at Baltic Is Not for You. but the Chances Are You'll Smile, as DAVID WHETSTONE Finds Out
Byline: DAVID WHETSTONE IT'S a humorous face, a quizzical face, a lived in face, an intelligent face. It's the face of film star Bill Murray who is now starring in a major exhibition at Baltic. You can tell it's a major exhibition because Bill...
Lowry's Pencil Tyne Tanker for Auction Sailaway
Byline: Mike Kelly Reporter mike.kelly@ncjmedia.co.uk APENCIL drawing of a Tyneside scene by famous Lancashire artist LS Lowry will be going under the hammer next week. Titled 'Tanker entering the Tyne', it is to be sold at Halls auction house...
Making Your Savings Work Harder for You
THE 80th consecutive month of interest rates staying put doesn't provide much light at the end of the tunnel for savers struggling to get attractive returns on their money. It is now predicted that interest rates won't rise in the UK until spring...
Man Arrested over Shooting at Libyan Embassy Is Bailed
Byline: Henry Vaughan Reporter jnl.newsdesk@ncjmedia.co.uk ALIBYAN man arrested over an alleged conspiracy to murder PC Yvonne Fletcher more than 30 years after she was shot dead has been bailed by police. The suspect, who is in his 50s, was...
Marts
DARLINGTON NOVEMBER 19 Darlington Auction Mart had forward 231 Prime Cattle - including 134 Bulls. 30 Steers & 67 Heifers. 3113 Prime Lambs. 2038 Cast Ewes & Tups. 12 Prime Pigs. 4 Cast Sows & Boars. Bulls - A similar show of bulls on...
McClaren's Game Plan Is a Matter of Give and Take - and Then Boom! THE PREVIEW: Newcastle United V Leicester City St James' Park, 3pm, Today Steve McClaren Preaches a Possession-Based Style, but Losing the Ball Is Also Part of the Plan, as Chris Waugh Reports
IF THERE'S one thing Steve Mc-Claren has wanted to instil into his Newcastle United squad since taking charge over the summer, it has been a desire to keep the ball. Possession-based football, in McClaren's eyes, wins games. Starve the opposition...
Mercury Rev Rises to Put Audience on a Real High
Mercury Rev, The Sage Gateshead JONATHAN Donahue starts the show trying to fly and continues on an upward trajectory. He takes off during opener, The Queen of Swans from his band's well-received new album The Light in You, and it's vintage Mercury...
Moore Is Merrier at Ascot
GARY Moore had plenty to smile about on his first visit to a racetrack since his release from hospital earlier this month after saddling a double at Ascot. The Horsham trainer, who suffered five broken ribs, a punctured lung and bruised kidneys...
Moulding a Merger That Signals Business Is Good; MANUFACTURING
Byline: TOM KEIGHLEY tom.keighley@ncjmedia.co.uk INJECTION moulding specialist Omega Plastics has merged with North East neighbour Signal Plastics. The partnership creates an 80-strong workforce across Omega's sites in Blyth and Hartlepool and...
Nadal in Epic Fight to Face Djokovic
RAFAEL Nadal battled for more than two-and-a-half hours to defeat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer and preserve his unbeaten record at the ATP World Tour Finals. Ostensibly, there was nothing for either man to play for - 200 ranking points and PS109,000...
New Homes for Modern Living
FIRST-time buyers looking for a home in North Tyneside can celebrate at the news that a developer has just released for sale a range of two-bedroom apartments. The properties, at the Earsdon View development, at Shiremoor, North Tyneside, are priced...
NewVitara Is Looking Good; Suzuki Brings Back a Favourite Nameplate with Its Vitara Compact Crossover. ANDY ENRIGHT Reports
Byline: ANDY ENRIGHT THE Vitara, Suzuki's latest compact crossover, aims to build a lot of talent into four metres. With a choice of petrol or diesel, front or all-wheel drive and styling that's more assured than anything Suzuki has brought us before,...
