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 September 3, 2016

Aclaim to Fame Realised
MARTYN Meade saw his experimental plan for Aclaim come to fruition in perfect fashion as he gave his career a much-needed kick-start when claiming a last-gasp success in the Stella Artois Handicap at Ascot. Since running out an impressive winner...
A Country Home Ahead of Its Time
Byline: Vicky Robson WHEN architect John Potter found a two-acre plot of land for sale in Northumberland, he had a clear vision to create a spacious and versatile home. Set in an ideal location, with good transport links and accessibility, John...
Album Reviews
Byline: ANDREW GREENHALGH BASTILLE - WILD WORLD HHHH H THE cover of Bastille's second album shows two people perched on a ledge above a vast metropolis, looking down on the city below. Singer/songwriter Dan Smith has said that it's about "sharing...
Apple, Ireland and a Tragedy Too Big to Fully Comprehend
Byline: KATE THICK COLUMNIST NEITHER the UN nor the EU is in command of this ongoing tragedy. It is unbearable to watch or write about. I wondered how far Apple's [euro]13bn tax penalty at the hands of the European Commission could go in alleviating...
A TWO-Bedroomed Apartment Ideally [...]
A TWO-bedroomed apartment ideally situated close to a range of amenities has come on the market in a Gateshead village. The property has an entrance hall, L-shaped lounge/dining room, fitted kitchen, master bedroom with en suite, security entry system...
Audi a4 Avant 3.0 Tdi Quattro S Line
Byline: Lee Gibson IT may be the final frontier for Captain Kirk and Dr Spock - but for buyers of estate cars space is also very much a prime consideration. Often, though, the extra load-lugging capacity offered by these family wagons means we...
Back to the Classroom; Invest in Space and Stylish Items to Encourage Your Child to Knuckle Down to Study, Urges Claire Hornby
AS the last weeks of the summer holidays tick by, I always find you'll reap the benefits if you prepare your home for that eternally chaotic back to school period in advance. With children returning home each night with piles of homework, creating...
Blyth Boys Are Dreaming of More FA Cup Glory; FA CUP QUALIFIER
BLYTH Spartans take their first step on what they hope will be another FA Cup journey when they host Frickley Athletic today, writes JEFF BOWRON. The two clubs are Evo-Stik Northern Premier League rivals, but only one side will be expected to win...
Bookies'View
THE road to World Cup 2018 begins tomorrow and Scotland can be expected to get off to a flier when they travel to play the minnows of Malta. We won't be winning prizes for tipping victory for Scotland at 2-5 so what might the clever bet be here...
Bookies'View [...]
SCOTLAND are third favourites to make it out of World Cup Group F but with top two Slovakia and England meeting they can take advantage tomorrow. Gordon Strachan's men kick off in Malta at 9-1 to top their table with England 2-7 and Slovakia 11-2....
Boost That Pension Pot; REDUCING FUND FEES CAN HELP IMPROVE RETIREMENT INCOMES TRICIA PHILLIPS EXPLAINS
Byline: TRICIA PHILLIPS THE huge complexity of pensions is leaving people baffled and wary of properly managing their savings and fiddling with pension rules by government risks making savers too confused to take control. There is a huge drive...
Bridge Hit by Floods to Reopen
Byline: Chris Waugh Reporter chris.waugh@ncjmedia.co.uk OVINGHAM Bridge is set to reopen - nine months after it was seriously damaged in last winter's devastating floods. After extensive repair work costing PS1.4million the bridge will reopen...
Carpets of Colour
There are few things more evocative of spring than drifts of snowdrops or bluebells in dappled shade, or daffodils casting a yellow haze over fresh new grass. In late winter, pink and white cyclamen provide a carpet of colour along slopes and rocky...
Clinton Relied on Staff Not to Send Classified Information to Her Email; FBI Take Unusual Step of Releasing Interview Files
THEN US secretary of state Hillary Clinton relied on the judgments of her staff and others not to illegally send emails containing classified information to her private email server, and told FBI investigators she was unclear about a classification...
