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 May 26, 2018

3TRUMPS BEAT 1 ACE; Salah and Co Have Goal Power to Shock Ronaldo's Real
Byline: MRFIXIT PAUL JAIN@MRFIXITSTIPS LIVERPOOL'S brand of football deserves to be rewarded with the Champions League trophy but Real Madrid will do everything possible to hold on to their prize. The Final is one of the most anticipated of recent...
Abi Leads Way at Junior Show
OVER 100 ponies took part in the Area 12a British Show Jumping junior show at Waterford Farm in Langley Park near Durham at the weekend, with all eyes on the three main classes. The British Novice Second saw 18 starters coming forward. There were...
A Fantastic Day out at the County Show
Byline: GRAEME WHITFIELD Business editor graeme.whitfield@reachplc.com @jnlbusiness THE North East's premier agricultural show is looking forward to a successful event despite a drop in entries linked to wider problems in the region's farming sector....
A Flawless McIlroy Takes Command at Wentworth
DEFENDING champion Alex Noren hailed "the best round I've ever seen" after playing partner Rory McIlroy took control of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth. Noren carded a course record of 62 in the final round last year but was nevertheless happy...
Ban on New Holiday Homes Backed; Vote Aimed at Providing Local People with Affordable Houses
Byline: HANNAH GRAHAM Reporter hannah.graham@trinitymirror.com @HannahGraham21 ABAN on new-build holiday homes has won local support on the Northumberland coast. Campaigners said some North Northumberland towns were becoming "ghost towns" over...
Bess Foot Forward for New Boy
ENGLAND had a first extended view of their new spin bowling prospect Dom Bess on day two at Lord's. After being handed a solitary over on Thursday, we look at his first full day in the field. WICKET THREAT The Somerset man (below) did not manage...
Bookies'View [...]
ODDSMAKERS have seen an overwhelming positivity surrounding Liverpool's journey to a possible sixth European crown this season. Back at the start of the season the Reds were the best backed of all the Premier League teams in the Champions League...
Bridge Clean Up Ready for Exhibition
Byline: DANIEL HOLLAND Local government reporter daniel.holland@reachplc.com @danhollandnews THE long-awaited removal of graffiti from the High Level Bridge should start in the next two weeks - just in time for the Great Exhibition of the North....
Bringing Back a Walk That Is Rich in Our History
Byline: TONY HENDERSON ENVIRONMENT AN 80-mile walk through the North East's history has been revived by volunteers. The Tyne and Wear Heritage Way will be opened on Thursday at the historic landmark of Causey Arch, by historian John Grundy, who...
Can You Prove That You Own Your Land?
Byline: ALISON HALL Partner, Hay & Kilner Law Firm IT IS surprising the number of clients I meet who own large areas of farm land and various properties but are not completely sure where their title deeds are held. Are they in the bank, with...
Chances Go A-Begging but Defiant Bairstow Still Clings to Hope of a Home Win; THE MATCH: England V Pakistan, First Test, Lord's, Day Two
JONNY Bairstow insists England are still in with a "real fighting chance" despite Pakistan's 166-run lead in the first NatWest Test at Lord's. England's wicketkeeper appeared to bristle at times when he was invited to account for the five catches...
Charnley Insists the Mags Are Up for Cup; Charnley: Magpies Are Not Short of Ambition
Byline: CHRIS WAUGH NUFC Writer @CHRISDHWAUGH LEE Charnley insists Newcastle United's do not "lack ambition" - and Rafa Benitez has been told to "try and win a cup" and build towards turning the Magpies into a top-eight team. Benitez's representatives...
'Cheating' Teacher Right to Be Fired, Says Principal
Byline: IAN JOHNSON Reporter ian.johnson01@reachplc.com @IANJOHNSONCHRON KENTON School's principal insists former teacher Martin Scott deserved to be sacked for 'jeopardising' pupils' GCSE results, an employment tribunal heard. Mr Scott, the...
Cipriani Will Miss out as Daly Given England Call
ELLIOT Daly will start England's non-cap international against the Barbarians at full-back with Danny Cipriani forced to settle for a place among the replacements. It is Daly's first outing in the number 15 jersey having made all but one of his...