No Game? Shame. the North East's Most Candid Food Critic - Now Writing Every Saturday in the Journal
"IQUITE enjoyed it. The first time at least," said Mrs Diner wearily, waving a fork in the general direction of the piped music. Jamie Lawson's 'Wasn't Expecting That' was doing its second lap of the dining room's CD player. The music wasn't the...
Northampton Know They're in for a Glasgow Battle in Champions Cup; EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS CUP
NORTHAMPTON boss Jim Mallinder has described today's European Champions Cup opponents Glasgow as "a class team" as Saints face an early away-day challenge of their tournament credentials. Reigning Guinness PRO12 champions Glasgow open their European...
North East Leaders' War of Words over Job Board
Byline: Rachel Wearmouth Regional Affairs Reporter rachel.wearmouth@ncjmedia.co.uk THE depth of distrust and frustration among council leaders with how a North East job creation board is being run has been laid bare in a series of leaked emails....
No Two the Same
Byline: Steve Hughes THERE has been much talk lately of the remarkable abilities of the latest generation of robots and how they are preparing to drive us all out of our jobs, but Audi just doesn't get it. In fact, the company that makes cars...
O'Neill Does Cats 'A Favour' over O'Shea
Byline: Spencer Brown spencer.brown@trinitymirror.com SAM Allardyce says it was "fantastic" for John O'Shea that the Republic of Ireland qualified for Euro 2016, but admits Martin O'Neill probably did Sunderland a big favour by not starting him...
Order of the Day; with Age Comes Wisdom, Says New Order's Frontman Bernard Sumner. Andy Welsh Discovers How the Band's 10th Album Finally Came to Fruition
Byline: Andy Welsh Bfeeling "great" - not that he's entirely comfortable with that. "I'm suspiciously all right," he explains. "If nothing's gone wrong, I get suspicious." It's little wonder he's feeling so good, however. The band he formed with...
'Parents Must Have Help as Children Go Hungry'
Byline: Jonathan Walker Political Editor jon.walker@trinitymirror.com PARENTS need help ensuring their chil dren don't go hun gry during the school hol idays, an MP has warned. Sharon Hodgson, MP for Washington and Sun derland West, called for a...
Penalties and Not Warnings to Stop Fly-Tipping Scourge
Byline: TOM WILLS MANY farmers in the North East will have suffered from illegally dumped rubbish at some point in their careers, or at least been affected by its visual impact in laybys and tracks. Recently released figures reveal that there...
Perez's Best Option with Us, Says Mac; Perez Is Important to United, Says Boss
Byline: Chris Waugh @CHRISDHWAUGH AYOZE Perez's career is best served staying somewhere he will played every week and is loved by the supporters - and head coach Steve McClaren is of the firm belief that club is Newcastle United. Manchester United,...
Plan Now If You Want to Move in the New Year, Say Agents; Anne Southby-Fletcher
IF you think Christmas is the time to pull crackers and not removal boxes, then perhaps it's time to think again. Ensuring your home is "oven ready" for the New Year housing market could give you the edge over other sellers - especially amid possible...
Plan to Build Six-Storey Student Block Is Withdrawn
Byline: Will Metcalfe Local Government reporter will.metcalfe@trinitymirror.com CONTROVERSIAL proposals for a six-storey block of student flats in Shieldfield have been withdrawn. The plans for the Formula One garage in Albert Street were withdrawn...
Pools Check
(3.00 unless stated) BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE 1 Chelsea v Norwich.................................... 2 Everton v Aston Villa................................ 3 Man City v Liverpool........................5.30 4 Newcastle v Leicester.................................
Pound Notes
FINANCIAL FACT AVERAGE house prices reached a record high of PS286,000 across the UK in September, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures. Property values have increased by 6.1 per cent over the last year. LOCAL CLUBS LEFT COUNTING...
Producing the Perfect Pud for Christmas; Shop-Bought Might Be Tastier Than Ever, but Preparing Your Own Is Always More Fun. Kate Whiting Takes a Christmas Pudding Masterclass
Byline: Kate Whiting NO MATTER how many pigs in blankets you've eaten on Christmas Day, you can always make room for some pudding, can't you? In recent years, shops have battled to produce the most tempting Christmas pud - and it might seem easier...
