Why speed cameras have gone up on the A1 between Birtley and Team Valley

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2h, 2m ago

MOTORISTS have spotted average speed cameras going up on a busy stretch of the A1 - and the reason for this has been revealed.

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Dominic Cummings reveals what Boris Johnson allegedly text about Matt Hancock

thenorthernecho.co.uk 10h, 7m ago

DOMINIC Cummings has released a screenshot of a text exchange between him and the Prime Minister where he allegedly describes Matt Hancock as "hopeless."

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Care home workers in England to be told they 'MUST' have Covid vaccine

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6h, 21m ago

CARE home workers are set to be told they must have the vaccine in order to continue frontline working.

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Volunteers needed at these 7 vaccine sites in County Durham and Tyne &Wear

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2h, 2m ago

THE NHS has issued an urgent call for volunteers to help man several vaccination sites across the North East.

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Map shows why people in the North East are suffering bad hay fever

thenorthernecho.co.uk 15h, 13m ago

IF you have been struggling with particularly bad hay fever symptoms this week, a map has explained why.

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Concerns raised about custody suites in Durham and Cleveland

thenorthernecho.co.uk 21h, 57m ago

Charlie Taylor, HM Chief of Prisons, said that despite some serious concerns it was a "reasonably good inspection".

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Coast to Coast restaurant in Metrocentre permanently closes down

thenorthernecho.co.uk 21h, 57m ago

A ONCE-popular bar and restaurant has closed its doors in the Metrocentre after several years in operation.

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Could you be heir to one of these North East unclaimed estates

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2, 57m ago

COULD you be heir to a small fortune? These are all of the unclaimed estates which are currently in the region.

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All areas in the North East and North Yorkshire see RISE in Covid cases

thenorthernecho.co.uk 1, 26m ago

EVERY council area in the region has seen a rise in Covid cases in the past week, official figures have revealed.

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Region's 'dynamic' response to pandemic under discussion

thenorthernecho.co.uk 1, 57m ago

MANY of the region’s technology sector leaders are among 70 speakers at this week’s Dynamo conference.

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North East brides-to-be slam Boris Johnson over wedding restriction uncertainty

thenorthernecho.co.uk 1, 54m ago

A DARLINGTON woman set to wed next week has said her preparations have been ruined by the 'abysmal and insulting' lack of messaging from the Government.

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North East weather forecast: 'Intense thunderstorms' set to hit region

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2, 17m ago

WE'VE had a few days of glorious summer weather - but that's set to change, with "intense thunderstorms" being forecast in Gwent for part of next week.

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Euro 2020: How North East fans reacted to Sterling's Euros winner

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2, 39m ago

This is how fans in the North East reacted when England went one up over Croatia in their opening match of Euro 2020.

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How much renting or buying a flat in Newcastle's Hadrian's Tower costs

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2, 57m ago

FANCY living in a skyscraper? Homes in arguably one of the region's most impressive postcodes are selling for hundreds of thousands.

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Public health chiefs give all clear for return of park runs

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2, 57m ago

HEALTH chiefs in a large part of the North-East have given the all clear for the return of park runs.

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Tyne Bridge sculpture goes on display at Central Station

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2, 25m ago

THE environmental benefits of travelling by train has been laid on the line for rail passengers using one of the region’s busiest stations.

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Changes to LNER services to be introduced in May 2022

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2, 57m ago

RAIL passengers in the region can have their say on services ahead of proposed “significant” timetable changes by London North Eastern Railway (LNER).

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North East fans party as England make good start in the Euros

thenorthernecho.co.uk 2, 25m ago

FOOTBALL fans across the North-East endured a tense afternoon in the sun before England finally put the seal on an opening match win in the Euros on what they hope may prove the first of several Super Sundays in the Euros.

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TEN out of 14 areas in the North East and Yorkshire see rise in Covid cases

thenorthernecho.co.uk 4, 57m ago

THE majority of council areas across the region have reported a rise in Covid-19 infections in the past week, figures reveal.

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Bamburgh Castle ‘set alight’ for new Indiana Jones movie

thenorthernecho.co.uk 4, 32m ago

LIVE action stunts were captured last night at Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland,  for the fifth instalment of Indiana Jones franchise.

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Teenage defendant has spent weeks on remand in adult prison

thenorthernecho.co.uk 4, 57m ago

A TEENAGER who has admitted sexually assaulting an underage girl may be released after eight weeks in custody if an adequate home address can be found.

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Matt Hancock says Delta variant responsible for 91 percent of Covid cases

thenorthernecho.co.uk 5, 59m ago

THE Delta variant first identified in India now comprises 91 per cent of cases of coronavirus in the UK, the Health Secretary said.

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Kyril Louis-Dreyfus faces his first big test as Sunderland owner this summer

thenorthernecho.co.uk 5, 12m ago

GIVEN Sunderland were beaten in the semi-finals of the play-offs, it would be over-egging it to describe Kyril Louis-Dreyfus’ first six months in charge of the club as a ‘honeymoon period’. No matter how bad the wedding, honeymoons don’t normally end in tears and despair.

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Five Newcastle Falcons players receive maiden call-ups for England

thenorthernecho.co.uk 5, 55m ago

EDDIE JONES has selected five Newcastle Falcons players in his provisional England squad for this summer’s series against the United States and Canada.

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Newcastle United takeover hopes boosted by Saudi Arabia piracy move

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 5m ago

NEWCASTLE UNITED owner Mike Ashley has drawn encouragement from the Premier League’s decision not to call for Saudi Arabia to be kept on the American government’s piracy watchlist this year.