Cop Shop Student Flat Plan
Byline: Simon Meechan Reporter simon.meechan@trinitymirror.com @SimonMeechan_90 ANORTH East landmark could be turned into student flats after a property company submitted plans to pull it down. Northumbria Police's old headquarters in Market...
Could This Tablet Help Cure Your Insomnia? New Research Reveals That a Digital Sleep Aid Can Not Only Treat Insomnia, but Also Alleviate Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety. KATIE WRIGHT Looks at the Apps That Can Boost Your Mental Health
THOUSANDS of apps claim to have a transformative effect on our lives, but few have data like this to back up their assertions: a study published in the Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Journal has found that 68% of patients suffering mild or...
Dealings Are a Gain for Some, a Pain for Others; THE AGENDA: The Winners and Losers of the Summer Transfer Window at Newcastle United
Byline: Stuart Rayner Sports writer Twitter: @sturayner THE 2016 summer transfer window has been a dizzying time for Newcastle United with 12 players brought in and even more leaving St James' Park, some permanently, others on loan. With every...
DeAndre Is Willing to Listen - and Learn; Stuart Rayner Sports Writer Stuart.Rayner@ncjmedia.Co.UK Yedlin's on a Learning Curve as He Aims to Takeadvantage of St James' Experience
Byline: Stuart Rayner WHEN he signed for Newcastle United, DeAndre Yedlin was quick to talk up his new boss. Yet a player who learnt a great deal on Wearside last season has come to Tyneside not just to pick the brains of one of Europe's top managers...
Dear Secret Diner
Re your review of Virgin Trains East Coast (20th August): I have never seen such a biased review in my life. Firstly your facts are inaccurate - James Martin has been a successful chef for over 20 years, long before his TV days. His Manchester...
Deaths
DIXON BILLY (Amble). Peacefully on Tuesday 30th August aged 60 years, Billy will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Service and cremation at Cowpen Crematorium on Wednesday 7th September at 10.45am. Family flowers only, donations in lieu...
Don't Get Me Started on Zoos. I Hate Them; Not to Be Confused with the Showbiz Impresario, This Simon Cowell Has a Few Wild Tales to Tell. the City Traderturned-Animal-Rescuer Tells HANNAH STEPHENSON about the Highs and Lows of Running a Wildlife Charity
WILDLIFE crusader Simon Cowell can often get better tables in restaurants because he shares his name with a certain music mogul. But that's where the connection ends. He's never met his more famous namesake, and his life couldn't be further removed...
Double Handful
Byline: John Shaw's racing betting column in association with IAM currently holidaying in the Algarve, momentarily escaping the pressures of everyday life. A good many people in the office don't think I suffer from stress, in fact they accuse me...
Durham Duo Stand Up to Be Counted; THE MATCH: Durham V Nottinghamshire
Byline: Stuart Rayner at Emirates Riverside @StuRayner E very careful before you back Durham up against a wall. BNottinghamshire, bottom of County Championship Division One and looking increasingly unable to stop themselves sliding out of it,...
Ebac Northern League
JARROW Roofing will be looking to push up the league in their match at home to Penrith - one of five games nationally in support of Kick It Out, the anti-racism and discrimination charity. Unfortunately Corey Barnes will be looking at six months...
Electric Sheep Used to Learn about Animals
"ELECTRIC" sheep are being used to discover the weather conditions real animals thrive in - and whether trees and hedges can help provide them. Two ewes, complete with thick fleeces, ear tags and woolly tails - and hi-tech fittings - have been stationed...
Escape to the Country; Everyone Yearns to Get Away from It All. and, Let's Face It, the North East Has Some Fabulous Countryside Homes to Suit All Tastes and Budgets. Homemaker Takes a Look at Four Now on the Market
ENJOY the benefits of a modern property surrounded by countryside in this rural family home. The house is set in a rural location with a small selection of amenities including shop, pub and post office - with links to both the A189 and a bus route...
Falcons Get New Season off to a Real Flying Start; Newcastle Falcons 19 Sale Sharks 17
NEWCASTLE Falcons got the new Aviva Premiership season off to a flying start with a narrow home win over Sale Sharks - their first opening day victory for nine years. However, Sale had a chance to snatch victory right at the death with a kick from...