Citroen's New SUV Ready to Take on Qashqai and X-Trail
Byline: steve hughes CITROEN is to introduce a new Sport Utility Vehicle to rival the Nissan Qashqai and X-Trail models, with first deliveries due here before the end of the year. Prices are likely to start at about PS23,000 for the new five-seat...
Cochrane Can Be the Inspiration for Ross as He Sees the Light; THE AGENDA: New Sunderland Boss Follows in the Footsteps of a Wearside Legend
Byline: JAMES HUNTER SAFC Writer @JHUNTERCHRON IF JACK Ross is half as successful as the last manager to join Sunderland from St Mirren, Black Cats fans will be in for a treat. Because that man was Johnny Cochrane, who led the Black Cats to their...
College Chef Celebrates 'Amazing' Award Win; A Former Royal Navy Chef Has Triumphed at the Annual North East Chef of the Year Competition
PHIL Pringle, of Newcastle College, won the title North East Chef of the Year at the annual North East Culinary Trade Association (Necta) competition. Phil, curriculum leader of hospitality and tourism at the college, was competing against chefs from...
Courtroom Hears Football Coach's Alleged Abuse
Byline: ROB KENNEDY Court Reporter rob.kennedy@ncjmedia.co.uk ALLEGED victims of a football coach accused of a campaign of sexual abuse spanning 25 years have told a court what they say he did to them. George Ormond is alleged to have abused...
'Cruel' Thug Tortured a Rough Sleeper as He Slept
Byline: SARA NICHOL Reporter sara.nihcol@ncjmedia.co.uk @SaraNichol10 AROUGH sleeper was subjected to four hours of "torture" when he was repeatedly set on fire, beat with a crutch and spat on as he lay in a churchyard. The vulnerable victim,...
Das Golden Boot
Byline: DAVID DUBAS-FISHER WHEN it comes to the World Cup's top goalscorers there's one country that has produced more than any other: Germany. Five of the 13 players to have scored 10 or more goals at the tournament are German. And of the...
Deadline Extended for Reduced Season Tickets
Byline: JAMES HUNTER SAFC Writer SUNDERLAND owner Stewart Donald has challenged fans to break the 20,000 season ticket-holder barrier, extending the deadline for reduced price purchases until June 22. Despite a miserable campaign which saw Sunderland...
Deaths
ASKEW GEORGE (Widdrington late of Sunderland/ Washington). On 21st May, aged 79 years, George, dearly loved husband of the late Vera, a dear father of Claire, father-in-law to Dale and much loved grandad of Luke and Kate. Service and cremation at Cowpen...
Diesel ST-3 Has to Be Driven to Be Appreciated
Byline: ian johnson FORD has always ridden high on the reputation of making cars with handling and performance capabilities at an affordable price. And the Focus ST-3 is a prize example of the old Ford magic interwoven with some of the latest...
Digital Minister Set to Speak at IT Conference
Byline: Graemewhitfield Business editor graeme.whitfield@ncjmedia.co.uk @Graemewhitfield DIGITAL Minister Matt Hancock will be the keynote speaker at a major IT conference in Newcastle next month. The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media...
Double Handful
Byline: John Shaw's racing betting column in association with IN a recent survey, racegoers listed the two main reasons that deter them from visiting a racecourse. They are, the danger of witnessing a) a mass brawl or b) a Little Mix concert. ...
Durham League
LEAGUE leaders Crook travel to Durham City today with George Westlake, Jamie Mills and Ed Wells back in the team after missing last weekend. Will Barnham and Michael Tinkler will drop back into the second team. Secretary Alan Stewart said: "We will...
Enjoy Pots of Colour All Year; Gardening Make Your Summer Pots of Colour Last All Year. Hannah Stephenson Chooses Five Permanent Plants for Containers That Will Come Back Year after Year
If you're short of time but want a riot of colour and some architectural gems on your patio, you may be best off choosing perennials, flowering shrubs and evergreens when you plant up your summer containers. Planted in the right spot and given the...