Property; in Our Series in Which People in the North East Property Market Give a Personal View on Homes, Housing, the Industry and More, Homemaker Meets Richard Ponton
Name, position and how long you have been in the property industry I am Richard Ponton, director at Walton Robinson, and I have been in the property industry for more than 14 years What sparked your interest in the property business I have allways...
Ready for Retirement? How Confident Are You about Saving for Your Later Years?
NEW figures showing how the population is set to age in the years to come have prompted fresh concerns about whether people are saving enough cash to last them through their retirement. More than one in 12 people in the UK will be aged 80 or older...
Reviews
BOOK OF THE WEEK The Mistress Of Paris: The 19th Century Courtesan Who Built An Empire On A Secret by Catherine Hewitt Publisher: Icon Books Price: PS20 Hardback (ebook PS8.79) IN 1848, the Year of Revolutions, little Emilie-Louise Delabigne began...
Ringtons Battle Is Just Clubs' Cup of Tea; REGIONAL PREVIEW
Byline: Mark Smith @markismith50 ONE of the more unusual rugby rivalries will be contested today when Gosforth and Novos do battle for the Ringtons Tea Cup. The metal trophy, shaped like a tea cup, came into existence in 1990 through the Smith...
Road Race Plans Gather Pace with Route Video
Byline: Keiran Southern Reporter keiran.southern@trinitymirror.com PLANS to revamp the Morpeth to Newcastle road race route are gathering pace following a high-profile meeting on Tyneside. The event was officially launched two months ago after...
Royal Mail Shares Up despite Half-Year Profits Fall FTSE 100
Byline: peter douglas AND Brewin Dolphin THE FTSE 100 Index was relatively subdued throughout the day's trading, closing up 4.7 points at 6,334.6. This followed a similar trading pattern in Germany's DAX Index and the French CAC 40. Royal...
Running into Old and Cold Problem
Byline: IN THE RUNNING with Mark Douglas reminds me of that viral YouTube video of the slightly smug American couple in Portland. You know the one: local news station decides to do a cuddly story about the cold weather and happens upon an attractive...
Russian Respect as Falcons Target Overdue Victory; THE PREVIEW: Newcastle Falcons V Enisei-STM, Tomorrow, 3pm
Byline: Mark Smith @markismith50 www.facebook.com/chroniclerugby NEWCASTLE Falcons break new ground tomorrow when they entertain Russian opposition for their first time - a healthy crowd expected to be in attendance for the visit of Enisei-STM....
Sam Wrightson and His Dad Adam Doctors Hoping to Wake Boy in Induced Coma
Byline: Sophie Doughty Crime Reporter sophie.doughty@ncjmedia.co.uk ASCHOOLBOY knocked down by a car is continuing to recover in hospital. Sam Wrightson suffered serious head injuries when he was struck by a 4x4 outside his school in Blyth, on Wednesday...
Science Park Plan for Old Factory Site
Byline: Coreena Ford Business writer coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk INVESTORS have unveiled plans to create a science park in Newcastle after acquiring a pharmaceutical site where hundreds of jobs were lost early this year. Regeneration specialists...
Slick Picasso with Touch of Elegance; the Citroen C4 Picasso Was Always One of the Better-Looking MPVs. the Latest Model Demonstrates That Style and Practicality Aren't Mutually Exclusive, Says ANDY ENRIGHT
Byline: ANDY ENRIGHT THE second generation Citroen C4 Picasso brings a muchneeded injection of style to the compact five-seater MPV market and looks a stronger proposition with the brand's latest PureTech petrol and BLUEHDI diesel engines. Plus...
Slow Burner ... the Toyota Auris Family Hatchback Keeps Improving in a Bid to Attract Your Attention. Could This Be Britain's Most Unfairly Overlooked Car? ANDY ENRIGHT Reports
Byline: ANDY ENRIGHT THE Toyota Auris has evolved into something wholly desirable. The problem is, UK buyers haven't twigged just yet. This revised version might well help the penny drop, with cleaner styling inside and out, more efficient engines...
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