The red panda and Rothschild giraffe were born at the North Yorkshire attraction this summer.Read the full story ›
X Factor winner Joe McElderry is to play another famous Joseph on stage next year.
The 24-year-old, from South Shields, will wear the coat of many colours for a UK tour of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.
Bill Kenwright’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s family musical continues on its record breaking tour having sold to date an estimated 15 million tickets.
The dates and venues for the 2016 tour have yet to be revealed.
Lewis Rider, who turns 23 on September 7th, purchased the scratchcard this week whilst buying a tin of food for his dog, Marley.Read the full story ›
A nine-year-old schoolgirl is making a name for herself in the world of golf having already won one British championship.
Maggie Whitehead, from Belmont in Durham, now has her sights set on becoming a professional.
Derek Proud met up with her out on the course:
The North East can claim to have broken records for growing leeks, extreme knitting and the longest distance run on a treadmill in a week.
All have made the Guinness Book of Records, which saw its first edition published 60 years ago today.
Lauren Hall reports:
Alongside the original Poohsticks Bridge, Hutton le Hole in North Yorkshire comes highly recommended to play the game.Read the full story ›
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has advertised for a new personal assistant which has caused quite a stir on social media.
For around £60,000 a year, duties include cleaning his house and organising his wardrobe.
Jonny Blair has been hunting for potential job seekers.
The X Factor judge is raising funds to support disadvantaged young people in the North East.Read the full story ›
The contemporary art installation has been built in Weston-super-MareRead the full story ›
Police are appealing for the public's help in reuniting a pet tortoise with its owners after it was stolen during a break-in in Sunderland.Read the full story ›