A Dumfries woman has become the first female to win the Northumberland Sheepdog trials since the competition began in 1976.
27-year-old Emma Gray runs a 150 acre National Trust farm at Elsdon in Northumberland.
She made a name as Britain's youngest shepherdess aged just 23-years-old.
A Canadian company could bring mining back to the North Pennines. In the 19th Century thousands of people were employed in lead mining. But now zinc mines could create 500 new jobs.
Half a million pounds is being invested in test boreholes.
Derek Proud reports.
An area once mined for lead could be mined again for zinc, creating 500 jobs.
Test drilling has been promising in the North Pennines, around Allenheads, according to the Canadian company hoping to do the work.
It predicts up to a million tonnes of ore could be extracted from the area on the border of Northumberland, Cumbria and Durham.
Northumbria Police have named a 37-year-old woman who died after a crash on the A69 yesterday, April 20.
Ann Marie Carruthers was from Workington in Cumbria. Her silver Peugeot car was found overturned half a mile west of the A69 at Haydon Bridge yesterday morning.
Officers are asking anyone driving in this area between 11pm on Friday, April 19 and 5.50am on yesterday, to get in touch.
The beehive kiln dates back to 1932, and can reach temperatures of up to 1260 degrees celsius.
It takes two men a day to fill it and two days and nights to fire pots.
Bardon Mill Pottery is turning one of its historic kilns into a visitor centre.
Errington and Reay established their pottery in 1878 and it quickly became known for itsunique salt glazed finish.
It remains the only pottery in the UK to use salt glazing
Police are appealing for information about a crash that happened on the A69 in Northumberland yesterday (December 5th).
The incident happened between Greenhead and Haltwhistle when for reasons yet to be established, a black Range Rover left the road and crashed onto the railway line where it collided with a train.
An 11-year-old boy was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary by air ambulance and his condition is described as critical.
Police are appealing for anyone who was on the A69 at the time of the crash to contact them on 101.