Enjoy Preview of Perfectly Placed Pads; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE
BUYERS wanting to get a closer look at Bellway's new development in Dinnington can view two stunning show homes that showcase perfectly the living standards that buyers will enjoy at Augusta Drive. The four-bedroom detached Laurel show home offers...
Exclusive Chance to Visit Luxurious Homes; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE
KNOWN for building luxurious properties in desirable locations, Countylife Homes is offering house hunters an exclusive preview at its latest new development. Potential buyers can make an appointment to be among the first to visit Main Street, in...
Fab Way to Get on the Ladder; Front Page Property
IF you think being part of a vibrant new community is a Fab idea, then read on... Joint venture developers Places for People and Urban Splash are hosting a special event for buyers looking to get on the property ladder in North Shields. Head to...
Final Really Is Real Deal, Insists Reds' Wijnaldum
LIVERPOOL midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum believes the club and its supporters have been waiting for a moment like the Champions League final against Real Madrid. It is 11 years since the Reds' last appearance in the final, a defeat to AC Milan,...
Fingers Pointed at Russia over MH17 Tragedy
Byline: MIKE CORDER Reporter THE Netherlands and Australia have announced they are holding Russia legally responsible for its role in the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine nearly four years ago. The move puts further strain on...
Food for Thought on Post-Brexit Farming
Byline: GRAEME WHITFIELD Business editor graeme.whitfield@reachplc.com FARMING and rural economy groups have raised the pressure on the Government to deliver a post-Brexit future for the countryside that values food production. The Tenant Farmers...
Frangeliko Is Tipped to See off Rivals at Sedgefield; Point to Point
Byline: PETER BURGON Sedgefield Racecourse hosts tomorrow's South Durham fixture (3.00) with 92 entries on a seven-race card. After posting early-season form figures of P4PP, Frangeliko finally got her act together at Easingwold last month where...
From First-Class Gin to Helping Patients Recover Love for Food; the BBC Has Announced the Finalists for This Year's Prestigious Food and Farming Awards - and Two North East Names Are on the List. JANE HALL Reports Hepple Gin (MOORLAND SPIRIT COMPANY)
Byline: JANE HALL COOKS, shops and producers from across the UK are celebrating after making the final shortlist for this year's hotly contested BBC Food and Farming Awards. And flying the flag for the North East are Northumberland's Hepple Gin...
General Knowledge Quiz
1. What sort of substances are adrenaline; cortisone; insulin; oestrogens and testosterone? A Chromosomes B Lymphocytes C Diodes D Hormones 2. What sort of creature is a salamander? A A mammal B A snake C An amphibian D Abird 3. Which American president...
Get Your Own Spot by the Sea
Byline: HANNAH GRAHAM Reporter hannah.graham@ncjmedia.co.uk THEIR brightly-coloured facades are instantly recognisable as perhaps one of the Northumberland coast's most-photographed sights. If you've ever walked past Blyth's famous beach huts,...
Greyhounds
NEWCASTLE BAGS (subject to alteration) 14.04 (480m): Blackhouse Susie, Droopys United, Sophies Diva, Soju Elvis, Canny Raquel, Target Lydia 14.24 (480m) Handicap: View Euro, John Wick, Highclere Ghost, Alnwick Alan, Billy Bob Ray, Wraysbury Maggs 14.42...
HEART OF THE MATTER; Cox's Latest Sprint Star Can Cause Bookies Pain in Sandy Lane Mancini Can Call the Tune
Byline: garry owen CLIVE COX is a dab hand with sprinters and he can add Haydock's Sandy Lane to his CV with Heartache. The daughter of Kyllachy was the apple of her trainer's eye well before absolutely bolting up from Fab on her first TURN TO...
Heed's New Owners Set to Take over Next Month
Byline: JEFF BOWRON GATESHEAD hope to have new foreign owners in place during the first week in June. An overseas consortium has agreed a deal in principle, a change of ownership needing to be ratified by the FA and National League. Should...
Home-Owners' Housing Market Confidence 'Has Bounced Back'
HOME-owners' confidence in the property market has been boosted over the past six months, a survey suggests. Some 84% of home-owners expect property values in their area to increase over the coming six months - up from 70% when similar research...