Fears over Taking on Air Pollution
Byline: Jonathan Walker Political Editor jon.walker@trinitymirror.com @jonwalker121 ATTEMPTS to clean up the North East's dirty air are "too slow". And the problem could get even worse once the UK leaves the European Union. That's the claim...
Fell Need to Win Big Derby Encounter; NORTH EAST PREMIER LEAGUE
Byline: Steve Clarke GATESHEAD Fell entertain Newcastle in their derby match at Eastwood Gardens needing to win to take their relegation battle to the last day of the season. NEWCASTLE also need to win to ensure they still have a chance to win the...
FINANCIAL FRAUD... How to Spot It and How to Beat It
Byline: JAMES WALKER CONSUMER RIGHTS CHAMPION ASTARTLING figure for you: last year, PS755m was lost by British consumers to financial fraudsters. The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS), which revealed this data, also reckons that more than three-quarters...
Finding the Real McCoy in a Country Pub; the North East's Most Candid Food Critic - Now Writing Every Saturday in the Journal
WHAT a difference a few miles makes, I thought, as we pulled off the A19 and into the village of Crathorne. Just behind us was the industrial thrum of Middlesbrough and the Tees estuary, all belching chimneys and chemical plants. In front of us...
First Residents Are Enjoying Life in New Development
A STATE-of-the-art housing complex of 58 apartments, designed for people aged 55 and over, is weaving its magic on new residents. Housing association Isos recently took possession of the stunning PS7m Weavers' Court development in Alnwick, after...
Ford Focus RS
Byline: John Murdoch THE new Ford Focus RS is not just a hot hatch - it is a fourwheel-drive 345bhp monster that delivers supercar pace and power for family car money. It is a real bargain and drives right to the top of the hot hatch tree. ...
Four Still in Title Frame; NORTHUMBERLAND LEAGUES
FOUR teams can still win the Premier Division as only 31 points separate them all with three games to go until the end of the season. Leaders Tillside, on 376, are at home to in-form Corbridge who have won four of their last six games to pull clear...
Gang Who Carried out Spate of Burglaries Jailed
Byline: Craig Thompson Content Editor craig.thompson01@trinitymirror.com @craigjourno THIS is the gang responsible for a series of high-value burglaries which saw 40 homes raided across the North East. The men ransacked a series of houses, making...
Great North Firms with Great Ideas and Expert Advice
THE North East is the place to be for some of the most reliable home improvement experts in the country. So whatever job you are contemplating, there are lots of companies which pride themselves on having both expertise and an unrivalled reputation....
Great Show at Glendale Was Judged by All-Female Line-Up
AROUND 12,000 visitors turned out in Wooler for 2016 Glendale Show. Based on a 'Year of the Lady' theme, the event, which sought to celebrate the role women play in rural life, was judged by an allfemale line-up. There was a record number of...
GREYEXPECTATIONS FOR MEMORY SHOW; Charlie Can Turn on the Magic at Haydock Palmer's in Pole Position
Byline: GARRY OWEN THE Hills have ayes in my book and Charlie can ambush his rivals with MAGICAL MEMORY at Haydock today. I've always been fond of this grey and the four-year-old always gives his best. A hugely impressive winner of the Stewards'...
Helping Buyers to Make That Move
A MAJOR stumbling block to making the move to that dream property is the difficulty - and associated cost - of selling your own home. Developers Eight Property understand this and are introducing a part exchange scheme which removes that problem...
'Hidden Gem' to Open Up Grounds to Public
Byline: Michael Muncaster Reporter michael.muncaster@trinitymirror.com @MichaelMjourno ESTLED in the heart of the Northumberland countryside, Bichfield Tower is a hidden gem. NThe multimillion-pound manor house, near Belsay, is full of character...
Hidden World of Rock Pools Put in Sharp Focus
Byline: Tony Henderson Environment writer Mark Husmann DIVER and photographer Mark Husmann doesn't have to go too deep to capture his underwater pictures. Usually 20centimetres suffices. Mark, who lives in Tynemouth, specialises in images of the...
