An investigation into how the world’s most famous non-league team are living a hand-to-mouth existence . . . just 13.5 miles away from the richest club on the planet. Just a 28-minute car journey separates Croft Park from St James’ Park. But in every other respect – on and off the pitch – Blyth Spartans […]

Blyth Spartans are set to face Newcastle United Under 23s in the Northumberland Senior Cup Final on Thursday, 5 May 2022 at St James Park. The Spartans reached to final after beating Bedlington Terriers 1-0 in the semi-final, while Newcastle saw a penalty shootout victory against North Shields after the game originally finished 1-1. Both […]

The post-Covid19 house price boom does not yet show any sign of stopping in the North East, according to estate agents. Despite rising energy, food and petrol prices, the average cost of a house in the region increased by around £33,000 in the 12 months, according to the Nationwide Building Society. And certain areas of […]

By Ben Lightfoot and Josep Aulet Salazar A Sunderland fish and chip shop owner has vowed to keep prices down for as long as possible – despite soaring costs. Reports have predicted steep price rises for Britain’s most famous takeaway dish, due to a huge spike in the price of white fish, potatoes and peas […]

North East commuters are set to face major delays after it was confirmed the closure of the inside lane of a stretch of the A1 already affected by roadworks is to remain in place for 14 months. Drivers heading south on the A1 through roadworks between junctions 66 and 65 have hit longer queues in […]

A recent study shows crime rates have dropped in all areas of Tyne and Wear except for one area of Gateshead

Crime rates were found to have decreased in all but one area of Gateshead

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