Homes Shortfall on 'Epic Scale'
THE "epic" scale of the housing crisis in England means that the country is now short of four million homes, research claims. The estimate, calculated for the National Housing Federation and the charity Crisis, takes into account people who are...
Homes with Gardens
IF versatility is at the top of your check list, this Scandinavian design home with traditional stone cladding and slate roof is certainly worth a second look. The property has two separate reception rooms and large breakfasting kitchen. There are...
Househunters Can Rent for Year before Buying
AWARD-winning housebuilder, All Saints Living, is offering a Try before you buy offer at its Durham development, Aidan Gardens. It will be launched at an open day on Saturday, June 2, between 11am and 3pm and means that house hunters can sign up...
How Much Are Your Friends Worth to You? from Bickering over Bills, to Resentment over People Not Paying Their Way, Money Can Be a Common Source of Friendship Fall-Outs. VICKY SHAW Finds out How to Prevent It VICKY SHAW
OU can't put a price on a good friend - but it seems many of us find ourselves falling out over money. y. For instance, nearly two-thirds (63%) of drivers feel awkward about asking passengers for petrol money in return for a lift, according to a...
I Feel I Am Owed a Win, Says Aussie Ricciardo; Formula One
DANIEL Ricciardo will line up on the starting grid for tomorrow's Monaco Grand Prix firmly in the belief Red Bull owe him a victory on Formula One's most famous streets. All eyes are on Red Bull at the principality after Ricciardo cemented their...
It's Never Been about Our Family, It's Always Been about Mary Bell
Byline: CHRIS KNIGHT Reporter christopher.knight@reachplc.com AMOVING memorial service has been held on the 50th anniversary of one of Tyneside's most heinous crimes. Schoolgirl killer Mary Bell strangled four-year-old Martin Brown in a derelict...
I Was Black, I Was Disabled - People Weren't Used to Seeing Someone like Me; Paralympic Basketball Hero Ade Adepitan Has Already Inspired Thousands - Now He's Keen to Bring His Motivational Message to the Next Generation. He Talks to HANNAH STEPHENSON
WITH his wedding to singer-songwriter fiancee Elle Exxe to look forward to Ade Adepitan has an exciting summer ahead. The pair were originally meant to tie the knot last year, but postponed when Elle was offered the chance to perform at V Festival....
Jack's the Lad for the Cats for Two Years; New Boss Just Cannot Wait to Get Started
Byline: JAMES HUNTER SAFC Writer @JHunterChron SUNDERLAND have confirmed the appointment of Jack Ross as manager on a two-year contract. He has joined the Black Cats after leading St Mirren to the Scottish Championship title and promotion to the...
Make Sure You Are Ready to Cope with Delayed Flights; YOUR CONSUMER RIGHTS CHAMPION
Byline: JAMES WALKER FLIGHT delays are by far the most complained about travel trauma - and Resolver helped more than 120,000 people reclaim their money for free last year. Delays can be caused by lots of problems - anything from sudden snowstorms,...
Management of Mariners Are in It for the Long-Term; Evo-Stik Premier League
Byline: MARK CARRUTHERS GRAHAM Fenton wants to ensure South Shields continue their rapid rise up the non-league pyramid after committing his long-term future to the club. It was announced yesterday Fenton and joint-manager Lee Picton had agreed...
Micropub Permitted to Open in Basement
Byline: DANIEL HOLLAND Local Democracy Reporter daniel.holland@reachplc.com @danielhollandnews ANEW micropub is set to open in Blaydon after concerns over its impact on neighbouring flats were dropped. Gateshead Council has granted a licence...
Minister Opens Door to Badger Culls in the North East
Byline: GRAEME WHITFIELD Business editor graeme.whitfield@ncjmedia.co.uk @Graemewhitfield THE controversial badger cull could be coming to Northumberland after the Government moved to ease restrictions on where disease control measures can be used....