Homemaker
THE dust is beginning to settle on this year's A-level results and, across the country, families of kids heading off to university are storing up things they think their "little darlings" will need as the young ones head off to live away from home...
Hoops They've Done It Again; Bookies Cut Celts after Betting Frenzy
CELTIC and Rangers don't play this weekend but all the talk has been about the prices for next Saturday's Old Firm game. Odds were released earlier in the week with Celtic 4-5 with some firms including McBookie - but that didn't last long. That...
Hospitals Urgently Draw Up Plans for Strike Action
Byline: Barbara Hodgson Reporter barbara.hodgson@ncjmedia.co.uk @BarbaraHodgson5 HOSPITALS with just days to prepare before the five-day junior doctors' strike are now under added pressure over the news of more to come. As contingency plans are...
How to Help Your Home Stand out from Crowd This Autumn
Byline: Anne Southby ECURING a sale at an optimum price is the holy grail for home owners at any time of the year. SBut as autumn closes in, how do you ensure your property continues to shine during those colder, darker nights? There are plenty...
If Boot Was on Other Foot; Letters
IMAGINE a future in which Britain has been at war. Invaded and occupied by Fabuland the country is in anarchy, two million are dead and countless more maimed and injured. Virtually every family has lost relations or friends. The infrastructure is...
IFTEAMGB's Rio, Exploits Inspired You, Give Riding a Try - for Free
EQUESTRIAN centres in the North East are encouraging people to try horse riding during a special Give Horses a Go Weekend, writes ANNA HARRIS. Murton Equestrian Centre in Co Durham and Penshaw Equestrian Centre near Sunderland are both taking part...
If the Right Thing Popped Up Then Who Knows. KAISER CHIEFS FRONTMAN AND VOICE UK JUDGE RICKY WILSON TELLS MARION McMULLEN HE HASN'T RULED OUT A RETURN TO TV
Byline: MARION McMULLEN APPEARING on The Voice proved Ricky Wilson was that rare creature... a telly natural. The blue-eyed charmer made himself at home in the famous revolving chairs and proved he had a knack for picking winners. In fact,...
It's Come a Long Way since 1836; ROBERT GIBSON
Byline: BUSINESS WRITER robert.gibson@ncjmedia.co.uk THE largest single-day ram sale in the world will return to Springwood Park in Kelso next Friday. This year, the Closamectin Kelso Ram Sales will see a total of 5,145 rams from 17 different...
Jaguar Xf Portfolio 2.0 I4
Byline: Ian Donaldson IT'S a brave car company that messes with a winning formula. Much more sensible to take what buyers like and make it better. So it's no surprise the new Jaguar XF - and it is properly new, with a changed body and new engine...
Keane's Irish Eyes Are Only on Future
ROY Keane has warned the Republic of Ireland their Euro 2016 heroics are history as they embark on a new World Cup qualifying campaign. The Republic get under way with a tough match in Serbia on Monday and have been buoyed by their emergence from...
Keys to the Future.For College and the Students; EDUCATION
Byline: COREENA FORD coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk STUDENTS will soon be stepping into Sunderland College's new PS29m campus after construction was completed on time and on budget before the start of the new academic year. The keys to City Campus,...
Kia Has a Top Tiny Turbo
Byline: Peter Hayward NEW petrol-powered family cars with smooth, small turbos are coming out all the time and they are great for lower emissions and improved economy. But one newcomer to this tiny turbo market has produced a real gem with decent...
Leaders Sure to Test North East Rivals; Speedway
Byline: Lawrence Heppell This weekend sees the Northern tour for Premier League leaders the Somerset Rebels who are at the Workington Comets tonight before coming East to tackle the Newcastle Diamonds tomorrow at Brough Park (6.30pm). They will...
Making a Play for Old Toys
Byline: Charles White Reporter charles.white@trinitymirror.com STAR Wars figurines, vintage Lego and toy trains that produce steam - these are just some of the 150 toy collections going under the hammer. Some of the most highly valued items are...
