THE body of missing pensioner Thomas Diggle has been recovered from the River Tyne at Riding Mill.
MORE than 500 volunteers from home and abroad will descend on Vindolanda Roman Fort this summer in pursuit of historic treasure.
TWO decades at the helm of a historic Tynedale school came to a fitting climax for Audrey Cox last week.
ONE of the North-East’s most respected newspapermen, former editor of the Hexham Courant Ronnie Turnbull, has died at the age of 80 at his home in Acomb.
THOUSANDS of visitors have flocked to Bardon Mill’s historic pottery since it opened its doors to the public a year ago.
A STATUE of an eagle fashioned out of 3,000 melted down Roman coins goes on display at Chesters fort this week, along with some of the nigh-on 2,000-year-old currency that escaped the sculptor’s furnace.
POLAR explorer Conrad Dickinson was guest speaker at a charity dinner hosted by Hexham Rotary Club. He gave an illustrated talk on the South Pole trek he went on with Prince Harry and a group of injured servicemen and women. The dinner at Langley Castle raised £4,370 for the Walking with the Wounded charity.