Mitrovic Is Open to a Permanent Fulham Deal
ALEKSANDAR Mitrovic admits he does not know where his longterm future lies - but the Newcastle United striker is not ruling out a permanent move to Fulham. The Cottagers take on Aston Villa at Wembley in the Championship play-off final later today...
Mouth-Watering Wines on the Menu This Week
ENGLISH Wine Week starts today, offering the perfect excuse to pick something new from the wine list. Among establishments taking part is Six Restaurant BALTIC, run by general manager Roy Ng who has become a fan of wines from Lyme Bay on the south...
Mr Grayling, Don't Let Passengers Suffer Here
Byline: SEAN SEDDON Reporter sean.seddon@trinitymirror.com @seddonnews NEWCASTLE City Council's leader has demanded the Government doesn't let the North East suffer because of timetable changes to Northern Rail services. The company has come...
New 108 and Corsa Coming Soon
Byline: steve hughes PEUGEOT has revamped its most affordable model, the 108 city car this week and Vauxhall has announced that its sporty new Corsa GSi will be on sale from July. The revised baby Peugeot costs from PS9,225 and gets some striking...
NEWV60 Estate Arrives
Byline: STEVE HUGHES VOLVO has opened the order book for its new mid-range executive estate model, with prices rising to more than PS40,000. Its arrival follows Volvo's recent surprise announcement that the saloon version will be the company's...
North East Premier Lg
TYNEMOUTH, in fifth position, take on champions and current Premier Division leaders South North today. The home side are just 18 points behind the visitors and will be looking to avoid defeat to stay in touch with the early pacesetters. South...
Northumberland and Tyneside Cricket League
DIVISION ONE SWALWELL are at Percy Main and skipper Paul Dumighan said: "There are two players out this week, Chris Hewitson and Richard Shotton, both due to work commitments. "Gary Johnson and Anthony Hodgson both return, Johnson to bolster the...
Number of Morbidly Obese to Rocket by 2035
Byline: SALLY WARDLE Reporter ALMOST five million teenagers and adults across England, Scotland and Wales will be morbidly obese by 2035, according to a new analysis. The number of those aged 15 and older with a Body Mass Index (BMI) above 40...
Once Impossible, Now It Is Music to Their Ears
Byline: DAVID WHETSTONE Culture Editor CLASSICAL music lessons would once have seemed an impossible option at Hawthorn Primary School in Elswick, Newcastle. Now, though, pupils from the school are rehearsing for a big concert for the Great Exhibition...
One-Punch Killer Locked Up
Byline: ROB KENNEDY Court reporter rob.kennedy@ncjmedia.co.uk AONE-PUNCH killer who "enjoyed the adrenaline rush of fighting" has been jailed for six-and-a-half years for taking the life of a grandfather outside a city centre nightclub. Scott...
Opening the Door to Culture
Byline: DAVID WHETSTONE Culture editor david.whetstone@reachplc.com THE ability of arts and culture to create opportunities and transform lives was a theme running through the 12th Journal Culture Awards ceremony at Hexham Abbey. Sixteen awards...
Painting a Fresh Picture of the Lives, and Work, of the Pitmen; Culture Award Winner Narbi Price Tells DAVID WHETSTONE about Two New Exhibitions That Draw Inspiration from the Famous Pitmen Painters of Ashington
Byline: DAVID WHETSTONE TWIN exhibitions inspired by the famous Ashington Group of pitmen painters open today, shedding light on their work and enduring legacy. Pitmen Painters Unseen includes privately owned paintings and others that belong...
Potty Idea Becomes a Reality
It began as an April Fools' Day prank but - surprise, surprise - people liked it, so now Pot Noodle are launching a delivery service in Newcastle. Pot NOWDLE is being sold as a service that will satisfy people's instant noodling needs, offering...
Prius Makes Perfect Sense
Byline: graeme courtney THE world's first mainstream hybrid car, the Toyota Prius, was launched in 1997 and it has continued to lead from the front when it comes to economy. It's no surprise that the experience Toyota has gained from the Prius...
Raise a Glass
Byline: WITH JANE CLARE SUMMER is a-coming in and loudly say yoo hoo! Or something like that. The summer vibe is beginning to crank up and I've visited a few spring and summer tastings, where retailers showcase their new wines. In the shops,...