Marts
SCOTS GAP AUGUST 31 Scots Gap Mart at their weekly sale sold prime lambs to a top of PS93 per head and 200ppkg and cast sheep to PS88 per head. The entire sale returned an average of PS75.19 for 43.4kg and an SQQ figure of 175.8ppkg. All classes sold...
MAZDA6 2.2 TOURER SPORT NAV; Maxine Ashford
ESTATE car practicality often comes at a price - you have all the room and versatility you could possibly wish for, but sadly the car looks like a bulky, load-lugging machine. But that's certainly not the case with the ultra-stylish Mazda6 Tourer...
Messiah or Mistake.? Reviled or Revered, Jeremy Corbyn Continues to Defy the Critics with His Political Longevity. but Opinion Remains Polarised - Does He Practice the Politics of Division, or Is He the Leader Behind Whom Labour Must Unite. Mike Kelly Reports
AN event to back Jeremy Corbyn's bid to be re-elected as Labour leader this month is being staged at the Tyne Theatre in Newcastle. The setting could not be more appropriate. It is just over a year since Corbyn made a triumphant appearance at the...
Morgan Set to Make Up His Mind on Playing in Bangladesh
EOIN Morgan has set himself a deadline to decide within the next week whether he is prepared to lead England in Bangladesh. Morgan has taken issue with reports of his 'reluctance' to travel at the end of this month because of security concerns following...
Moyes Is Prepared to Put His Faith in Youth; THE AGENDA: Why Sunderland's Youngsters Can Be Pleased with Club's Transfer Business Much Is Often Said about Young Players Getting Their Chance in the Premier League. Whether You like It or Not, Sunderland's Will This Season Writes Stuart Rayner
THIS is it, then. Whatever the rights and wrongs of Sunderland's transfer window activity or inactivity, David Moyes now knows what he is working with for the rest of the year. Sort of. The Black Cats are still hoping Uefa will let them add Portuguese...
MP Bids to Allay Fear over Mayoral Election 'Disarray'
Byline: JONATHAN WALKER Political Editor jon.walker@trinitymirror.com @jonwalker121 DEVOLUTION was thrown into further disarray when a crucial piece of legislation to create a North East mayor was withdrawn by the Government. The legislation,...
MPs' Anger over Delayed Review of Flood Defences
Byline: Michael Muncaster Reporter michael.muncaster@trinitymirror.com @MichaelMjourno TWO Northumberland MPs have criticised the Government over delays in publishing a crucial report on improving flood defences. The national flood resilience...
No Hold Barred in Miss Rory's Reign
One Woman, Tyne Theatre and Opera House A CRAMMED Tyne Theatre was treated to a raucous performance by a reigning drag queen of the Newcastle gay scene. One Woman, starring Miss Rory (known by day as Dan Cunningham), is believed to have been the...
North Firm Lands Role in Key London Project
Byline: COMMERCIAL PROPERTY COREENA FORD coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk AGROWING North East architects' practice has been appointed to design a pivotal part of London's Greenwich Peninsula masterplan. Northpoint Architects were established as an...
Nothing Humble about These Daisies; COLOURFUL AND VIBRANT, DAISIES COME IN MANY FORMS AND ADD CHARM TO ANY GARDEN
Byline: YOUR GARDEN With Diarmuid Gavin THERE'S a basic prettiness and innocence about daisies - probably because they evoke childhood garden memories of picking them from the lawn and making daisy chains. However, the lawn daisy is but one of a...
Oates to Help Plug Gap Left by Exit of Bowman
Byline: Jeff Bowron GATESHEAD have moved swiftly to plug the gap, temporarily at least, caused by the departure of last season's leading scorer Ryan Bowman. The Cumbrian headed over the border on transfer deadline day to join Scottish top-flight...
Okocha: Why I Think England Have Got Their Man in Big Sam
JAY-JAY Okocha believes Sam Allardyce will create the type of environment that will enable England to thrive after years of underachievement. Allardyce signed Okocha on a free transfer in 2002 when Bolton manager and it proved to be one of his most...
Oliver's Glad He Made the Change
AN entrepreneur has launched a new consultancy firm after choosing County Durham's Business Central to set up base. Oliver Randall established The Change Consultancy just six months ago following a career in change management. As well as offering...
