Two runners who have been in every Great North Run since it began share their top tips for anyone taking on the race for the first time.
Newcastle United and Sunderland embark on their new Premier League season. Simon O'Rourke looks at the season ahead.
The Ashes are coming to town for the first time in their history. But what are they and why do they matter?
Newcastle United confirmed that Joe Kinnear has been given a three year contract as Director of Football. Manager Alan Pardew will report directly to him.
But the new man is unlikely to receive a warm welcome back after branding some Newcastle fans opposed to his appointment as lacking intelligence
Our correspondent Dan Ashby joined Pam in the studio to explain what the Budget announced by George Osborne may mean for the North East.