Reviews
FICTION OUR KIND OF CRUELTY by Araminta Hall Century, PS12.99, ebook 99p HHH HH AFTER bestselling debut Everything And Nothing and chilling second novel Dot, Hall has well and truly hit her thrilling stride with Our Kind Of Cruelty. Mike and Verity...
Riversiders Stop Rot in Cup with a Rain-Hit Win; THE MATCH: Durham V Worcester Royal London One-Day Cup, Group A
DURHAM secured their first win in this season's Royal London One-Day Cup by beating Worcestershire by nine runs on Duckworth-Lewis. The hosts, defending 209 after being inserted to bat at Gosforth, reduced Worcestershire to 82-4 when the rain arrived....
Sales Heating Up at the Aspens; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE
WITH exquisite homes and a selection of sizzling summer incentives available, sales at Linden Homes' popular Birtley development are heating up - just like the weather. Following the housebuilder's success at its adjacent Sycamores development in...
Sam Storey
The 35-year-old research chef has been shortlisted for Cook of the Year for his work helping patients recover the pleasure of eating. Sam is the in-house chef for a research network, co-led by Northumbria and Newcastle universities, for people with...
Saraband's Selections
TODAY CARTMEL: 2.05 Big Thunder, 2.40 Character Onesie, 3.15 Grandads Horse, 3.50 News For Pascal, 4.25 Havana Jack, 5.00 Champagne To Go, 5.35 Apache Jack. CHESTER: 1.45 Wind Storm, 2.20 Gold Filigree, 2.55 Sound Advice, 3.30 Star Of The East,...
Search Begins for Industrial Park Tenants
Byline: COREENA FORD Business writer coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk @Scoopford PROPERTY agents have been appointed to seek out tenants for a Teesside industrial park with the potential to create 600 jobs. The 65-acre Durham Lane Industrial Park...
Season's Grand Finale Provided the Spur for a Positive Owner; THE AGENDA: United Owner's Reaction to Famous Victory Had a Major Impact on Immediate futureMike Ashley Sat Next to Lee Charnley during the Last Game of the Relegation Season in May 2016 - and, as Chris Waugh Reports, Decided They Had to 'Go for It' the Following Term
IT FELT like a momentous occasion at the time but, more than two years on, it is only just becoming clear what the full impact of one of the most incredible days in Newcastle United's history really was. On May 15, 2016, just four days after the...
SEAT's Arona Is a Fine All-Rounder
Byline: edward stephens WHAT you see is what you get with the new SEAT Arona. Unusually the Spanish car maker has decided not to offer any optional extras so if you see a car in a showroom you know that everything on board is included in the...
See Summer in at City Edge; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE
BARRATT Homes North East is urging potential house buyers looking to get on the property ladder to visit the City Edge development in Blakelaw this weekend. With homes available to move into for summer, buyers can benefit from PS2,500 towards moving...
Shields Putting Her Rivals to the Sword
Byline: ANNA HARRIS annagharris@gmail.com DURHAM'S Annabel Shields dominated the British Horse Feeds Speedi-Beet HOYS Grade C qualifier at Fife Agricultural Show, taking the top two spots in the class. With three qualification places available...
Soothing Sanctuary
Byline: Embrace simplicity to create an oasis of calm, says Claire Hornby SCANDINAVIAN-inspired design is a firm favourite amongst designers and homeowners as it embraces simplicity through subtle colour and layered textures. This season, take inspiration...
Sport on Tv
TODAY FOOTBALL: Champions League final, Real Madrid Liverpool - BT Sport 2 1900. Sky Bet Championship play-off final, Aston Villa v Fulham - Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football 1600. CRICKET: England v Pakistan, first Test - Sky Sports...
Store Closures Expected after DIY Chain's PS1 Sale
Byline: COREENA FORD Business writer coreena.ford@ncjmedia.co.uk @Scoopford RETAIL experts say Homebase store closures and job losses "are inevitable" following the sale of the DIY chain for PS1 to a restructuring specialist. The future of the...