Peugeot 2008 Gt Line Blue Hdi 120
Byline: John Murdoch AMAJOR revamp has considerably added to the appeal of Peugeot's compact 2008 SUV. The designers have turned a rather bland looking product into a stylish eye-catching number by giving it the macho treatment. As a result the...
Profit despite Chaos as Bonus Chance Declined
Byline: TRANSPORT COREENA FORD coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk NORTH East transport giant Go-Ahead Group, which jointly operates the troubled Southern rail franchise, has seen adjusted full-year profits rise to PS157.4m, as its chief executive apologised...
Quakers Go Close but Lose at Home; DARLINGTON 1883 0 KIDDERMINSTER 1
Byline: Ray Simpson DARLINGTON were beaten by a first-half goal against full-time opponents Kidderminster in last night's Vanarama Conference North clash. Just a minute after Liam Hardy pulled a left-foot shot across the face of the Kidderminster...
Raise a Glass
There's still a bit of summer left. To make the most of it, SAM WYLIE-HARRIS suggests some wines that taste great in the sunshine SEASIDE SIPPING ALBARINO is the trendy white from Galicia in north-west Spain and you can almost smell the Atlantic breeze...
Record Call-Outs for Lifesavers
Byline: Sonia Sharma Reporter sonia.sharma@trinitymirror.com A COASTAL rescue team has reported a record number of emergency callouts during the month of August. The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade (TVLB) attended 25 incidents last month, including...
Remembering the 56 - a Survivor's Tale; as a Play about the Bradford City Stadium Fire Comes to Newcastle, a Survivor Tells DAVID WHETSTONE of the Day 56 People Died and More Than 250 Were Injured at a Football Match
Byline: DAVID WHETSTONE PEOPLE tend to know about the Hillsborough tragedy. The long fight for justice by relatives of the 96 who died in the 1989 stadium crush has seen to that. But what about the Bradford City fire four years earlier? With 56...
Reviews
AN UNSAFE HAVEN by Nada AwarJarrar (Borough Press, priced PS12.99, ebook PS8.99) HHHH H AN Unsafe Haven is the fourth novel from Lebanese author Nada Awar Jarrar, a previous Commonwealth Writers' Prize winner for her first book Somewhere, Home. ...
Ritchie Is Looking to Spring a Surprise
NEWCASTLE United's Matt Ritchie hopes Scotland can replicate Wales' Euro exploits and be the surprise package in the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign. The winger has made a positive impact on Tyneside since his PS12m switch from Bournemouth this...
Seat Ibiza Se 1.4 Tdi Ecomotive
Byline: Patrick James EAT has never really had a problem in the looks department. SThe company has been churning out eye-catching and affordable cars for some time, but the latest upgrade of its best-selling Ibiza has added even more substance...
September Is Good Time to Make Changes
IF you're planning to give your house a fresh new look home, keep it hassle free with some of the North East's most skilled and approachable experts. Here are a few: KENTON KARPETS IF YOU have ever had a carpet fitted you will know that you are frequently...
Sex Offender Back in Jail over Stash of Child Porn Images
Byline: Craig Thompson Content Editor craig.thompson01@trinitymirror.com THIS "artist" is today in jail after he was caught with a series of indecent pictures of children. Pervert Frank Cousins has a horrific record of sex offending against young...
Sir Bobby's Foundation in Largest Ever Donation
Byline: Hannah Graham Reporter hannah.graham@trinitymirror.com @HannahGraham21 SIR Bobby Robson's charity has awarded its largest-ever gift - nearly PS1m - for a Newcastle children's cancer research centre. The County Durham-born football legend...
Skoda Superb Estate 4x4 2.0 Tdi Executive
Byline: Jon Smith HERE'S a fact to get your head around: The only VW group car with more rear legroom than the Skoda Superb Estate is the Audi A8 limo, costing more than double. Space within the elegant five-door shape is truly cavernous both for...