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Sunderland battling to sign Dion Sanderson from Wolves this summer

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 57m ago

SUNDERLAND will have to beat off competition from at least three clubs in the Championship if they are to sign Dion Sanderson this summer.

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Northumbria University experts develope vaccine for yellow-eyed penguins

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 38m ago

A TEAM of researchers, led by Northumbria University, have been working to understand and develop a vaccine for an infection that has been been killing off rare penguins in New Zealand.

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People are ecstatic after Harrison Ford spotted in North Shields

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 55m ago

FANS have been ecstatic after finding out the worldwide sensation, Harrison Ford has been dining among the public in the North East.

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Drug gang busted after police seize cocaine and dirty money

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 8m ago

A NETWORK of organised criminals are facing jail after police busted them transporting a haul of cocaine into the North-East and laundering more than £100,000 in dirty money.

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County Durham: Takeaway owner fined after rat and mouse droppings found

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 49m ago

A COUNTY Durham takeaway owner has been fined more than £1,000 after rat and mouse droppings found during a routine food inspection.

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Plenty to smile about with new roles at lab

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 29m ago

A NEW boss has been appointed at the UK’s largest orthodontic lab, which is based in the North-East, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has revealed current operations director Craig Stevens will replace managing director and founder Sean Thompson when he retires at the end of this month.

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North East campaigners call for tough new measures to end smoking

thenorthernecho.co.uk 6, 57m ago

North East campaigners are calling for tough new measures to end smoking as stark new figures reveal that 113,000 people in the region have been killed by tobacco since the Millennium.

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Meet the 92-year-old who has just opened The Seaburn Inn pub hotel

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 57m ago

A 92-YEAR-OLD has cut the ribbon of a new hotel after spending the last eighteen months shielding, watching it being built every single day.

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These are the Covid lockdown restrictions left to be lifted on June 21

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 27m ago

THERE is much uncertainity on whether national lockdown restrictions will be removed as planned later this month.

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Newcastle Falcons and Scotland's John Hardie announces retirement from rugby

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 47m ago

NEWCASTLE FALCONS flanker John Hardie has announced he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the current season.

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Gateshead: Man charged with attempted murder following serious assault in Gateshead last month

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 2m ago

A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was found with injuries consistent with being stabbed last month.

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Newcastle builder describes fighting off shotgun-wielding burglar

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 44m ago

A BUILDER has described the moment he fought off shotgun-wielding burglar and pinned him to the ground

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Louise Minchin confirms she is stepping down from BBC Breakfast

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 1m ago

LOUISE Minchin has announced she is stepping down from BBC Breakfast after almost 20 years.

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YouTuber Geoff Marshall makes documentary on Go North East- watch here

thenorthernecho.co.uk 7, 57m ago

A WELL-KNOWN YouTuber with hundreds of thousands of followers has made a short documentary on a North East bus company.

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Former Newcastle player Joey Barton is on trial in Sheffield

thenorthernecho.co.uk 8, 17m ago

FORMER England international Joey Barton pushed over a rival manager after his team was defeated, causing him serious injuries to his face, a jury has been told.

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Burglar left blood at Sunderland sports centre during raid

thenorthernecho.co.uk 8, 45m ago

A BURGLAR who ransacked a sports centre and left a trail of blood at the scene tried to convince cops he had been "set up" for the crime.

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TV forager Alysia Vasey heads to Sunderland's Food and Drink Fest

thenorthernecho.co.uk 8, 3m ago

AN acclaimed forager, who supplies some of the UK’s top Michelin star chefs, will be heading to Sunderland as part of a special one-off event for the city’s Food and Drink Fest.

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Newcastle Building Society grant for young people's charity

thenorthernecho.co.uk 8, 9m ago

A CHILDREN’S charity is giving young people with learning disabilities the chance to develop new workplace and personal skills in the open air.

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Joey Barton on trial accused of assaulting fellow manager

thenorthernecho.co.uk 8, 28m ago

FORMER Newcastle United Joey Barton is expected to go on trial today over an alleged assault on a fellow football boss following a match.

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Newcastle based trainee academy to get young people

thenorthernecho.co.uk 8, 57m ago

A TRAINEE academy is offering young people the chance to kick start their career.

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Pictures of fun in the sun at Cullercoats beach

thenorthernecho.co.uk 9, 31m ago

LOTS of you have been taking advantage of warm weather this weekend by enjoying the sand and sea up and down the North-East coastline.

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Indiana Jones 5 being filmed in Bamburgh and North Yorkshire

thenorthernecho.co.uk 9, 47m ago

FILMING of the latest Indiana Jones film is taking place in the region.

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SUNDERLAND CITY COUNCIL: Persimmon row residents react

thenorthernecho.co.uk 9, 32m ago

RESIDENTS living near a major Sunderland housing development under construction say they have been “left to suffer” for more than a year with noise, vibrations and dust issues.

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Sunderland: Police dog tracks down burglar - to his front door

thenorthernecho.co.uk 9, 37m ago

A BURGLAR was arrested after a police dog picked up his scent at the crime scene – and led officers straight to his front door.

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SUNDERLAND CITY COUNCIL: D-day for Hetton Primary School rebuild

thenorthernecho.co.uk 9, 49m ago

A MULTI-million pound project to rebuild a Sunderland primary school could take a major step towards becoming a reality next week.

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