Struggling School Rated 'Inadequate'
Byline: Hannah Graham Reporter hannah.graham@reachplc.com @HannahGraham21 INSPECTORS have once again slapped Haydon Bridge High with the damning 'Inadequate' label. But new leaders say they are "optimistic" for the future of the struggling Northumberland...
Style and Comfort at Barley Croft
BARLEY Croft is an individual development of 14 new homes on the western outskirts of Bedlington built by emerging North East property developers, Gatsby Homes. The Gatsby team pay great attention to detail, using quality materials throughout to...
Taxi Passenger Shot by Police after Warnings
Byline: TOM WILKINSON Reporter ARMED police shot a man through a taxi window in a North East town after he did not respond to repeated warnings to get out of the vehicle, a witness has said. The suspect suffered an injury to his upper arm or...
The Fit Factor
Byline: David Fairlamb TIREDNESS and exhaustion are fairly common problems in society today. They are often linked to lifestyle, mood or the build-up of stresses Our lifestyles have always included behaviours that can lead to feelings of tiredness....
They Said What?
"One of the best things about this part is, when you get to my age, the first thing I do is look at the end and usually I either die or I go senile. It's very seldom that I get parts where they end on a positive note, or even a half-positive note,...
Three-Pot Civic Packs a Punch
Byline: ENDA MULLEN SOMETIMES it's good to get into a car without knowing too much about it, so as not to have any prejudices or preconceptions. This Honda Civic proved a great example of that approach. If someone had told me it was powered...
Time out Extra
who, what, where, when? WHO would advertise their place of trade with a symbol comprising three gold balls? WHAT is a skua? WHERE in the UK was Derek Hatton once deputy leader of the city's council? WHEN was Mini designer Alec Issigonis born? remember...
Top Quality Jaguar Saloon Still Brings a Touch of Class
Byline: ian donaldson SMOOTH and sporty; it's a mixture owners of Jaguar saloons have been tempted by for decades. Nowadays, while Jaguar's expanding range of SUVs might make the headlines (and the bulk of sales and profits) there's still a trio...
Under-Threat Library May Be Thrown a New Lifeline
Byline: DANIEL HOLLAND Local Government Reporter ALIBRARY threatened with closure could be saved for a second time, with plans emerging to transform it into a health and wellbeing hub. Fenham Library was scheduled to close as part of Newcastle...
University Stands by Controversial Group Talk
Byline: KALI LINDSAY Reporter kali.lindsay@reachplc.com @KALIALINDSAY NORTHUMBRIA University has defended its decision to allow a controversial group to host a debate on its campus. The university came under fire for letting Woman's Place UK...
Village Show Home to Open Its Doors; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE
AWARD-winning housebuilder Story Homes will open the doors to its show home at its most northerly development in the North East, Chancel Place, next weekend. From noon on Saturday, June 2, visitors will be able to explore the four-bedroom detached...
We Were Left out of Break Up Talks, Say Opposition
Byline: DAN HOLLAND Local democracy reporter dan.holland@reachplc.com @danhollandnews OPPOSITION councillors have complained they were left out of discussions over the break-up of the North East Combined Authority (NECA). Newcastle, Northumberland...
Worse Things Happen at Sea, Says Attack Victim Jim, 96
Byline: JOHANNA CARR Reporter AVETERAN who played a key role in the D-Day landings has spoken about how his wartime experiences helped him cope after being attacked and left for dead by a hammer-wielding "monster". Lieutenant Commander Jim Booth,...
You or I May Not Agree with Bannon - but Millions Do
Byline: Max Jeffery EARLIER this week, Steve Bannon gave an enthralling interview with the BBC's Emily Maitlis. He is the former chairman of the right-wing news and opinion site Breitbart, and was the White House Chief Strategist during Trump's...
Your Horoscope With
Byline: Justin Toper CAPRICORN DECEMBER 22 - JANUARY 20 Venus is opposed by Saturn in Capricorn. In many ways, getting up close and personal can kill or ruin romance. Even if you lose your glow, are you supposed to remain unhappy? No. This weekend...
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