Spotlight on Energy Efficiency
HOME buyers keen to have a look inside one of the energy efficient homes being built on the outskirts of Hexham need wait no longer as the developer will be opening the doors of its first viewhome on Saturday, September 17. Just 16 detached homes...
Swift Sales beside the Coast
ASUPERB location, attractive homes and modern open-plan living are proving a winning combination for buyers keen to secure a new home at a Northumberland new coastal development. Creighton Place is proving hugely popular with families who want to...
Tasty Return for Restaurants
MORE than PS500,000 in extra revenue has been served up for Newcastle's eateries following a fifth successful NE1 Restaurant Week. Analysis by the business improvement district company NE1 Ltd has shown this August's event was the most successful...
Time to Make Improvements to Your Home
IF you're planning to give your house a revamp - or getting a state-of-theart TV - keep it hassle free with some of the North East's most skilled and approachable experts. Here area few: SOLOMONS CARPETS LOOKING for beautiful new flooring for your...
Timing Key When Making a Move; Selling a Property Can Be a Stressful Time and There Is Much to Remember on the Day of Completion. Claire Simmons Has a Checklist of What You Need to Do
IF you have never moved before, or it has been a while since you moved, timing is the key for a stress free completion. Under the Contract for Sale, the Law Society (Standard Conditions of Sale) 5th Edition provide that you must have vacated the...
Treasures of Walled Garden Are Revealed
Byline: Tony Henderson Environment Editor jnl.newsdesk@ncjmedia.com ARCHAEOLOGISTS have been digging deep to uncover the workings of one of the North East's oldest walled gardens. The garden dig is part of an exploration of the grounds of Auckland...
Treat in Store at Festival
THE ninth Berwick Food and Beer Festival is on this weekend with the focus on clean eating, green living, craft ales and street food. Organised by the town's Slow Food group and sponsored by Simpson's Malt, the event in Berwick's historic Barracks...
Tributes Paid to Popular Pub Firm MD
Byline: Coreena Ford Chief business writer coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk @Scoopford TRIBUTES have been paid after the managing director of leading lei sure firm Wear Inns passed away. John Weir, 67, died at home on Sun day, August 28, following a...
TV Choice
POLDARK BBC1, 9pm The eagerly awaited second series of the period drama is here, and it picks up where the last one left off - with Ross's life in danger. He's been accused of wrecking and murder, and seems set on a course of selfdestruction when he...
TV Choice
STRICTLY COME DANCING: THE LAUNCH BBC1, 6.50pm It's that time of year again when celebrities top up their fake tan and get ready to shake a tail feather - yes, Strictly Come Dancing is back. Well, sort of - the competition proper doesn't start for...
TV Star Tells Court That She Feared Man with 'Obsession'
BBC presenter Emily Maitlis worried for her family's safety after receiving a letter from a man who developed an "obsession" with her when she spurned his advances at university, a court heard. Edward Vines denies two charges of breaching a restraining...
Vet's View
Byline: WITH IAIN CARRINGTON FOLLOWING on from last month's article, this time we will looking at some things to consider with cattle at this time of year. Autumn is a good time of year to carry out some routine blood screening. As with sheep,...
WE All like a Challenge and, over the [...]
Byline: DAVID FAIRLAMB THE FIT FACTOR WE all like a challenge and, over the many weeks of writing my column, I have not mentioned any specific challenge which everyone can take part in, until today. The RNLI, alongside Northumbria Water, would...
What about Farming Funding Post-Brexit? ALISON HALL Partner at Hay & Kilner Solicitors
FOLLOWING the UK's leave decision, there has been great uncertainty about what will happen to agricultural funding once ties are formally severed with the EU. The UK Government has announced it will be pumping up to PS6bn a year into backing EU-funded...
What's on at the CINEMA
ALNWICK PLAYHOUSE Bondgate Without (01665 510785) Finding Dory (U): Sat/Tue 2pm Jason Bourne (12A): Sat/Thu 7.30pm Star Trek Beyond (12A): Tue 7.30pm CINEWORLD BOLDON TYNE AND WEAR, BOLDON COLLIERY Boldon Leisure Park, Abingdon Way (0871 200 2000)...
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