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What living near St James' Park - or the Stadium of Light - could mean for your house price

Buying a house is like playing sport: you size up the opposition and try to score by making the right decisions.

So here’s some news if your goal in life is to live next to a stadium or race track where they play your favourite sport.

Online estate agent Hatched has worked out the ...

2017-02-18 10:41 open_in_new
What living near St James' Park - or the Stadium of Light - could mean for your house price

Buying a house is like playing sport: you size up the opposition and try to score by making the right decisions.

So here’s some news if your goal in life is to live next to a stadium or race track where they play your favourite sport.

Online estate agent Hatched has worked out the ...

2017-02-18 10:41 open_in_new
Durham family farm re-opens for 2017 season with new title as Britain's best

Families planning to enjoy a half-term day out at a County Durham farm next week could not have made a better choice - and that’s official.

Hall Hill Farm, which has flourished into a popular visitor attraction over the past 35 years, is now reaping the rewards of its efforts by being ...

2017-02-16 13:31 open_in_new
Durham family farm re-opens for 2017 season with new title as Britain's best

Families planning to enjoy a half-term day out at a County Durham farm next week could not have made a better choice - and that’s official.

Hall Hill Farm, which has flourished into a popular visitor attraction over the past 35 years, is now reaping the rewards of its efforts by being ...

2017-02-16 13:31 open_in_new
Watch drone footage of steam locomotive Tornado as it passes over the majestic Ribblehead viaduct

It’s like a film from a different era and in a way it is.

This spectacular footage was shot just yesterday as the Peppercorn class A1 steam locomotive, Tornado, passed over the majestic Ribblehead viaduct in the Yorkshire Dales on the famous Settle to Carlisle line.

Tornado’s ...

2017-02-15 14:23 open_in_new
Watch drone footage of steam locomotive Tornado as it passes over the majestic Ribblehead viaduct

It’s like a film from a different era and in a way it is.

This spectacular footage was shot just yesterday as the Peppercorn class A1 steam locomotive, Tornado, passed over the majestic Ribblehead viaduct in the Yorkshire Dales on the famous Settle to Carlisle line.

Tornado’s ...

2017-02-15 14:23 open_in_new
More than 100 people caught in one week as police crackdown on texting and driving

More than 100 motorists were caught using their phones behind the wheel by police in the North East as part of a week-long clampdown.

County Durham cops in conjunction with neighbouring force Cleveland Police caught 133 motorists using their mobile phones while driving.

This comes as ...

2017-02-14 07:29 open_in_new
More than 100 people caught in one week as police crackdown on texting and driving

More than 100 motorists were caught using their phones behind the wheel by police in the North East as part of a week-long clampdown.

County Durham cops in conjunction with neighbouring force Cleveland Police caught 133 motorists using their mobile phones while driving.

This comes as ...

2017-02-14 07:29 open_in_new
We take a look at the 48-hour rule from Currys that customers are getting caught out by

It’s time to turn up the temperature again at Currys over an annoying policy that keeps upsetting readers.

Customers are given just 48 hours to inspect deliveries for faults.

But many say there is simply not enough time to carry out the necessary checks.

I’ve already looked ...

2017-02-11 10:41 open_in_new
We take a look at the 48-hour rule from Currys that customers are getting caught out by

It’s time to turn up the temperature again at Currys over an annoying policy that keeps upsetting readers.

Customers are given just 48 hours to inspect deliveries for faults.

But many say there is simply not enough time to carry out the necessary checks.

I’ve already looked ...

2017-02-11 10:41 open_in_new
North East fintech company builds AI app that creates virtual accountant

A North-East fintech company is using artificial intelligence (AI) and speech recognition software to allow users to discuss their financial accounts with their phone.

Darlington-based MyFirmsApp creates custom app platforms for accountants and has recently secured the right to use next ...

2017-02-06 16:01 open_in_new
North East fintech company builds AI app that creates virtual accountant

A North-East fintech company is using artificial intelligence (AI) and speech recognition software to allow users to discuss their financial accounts with their phone.

Darlington-based MyFirmsApp creates custom app platforms for accountants and has recently secured the right to use next ...

2017-02-06 16:01 open_in_new
Historic Blackwell Grange Hotel for sale with £3.25m price tag

A historic hotel which was once the home of industrial magnate George Allen is up for sale with a £3.25m price tag.

Blackwell Grange Hotel, a Grade II listed property and 3-star hotel in Darlington, County Durham, is being marketed by real estate advisor Colliers ...

2017-01-29 15:59 open_in_new
Historic Blackwell Grange Hotel for sale with £3.25m price tag

A historic hotel which was once the home of industrial magnate George Allen is up for sale with a £3.25m price tag.

Blackwell Grange Hotel, a Grade II listed property and 3-star hotel in Darlington, County Durham, is being marketed by real estate advisor Colliers ...

2017-01-29 15:59 open_in_new
North East schools first in country to address pupils' mental health issues

The country’s first school-led body to tackle pupils’ mental health issues is set to launch in Newcastle.

The commission, called Healthy MindED, is being set up to tackle what is seen as a “horrific rise” in the problem across the nation’s schools.

Made up of 11 leading ...

2017-01-23 10:03 open_in_new
North East schools first in country to address pupils' mental health issues

The country’s first school-led body to tackle pupils’ mental health issues is set to launch in Newcastle.

The commission, called Healthy MindED, is being set up to tackle what is seen as a “horrific rise” in the problem across the nation’s schools.

Made up of 11 leading ...

2017-01-23 10:03 open_in_new
Car boot sales in the North East: Where to sell your clutter of a weekend

Car boot sales are a great place to pick up bargains, and you might even find a hidden gem.

Sometimes items are bought at car boot sales and then sold at auction for a significantly higher price, so you might strike it lucky and pick up something valuable.

But even if you come away ...

2017-01-16 18:31 open_in_new
Car boot sales in the North East: Where to sell your clutter of a weekend

Car boot sales are a great place to pick up bargains, and you might even find a hidden gem.

Sometimes items are bought at car boot sales and then sold at auction for a significantly higher price, so you might strike it lucky and pick up something valuable.

But even if you come away ...

2017-01-16 18:31 open_in_new
Garden events in the North East for January & February: Plan a visit and tell us about your events too
This diary of garden and floral events will help you find inspiration for your own garden across Tyneside, Northumberland, County Durham and Wearside as well as being a pleasant outing in its own right ...
2017-01-16 17:23 open_in_new
Garden events in the North East for January & February: Plan a visit and tell us about your events too
This diary of garden and floral events will help you find inspiration for your own garden across Tyneside, Northumberland, County Durham and Wearside as well as being a pleasant outing in its own right ...
2017-01-16 17:23 open_in_new
Community events in the North East: A vintage fair, book signing, potato day and more

Below is a list of this week's Tyne & Wear community events written by you. To get your event included, simply fill out the form at www.chroniclelive.co.uk/yourevents

Women's Muslim group meet with Gateshead MP

On 21st December 2016, the secretary of communication for the Women's ...

2017-01-16 16:17 open_in_new