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The all-time English top flight league table: Where does your team rank?

Since it was founded in 1888, the top-tier of English football has been hotly contested, molding into the English Premier League that we love and follow today. Tallying up the final points total from each season since its founding, we have compiled an...

Berwick Advertiser, 10 sec. ago
 

Stink bombs and exploding cigarettes! Memories of the Seaton magic shop

Magical memories of one of Hartlepool’s most famous shops have come flooding back. We were delighted to hear from Doreen Atkinson who ran the Hartlepool magic shop, and moved it from its old home at Seaton Carew to Church Square in 1993. Doreen...

Hartlepool Mail, 20 min. ago
 

South Tyneside Festival 2019 details released: Dates, parade theme and concerts schedule announced for...

Families are in for an out-of-this-world experience at this year's South Tyneside Festival, organisers have revealed. It may only be February half term, but the countdown has already begun for the 2019 summer events, which pull in thousands of...

Shields Gazette, 23 min. ago
 

14 Hartlepool delicacies everyone from the town should have tried

We may not have any Michelin stars, but our great seaside town has many delicacies on offer - admittedly not all of them healthy, or vegan-friendly. From guilty pleasures to seaside classics, here's a look at 14 foodstuffs almost everyone in...

Hartlepool Mail, 35 min. ago
 

Man jailed after helping smuggle drugs and knife into prison

A man has been jailed after being caught helping to smuggle drugs, mobile phones and a flick knife into HMP Northumberland. David John Ireland, 34, was given a 16-month sentence after previously pleading guilty to three counts of conveying a...

Morpeth Herald, 37 min. ago
 

Sunderland packaging firm has £1.5m investment all wrapped up

More than £1million is being invested in new equipment to create jobs and keep an award-winning Sunderland factory ahead of the field. The Interflex Group, which manufactures flexible packaging for bakery and snack food products hopes the new £1.5m...

Sunderland Echo, 46 min. ago
 

A glittering event to celebrate the LGBT community

The Proud Scotland Awards have today announced (Tuesday, February 19) that a glittering ceremony celebrating the country’s LGBT champions will take place on Saturday, June 1 in the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow. The awards are set to bring together the unsung...

Berwickshire News, 53 min. ago
 

North Shields man jailed for helping smuggle drugs and knife into prison

A North Shields man has been jailed after being caught helping to smuggle drugs, mobile phones and a flick knife into prison. David John Ireland, 34, was given a 16-month sentence after previously pleading guilty to three counts of conveying a...

News Guardian, today, 10:03
 

Two men arrested after woman has jewellery stolen in burglary

Two men have been arrested after jewellery was stolen in a burglary at an elderly woman's home. Police are releasing images of the jewellery to the public. The burglary happened overnight on Wednesday, February 13, into Thursday, February 14, in...

Hartlepool Mail, today, 10:02
 

Beacon of Light a shining example of what is good about Sunderland – Katie Bulmer-Cooke

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been sharing some of the fascinating things I found out about our wonderful city while filming Untold Stories: Sunderland, for The National Lottery. One of the locations we visited was The Beacon of Light....

Sunderland Echo, today, 09:57
 

Deliveroo launches search for 50 riders ahead of Sunderland launch

Deliveroo, the food delivery service, is on the lookout for riders in Sunderland, where it is due to launch later this month. The firm wants 50 bicycle, scooter or motorbike riders to deliver food from restaurants across the city, cooked fresh to...

Sunderland Echo, today, 09:49
 

Free meals for councillors reflects badly on Sunderland council

The Conservative amendment to the motion about free meals for councillors (reported in the Echo on February 1) would have made it compulsory for all councillors to pay for themselves. Graeme Miller said £5,000 is a relatively small amount of money,...

Sunderland Echo, today, 09:30
 

Get set for Glendale quiz

It’s time to put your general knowledge to the test at an annual quiz night. Glendale Agricultural Society is holding its popular quiz at the Tankerville Arms in Wooler on Tuesday, February 26. Quiz master Ronald Barber will be supplying the...

Berwick Advertiser, today, 09:20
 

Lord Sugar blames Sunderland Brexit voters for loss of 3,500 Honda jobs in Swindon

Lord Sugar has blamed the Leave voters of Sunderland for Honda's decision to close its car factory in Swindon, with the loss of 3,500 jobs. And the billionaire business magnate predicts it won't be long before Nissan makes the same decision, leaving...

Sunderland Echo, today, 09:13
 

OAP theft victim tells of being ‘betrayed’ by carer

An elderly widow has told how she feels “betrayed” by a carer who stole more than £5,000 from her – and spared a jail sentence. Trusted carer Joanne Carr, 33, of Wenlock Road, South Shields, took the cash from the 83-year old woman – who lives at...

Shields Gazette, today, 09:09
 


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